Scottish League Two
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Elgin City 4-0 East Stirlingshire

Four goals in the opening hour secured victory for Elgin City over East Stirlingshire in Scottish League Two.

Maxwell Wright and Alistair Roy had early chances for Shire, but alert goalkeeper Mark Hurst denied them.

But Daniel Moore fired into the bottom corner and Kyle MacLeod finished coolly from close range.

Gunn fired across goal to beat goalkeeper Richard Barnard and Darryl McHardy latched on to Moore's free-kick to put the home side out of sight.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 4Gordon
  • 5DuffBooked at 65mins
  • 3McHardy
  • 7McKenzieSubstituted forHunterat 83'minutes
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Nicolson
  • 11Moore
  • 9GunnSubstituted forMcLeanat 83'minutes
  • 10MacleodSubstituted forMacPheeat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12MacPhee
  • 14McLean
  • 15Hunter
  • 16Halsman
  • 17Bruce
  • 18Kennedy
  • 21Black

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 5TullyBooked at 56minsSubstituted forCourtat 58'minutes
  • 6DonaldsonBooked at 56mins
  • 7Wright
  • 4Greene
  • 8McCabeBooked at 41mins
  • 11Faulds
  • 3Shepherd
  • 9RoyBooked at 90mins
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forWallaceat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Carruthers
  • 14Wallace
  • 15Vidler
  • 16Court
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Kay
  • 19Murray
Referee:
Scott Millar
Attendance:
502

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home14
Away15
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 4, East Stirling 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 4, East Stirling 0.

Booking

Ally Roy (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jamie Duff (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ally Roy (East Stirling).

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jonathan Court (East Stirling).

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

Foul by Jonathan Court (East Stirling).

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Ceiran McLean replaces Craig Gunn.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. George Hunter replaces Marc McKenzie.

Brian Cameron (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Archie MacPhee replaces Kyle Macleod.

Attempt missed. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reece Donaldson (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Michael Wallace (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Michael Wallace (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Mark Hurst.

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Jamie Duff (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jamie Duff (Elgin City).

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Michael Wallace (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Liam Gordon (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Wallace (East Stirling).

Attempt saved. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jonathan Court replaces Jon Tully.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces David McKenna.

Booking

Jon Tully (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Reece Donaldson (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin22007076
2Annan Athletic21102114
3East Fife21015143
4Montrose21014223
5Queen's Park21012113
6Clyde210112-13
7East Stirlingshire210114-33
8Berwick210126-43
9Stirling201112-11
10Arbroath200206-60
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