Match ends, East Stirling 1, East Fife 0.
Lloyd Kinnaird's second-half strike helped East Stirlingshire defeat East Fife on the opening day of the Scottish League Two season.
Alistair Roy missed a good chance to give the hosts the lead early on, pulling his shot wide.
Jonathan Page tested Shire's Richard Barnard with a close-range header and nodded another effort over.
Kinnaird fired in what proved to be the winner after increased pressure from the home side in the second half.
- 8CarruthersSubstituted forKayat 87'minutes
- 9RoySubstituted forCourtat 66'minutes
- 10McKennaSubstituted forWallaceat 89'minutes
- 14MacGregorSubstituted forWalkerat 82'minutes
- 10SmithSubstituted forSutherlandat 78'minutes
- 7MurraySubstituted forBrownat 78'minutes
- 11WilkieBooked at 83mins
- Mike Roncone
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, East Stirling 1, East Fife 0.
Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Declan O'Kane.
Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Fraser Mullen.
Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces David McKenna.
Foul by Craig Sutherland (East Fife).
Andrew Kay (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, East Stirling. Andrew Kay replaces Kyle Carruthers.
Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.
Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.
Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) has gone down, but that's a dive.
Substitution, East Fife. Allan Walker replaces Graeme MacGregor.
Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jonathan Page.
Substitution, East Fife. Craig Sutherland replaces Kevin Smith.
Substitution, East Fife. Ross Brown replaces Craig Murray.
Attempt missed. Fraser Mullen (East Fife) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.
Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Kyle Carruthers (East Stirling).
Goal! East Stirling 1, East Fife 0. Lloyd Kinnaird (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.
Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.