Match ends, Annan Athletic 0, Arbroath 1.
Arbroath moved eight points clear of Queen's Park at the top of Scottish League Two with an away win over Annan.
The visitors broke the deadlock in 11 minutes when Simon Murray teed-up Dylan Carreiro who found the bottom corner.
The Galabankies came into their first home game in five boasting a seven-game unbeaten run and could have levelled through Michael McAnespie, but David Crawford parried his shot.
And Arbroath held steady to create a comfortable gap over the Spiders.
- 10HopkirkSubstituted forSwinglehurstat 82'minutes
- 8LoganBooked at 59minsSubstituted forOmarat 88'minutes
- 4NicollBooked at 62mins
- 11CarreiroSubstituted forLowdonat 76'minutes
- 9McManusSubstituted forBuchanat 69'minutes
- Alan Newlands
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 0, Arbroath 1.
Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Keiran Stewart (Arbroath).
Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Iain Chisholm.
Foul by Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic).
Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Kevin Nicoll.
Substitution, Annan Athletic. Robin Omar replaces Steven Logan.
Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).
Foul by Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic).
Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Annan Athletic. Steven Swinglehurst replaces David Hopkirk.
Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.
Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin Buchan (Arbroath).
Substitution, Arbroath. Jordan Lowdon replaces Dylan Carreiro.