Scottish League Two
East FifeEast Fife2ElginElgin City1

East Fife 2-1 Elgin City

East Fife made it back-to-back wins by beating Elgin City courtesy of Nathan Austin's second-half winner.

The Fifers took the lead when a powerful header by Jonathan Page found the top right-hand corner of the goal.

Elgin got themselves back on level terms as Craig Gunn slotted home.

Austin scored what turned out to be the winner for East Fife; placing his left-footed shot into the bottom right-hand corner of the goal from the centre of the penalty area.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 16Mercer
  • 5Page
  • 17Kerr
  • 15NaysmithBooked at 78mins
  • 8BrownSubstituted forSutherlandat 77'minutes
  • 6WalkerBooked at 35mins
  • 11Wilkie
  • 3Slattery
  • 9AustinSubstituted forMurrayat 85'minutes
  • 10SmithSubstituted forMullenat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Mullen
  • 4Campbell
  • 7Murray
  • 12O'Kane
  • 14MacGregor
  • 18Sutherland
  • 21Couser

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 4GordonBooked at 67mins
  • 5DuffBooked at 36minsSubstituted forMacPheeat 72'minutes
  • 3McHardy
  • 7McKenzie
  • 6NicolsonBooked at 40mins
  • 8Cameron
  • 11MooreBooked at 39minsSubstituted forHalsmanat 84'minutes
  • 9GunnSubstituted forHunterat 78'minutes
  • 10Macleod

Substitutes

  • 12MacPhee
  • 14McLean
  • 15Hunter
  • 16Halsman
  • 17Bruce
  • 18Kennedy
  • 21Black
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
538

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home20
Away6
Shots on Target
Home13
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Fife 2, Elgin City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Fife 2, Elgin City 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Craig Murray (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Jordan Halsman.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Fraser Mullen replaces Kevin Smith.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Craig Murray replaces Nathan Austin.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Elgin City. Jordan Halsman replaces Daniel Moore.

  9. Post update

    Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Daniel Moore.

  10. Post update

    Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Darryl McHardy.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Booking

    Gary Naysmith (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gary Naysmith (East Fife).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Elgin City. George Hunter replaces Craig Gunn.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Craig Sutherland replaces Ross Brown.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Patrick Slattery.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Elgin City. Archie MacPhee replaces Jamie Duff.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Gary Naysmith (East Fife) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.