Stirling Albion 0-2 Annan Athletic

Annan scored a goal in each half as they picked up a away victory over Stirling at Forthbank.

The visitors took the lead in the fifth minute when Alistair Love scored from close range after a good run by David Hopkirk.

Annan had chances to double their advantage as they controlled the first half.

David Crawford denied Hopkirk and Kenny Mackay fired wide when he had options either side.

The Black and Golds were rewarded for their dominance eight minutes after the break.

Albion gifted Annan possession and Hopkirk punished them with a brilliant curling shot, his fourth league goal of the season.

Annan held on comfortably for their second win of the campaign, a result which moved them up to fifth.

Albion: Parry, Reid, Donnelly, Michael Dunlop, Ross Dunlop, Crawford, Chaplain (Flood 64), Miller, Phillips, McGuigan (Dallas 73), Cusack (Tiffney 88).

Subs Not Used: Maguire, McGinley, Sally, Walker.

Booked: Reid.

Berwick: Grant, Jacobs, Dunlop, Pullock, Hoskins, Notman, Janczyk, Lee Currie, O'Brien (Gielty 81), Dalziel, Lavery (Gray 76).

Subs Not Used: Tufail, Carse, Morris.

Booked: Dalziel.

Goals: O'Brien 63, Dalziel 90.

Att: 322

Ref: Greg Aitken