Scottish League Two
East StirlingshireEast Stirlingshire3ElginElgin City0

East Stirlingshire 3-0 Elgin City

East Stirlingshire maintained their promotion challenge with a comfortable Scottish League Two victory over Elgin City.

Scott Maxwell swept home to put Shire ahead, with Michael Herd playing a big part in the goal.

Elgin's David Niven headed against the crossbar before Michael Bolochoweckyj nodded the hosts' second.

And Maxwell Wright's stunning long-range effort rounded off the scoring for East Stirling.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Hay
  • 7Tapping
  • 3MaxwellSubstituted forShepherdat 89'minutes
  • 5Bolochoweckyj
  • 4Townsley
  • 2HerdBooked at 41mins
  • 10Miller
  • 8GreenhillBooked at 77mins
  • 11WrightSubstituted forWattat 87'minutes
  • 9QuinnSubstituted forGlasgowat 87'minutes
  • 6ThomsonBooked at 35mins

Substitutes

  • 12Watt
  • 14Devlin
  • 15MacGregor
  • 16McKechnie
  • 17Gordon
  • 18Glasgow
  • 19Shepherd

Elgin

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Jellema
  • 2Beveridge
  • 3NicolsonBooked at 39mins
  • 6NivenBooked at 84mins
  • 4Crighton
  • 5Duff
  • 7GunnSubstituted forMacLeodat 81'minutes
  • 8Masson
  • 9Wyness
  • 10Sutherland
  • 11McKenzieSubstituted forUrquhartat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Urquhart
  • 14MacLeod
  • 15Macaulay
  • 21Black
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
309

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Josh Watt (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Nathan Shepherd replaces Scott Maxwell.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Jamie Glasgow replaces Paul Quinn.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Josh Watt replaces Max Wright.

  8. Post update

    (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  11. Booking

    David Niven (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Mikey Herd (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

  14. Goal!

    Goal! East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

  15. Post update

    David Greenhill (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Dennis Wyness (Elgin City).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Elgin City. Adam MacLeod replaces Craig Gunn.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0. Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Townsley with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterhead23136446281845
2Annan Athletic22115642311138
3Clyde2311573029138
4East Stirlingshire249783331234
5Berwick249694031933
6Stirling239683436-233
7Albion238783030031
8Montrose2477103135-428
9Elgin2366113844-624
10Queen's Park2335151948-2914
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