Scottish League One
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Ayr United 2-3 Forfar Athletic

Gavin Swankie netted a brace as Forfar Athletic edged out Ayr United in an entertaining Somerset Park tussle.

The visitors took the lead on 13 minutes when Swankie turned in Dale Hilson's cross but Ayr hit back through a fierce shot from Craig Malcolm.

Chris Templeman's strike restored Forfar's lead on the brink of half-time only for Martyn Campbell to later bundle in a leveller from close range.

But Swankie hit the winner with on 67 minutes with a firm shot.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Hunter
  • 3Longridge
  • 6McLaughlinSubstituted forShanklandat 72'minutes
  • 4Campbell
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7McGowan
  • 8MarenghiSubstituted forForrestat 58'minutes
  • 10Kyle
  • 9Malcolm
  • 11Donald

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Forrest
  • 15Gilmour
  • 16Pope
  • 17Crawford
  • 18Roberts
  • 19Newman

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2BaxterBooked at 53mins
  • 3Campbell
  • 4Fusco
  • 5MalcolmBooked at 90mins
  • 6DodsBooked at 65mins
  • 7CampbellSubstituted forKaderat 86'minutes
  • 8McCabe
  • 10SwankieBooked at 63mins
  • 9Templeman
  • 11Hilson

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Andrews
  • 15Dale
  • 16Kader
  • 17Malin
  • 18McCluskey
  • 20Hill
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
656

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home20
Away13
Shots on Target
Home8
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Ayr United 2, Forfar Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Ayr United 2, Forfar Athletic 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Shankland (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  4. Booking

    Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic).

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael McGowan (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Craig Malcolm (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Gary Fusco (Forfar Athletic).

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Omar Kader replaces Ross Campbell.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jackson Longridge (Ayr United).

  15. Post update

    Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael McGowan (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  17. Post update

    Martyn Campbell (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).

  19. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  20. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 8th February 2014

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers23221076116567
2Dunfermline23142750391144
3Ayr2310674041-136
4Stranraer21105639291035
5Brechin2494114046-631
6Stenhousemuir2376103245-1327
7Forfar2275103332126
8East Fife2372142045-2523
9Arbroath2352163252-2017
10Airdrieonians2345142547-2217
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