Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 4-0 Stirling Albion

Forfar remain a point behind Scottish League One leaders Stranraer after a resounding home win over Stirling.

The visitors went close twice in the opening seven minutes through Sandy Cunningham and Chris Smith.

But, Forfar turned the match on its head with two goals in three minutes through Dale Hilson and a Chris Smith own goal.

Omar Kader broke on the right and added a third before Chris Templeman headed in the fourth at the near post late on.

Line-ups

Forfar

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 4Dunlop
  • 5Dods
  • 3Campbell
  • 7DenholmBooked at 28minsSubstituted forKaderat 45'minutes
  • 6MalinSubstituted forHusbandat 65'minutes
  • 8FotheringhamSubstituted forDaleat 65'minutes
  • 10Swankie
  • 9Templeman
  • 11Hilson

Substitutes

  • 12Kennedy
  • 14Husband
  • 15Kader
  • 16Dale
  • 17Hay
  • 18Clark
  • 21King

Stirling

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1ReidfordSubstituted forBinnieat 45'minutes
  • 2McGeachie
  • 5Cummins
  • 6Smith
  • 3Forsyth
  • 7HamiltonSubstituted forJohnstonat 73'minutes
  • 4Robertson
  • 8Comrie
  • 10Stirling
  • 9Coult
  • 11CunninghamSubstituted forSmithat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Davidson
  • 14Sinclair
  • 15Johnston
  • 16Smith
  • 17Binnie
  • 18Herron
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
606

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamStirling
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home15
Away15
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0. Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stephen Husband.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Michael Dunlop (Forfar Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Chris Smith (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Iain Campbell.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Stirling Albion. Gordon Smith replaces Sandy Cunningham.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Binnie.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  12. Post update

    Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion).

  14. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Ross McGeachie.

  15. Post update

    Michael Dunlop (Forfar Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box following a corner.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Adam Cummins.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Stirling Albion. Philip Johnston replaces Lee Hamilton.

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