Scottish League One
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Peterhead 4-1 Brechin City

Rory McAllister's hat-trick helped promotion-chasing Peterhead to a thumping 4-1 victory over Brechin City.

McAllister converted Shane Sutherland's cross on 25 minutes and added his second on the stroke of half-time with a thunderous strike.

Liam Watt pulled one back just after the hour mark, turning in Paul McLean's cross, but McAllister and Sutherland struck in the final quarter.

Bottom side Brechin are seven points adrift of ninth-placed Forfar Athletic.

Line-ups

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 4RossBooked at 70mins
  • 6Strachan
  • 5GilchristBooked at 65mins
  • 7Stevenson
  • 8RedmanBooked at 47mins
  • 22FerryBooked at 84mins
  • 14DzierzawskiSubstituted forBlockleyat 72'minutes
  • 11RileySubstituted forBrownat 62'minutes
  • 9McAllisterBooked at 5minsSubstituted forRodgersat 80'minutes
  • 10Sutherland

Substitutes

  • 2Blockley
  • 18Brown
  • 19Lawrence
  • 20Rodgers
  • 21Jarvie

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 4McCormack
  • 5Culjak
  • 3DyerBooked at 90mins
  • 7Tiffoney
  • 6FuscoBooked at 44minsSubstituted forShepherdat 59'minutes
  • 8Dale
  • 11WattSubstituted forMontgomeryat 87'minutes
  • 10Thomson
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forSmithat 53'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Molloy
  • 14Shepherd
  • 15Smith
  • 16Montgomery
  • 17Dods
  • 21O'Neil
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
680

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterheadAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Peterhead 4, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterhead 4, Brechin City 1.

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Rodgers (Peterhead).

Booking

Willie Dyer (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Shane Sutherland (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Willie Dyer (Brechin City).

Attempt missed. Darren McCormack (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

Jonathan Tiffoney (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 4, Brechin City 1. Shane Sutherland (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Rodgers with a cross.

Attempt saved. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Jamie Montgomery replaces Liam Watt because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead).

Liam Watt (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Booking

Simon Ferry (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Simon Ferry (Peterhead).

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Shane Sutherland (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Darren McCormack (Brechin City).

Foul by Nathan Blockley (Peterhead).

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Andy Rodgers (Peterhead).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Andy Rodgers replaces Rory McAllister.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 3, Brechin City 1. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Darren McCormack.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Nathan Blockley replaces Kevin Dzierzawski.

Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ally Gilchrist.

Booking

Scott Ross (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Ross (Peterhead).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ally Gilchrist.

Attempt saved. Lukas Culjak (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Jamie Stevenson.

Attempt saved. Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline26185366194759
2Peterhead27149465323351
3Ayr25144746331346
4Albion25105102833-535
5Airdrieonians26104123439-534
6Stranraer2795132844-1632
7Stenhousemuir2595113552-1732
8Cowdenbeath2684143858-2028
9Forfar2567123541-625
10Brechin2646162751-2418
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