Scottish League One
Ayr5Stenhousemuir2

Ayr United 5-2 Stenhousemuir

Jordan Preston scored his first goals of the season as Ayr breezed to a win over Stenhousemuir in League One.

He pounced on a defensive error to slot home after three minutes, but Stenny drew level 13 minutes later when Euan Murray headed in Alan Cook's cross.

Craig Moore converted Nicky Devlin's pass to put Ayr ahead then Jamie Barclay put through his own net.

Preston's second and Ross Caldwell's late strike made it five before Liam McCroary's headed consolation goal.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Devlin
  • 5McLauchlanBooked at 79mins
  • 6Murphy
  • 3Boyle
  • 7GilmourSubstituted forDonaldat 67'minutes
  • 8AdamsSubstituted forCrawfordat 68'minutes
  • 4DochertyBooked at 65mins
  • 11Forrest
  • 9Preston
  • 10MooreSubstituted forCaldwellat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Graham
  • 14Muir
  • 15Nisbet
  • 16Donald
  • 17Caldwell
  • 18Crawford
  • 19Newman

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Barclay
  • 2MeechanSubstituted forMcCroaryat 75'minutes
  • 5Murray
  • 4MalcolmBooked at 26mins
  • 3Henderson
  • 7Stirling
  • 8Smith
  • 6Robertson
  • 11CookSubstituted forEddingtonat 84'minutes
  • 9McMenamin
  • 10McShaneSubstituted forGilhaneyat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hamilton
  • 14Marenghi
  • 15McCroary
  • 16Gilhaney
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Mazana-Martinez
  • 19Eddington
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
1,046

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Ayr United 5, Stenhousemuir 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ayr United 5, Stenhousemuir 2.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 5, Stenhousemuir 2. Liam McCroary (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mark Gilhaney.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 5, Stenhousemuir 1. Ross Caldwell (Ayr United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alan Forrest.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Fraser Eddington replaces Alan Cook because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Euan Murray (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United).

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Ross Caldwell replaces Craig Moore.

Attempt missed. Craig Moore (Ayr United) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Liam McCroary replaces Ross Meechan because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Mark Gilhaney (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United).

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Hand ball by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt saved. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Robbie Crawford replaces Jamie Adams.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Michael Donald replaces Brian Gilmour because of an injury.

Booking

Jamie Adams (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jamie Adams (Ayr United).

Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Alan Forrest (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Gilhaney (Stenhousemuir).

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Liam Henderson.

Craig Moore (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Craig Moore (Ayr United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Ross Docherty (Ayr United).

Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Euan Murray.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Preston (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Alan Forrest (Ayr United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Ross Docherty (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar4310113810
2Ayr5311119210
3Dunfermline4301175129
4Peterhead42118447
5Stenhousemuir52121114-37
6Albion42026606
7Airdrieonians42024406
8Stranraer4103410-63
9Cowdenbeath4103513-83
10Brechin4004413-90
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