Scottish League Two: Arbroath cut Forfar's lead at the summit

Martin Scott opened the scoring for Arbroath
Martin Scott opened the scoring for Arbroath

Arbroath cut Forfar Athletic's lead at the top of Scottish League Two to six points with a 4-1 victory over Cowdenbeath as the Loons were held to a goalless draw by Montrose.

Annan Athletic picked up their third win on the trot with a 1-0 victory over Clyde.

Elgin City extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a 1-0 win over Berwick Rangers.

Stirling Albion moved up to seventh with a 1-0 victory over Edinburgh City.

Martin Scott gave Arbroath the lead after five minutes and Steven Doris doubled the advantage on the half hour mark. A Liam Henderson own goal and a Gavin Malin strike wrapped up the three points, before Scott Rumsby grabbed a late consolation for Cowdenbeath.

League leaders Forfar were held to a goalless draw to Montrose.

Pat Scullion's own goal gave third-place Elgin City a 1-0 win at Berwick Rangers.

Annan Athletic also boosted their play-off hopes with a Maxwell Wright goal earning them the points against Clyde.

Ross Kavanagh's 17th-minute winner eased Stirling Albion's relegation worries as they beat fellow strugglers Edinburgh City 1-0.

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