Scottish League One
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Brechin City 0-2 Forfar Athletic

Forfar Athletic moved top of Scottish League One after beating bottom side Brechin City at Glebe Park.

Derek Young Young headed in Martyn Fotheringham's cross to give Forfar the lead.

Omar Kader doubled the visitors' advantage shortly after the break from Iain Campbell's corner.

The hosts failed to turn the few chances they had into goals as they suffered their eighth straight loss in all competitions.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2TiffoneySubstituted forBuchanat 84'minutes
  • 4McCormack
  • 5BatesBooked at 85mins
  • 3Dyer
  • 7WeatherstonSubstituted forMcLeanat 75'minutes
  • 6Fusco
  • 8Molloy
  • 11DaleSubstituted forJohnstonat 58'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 10Thomson

Substitutes

  • 12Johnston
  • 14Montgomery
  • 15Smith
  • 16Buchan
  • 17McLean
  • 18Dods
  • 21O'Neil

Forfar

  • 1Gallacher
  • 2TravisBooked at 80mins
  • 4Nicoll
  • 5O'Brien
  • 3Campbell
  • 7KaderSubstituted forTemplemanat 75'minutes
  • 6YoungSubstituted forHayat 58'minutes
  • 8HodgeBooked at 88mins
  • 11Denholm
  • 10FotheringhamBooked at 21minsSubstituted forBlackat 45'minutes
  • 9Allan

Substitutes

  • 12Templeman
  • 14Swankie
  • 15Hay
  • 16Black
  • 17Dunlop
  • 18Smith
  • 21King
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
602

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Foul by David Bates (Brechin City).

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt missed. Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

David Bates (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by David Bates (Brechin City).

Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Kevin Buchan replaces Jonathan Tiffoney.

Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Booking

Michael Travis (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael Travis (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Gary Fusco (Brechin City).

Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Willie Dyer (Brechin City).

Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Gary Fusco (Brechin City) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Paul McLean replaces David Weatherston because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Chris Templeman replaces Omar Kader.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Willie Dyer.

Foul by Craig Johnston (Brechin City).

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. David Weatherston (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Forfar Athletic).

Attempt missed. Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).

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

Foul by Andrew Black (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Kerr Hay replaces Derek Young.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar6411137613
2Ayr6411139413
3Dunfermline64022171412
4Airdrieonians6402107312
5Stenhousemuir63121214-210
6Peterhead623111749
7Albion6213810-27
8Stranraer6204511-66
9Cowdenbeath6114918-94
10Brechin6006416-120
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