Scottish League Two
East Fife5East Stirlingshire3

East Fife 5-3 East Stirlingshire

East Fife and East Stirlingshire served up eight goals and three red cards in an action-packed game at New Bayview.

Kyle Wilkie nodded the Fifers in front followed by headers from visiting duo Ross Gilmour and Reece Donaldson.

Jamie Insall levelled after the break and was red carded soon after before Nathan Austin made it 3-2.

The Shire's Reece Donaldson equalised only for Pat Slattery to strike and Austin added a second after the dismissals of Donaldson and Aron Lynas.

Both of the late red cards were for second bookings.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 16Mercer
  • 17KerrSubstituted forCampbellat 66'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 5Page
  • 15Naysmith
  • 7Murray
  • 18LeydenSubstituted forMullenat 45'minutes
  • 3SlatterySubstituted forO'Kaneat 76'minutes
  • 11Wilkie
  • 20InsallBooked at 55mins
  • 9Austin

Substitutes

  • 2Mullen
  • 4Campbell
  • 12O'Kane
  • 14MacGregor
  • 19MacDonald
  • 21McGovern

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Dolan
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Cairnie
  • 7DonaldsonBooked at 78mins
  • 11GilmourBooked at 48minsSubstituted forRoyat 66'minutes
  • 6LynasBooked at 86mins
  • 8McCabeSubstituted forFauldsat 82'minutes
  • 3Shepherd
  • 9CourtSubstituted forWrightat 52'minutes
  • 10McKenna

Substitutes

  • 12Wright
  • 14Greene
  • 15Faulds
  • 16Tully
  • 17Fairbanks
  • 18Roy
  • 19Wallace
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
543

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away9
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, East Fife 5, East Stirling 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Fife 5, East Stirling 3.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 5, East Stirling 3. Nathan Austin (East Fife) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyle Wilkie.

Booking

Craig Murray (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Craig Murray (East Fife).

David McKenna (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Scott Mercer (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Aron Lynas (East Stirling) for a bad foul.

Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aron Lynas (East Stirling).

Attempt saved. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Aron Lynas (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Kristopher Faulds replaces Neil McCabe.

Fraser Mullen (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Neil McCabe (East Stirling).

Attempt saved. David McKenna (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Fraser Mullen (East Fife).

Aron Lynas (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Reece Donaldson (East Stirling) for a bad foul.

Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Reece Donaldson (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Declan O'Kane replaces Patrick Slattery.

Attempt missed. Patrick Slattery (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Hand ball by Ally Roy (East Stirling).

Foul by Nathan Austin (East Fife).

Reece Donaldson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Steven Campbell replaces Jason Kerr.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Ally Roy replaces Ross Gilmour.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 4, East Stirling 3. Patrick Slattery (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan Page following a corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Darren Dolan.

Attempt saved. Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 3, East Stirling 3. Reece Donaldson (East Stirling) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner following a corner.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 3, East Stirling 2. Nathan Austin (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gary Naysmith following a fast break.

Foul by Patrick Slattery (East Fife).

Aron Lynas (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan Goodfellow.

Attempt saved. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Annan Athletic138232215726
2East Fife136342213921
3Clyde136341915421
4Elgin136252318520
5Montrose126062018218
6Stirling135351415-118
7Queen's Park125161715216
8Berwick134361525-1015
9Arbroath134271520-514
10East Stirlingshire134181730-1313
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