Match ends, East Fife 3, Montrose 0.
Jon McShane's 90th-minute penalty secured East Fife a comfortable win over Montrose at New Bayview.
Ross Campbell put Gary Naysmith's men in front, neatly dispatching Kevin Smith's low pass.
Smith doubled the home side's lead on the hour when he headed McShane's cross past Stuart McKenzie.
Stopper McKenzie was booked in the final minute for hauling down McShane, who then confirmed the three points for the Fifers.
- 16BarrBooked at 60mins
- 2MullenBooked at 85mins
- 3SmithSubstituted forMcShaneat 56'minutesBooked at 65mins
- 23CampbellSubstituted forCookat 86'minutes
- 1McKenzieBooked at 89mins
- 4CrawfordBooked at 85mins
- 7MassonSubstituted forNowosielskiat 68'minutes
- 6McCordBooked at 38mins
- 9JohnstonSubstituted forCavanaghat 74'minutes
- 11DeasleySubstituted forDayat 84'minutes
- Grant Irvine
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, East Fife 3, Montrose 0.
Goal! East Fife 3, Montrose 0. Jon McShane (East Fife) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
Stuart McKenzie (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.
Penalty East Fife. Kevin Smith draws a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty conceded by Stuart McKenzie (Montrose) after a foul in the penalty area.
Alan Cook (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Graham Webster (Montrose).
Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Paul Watson (Montrose).
Substitution, East Fife. Alan Cook replaces Ross Campbell.
Fraser Mullen (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.
Jonathan Crawford (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Montrose. Stephen Day replaces Bryan Deasley.
Ross Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ross Graham (Montrose).
Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Jonathan Page.
Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Fraser Mullen.
Substitution, Montrose. Danny Cavanagh replaces Scott Johnston.
Scott Johnston (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.