Match ends, Peterhead 3, Brechin City 0.
Ten-man Brechin City's League One promotion hopes were dealt a blow with a heavy defeat at Peterhead.
A close-range Gary McDonald effort set the hosts on their way, before Colin Hamilton was dismissed for a second booking in the 63rd minute.
Eight minutes later, David Cox converted a free-kick to double Peterhead's advantage.
Cox turned provider in stoppage time when his corner was met by Jordan Brown; City remain four points off top.
- 2KerrBooked at 45minsSubstituted forCowieat 78'minutes
- 8RedmanSubstituted forBrownat 76'minutes
- 11RodgersSubstituted forCoxat 61'minutesBooked at 72mins
- 3HamiltonBooked at 63mins
- 6DurojaiyeSubstituted forFergusonat 57'minutes
- 9JacksonBooked at 75mins
- 11BarrBooked at 72mins
- 10ThomsonSubstituted forTappingat 85'minutes
- Brian Colvin
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Peterhead 3, Brechin City 0.
Goal! Peterhead 3, Brechin City 0. Jordon Brown (Peterhead) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Cox with a cross.
Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Darren McCormack.
Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).
Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).
Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Brechin City. Callum Tapping replaces Robert Thomson.
Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Darren McCormack (Brechin City).
Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Ryan Ferguson (Brechin City).
Substitution, Peterhead. Dean Cowie replaces Cameron Kerr.
Foul by Cameron Kerr (Peterhead).
Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Peterhead. Jordon Brown replaces Jamie Redman.
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.