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Dumbarton 2-1 Brechin City

Dumbarton's Mark Stewart
Dumbarton's Mark Stewart struck the equaliser against Brechin before his side went on to win

Dumbarton claimed their first league win of the season after coming from behind to beat 10-man Brechin.

The visitors took the lead in the second minute when Jordan Sinclair scored from a tight angle.

The game changed after the dismissal of Aron Lynas in the 71st minute for a foul on David Wilson.

Dumbarton capitalised, with Mark Stewart equalising in the 82nd minute before Dimitris Froxylias scored the winner four minutes later.

The victory ended Dumbarton's five-game winless streak and saw them climb to seventh in the Championship, while Brechin slipped to the foot of the table.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Gallacher
  • 12Wardrop
  • 55Barr
  • 15Hill
  • 3McLaughlin
  • 2SmithSubstituted forStewartat 45'minutes
  • 6CarswellSubstituted forHuttonat 68'minutes
  • 8Wilson
  • 10Walsh
  • 20Froxylias
  • 16MorrisonSubstituted forNadeat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dowie
  • 7Gallagher
  • 9Stewart
  • 14Hutton
  • 17Roy
  • 19Ewings
  • 27Nade

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 20Crighton
  • 5McGeever
  • 2McLeanBooked at 43mins
  • 14LynasBooked at 71mins
  • 8Graham
  • 6DaleBooked at 90mins
  • 21SinclairSubstituted forWattat 72'minutes
  • 3Dyer
  • 17McLennanSubstituted forSparkat 77'minutes
  • 18OrsiSubstituted forLayneat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Fusco
  • 7Love
  • 10Layne
  • 11Watt
  • 12O'Neil
  • 15Spark
  • 19O'Neil
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
589

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 2, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 2, Brechin City 1.

Booking

James Dale (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

David Wilson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Dale (Brechin City).

Foul by Kyle Hutton (Dumbarton).

Finn Graham (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Isaac Layne replaces Kalvin Orsi.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 2, Brechin City 1. Dimitris Froxylias (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Christian Nade.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Sam Wardrop.

Attempt blocked. Kalvin Orsi (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Dumbarton).

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

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Christopher McLaughlin.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 1, Brechin City 1. Mark Stewart (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Christian Nade.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Dimitris Froxylias (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Euan Spark replaces Connor McLennan.

Attempt missed. Dougie Hill (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Tom Walsh (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by James Dale.

Attempt saved. Dimitris Froxylias (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Liam Watt replaces Jordan Sinclair.

Dismissal

Aron Lynas (Brechin City) is shown the red card.

David Wilson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aron Lynas (Brechin City).

Foul by Kyle Hutton (Dumbarton).

Connor McLennan (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Kyle Hutton replaces Stuart Carswell.

Attempt missed. Christopher McLaughlin (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Jordan Sinclair (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Christopher McLaughlin.

Craig Barr (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Connor McLennan (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Christian Nade replaces Greg Morrison.

Attempt missed. Jordan Sinclair (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Dimitris Froxylias (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. David Wilson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline64111861213
2St Mirren64021411312
3Morton6321106411
4Dundee Utd632155011
5Queen of Sth6312138510
6Livingston623110919
7Dumbarton613248-46
8Inverness CT6114914-54
9Falkirk6033512-73
10Brechin6024514-92
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