Scottish League One - Play-off Semi-Final - 2nd Leg
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Peterhead 3-0 Montrose (agg: 4-1)

Rory McAllister celebrates with Peterhead
Rory McAllister has now scored 25 goals this season

Rory McAllister scored a double as Peterhead eased aside Montrose to reach the Scottish League One play-off final against Forfar Athletic.

McAllister headed the hosts in front before doubling their lead from the spot six minutes into the second half after Nicky Riley was brought down.

Montrose were reduced to 10 men when Matty Smith was shown a straight red in the 69th minute.

And Jordon Brown completed a 4-1 aggregate win in stoppage time.

It means Montrose, who finished fourth in League Two, will be playing in the bottom tier again next season.

Peterhead, who finished second bottom in the division above, get another chance to retain their League One status.

SPFL play-offs
Premiership play-off semi-final, first leg, Tue 16 May, Dundee United v Falkirk (19:45)
Premiership play-off semi-final, second leg, Fri 19 May, Falkirk v Dundee United (19:45)
Championship play-off final, first leg, Wed 17 May, Brechin City v Alloa Athletic (19:35) Live on BBC ALBA
Championship play-off final, second leg, Sat 20 May, Alloa Athletic v Brechin City (17:15) Live on BBC ALBA
League One play-off final, first leg, Wed 17 May, Forfar Athletic v Peterhead (19:45)
League One play-off final, second leg, Sat 20 May, Peterhead v Forfar Athletic (15:00)
League Two play-off final, second leg, Sat 20 May, Cowdenbeath v East Kilbride (0-0) (14:00)

Line-ups

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 2Reid
  • 4Strachan
  • 5GordonBooked at 86mins
  • 3McMullin
  • 6BrownSubstituted forRedmanat 23'minutes
  • 8FerrySubstituted forAndersonat 76'minutes
  • 7Stevenson
  • 10Brown
  • 11RileyBooked at 70minsSubstituted forMcIntoshat 73'minutes
  • 9McAllisterBooked at 24mins

Substitutes

  • 12Redman
  • 14McIntosh
  • 15Anderson
  • 16Comrie
  • 17Smith
  • 18Noble
  • 21Hobday

Montrose

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Ballantyne
  • 5Allan
  • 6Pascazio
  • 3Steeves
  • 7WebsterBooked at 52minsSubstituted forMcWalterat 70'minutes
  • 8Masson
  • 4WatsonBooked at 51mins
  • 11CallaghanSubstituted forFergusonat 45'minutes
  • 9SmithBooked at 69mins
  • 10TemplemanSubstituted forHayat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Ferguson
  • 14Hay
  • 15McWalter
  • 16Campbell
  • 17Campbell
  • 21Millar
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
1,096

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterheadAway TeamMontrose
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Peterhead 3, Montrose 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterhead 3, Montrose 0.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 3, Montrose 0. Jordon Brown (Peterhead) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rory McAllister.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Terry Masson.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Matthew Allan.

Booking

Liam Gordon (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Liam Gordon (Peterhead).

Ryan Ferguson (Montrose) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Matthew Allan.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Allan Fleming.

Attempt saved. Michael McMullin (Peterhead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

Greg Pascazio (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Grant Anderson (Peterhead).

Kieran McWalter (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Kerr Hay replaces Chris Templeman.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Grant Anderson replaces Simon Ferry.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Leighton McIntosh replaces Nicky Riley.

Attempt blocked. Paul Watson (Montrose) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Liam Gordon.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Kieran McWalter replaces Graham Webster.

Booking

Nicky Riley (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dismissal

Matthew Smith (Montrose) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Foul by Nicky Riley (Peterhead).

Matthew Smith (Montrose) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Graham Webster (Montrose) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Craig Reid (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Graham Webster (Montrose).

Foul by Nicky Riley (Peterhead).

Matthew Allan (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Ryan Strachan.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Ferguson (Montrose) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Ross Campbell (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

Matthew Allan (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Graham Webster (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 2, Montrose 0. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

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