Scottish League One
AirdrieoniansAirdrieonians1ForfarForfar Athletic2

Airdrieonians 1-2 Forfar Athletic

Gavin Swankie completed Forfar's comeback in the last minute as they came from behind to beat Airdrie at Station Park.

The forward connected expertly with Omar Kader's cross to head home 11 seconds into injury time, just as the match seemed to be ebbing towards a hard-fought draw.

The hosts had started the brighter. James Lister connected with a Scott Gray centre in the 21st minute to head Airdrie in front from close range.

Headed goals were the order of the day as Forfar levelled midway through the second period. Jim Paterson curled in a wicked ball for Dale Hilson to convert from the edge of the box.

Both sides exchanged chances to win it before Swankie delivered the crucial intervention in the dying seconds.

Line-ups

Airdrieonians

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McNeil
  • 2O'Neil
  • 4ProctorSubstituted forRichfordat 90+3'minutes
  • 6Richards-EvertonBooked at 31mins
  • 3BoyleBooked at 62mins
  • 7GrayBooked at 84mins
  • 5Gasparotto
  • 8Fitzpatrick
  • 11Watt
  • 9Lister
  • 10PruntySubstituted forParkerat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Parker
  • 14Bain
  • 15Blockley
  • 16Stewart
  • 17Ferguson
  • 18Cadden
  • 19Richford

Forfar

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 5Dods
  • 4Malcolm
  • 3Paterson
  • 7Kader
  • 6HusbandSubstituted forMalinat 79'minutes
  • 8DaleBooked at 82minsSubstituted forFotheringhamat 85'minutes
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forTemplemanat 83'minutes
  • 9Hilson
  • 10Swankie

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Malin
  • 15Templeman
  • 16Dunlop
  • 17Keiller
  • 18McLellan
  • 21Salmon
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
710

Match Stats

Home TeamAirdrieoniansAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home6
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Airdrieonians 1, Forfar Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Airdrieonians 1, Forfar Athletic 2.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Airdrieonians. Kyle Richford replaces David Proctor.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Airdrieonians 1, Forfar Athletic 2. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Omar Kader.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Rab Douglas.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Scott Gray (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Andy McNeil.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martin Fotheringham replaces James Dale.

  11. Booking

    Scott Gray (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Scott Gray (Airdrieonians).

  13. Post update

    Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Patrick Boyle (Airdrieonians).

  15. Post update

    James Dale (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Chris Templeman replaces Danny Denholm.

  17. Booking

    James Dale (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Liam Watt (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by James Dale (Forfar Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.