Match ends, Montrose 3, Elgin City 1.
Struggling Montrose dominated League Two leaders Elgin City en route to a 3-1 Links Park victory.
Christopher Templeman and Gary Fraser struck either side of half-time for the impressive hosts.
Adrian Mallagaray put the game well beyond Elgin five minutes later with a tap-in, courtesy of another good ball from Templeman.
Neil Martyniuk put through his own goal with a misplaced header late on, but it would not spoil Montrose's day.
- 2PascazioBooked at 34mins
- 11MallagarayBooked at 84minsSubstituted forTrialistat 86'minutes
- 8TemplemanSubstituted forFergusonat 79'minutes
- 9FraserSubstituted forMcLeodat 88'minutes
- 2DrydenSubstituted forRossat 67'minutes
- 7McKenzieSubstituted forMacleodat 58'minutes
- 10EastonSubstituted forCooperat 67'minutes
- Steven Reid
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Montrose 3, Elgin City 1.
Own Goal by Neil Martyniuk, Montrose. Montrose 3, Elgin City 1.
Substitution, Montrose. Kyle McLeod replaces Gary Fraser.
Terry Masson (Montrose) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).
Substitution, Montrose. Trialist replaces Adrian Mallagaray.
Adrian Mallagaray (Montrose) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Attempt blocked. Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Ryan Ferguson (Montrose) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Substitution, Montrose. Ryan Ferguson replaces Chris Templeman.
Attempt missed. Gary Fraser (Montrose) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.
Foul by Steven Ross (Elgin City).
Ross Campbell (Montrose) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Jamie Duff (Elgin City).
Chris Templeman (Montrose) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Steven Ross (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Aaron Comrie (Montrose).
Attempt missed. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) header from very close range is just a bit too high.
Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Aaron Comrie.