Scottish League One
BrechinBrechin City2AyrAyr United1

Brechin City saw off play-off chasing Ayr United to secure their first win in seven matches, with Robert Thomson and Craig Molloy scoring the goals.

City's bright start was rewarded when Thomson finished from close range.

And Molloy fired into the top corner after the break to give the home side a cushion.

Ayr youngster Alan Forrest beat Brechin keeper Graeme Smith with a left-foot drive to reduce the deficit but that was as good as it got for the visitors.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 6Jackson
  • 3Petrie
  • 7Trouten
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 4Hay
  • 2Ferguson
  • 8MolloyBooked at 69mins
  • 9Thomson
  • 11Barr
  • 10Cameron

Substitutes

  • 12Carcary
  • 14Moyes
  • 15McLean
  • 16Robb
  • 17Kenneth
  • 18Brown
  • 21Nelson

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2McGowanBooked at 63mins
  • 3Pope
  • 6Gilmour
  • 4Campbell
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7McLaughlin
  • 8HunterBooked at 68minsSubstituted forMcAuslandat 76'minutes
  • 10KyleSubstituted forForrestat 46'minutes
  • 9Moffat
  • 11Malcolm

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Forrest
  • 15Marenghi
  • 16McAusland
  • 17Wardrope
  • 18Longridge
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
507

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Greg Cameron (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Michael McGowan.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Bobby Barr (Brechin City).

  10. Post update

    Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Graham Hay (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

  15. Post update

    Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Martyn Campbell (Ayr United).

  17. Post update

    Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Ayr United. Kyle McAusland replaces Adam Hunter.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers31292093167789
2Dunfermline321831164511357
3Stranraer32139105147448
4Ayr32136135758-145
5Stenhousemuir321012105158-742
6Forfar31116145052-239
7Brechin32105175165-1435
8Airdrieonians3298154054-1435
9East Fife3295182759-3232
10Arbroath3274214569-2425
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