Scottish League Two
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Arbroath 0-2 Albion Rovers

Albion Rovers extended their lead at the top of League Two to four points with victory at Gayfield.

The visitors went ahead after only four minutes when Ali Love lobbed the ball over goalkeeper Marc McCallum.

Robert Linn came close to an equaliser shortly before half-time but his effort was cleared off the line by a defender.

Gary Fisher slotted home the second goal in the 65th minute, while Simon Murray went close for the hosts with a late shot that whistled narrowly wide.

It was a forth straight win for Darren Young's side, while the Red Lichties have gone off the boil with just one success in the last 11 league games, which leaves them eight points behind Rovers.

Line-ups

Arbroath

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McCallum
  • 2Little
  • 4NicollBooked at 86mins
  • 5McGeever
  • 3JohnstoneSubstituted forGrantat 76'minutes
  • 7Linn
  • 8Stewart
  • 6Whatley
  • 11McBrideSubstituted forLowdonat 66'minutes
  • 9Murray
  • 10RowanSubstituted forMcManusat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McManus
  • 14Buchan
  • 15Grant
  • 16Smith
  • 17Lowdon
  • 21Wilson

Albion

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Parry
  • 2Mullin
  • 5Dunlop
  • 6DunlopBooked at 60mins
  • 3TurnbullBooked at 61mins
  • 7FernsSubstituted forCaddenat 66'minutes
  • 4Young
  • 8FisherBooked at 74minsSubstituted forMcKenzieat 80'minutes
  • 9McGuigan
  • 10Davidson
  • 11LoveSubstituted forPhillipsat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Phillips
  • 14Cadden
  • 15Chaplain
  • 16McKenzie
  • 17Hughes
  • 18McCluskey
  • 19Gemmell
Referee:
David Munro
Attendance:
754

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home0
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Arbroath 0, Albion Rovers 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Arbroath 0, Albion Rovers 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Paul McManus (Arbroath).

  4. Post update

    Gary Phillips (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Keiran Stewart (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  6. Post update

    Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Mark McGuigan (Albion Rovers).

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ricky Little (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Booking

    Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

  11. Post update

    Chris Cadden (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Darren Young (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Cadden (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

  17. Post update

    Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Albion Rovers. Marc McKenzie replaces Gary Fisher.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gary Phillips (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 18th March 2015

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion29184749252458
2Queen's Park29166744261854
3Arbroath29155956381850
4East Fife28108104240238
5East Stirlingshire29122153552-1738
6Annan Athletic29107124142-137
7Elgin2897123944-534
8Clyde2997133345-1234
9Berwick2787124642431
10Montrose2975173465-3126
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