Scottish League One
ArbroathArbroath2AyrAyr United3

Arbroath 2-3 Ayr United

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.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Morrison
  • 2BanjoSubstituted forYaoat 46'minutes
  • 3Hamilton
  • 4NicollSubstituted forRobertsonat 87'minutes
  • 5Little
  • 6Keddie
  • 7Linn
  • 8ChisholmBooked at 65mins
  • 10CookSubstituted forMcManusat 45'minutes
  • 9Mcintosh
  • 11SheerinBooked at 7mins

Substitutes

  • 12McManus
  • 14Lindsay
  • 15Scott
  • 16Yao
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Thompson
  • 21Wood

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Hunter
  • 3Pope
  • 4McLaughlin
  • 6Gilmour
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7ForrestSubstituted forMcGowanat 84'minutes
  • 8MalcolmBooked at 23mins
  • 10Kyle
  • 9Moffat
  • 11DonaldSubstituted forMarenghiat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McGowan
  • 14Marenghi
  • 15Crawford
  • 16Shankland
  • 17Wardrobe
  • 18Longridge
  • 19Muir
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
605

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Arbroath 2, Ayr United 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Arbroath 2, Ayr United 3.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Lari Yao (Arbroath).

  4. Post update

    Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

  7. Post update

    Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. Dayle Robertson replaces Kevin Nicoll.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Ross Chisholm (Arbroath).

  10. Post update

    Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Ayr United. Anthony Marenghi replaces Michael Donald.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Ayr United. Michael McGowan replaces Alan Forrest.

  13. Goal!

    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.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

  15. Post update

    Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Alan Lithgow (Ayr United).

  17. Post update

    Foul by Paul Sheerin (Arbroath).

  18. Post update

    Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Adam Hunter (Ayr United).