Brechin City 0-2 East Fife

Scottish Football League

Two first-half goals gave East Fife victory over Brechin City in Scottish Football League Division Two.

Robert Linn's left-foot strike found its way into the bottom corner after just 27 seconds.

Matthew Park and Robert Ogleby tested Brechin goalkeeper Craig Nelson as the Fifers continued to press.

And Ogleby did find the net on 22 minutes when he slotted home from 12 yards.

James Lister's 48th-minute shot was saved by East Fife goalkeeper Mark Ridgers just after half-time.

Michael Dunlop also went close for the hosts, his effort clearing the crossbar.

Brechin: Nelson, McLean, Buist, Dunlop, McClune (Smith 29), Brady, Molloy, King, Fusco (David Crawford 29), McKenna (Carcary 72), Lister. Subs Not Used: Scott, McManus.

Booked: McKenna, McLean, Dunlop.

East Fife: Ridgers, Scott Durie, White, Campbell, Cook (Ovenstone 83), Muir, Linn, Darren Smith, Park, Ogleby (Hislop 87), Wallace. Subs Not Used: Michael Brown, Ross Brown, Blaikie.

Booked: Park.

Goals: Linn 1, Ogleby 22.

Att: 503

Ref: Craig Charleston

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