Scottish Cup - Fourth Round
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Stenhousemuir 3-0 Fraserburgh

Ross McNeil scored twice as Stenhousemuir overcame Fraserburgh in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

The competition's last remaining Highland League side held their League One opponents for over an hour and had been the better side in the first half.

But McNeil curled a shot home to open the scoring 18 minutes into the second half.

McNeil added a second from close range and Errol Douglas slotted in the hosts' third.

Stenhousemuir manager Martyn Corrigan: "Fraserburgh started bright. I'd probably say the first half they were the better team.

"They made it very hard for us to get the ball down and play. We went to long ball, and we're the sort of team that needs to get the ball down and play."

Fraserburgh manager Kris Hunter: "I gambled at the end. I put Russell [McBride] up top, went three at the back, and it cost us two goals. But we had to try and get something out of the game and get a replay.

"But it was very harsh on the players. They probably had three of four attempts on goal when we've had five or six, but I'm very proud of the players."

Line-ups

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Smith
  • 2Devlin
  • 3McKinlayBooked at 55mins
  • 8Faulds
  • 4MaloneBooked at 54mins
  • 5Smith
  • 7DicksonSubstituted forWattat 90+1'minutes
  • 6Hodge
  • 10LynchSubstituted forFergusonat 86'minutes
  • 9GemmellBooked at 35minsSubstituted forDouglasat 81'minutes
  • 11McNeilBooked at 27mins

Substitutes

  • 12Douglas
  • 14Kouider-Aissa
  • 15Watt
  • 16Ferguson
  • 17Shaw

Fraserburgh

  • 1Leask
  • 2Paterson
  • 3McBrideBooked at 54mins
  • 8West
  • 5Cowie
  • 6Cowie
  • 7FowlieSubstituted forMainat 77'minutes
  • 4Dickson
  • 10NobleSubstituted forCooperat 67'minutes
  • 9Bruce
  • 11Barbour

Substitutes

  • 12Hay
  • 14Main
  • 15Willox
  • 16Davidson
  • 17Cowe
  • 18Smart
  • 19Cooper
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
487

Match Stats

Home TeamStenhousemuirAway TeamFraserburgh
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home14
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home6
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Stenhousemuir 3, Fraserburgh 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 3, Fraserburgh 0.

Attempt saved. Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Josh Watt replaces Sean Dickson.

Goal!

Goal! Stenhousemuir 3, Fraserburgh 0. Errol Douglas (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bryan Hodge following a fast break.

Goal!

Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Fraserburgh 0. Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Brown Ferguson replaces Sean Lynch because of an injury.

Delay in match Sean Lynch (Stenhousemuir) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Delay in match Kristopher Faulds (Stenhousemuir) because of an injury.

Kristopher Faulds (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Russell McBride (Fraserburgh).

Attempt missed. Steven Main (Fraserburgh) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Errol Douglas replaces John Gemmell.

Corner, Fraserburgh. Conceded by Bryan Hodge.

Corner, Fraserburgh. Conceded by Kevin McKinlay.

Substitution

Substitution, Fraserburgh. Steven Main replaces Scott Fowlie.

Attempt missed. Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Sean Lynch (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by PA Bruce (Fraserburgh).

Substitution

Substitution, Fraserburgh. Courtney Cooper replaces Grant Noble.

Goal!

Goal! Stenhousemuir 1, Fraserburgh 0. Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nicky Devlin.

John Gemmell (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc Dickson (Fraserburgh).

Corner, Fraserburgh. Conceded by Ross Smith.

Attempt saved. Scott Barbour (Fraserburgh) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Russell McBride (Fraserburgh) is shown the yellow card.

Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Russell McBride (Fraserburgh).

Foul by Ross McNeil (Stenhousemuir).

Ryan Cowie (Fraserburgh) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Fowlie (Fraserburgh).

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Ryan Cowie.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Scott Barbour (Fraserburgh) because of an injury.

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