Scottish League Two
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East Stirlingshire 3-1 Montrose

East Stirling were lifted off the foot of the League Two table after recording a win at home to Montrose.

Jordan Cairnie's header opened the scoring for the home side after Ross Salmon failed to claim a cross.

Andy Kay doubled the lead following Ross Gilmour's pass.

Kris Faulds found David McKenna with a superb pass and the striker notched his fourth league goal of the season, before Gary Fraser added a late consolation.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Dolan
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Cairnie
  • 3ShepherdSubstituted forCourtat 90+3'minutes
  • 7KayBooked at 14minsSubstituted forGreeneat 69'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8McCabe
  • 6Faulds
  • 11Gilmour
  • 10McKenna
  • 9WrightSubstituted forRoyat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Greene
  • 14Roy
  • 15Wallace
  • 16Tully
  • 17Fairbanks
  • 18Court
  • 19Murray

Montrose

  • 1Salmon
  • 2Howlett-MundleBooked at 27mins
  • 4CurranSubstituted forKennethat 54'minutes
  • 5Pascazio
  • 3Johnston
  • 7FergusonSubstituted forMilneat 80'minutes
  • 8MalinSubstituted forMallagarayat 61'minutes
  • 6Allan
  • 11WebsterBooked at 49mins
  • 9FraserBooked at 79mins
  • 10CampbellBooked at 49mins

Substitutes

  • 12Reoch
  • 14Mallagaray
  • 15Kenneth
  • 16Reid
  • 17Harwood
  • 18Milne
  • 21Butter
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
238

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamMontrose
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 3, Montrose 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 3, Montrose 1.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan Kenneth.

Ross Gilmour (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ryan Kenneth (Montrose).

Attempt missed. Scott Johnston (Montrose) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jonathan Court replaces Nathan Shepherd.

Booking

Connor Greene (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Connor Greene (East Stirling).

Graham Webster (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Ally Roy (East Stirling) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Ally Roy replaces Max Wright.

Foul by Neil McCabe (East Stirling).

Graham Webster (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adrian Mallagaray (Montrose).

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Johnston (Montrose).

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by David McKenna.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Nathan Shepherd.

Foul by Neil McCabe (East Stirling).

Scott Johnston (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Declan Milne replaces Ryan Ferguson.

Delay in match Kristopher Faulds (East Stirling) because of an injury.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Scott Johnston (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

Foul by Chris Townsley (East Stirling).

Jahmal Howlett-Mundle (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan Ferguson.

Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross Campbell (Montrose).

Attempt missed. Kristopher Faulds (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jahmal Howlett-Mundle (Montrose).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Connor Greene replaces Andrew Kay.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan Kenneth.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 3, Montrose 1. Gary Fraser (Montrose) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ross Campbell.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Annan Athletic148332417727
2Clyde147342415924
3Elgin147252720723
4Queen's Park147162416822
5East Fife146352417721
6Stirling145361416-218
7Montrose146082227-518
8East Stirlingshire145182031-1116
9Arbroath144371722-515
10Berwick144371530-1515
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