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Annan Athletic 2-2 Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion clinched a 2-2 draw at Annan Athletic with a stunning second-half fightback that keeps their League Two play-off hopes alive.

A Lewis Guy drive from an acute angle and a Josh Todd strike either side of half-time set Annan on their way.

Lewis McLear pulled one back for Stirling before Sean Dickinson's penalty completed the comeback after Peter Watson handled on 77 minutes.

Stirling remain sixth, three points behind Annan, who slip down to fifth.

Line-ups

Annan Athletic

  • 1Currie
  • 2Jago
  • 5Watson
  • 3NicollBooked at 86mins
  • 11Omar
  • 6McStaySubstituted forOsadolorat 59'minutes
  • 7Sloan
  • 4McNiff
  • 10Todd
  • 8Flynn
  • 9GuySubstituted forMortonat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hart
  • 14Osadolor
  • 15McDonald
  • 16McColm
  • 17Morton
  • 18Norman
  • 19Black

Stirling

  • 1Smith
  • 2Johnston
  • 5SmithSubstituted forMcGeachieat 57'minutes
  • 6McMillan
  • 3Forsyth
  • 7LamontSubstituted forOlanrewajuat 57'minutes
  • 8MclearSubstituted forBeattieat 71'minutes
  • 4Robertson
  • 11Dickson
  • 9Doris
  • 10Smith

Substitutes

  • 12Hamilton
  • 14Kouider-Aissa
  • 15Verlaque
  • 16McGeachie
  • 17Binnie
  • 18Olanrewaju
  • 19Beattie
Referee:
Craig Napier
Attendance:
426

Match Stats

Home TeamAnnan AthleticAway TeamStirling
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home16
Away13
Shots on Target
Home11
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away8
Fouls
Home15
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Annan Athletic 2, Stirling Albion 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 2, Stirling Albion 2.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Martin McNiff.

Attempt missed. Josh Todd (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Philip Johnston.

Attempt missed. Smart Osadolor (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jordan Morton (Annan Athletic).

Josh Todd (Annan Athletic) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Chris Smith.

Attempt saved. Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Ross McMillan (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Blair Currie.

Attempt saved. Darren L. Smith (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Kevin Nicoll (Annan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Beattie (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Annan Athletic).

Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic).

Attempt saved. Jordan Morton (Annan Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Moses Olanrewaju (Stirling Albion).

Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Jordan Morton replaces Lewis Guy.

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 2, Stirling Albion 2. Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Peter Watson (Annan Athletic) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. Smart Osadolor (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Philip Johnston.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Craig Beattie replaces Lewis Mclear because of an injury.

Delay in match Lewis Mclear (Stirling Albion) because of an injury.

Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).

Lewis Guy (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Steven Doris (Stirling Albion) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Rabin Omar (Annan Athletic).

Foul by Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion).

Kevin Nicoll (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Smart Osadolor (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin26144845341146
2East Fife2713594334944
3Queen's Park26126834221242
4Clyde2412393527839
5Annan Athletic2511684539639
6Stirling26106103731636
7Arbroath2695123333032
8Montrose2795133954-1532
9Berwick2685133247-1529
10East Stirlingshire2573153254-2224
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