Brechin City 2-1 East Fife

Andrew Jackson was on target again for Brechin City as his double helped beat East Fife in their Division Two game at Glebe Park.

The 24-year-old striker had scored three goals for the Hedgemen already this season and scored another two in two minutes to get the hosts off to a flyer.

Scott Dalziel released Jackson to score the game's opener after 11 minutes and the former St Johnstone man made no mistake with a left-footed finish.

Brechin's number nine was on hand to double their advantage moments later with an almost identical finish.

Jackson almost secured his hat-trick soon after, but he had his 34th-minute strike tipped round the post by Fifers' goalkeeper Michael Brown.

Gareth Wardlaw gave the visitors the chance to rescue a late point when he headed Scott McBride's cross into the back of the net 12 minutes from the end, but Brechin held on.

Brechin: Andrews, Jonathan Stewart, Brown, McLauchlan, Moyes, Ryan Stewart, Brady (Fusco 63), Molloy, McKenna (Carcary 87), Jackson, Dalziel. Subs Not Used: Nelson, Murdoch,Trouten.

Booked: Brown. Goals: Jackson 11,13.

East Fife: Michael Brown, Cook, McCormack (McBride 64), Campbell, Wedderburn, Durie, Muir, Darren Smith, Robert Sloan, Paul McManus, Wardlaw. Subs Not Used: Collier, White, Ross Brown, Jamieson.

Booked: Wardlaw. Goal: Wardlaw 78.

Att: 588

Ref: Paul Robertson

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