Match ends, Ayr United 0, Stranraer 2.
Stranraer remain three points clear at the top of Scottish League One after a comfortable 2-0 win at Ayr United.
Jackson Longridge had already missed from close range before Craig Malcolm slotted home Sean Winter's pass to give the Blues the lead.
Jamie Longworth sealed the win after the break when he headed Willie Gibson's cross into the top corner.
The victory over second-bottom United was Stranraer's fifth win from six league games.
- 4McKinlayBooked at 23mins
- 5McKenzieSubstituted forShirkieat 84'minutes
- 3CrawfordBooked at 81mins
- 9BeattieSubstituted forMcArthurat 44'minutesBooked at 51mins
- 2PettigrewBooked at 71mins
- 3RussellBooked at 75mins
- 11LongridgeBooked at 58minsSubstituted forGibsonat 73'minutes
- 10StirlingBooked at 21minsSubstituted forLongworthat 65'minutes
- 9MalcolmSubstituted forStoneyat 89'minutes
- Alan Newlands
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Ayr United 0, Stranraer 2.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Nicky Devlin.
Attempt missed. Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).
Substitution, Stranraer. Daniel Stoney replaces Craig Malcolm.
Hand ball by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Ryan Donnelly (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Substitution, Ayr United. Dale Shirkie replaces Sean McKenzie.
Attempt missed. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt missed. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Robbie Crawford (Ayr United).
Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Frank McKeown.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by David Mitchell.