Match ends, Arbroath 2, Ayr United 3.
Michael Moffat netted twice for Ayr as they won at Arbroath.
He fired home after four minutes and Ayr doubled their lead in 17 minutes when Michael Donald swept the ball past Arbroath goalkeeper Scott Morrison.
United made it 3-0 in the 29th minute when Moffat rounded Morrison and tucked away his 20th goal of the season.
The hosts pulled one back when Robert Linn beat Ayr goalkeeper David Hutton and Leighton McIntosh nodded in their second in the 79th minute.
- 2BanjoSubstituted forYaoat 46'minutes
- 4NicollSubstituted forRobertsonat 87'minutes
- 8ChisholmBooked at 65mins
- 10CookSubstituted forMcManusat 45'minutes
- 11SheerinBooked at 7mins
- 7ForrestSubstituted forMcGowanat 84'minutes
- 8MalcolmBooked at 23mins
- 11DonaldSubstituted forMarenghiat 85'minutes
- Mat Northcroft
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Arbroath 2, Ayr United 3.
Foul by Lari Yao (Arbroath).
Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).
Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Arbroath. Dayle Robertson replaces Kevin Nicoll.
Foul by Ross Chisholm (Arbroath).
Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Ayr United. Anthony Marenghi replaces Michael Donald.
Substitution, Ayr United. Michael McGowan replaces Alan Forrest.
Goal! Arbroath 2, Ayr United 3. Leighton Mcintosh (Arbroath) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Bobby Linn.
Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Gordon Pope.
Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Alan Lithgow (Ayr United).
Foul by Paul Sheerin (Arbroath).
Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Adam Hunter (Ayr United).