Scottish League Two
East FifeEast Fife0ArbroathArbroath1

East Fife 0-1 Arbroath

Bobby Linn's late free-kick gave Arbroath their first Scottish League Two win of the season.

Arbroath's Sergio Cecilia pulled an early effort past the post before team-mate Darren Ramsay sweetly struck an effort which went just over the bar.

East Fife's Kevin Smith missed the target either side of the break, his second-half effort sailing over.

Linn won it in the 80th minute, his well-taken free-kick nestling in the top corner.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 16Mercer
  • 17Kerr
  • 5PageBooked at 79mins
  • 15Naysmith
  • 8BrownSubstituted forMurrayat 73'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 6Walker
  • 11Wilkie
  • 3SlatterySubstituted forSutherlandat 82'minutes
  • 9Austin
  • 10Smith

Substitutes

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

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 4Little
  • 5Watson
  • 3JohnstoneBooked at 61mins
  • 7Linn
  • 6Whatley
  • 8StewartBooked at 76mins
  • 11RamsaySubstituted forReidat 70'minutes
  • 10AlvarezSubstituted forClarkeat 61'minutes
  • 9RyanSubstituted forGrehanat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Grehan
  • 14Munro
  • 15Reid
  • 16Hester
  • 17Lowdon
  • 18Clarke
  • 21Brodie
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
518

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home5
Away6
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Fife 0, Arbroath 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Fife 0, Arbroath 1.

  3. Post update

    Jason Kerr (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Martin Grehan (Arbroath).

  5. Post update

    Scott Mercer (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Clarke (Arbroath).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Allan Walker.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

  10. Post update

    Keiran Stewart (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Booking

    Craig Murray (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Allan Walker (East Fife) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Reid (Arbroath).

  14. Post update

    Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Ricky Little.

  15. Post update

    Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Clarke (Arbroath).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. Martin Grehan replaces Andy Ryan.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Craig Sutherland replaces Patrick Slattery.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! East Fife 0, Arbroath 1. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

  20. Booking

    Jonathan Page (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.