Scottish Championship
Brechin0Inverness CT4

Brechin City 0-4 Inverness CT

Iain Vigurs
Vigurs scored his second goal

Inverness Caley Thistle earned their first Championship victory of the season on a comfortable afternoon against winless Brechin City.

A deflected Iain Vigurs shot opened the scoring, with Brad McKay then heading hom from an Alex Cooper corner.

Cooper then added the third after John Baird picked him out in the box in the 62nd minute.

Nine minutes later, Vigurs scored his second of the day with a glancing header.

The win lifts the Highlanders up to seventh place in the table, while Brechin remain in last place with just one point from four games.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 20Crighton
  • 3Dyer
  • 21SinclairSubstituted forO'Neilat 85'minutes
  • 8GrahamSubstituted forLoveat 67'minutes
  • 6Dale
  • 14Lynas
  • 15SparkSubstituted forWattat 60'minutes
  • 10Layne
  • 18Orsi

Substitutes

  • 4Fusco
  • 7Love
  • 11Watt
  • 12O'Neil
  • 19O'Neil
  • 24Dods

Inverness CT

  • 28Ridgers
  • 2Raven
  • 6ElsdonBooked at 17minsSubstituted forDonaldsonat 49'minutes
  • 22McKay
  • 4Chalmers
  • 7Polworth
  • 24Trafford
  • 11Vigurs
  • 21CooperBooked at 63minsSubstituted forCalderat 74'minutes
  • 9Baird
  • 20BellSubstituted forMulraneyat 79'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Esson
  • 14Oakley
  • 15Mulraney
  • 16Calder
  • 23Donaldson
  • 37Foy
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
703

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamInverness CT
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home9
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 0, Inverness CT 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 0, Inverness CT 4.

Booking

Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT).

Willie Dyer (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Charlie Trafford (Inverness CT).

Liam Watt (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Brad McKay (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Isaac Layne (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Chris O'Neil replaces Jordan Sinclair.

Attempt missed. Riccardo Calder (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. John Baird (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Riccardo Calder (Inverness CT).

Aron Lynas (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Jake Mulraney replaces Connor Bell.

Paul McLean (Brechin City) hits the left post with a header from very close range.

Foul by David Raven (Inverness CT).

Kalvin Orsi (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Hand ball by Joe Chalmers (Inverness CT).

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Riccardo Calder replaces Alex Cooper.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 0, Inverness CT 4. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Liam Polworth following a corner.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

Delay in match Connor Bell (Inverness CT) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Connor Bell (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Coll Donaldson.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ally Love replaces Finn Graham.

Foul by Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT).

Liam Watt (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Willie Dyer (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Alex Cooper (Inverness CT) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alex Cooper (Inverness CT).

Kalvin Orsi (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 0, Inverness CT 3. Alex Cooper (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Charlie Trafford (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Dale (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Liam Watt replaces Euan Spark.

Attempt saved. Connor Bell (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Alex Cooper (Inverness CT).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline43101331010
2Queen of Sth430110469
3St Mirren430110649
4Dundee Utd43014409
5Morton41215325
6Livingston412156-15
7Inverness CT411267-14
8Dumbarton402216-52
9Falkirk4013411-71
10Brechin4013311-81
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