Scottish League Two
East StirlingshireEast Stirlingshire2ElginElgin City0

East Stirlingshire 2-0 Elgin City

East Stirlingshire claimed an important victory in their bid to move away from the bottom of Scottish League Two.

They were ahead against Elgin City after 19 minutes as Jonny Court shot from the right side of the area from a Lloyd Kinnaird pass.

Mark Nicolson was off target with a shot and Kyle MacLeod headed at Darren Dolan as Elgin tried to force a way back into the game after the interval.

But Alistair Roy's shot secured the victory with three minutes left.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Dolan
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 4Greene
  • 5Cairnie
  • 3Shepherd
  • 7Faulds
  • 8McCabe
  • 6LynasBooked at 61mins
  • 11Kay
  • 9CourtSubstituted forWrightat 69'minutes
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forRoyat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Wright
  • 14Roy
  • 15Gilmour
  • 16Tully
  • 17Barnard
  • 18Murray
  • 19Townsley

Elgin

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 4McHardy
  • 5Gordon
  • 3HalsmanSubstituted forTrialistat 45'minutes
  • 7McLarenBooked at 32minsSubstituted forMcKenzieat 45'minutes
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Nicolson
  • 11MacPhee
  • 9Macleod
  • 10ReillySubstituted forGunnat 67'minutesBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 12McKenzie
  • 14Gunn
  • 15Moore
  • 16Trialist
  • 17McLean
  • 18Trialist
  • 21Black
Referee:
Craig Napier
Attendance:
241

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home7
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away10
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Archie MacPhee.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

  6. Post update

    Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Ally Roy (East Stirling).

  9. Post update

    Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0. Ally Roy (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

  11. Post update

    Aron Lynas (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Trialist (Elgin City).

  13. Post update

    Connor Greene (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Kay (East Stirling).

  16. Post update

    Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Ally Roy replaces David McKenna.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling).