Scottish League Two
Arbroath3East Stirlingshire0

Arbroath 3-0 East Stirlingshire

Arbroath ended a run of three straight defeats to beat fellow strugglers East Stirlingshire.

Craig Wilson opened the scoring with a header from Jordan Lowdon's pass.

East Stirlingshire goalkeeper Richard Barnard kept his side in the game; saving well from Josh Skelly and Andy Munro.

Kane Hester hit a post before Mark Whatley doubled the lead when he found the top right corner and Mark Williams added a third from close range.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 5Rutherford
  • 4Munro
  • 3Lowdon
  • 7Linn
  • 8WilliamsSubstituted forGoldat 82'minutes
  • 6Whatley
  • 11RamsaySubstituted forReidat 74'minutes
  • 9RutherfordSubstituted forHesterat 62'minutes
  • 10Skelly

Substitutes

  • 12Reid
  • 14Hester
  • 15Alvarez
  • 16Gold
  • 21Brodie

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 4Greene
  • 5Fisher
  • 6Cairnie
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 9RussellSubstituted forMcMillanat 63'minutes
  • 8Kay
  • 11McMullin
  • 3Donaldson
  • 7OrrSubstituted forWallaceat 79'minutes
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forWrightat 55'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Faulds
  • 14Lynas
  • 15McMillan
  • 16Wallace
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Wright
  • 19Townsley
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
609

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0.

Attempt missed. Andrew Kay (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kane Hester (Arbroath).

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

Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Kay (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. David Gold replaces Mark Williams.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Thomas Orr.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

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

Craig Wilson (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gavin McMillan (East Stirling).

Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

Thomas Orr (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jamie Reid replaces Darren Ramsay.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0. Mark Williams (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Wilson.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, East Stirling 0. Mark Whatley (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Kane Hester (Arbroath) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Hand ball by Michael McMullin (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Gavin McMillan replaces Andrew Russell.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kane Hester replaces Greg Rutherford.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Lloyd Kinnaird (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Max Wright replaces David McKenna.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Attempt saved. Andy Munro (Arbroath) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Second Half

Second Half begins Arbroath 1, East Stirling 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Arbroath 1, East Stirling 0.

Attempt blocked. Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jordan Cairnie.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Russell (East Stirling).

Attempt blocked. Ross Fisher (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1East Fife29155950371350
2Elgin29154104839949
3Clyde281441042311146
4Queen's Park28128835231244
5Annan Athletic2711795046440
6Stirling29116123934539
7Berwick29106133647-1136
8Montrose29106134457-1336
9Arbroath29105143637-135
10East Stirlingshire2983183564-2927
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