Scottish League One
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Stranraer 1-0 Stenhousemuir

A Chris Aitken penalty was enough to separate the sides as Stranraer defeated second-placed Stenhousemuir.

Stranraer started brightly and visiting keeper Chris Smith had to look smart to keep out Jamie Longworth's effort

Sean Higgins went close for Stenhousemuir, but the game changed immediately afterward when Ross Smith brought down Martin Grehan in the box.

Aitken made no mistake from the spot, firing the ball into the top-right corner of the goal.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2McGregor
  • 3Docherty
  • 6Aitken
  • 4Robertson
  • 5McKeown
  • 11StirlingSubstituted forMcKennaat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Gallagher
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forBorrisat 84'minutes
  • 9Grehan
  • 7TrialistBooked at 23minsSubstituted forCorcoranat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McKenna
  • 14Borris
  • 15Corcoran
  • 16Kinnaird
  • 20Fahey

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Smith
  • 2Devlin
  • 3McKinlay
  • 6HodgeBooked at 84mins
  • 4Smith
  • 5MaloneBooked at 66minsSubstituted forFergusonat 74'minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 7Dickson
  • 8LynchSubstituted forDouglasat 60'minutes
  • 10HigginsBooked at 65mins
  • 9Gemmell
  • 11McNeilSubstituted forSmithat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Douglas
  • 14Ferguson
  • 15Watt
  • 16Smith
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Brash
  • 19Nimmo
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
326

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home14
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Foul by Mark Corcoran (Stranraer).

Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Corcoran (Stranraer).

Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Andrew Stirling.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Mark Docherty.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Kevin McKinlay.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Ryan Borris replaces Jamie Longworth.

Booking

Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Chris Aitken (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt saved. Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Martin Grehan (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Bryan Hodge.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Chris Smith.

Attempt saved. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Darren Smith.

Booking

Brown Ferguson (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Chris Aitken (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Brown Ferguson (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Brown Ferguson replaces Eddie Malone because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Martin Grehan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Mark Corcoran replaces Trialist.

Booking

Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt saved. Errol Douglas (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir).

Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers99003853327
2Stenhousemuir105231722-517
3Ayr104421814416
4Dunfermline95132017316
5Stranraer104241315-214
6Arbroath104061824-612
7Forfar103161516-110
8East Fife10316820-1210
9Brechin102351621-59
10Airdrieonians102261423-98
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