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Stenhousemuir 0-1 East Fife: Fifers up to sixth after Kevin O'Hara winner

Kevin O'Hara's 20-yard strike gives East Fife a victory over Stenhousemuir that lifts Barry Smith's side to sixth in Scottish League One.

His 11th minute effort secured a fourth straight win - and second since Smith succeeded Gary Naysmith as manager.

Stenhousemuir thought they had been awarded a penalty after 36 minutes, but referee Mike Roncone eventually awarded a drop ball amid some confusion.

Both sides had chances after the break, but the Fifers took the three points.

O'Hara's winner - the 18-year-old forward's second on loan from Falkirk - lifts them above Albion Rovers and seven points clear of their hosts, who remain two points adrift at the foot of the table.

Line-ups

Stenhousemuir

  • 1McCabe
  • 2McCormackBooked at 88mins
  • 4Meechan
  • 5Kerr
  • 3SummersSubstituted forTrialistat 90'minutes
  • 7RoySubstituted forMazana-Martinezat 78'minutes
  • 8MillarSubstituted forGilhaneyat 78'minutes
  • 6Berry
  • 11Cook
  • 9McMenaminBooked at 45mins
  • 10Furtado

Substitutes

  • 12McMaster
  • 14Hamilton
  • 15McCroary
  • 16Mazana-Martinez
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Gilhaney
  • 19Trialist

East Fife

  • 1GoodfellowSubstituted forHurstat 75'minutes
  • 6Kerr
  • 4Kane
  • 5PageBooked at 71mins
  • 2Mercer
  • 11WilkieBooked at 83mins
  • 14RobinsonSubstituted forInsallat 86'minutes
  • 8Brown
  • 3Slattery
  • 20O'Hara
  • 18Austin

Substitutes

  • 7Lamont
  • 9Insall
  • 17Mutch
  • 21Hurst
Referee:
Mike Roncone
Attendance:
356

Match Stats

Home TeamStenhousemuirAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Stenhousemuir 0, East Fife 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 0, East Fife 1.

Attempt missed. Kevin O'Hara (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Trialist replaces Ciaran Summers.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Kyle Wilkie.

Booking

Jamie McCormack (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jamie McCormack (Stenhousemuir).

Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Kevin O'Hara (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Jamie Insall replaces Scott Robinson.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Chris Kane.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Jason Kerr.

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

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

Booking

Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark Gilhaney (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Patrick Slattery (East Fife).

Jonathan Page (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Carlos Mazana-Martinez replaces Ally Roy.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Mark Gilhaney replaces Kieran Millar.

Foul by Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir).

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

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Mark Hurst replaces Ryan Goodfellow because of an injury.

Delay in match Ryan Goodfellow (East Fife) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Ciaran Summers (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Jonathan Page (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Fraser Kerr (Stenhousemuir).

Jordan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Vincent Berry (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Foul by Ally Roy (Stenhousemuir).

Kevin O'Hara (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Chris Kane (East Fife) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Colin McCabe.

Attempt saved. Scott Robinson (East Fife) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Livingston17130441182339
2Airdrieonians179262829-129
3Brechin179172219328
4Alloa1776434231127
5Queen's Park177371622-624
6East Fife176472219322
7Albion176382324-121
8Peterhead175482028-819
9Stranraer1752102331-817
10Stenhousemuir1743102238-1615
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