Annan 2-1 Alloa

Scottish Football League

Strikes in either half from Aaron Muirhead and Jack Steele gave Annan a win over Alloa in the first leg of their play-off semi-final.

Muirhead opened the scoring when he curled a 20-yard shot into the top corner after 13 minutes.

Steele made it 2-0 on the hour mark when he finished from six yards.

But the visitors pulled one back five minutes later when Scott scored from close range and Mark Docherty missed a chance to restore the two-goal lead.

Annan: Summersgill, Peter Watson, Neilson (MacBeth 87), Aitken, Docherty, Muirhead, Gilfillan (Macfarlane 67), Steele, Steven Sloan, Harty, O'Connor. Subs Not Used: Jamieson, Jardine, Felvus.

Booked: Neilson, Aitken.

Goals: Muirhead 14, Steele 60.

Alloa: Ewings, McClune, Gibson, Walker, Dunlop, McGowan, Motion, Scott (Smith 88), Ferguson (McDonald 44), Lister, Noble (Prunty 78). Subs Not Used: Robertson, Bloom.

Booked: Gibson, Prunty.

Goals: Scott 65.

Att: 621

Ref: Craig Charleston