Scottish League One
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Brechin City 0-1 Albion Rovers

Brechin City sustained a fifth home loss in six as Albion Rovers claimed a narrow Scottish League One win at Glebe Park.

The visitors got their noses in front when Joshua Mullin swung in a cross and Paul Willis nodded past Graeme Smith.

In the second period, Mullin threatened to extend the lead, while Willie Dyer had a couple of dangerous efforts for Brechin.

The win takes Rovers up to third, as Brechin remain bottom.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 5Bates
  • 4Perry
  • 3Dyer
  • 7SmithBooked at 54mins
  • 8McCormack
  • 6Fusco
  • 10WeatherstonSubstituted forMontgomeryat 58'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 11TiffoneySubstituted forJohnstonat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Molloy
  • 14Johnston
  • 15Montgomery
  • 16Dale
  • 17Dods
  • 21O'Neil

Albion

  • 1Stewart
  • 2Talu
  • 6Dunlop
  • 5Dunlop
  • 3Turnbull
  • 7MullinSubstituted forMcBrideat 80'minutes
  • 4Fisher
  • 8Davidson
  • 11LoveSubstituted forReidat 88'minutes
  • 10Willis
  • 9BarrowmanSubstituted forGemmellat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Ferry
  • 14Young
  • 15McBride
  • 16Reid
  • 17Lochhead
  • 18Gemmell
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
414

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away13
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 0, Albion Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 0, Albion Rovers 1.

Ross Perry (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Gemmell (Albion Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Alan Reid replaces Ally Love.

Foul by Willie Dyer (Brechin City).

Ricardo Talu (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Willie Dyer (Brechin City) hits the right post with a left footed shot from more than 35 yards.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. John Gemmell replaces Andrew Barrowman.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ross Dunlop.

Attempt saved. Darren McCormack (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Attempt blocked. Euan Smith (Brechin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by David Bates (Brechin City).

Andrew Barrowman (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Scott McBride replaces Josh Mullin.

Attempt missed. Darren McCormack (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Delay in match Andy Jackson (Brechin City) because of an injury.

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers).

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ricardo Talu (Albion Rovers).

Attempt missed. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Johnston replaces Jonathan Tiffoney.

Foul by Euan Smith (Brechin City).

Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Willie Dyer (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by David Bates.

Attempt blocked. Paul Willis (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Jamie Montgomery replaces David Weatherston.

Attempt blocked. Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Paul McLean (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Euan Smith (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Euan Smith (Brechin City).

Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Gary Fusco (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline118123782925
2Ayr1173124131124
3Albion116141313019
4Airdrieonians115151313016
5Forfar114341919015
6Peterhead113531814414
7Stenhousemuir113351626-1012
8Stranraer11407819-1112
9Cowdenbeath113261628-1211
10Brechin112181122-117
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