Match ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Ayr United 3.
Ayr United sealed Scottish League One safety and finally ended Forfar Athletic's title hopes with victory at Station Park.
Forfar started the day level on points with leaders Greenock Morton and went ahead, Dale Hilson winning and converting a penalty.
Ayr levelled with a spot-kick of their own, Jon-Paul McGovern scoring, and Forfar's Michael Dunlop was sent off.
Jordan Preston headed Ayr in front and Alan Forrest's got their third.
And while Ian McCall's Ayr finished eighth in the division, Forfar have to settle for third and a promotion play-off semi-final against league runners-up Stranraer.
- 2DunlopBooked at 37mins
- 4MalcolmBooked at 63mins
- 3TravisBooked at 81mins
- 7DenholmSubstituted forHayat 73'minutes
- 10SwankieBooked at 90mins
- 9TemplemanSubstituted forSmithat 68'minutes
- 11HilsonSubstituted forKaderat 68'minutes
- 1HuttonBooked at 7mins
- 2DevlinBooked at 60mins
- 7GilmourSubstituted forMurrayat 77'minutes
- 8CrawfordBooked at 27mins
- 11RobertsonSubstituted forCampbellat 73'minutes
- 10ForrestSubstituted forBeattieat 74'minutes
- Greg Aitken
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Ayr United 3.
Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.
Craig Beattie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).
Foul by Martyn Campbell (Ayr United).
Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt saved. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Scott McKenna.
Attempt blocked. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Adam Blakeman.
Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Foul by Jordan Preston (Ayr United).
Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Foul by Scott McKenna (Ayr United).
Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Michael Travis (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Omar Kader.
Foul by Craig Murray (Ayr United).