Match ends, Arbroath 3, Montrose 1.
Bobby Linn scored twice as Arbroath got back to winning ways against Montrose in Scottish League Two.
Linn opened the scoring with a low finish in the 23rd minute and fired home a second six minutes after the hour mark.
Greg Rutherford converted from close range to put Arbroath three up with 11 minutes to go.
And, although Graham Webster pulled one back, the hosts moved to within two points of their opponents.
- 2MunroBooked at 8mins
- 3JohnstoneBooked at 78mins
- 7LinnSubstituted forLowdonat 90'minutes
- 6WhatleyBooked at 86mins
- 8StewartSubstituted forGoldat 60'minutes
- 11RamsayBooked at 84mins
- 9GrehanSubstituted forTrialistat 67'minutes
- 5ReochBooked at 59mins
- 8MallagaraySubstituted forMcCordat 61'minutesBooked at 90mins
- 11WebsterBooked at 78mins
- 9FraserSubstituted forMilneat 71'minutes
- 10CampbellSubstituted forMalinat 88'minutes
- Steven Reid
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Arbroath 3, Montrose 1.
Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Craig Watson.
Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jordan Millar.
Attempt saved. Greg Rutherford (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Ross McCord (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.
Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Ross McCord.
Substitution, Arbroath. Jordan Lowdon replaces Bobby Linn.
Substitution, Montrose. Gavin Malin replaces Ross Campbell.
Mark Whatley (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).
Graham Webster (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Darren Ramsay (Arbroath).
Ross McCord (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Goal! Arbroath 3, Montrose 1. Graham Webster (Montrose) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Terry Masson (Montrose) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.
Jamie Clarke (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Ross McCord (Montrose).
Goal! Arbroath 3, Montrose 0. Greg Rutherford (Arbroath) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Craig Watson.