Scottish League Two
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Elgin City 1-0 Berwick Rangers

Leaders Elgin City moved five points clear at the top of Scottish League Two with victory over Berwick Rangers.

Elgin made a bright start, with Archie McPhee and Craig Gunn spurning good chances.

Gunn did score when he slammed the ball into the roof of the net then team-mate Mark Nicolson had a good shot saved.

Berwick's Johnny Fairbairn was sent off for elbowing Dylan Easton and Connor McLaren had the best of the late chances for Elgin.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 5Nicolson
  • 4McHardy
  • 3MacPhee
  • 7McKenzieSubstituted forMcLarenat 69'minutes
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Reilly
  • 11Moore
  • 10EastonSubstituted forMcLeanat 86'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 9GunnSubstituted forMacleodat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Macleod
  • 14McLean
  • 15Duff
  • 16Halsman
  • 17Bruce
  • 18McLaren
  • 21Black

Berwick

  • 1Walker
  • 2McNeil
  • 5McGregor
  • 6FairbairnBooked at 52mins
  • 3CraneBooked at 54mins
  • 7StevensonSubstituted forMorrisat 73'minutes
  • 4NotmanBooked at 31mins
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forCoultressat 73'minutes
  • 9McKenna
  • 11MartinBooked at 37mins
  • 10HendersonSubstituted forGrahamat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Coultress
  • 14Russell
  • 15Wilson
  • 15Beveridge
  • 16Morris
  • 17Graham
  • 20Walters
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
752

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamBerwick
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home5
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 1, Berwick Rangers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 1, Berwick Rangers 0.

Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

Jordan McGregor (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Daniel Moore (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Ceiran McLean (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ceiran McLean (Elgin City).

Jordan McGregor (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Ceiran McLean replaces Dylan Easton.

Attempt missed. Dylan Easton (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Kevin Walker.

Attempt saved. Connor McLaren (Elgin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Kyle Macleod replaces Craig Gunn.

Attempt missed. Finn Graham (Berwick Rangers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Connor McLaren (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Calum Crane (Berwick Rangers).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. David Morris replaces Dylan Stevenson.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Dwayne Coultress replaces Allan Walker.

Connor McLaren (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers).

Attempt blocked. Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Connor McLaren replaces Marc McKenzie.

Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dylan Stevenson (Berwick Rangers).

Attempt blocked. Dylan Stevenson (Berwick Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Darryl McHardy (Elgin City).

Michael McKenna (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Calum Crane (Berwick Rangers).

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Finn Graham replaces Blair Henderson.

Attempt missed. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Calum Crane (Berwick Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Calum Crane (Berwick Rangers).

Dismissal

Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Attempt missed. Marc McKenzie (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin21123639271239
2Queen's Park21104729181134
3East Fife2210483628834
4Annan Athletic209473329431
5Clyde199373022830
6Stirling208482424028
7Arbroath208392828027
8Montrose2283113140-927
9Berwick2063112338-1521
10East Stirlingshire1961122746-1919
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