Scottish League Two
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Elgin City 2-1 Arbroath

Arbroath missed the chance to cut the gap on League Two leaders Albion Rovers as Elgin City stayed two points off the promotion play-off places.

Robert Linn's left-footed strike gave the visitors the lead in the second half.

Craig Gunn pounced from six yards to draw the home side level just after the hour mark.

Shane Sutherland fired Elgin's winner from Brian Cameron's pass, keeping them close to fourth-place East Fife.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Laidlaw
  • 2Cooper
  • 5Duff
  • 4Gilchrist
  • 3McHardySubstituted forThomsonat 59'minutes
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Nicolson
  • 7Reid
  • 11MooreBooked at 39mins
  • 9GunnSubstituted forWynessat 79'minutes
  • 10SutherlandSubstituted forFinlaysonat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Wyness
  • 15Finlayson
  • 16MacEwan
  • 17Kennedy
  • 18MacPhee
  • 21Black

Arbroath

  • 1McCallum
  • 2LittleSubstituted forSmithat 86'minutes
  • 4Nicoll
  • 5McBride
  • 3JohnstoneBooked at 87mins
  • 7Linn
  • 6Whatley
  • 8McWalterBooked at 41mins
  • 11LowdonSubstituted forBuchanat 15'minutes
  • 9Murray
  • 10GrantSubstituted forStewartat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Buchan
  • 14Smith
  • 15Rowan
  • 16Stewart
  • 21Wilson
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
828

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home10
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away9
Fouls
Home5
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 2, Arbroath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 2, Arbroath 1.

Foul by Jamie Reid (Elgin City).

Scott McBride (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Gordon Finlayson replaces Shane Sutherland because of an injury.

Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

Attempt saved. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Craig Johnstone (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Craig Thomson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Johnstone (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jack Smith replaces Ricky Little.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Dennis Wyness replaces Craig Gunn.

Attempt saved. Jamie Reid (Elgin City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Brian Cameron.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 2, Arbroath 1. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Brian Cameron.

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieran McWalter (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Keiran Stewart replaces Thomas Grant.

Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 1, Arbroath 1. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Attempt blocked. Craig Thomson (Elgin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Thomas Grant (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Craig Thomson (Elgin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Craig Thomson replaces Darryl McHardy because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 0, Arbroath 1. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Ross Laidlaw.

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Thomas Grant (Arbroath).

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Elgin City 0, Arbroath 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Elgin City 0, Arbroath 0.

Attempt missed. Scott McBride (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

Attempt saved. Jamie Duff (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Kieran McWalter (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kieran McWalter (Arbroath).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion33204952292364
2Queen's Park33178849301959
3Arbroath331561258441451
4East Fife33138124945447
5Elgin33129124948145
6East Stirlingshire33133173856-1842
7Annan Athletic33118144548-341
8Clyde33118143547-1241
9Berwick331010135649740
10Montrose3386193772-3530
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