Scottish League One
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Stranraer 1-0 Brechin City

Stranraer ended a run of three league defeats with a hard-fought win over League One basement club Brechin.

Brechin conceded their 14th goal in the league this season when striker Jamie Longworth was the goal hero for Stranraer, working some space before slotting his effort home.

The hosts remain in eighth spot with six points.

However, Brechin are still searching for their first win after six successive defeats.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1McGurn
  • 24Rumsby
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 19Mair
  • 10Stirling
  • 23ThomsonSubstituted forMcGillat 86'minutes
  • 6Aitken
  • 8BellBooked at 45mins
  • 3KeenanSubstituted forRobertsonat 77'minutes
  • 14Longworth
  • 9MalcolmSubstituted forMcGuiganat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Robertson
  • 7Cairney
  • 11McCloskey
  • 13Currie
  • 18McGill
  • 20McGuigan
  • 22Rowan

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2TiffoneyBooked at 46mins
  • 4McCormackBooked at 38mins
  • 17Dods
  • 3Dyer
  • 7WeatherstonSubstituted forJohnstonat 64'minutes
  • 6Fusco
  • 8MolloyBooked at 70mins
  • 11SmithSubstituted forBuchanat 80'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 10Thomson

Substitutes

  • 5Perry
  • 12Johnston
  • 14Montgomery
  • 15Dale
  • 16Buchan
  • 21O'Neil
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
366

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home4
Away1
Shots on Target
Home2
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0.

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren McCormack (Brechin City).

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Buchan (Brechin City).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Craig Pettigrew.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Mark McGuigan replaces Craig Malcolm.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Peter McGill replaces Ryan Thomson.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Dods (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Kevin Buchan replaces Euan Smith.

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Darren McCormack (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Scott Robertson replaces Dale Keenan because of an injury.

Hand ball by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Willie Dyer (Brechin City).

Booking

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Dale Keenan (Stranraer).

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Johnston replaces David Weatherston.

Hand ball by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Booking

Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dale Keenan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City).

Second Half

Second Half begins Stranraer 0, Brechin City 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stranraer 0, Brechin City 0.

Booking

Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline54012151612
2Forfar5311117410
3Ayr5311119210
4Airdrieonians53027619
5Peterhead52219548
6Albion52127707
7Stenhousemuir52121114-37
8Stranraer5203510-56
9Cowdenbeath5104716-93
10Brechin5005414-100
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