Scottish League One
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Brechin City 2-1 Ayr United

A goal in each half earned Brechin their third successive win as they moved up to fourth in Scottish League One with a win over Ian McCall's Ayr.

The hosts took just 16 minutes to break the deadlock, defender Paul McLean grabbing his third of the campaign and Andrew Jackson hit the bar with a shot.

The points were sealed with 10 minutes to go when Paul McLean teed up Robert Thomson to fire home.

Ayr grabbed a goal in added time when Michael Donald set up Alan Forrest.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 4McCormack
  • 3Hamilton
  • 7Trouten
  • 6Fusco
  • 8MolloyBooked at 73mins
  • 11BarrSubstituted forFergusonat 86'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 10WightonSubstituted forThomsonat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Ferguson
  • 15McNeil
  • 16Cameron
  • 17Jackson
  • 21O'Neil

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Devlin
  • 6Neill
  • 5McCracken
  • 7Forrest
  • 8McLaughlin
  • 4McGovern
  • 3Donald
  • 11McKinlaySubstituted forGilmourat 65'minutes
  • 10CrawfordBooked at 71mins
  • 9DonnellySubstituted forBeattieat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Gilmour
  • 14Beattie
  • 15McKenzie
  • 16McGill
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
504

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home8
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michael Donald.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Ferguson replaces Bobby Barr.

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nicky Devlin (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 0. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paul McLean.

Foul by Gary Fusco (Brechin City).

Craig Beattie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Morgyn Neill (Ayr United).

Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Robert Thomson replaces Craig Wighton.

Gary Fusco (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Devlin (Ayr United).

Booking

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

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Nicky Devlin.

Booking

Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Robbie Crawford (Ayr United).

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City).

Morgyn Neill (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Nicky Devlin.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Brian Gilmour replaces Kevin McKinlay.

Attempt missed. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig Beattie replaces Ryan Donnelly.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Craig McCracken.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Morgyn Neill.

Attempt missed. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

Second Half

Second Half begins Brechin City 1, Ayr United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Brechin City 1, Ayr United 0.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer20116339231639
2Morton2011183326734
3Forfar199643023733
4Brechin198743326731
5Dunfermline1985628181029
6Peterhead187652225-327
7Airdrieonians206682726124
8Stenhousemuir2062122534-920
9Ayr1952122235-1317
10Stirling2027112548-2313
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