Scottish League Two
Arbroath1Elgin0

Arbroath 1-0 Elgin City

Simon Murray scored the only goal of the game as Arbroath made it six wins from seven with victory over Elgin.

The home side dominated most of the match, Murray, Dylan Carreiro and Robert Linn all coming close early on.

Archie MacPhee had the best chance of the half for the visitors but Craig Johnstone did well to block the shot.

The Smokies also dominated the second half and finally broke through in the 76th minute, Murray beating Michael Fraser for his third of the campaign.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Crawford
  • 3Johnstone
  • 5El-Zubaidi
  • 2Whatley
  • 4Nicoll
  • 7Linn
  • 8Carreiro
  • 11McBrideBooked at 71mins
  • 6StewartSubstituted forHunterat 62'minutes
  • 10MurrayBooked at 77minsSubstituted forBuchanat 85'minutes
  • 9McManus

Substitutes

  • 12Buchan
  • 14Travis
  • 15Little
  • 16Birse
  • 17Lindsay
  • 18Hunter
  • 21Morrison

Elgin

  • 1FraserBooked at 70mins
  • 4CooperSubstituted forBeveridgeat 45'minutes
  • 2Finlayson
  • 3McHardy
  • 5Andrews
  • 7Cameron
  • 11MooreSubstituted forWynessat 79'minutes
  • 10Sutherland
  • 8MacPheeBooked at 63mins
  • 6Nicolson
  • 9BayneSubstituted forGunnat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McLean
  • 14Beveridge
  • 15Gunn
  • 16MacEwan
  • 17Wyness
  • 18Duff
  • 21Black
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
601

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home23
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 1, Elgin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 1, Elgin City 0.

Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Arbroath).

Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Marvin Andrews (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Adam Hunter.

Attempt missed. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Simon Murray.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Mark Nicolson.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Dennis Wyness replaces Daniel Moore.

Booking

Simon Murray (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Elgin City 0. Simon Murray (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by David Crawford.

Attempt saved. Marvin Andrews (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Kevin Nicoll.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Arbroath).

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Michael Fraser.

Attempt saved. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Paul McManus (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Scott McBride (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Michael Fraser (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Arbroath).

Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Craig Gunn replaces Graham Bayne.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Marvin Andrews.

Attempt blocked. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Adam Hunter (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Dylan Carreiro (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Archie MacPhee (Elgin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Adam Hunter replaces Keiran Stewart.

Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath7601146818
2Albion741295413
3Montrose74031011-112
4East Fife7313139410
5Queen's Park731388010
6East Stirlingshire7304715-89
7Berwick7223131218
8Annan Athletic722389-18
9Elgin721479-27
10Clyde7124914-55
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