Match ends, Airdrieonians 0, Forfar Athletic 1.
Forfar Athletic began their Scottish League One campaign with a narrow victory over hosts Airdrieonians.
A very early headed goal by Chris Templeman, who met Danny Denholm's cross, proved to be the difference.
Bryan Hodge had several chances to added to the visitors' lead but could not find the net.
Bryan Prunty and Alain Lithgow were wayward for Airdrie as their second defeat in all competitions this season.
- 8GilfillanBooked at 56mins
- 11MortonSubstituted forSumskyat 71'minutesBooked at 90mins
- 9MorganSubstituted forWattat 46'minutes
- 14van Zanten
- 7FotheringhamSubstituted forSmithat 85'minutes
- 6YoungBooked at 90minsSubstituted forMalinat 90+5'minutes
- 8HodgeBooked at 90mins
- 11DenholmBooked at 83mins
- Kevin Graham
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Airdrieonians 0, Forfar Athletic 1.
Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Gavin Malin replaces Derek Young.
Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
(Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).
Nicolas Sumsky (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Nicolas Sumsky (Airdrieonians).
Derek Young (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Derek Young (Forfar Athletic).
Nicolas Sumsky (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Bryan Gilfillan (Airdrieonians).
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Sean Crighton.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bain.
Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Martin Fotheringham.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Bryan Hodge.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.
Attempt saved. Liam Watt (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.