Scottish League One
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Brechin City 3-3 Forfar Athletic

Forfar Athletic slipped to second in the Scottish League One table after a thrilling draw away to Brechin City.

Andrew Jackson headed City into the lead from a pass by Bobby Barr, who doubled the advantage by firing high into the net with his right foot.

Omar Kader's right-footed shot reduced Forfar's arrears and Gavin Swankie slotted in an equaliser.

Chris Templeman headed Forfar into the lead, but substitute Alan Trouten levelled with a low right-footed shot.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McNeil
  • 5McLauchlanBooked at 84mins
  • 4McCormackBooked at 88mins
  • 3McLean
  • 7Barr
  • 6Fusco
  • 8CameronSubstituted forMolloyat 69'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 10Masson
  • 9Jackson
  • 11ThomsonSubstituted forTroutenat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Trouten
  • 14Molloy
  • 15McCormack
  • 16Ferguson
  • 17O'Neil
  • 21Tough

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Dunlop
  • 5DodsBooked at 87mins
  • 4MalcolmBooked at 23mins
  • 3JamesSubstituted forMalinat 85'minutes
  • 7Kader
  • 6HusbandSubstituted forTrialistat 85'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10Swankie
  • 11SmithSubstituted forDaleat 85'minutes
  • 9Hilson
  • 8Templeman

Substitutes

  • 12Malin
  • 14Dale
  • 15Denholm
  • 16Trialist
  • 17Neave
  • 18Hay
  • 20Salmon
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
749

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away13
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 3, Forfar Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 3, Forfar Athletic 3.

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Booking

Trialist (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Trialist (Forfar Athletic).

Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).

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

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Darren McCormack.

Attempt saved. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Darren McCormack (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Darren McCormack (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Dale replaces Scott Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Trialist replaces Stephen Husband.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Gavin Malin replaces Aaron James.

Attempt missed. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City).

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 3, Forfar Athletic 3. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Jackson.

Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Craig Molloy (Brechin City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City).

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Forfar Athletic 3. Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dale Hilson.

Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Forfar Athletic 2. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Omar Kader.

Attempt saved. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Molloy replaces Greg Cameron.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morton138052114724
2Forfar136522115623
3Stranraer135622518721
4Dunfermline13634169721
5Brechin135442321219
6Peterhead135441518-319
7Ayr135171720-316
8Stenhousemuir134271620-414
9Airdrieonians133461719-213
10Stirling131571330-178
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