Scottish League One
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Albion Rovers 4-1 Brechin City

Ally Love scored twice as Albion Rovers moved into Scottish League One's top four with a convincing win against Brechin City.

Love went twice early on before Scott McBride headed Rovers' opener.

Andrew Barrowman capitalised on a defensive error to make it two and Love finished off a swift counter-attack for the third.

Brechin's Paul McLean pulled a goal back from the penalty spot but Love then scored a spot-kick of his own.

Line-ups

Albion

  • 1StewartBooked at 77mins
  • 2ReidBooked at 58mins
  • 6Dunlop
  • 5Dunlop
  • 3Turnbull
  • 7FerrySubstituted forDavidsonat 66'minutes
  • 4FisherBooked at 79mins
  • 8Petrie
  • 11Love
  • 10McBrideSubstituted forMcRobbieat 73'minutes
  • 9BarrowmanSubstituted forGeorgievat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Talu
  • 14Archibald
  • 15Davidson
  • 16Georgiev
  • 17Lochhead
  • 18McRobbie

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2Fusco
  • 4McLean
  • 5Culjak
  • 3Dyer
  • 7MontgomerySubstituted forSmithat 58'minutes
  • 6Spence
  • 8Dale
  • 11TiffoneySubstituted forShepherdat 70'minutes
  • 9JacksonSubstituted forJohnstonat 90'minutes
  • 10Thomson

Substitutes

  • 12Molloy
  • 14Shepherd
  • 15Smith
  • 16McCormack
  • 17Johnston
  • 18Dods
  • 22O'Neil
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
210

Match Stats

Home TeamAlbionAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Albion Rovers 4, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Albion Rovers 4, Brechin City 1.

Goal!

Goal! Albion Rovers 4, Brechin City 1. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty Albion Rovers. Ross Davidson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Euan Smith (Brechin City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

Scott Shepherd (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Willie Dyer.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Johnston replaces Andy Jackson.

Darren Petrie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Spence (Brechin City).

Attempt saved. Callum McRobbie (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Spas Georgiev (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Willie Dyer (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Spas Georgiev replaces Andrew Barrowman.

Booking

Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers).

James Dale (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Ross Stewart (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Albion Rovers 3, Brechin City 1. Paul McLean (Brechin City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty conceded by Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Brechin City. Andy Jackson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Callum McRobbie replaces Scott McBride.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Scott Shepherd replaces Jonathan Tiffoney.

Foul by Darren Petrie (Albion Rovers).

Euan Smith (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Ross Davidson replaces Mark Ferry.

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Ally Love (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Attempt blocked. Andy Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Foul by Scott McBride (Albion Rovers).

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Euan Smith replaces Jamie Montgomery.

Booking

Alan Reid (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline25175360184256
2Peterhead26139461313048
3Ayr24134745331243
4Albion2410592832-435
5Airdrieonians25104113438-434
6Stranraer2695122738-1132
7Stenhousemuir2495103349-1632
8Cowdenbeath2574143556-2125
9Forfar2457123441-722
10Brechin2546152647-2118
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