Scottish League Cup - First Round
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Stranraer 2-0 Stenhousemuir

Craig Malcolm's double secured Stranraer a victory over Stenhousemuir in the first round of the Scottish League Cup.

Kieran Millar went close to opening the scoring for the visitors as he forced Conor Brennan into a fine save.

But Stranraer took an early lead when winger Andy Stirling's cross was headed home by Malcolm.

The Blues booked their place in the second round when Malcolm fired into the bottom corner in stoppage time.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Brennan
  • 2Robertson
  • 24Rumsby
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 3Keenan
  • 20McGuigan
  • 8Bell
  • 23Thomson
  • 10StirlingSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 90'minutes
  • 14LongworthSubstituted forAitkenat 84'minutes
  • 9Malcolm

Substitutes

  • 6Aitken
  • 11McCloskey
  • 13Currie
  • 19Mair

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Barclay
  • 2Meechan
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5Murray
  • 3Henderson
  • 11Cook
  • 8StirlingSubstituted forRobertsonat 62'minutes
  • 6Millar
  • 7Mazana-MartinezSubstituted forEddingtonat 86'minutes
  • 9McMenamin
  • 10SmithSubstituted forMcShaneat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McCormack
  • 14McShane
  • 15Robertson
  • 16Summers
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Eddington
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
345

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 2, Stenhousemuir 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 2, Stenhousemuir 0.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 2, Stenhousemuir 0. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ryan Thomson.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Euan Murray.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Sam McCloskey replaces Andy Stirling.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Fraser Eddington replaces Carlos Mazana-Martinez.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Chris Aitken replaces Jamie Longworth.

Conor Brennan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon McShane (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Jon McShane replaces Allan Smith.

Attempt missed. Andy Stirling (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jon Robertson (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Jon Robertson replaces Stephen Stirling because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Scott Robertson (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Stenhousemuir).

Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Euan Murray (Stenhousemuir).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Steven Bell.

Stuart Malcolm (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Malcolm (Stranraer).

Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Stenhousemuir).

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Foul by Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir).

Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Second Half

Second Half begins Stranraer 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stranraer 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

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