Scottish League Two
Arbroath3East Stirlingshire0

Arbroath 3-0 East Stirlingshire

Arbroath ended a run of three straight defeats to beat fellow strugglers East Stirlingshire.

Craig Wilson opened the scoring with a header from Jordan Lowdon's pass.

East Stirlingshire goalkeeper Richard Barnard kept his side in the game; saving well from Josh Skelly and Andy Munro.

Kane Hester hit a post before Mark Whatley doubled the lead when he found the top right corner and Mark Williams added a third from close range.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 5Rutherford
  • 4Munro
  • 3Lowdon
  • 7Linn
  • 8WilliamsSubstituted forGoldat 82'minutes
  • 6Whatley
  • 11RamsaySubstituted forReidat 74'minutes
  • 9RutherfordSubstituted forHesterat 62'minutes
  • 10Skelly

Substitutes

  • 12Reid
  • 14Hester
  • 15Alvarez
  • 16Gold
  • 21Brodie

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 4Greene
  • 5Fisher
  • 6Cairnie
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 9RussellSubstituted forMcMillanat 63'minutes
  • 8Kay
  • 11McMullin
  • 3Donaldson
  • 7OrrSubstituted forWallaceat 79'minutes
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forWrightat 55'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Faulds
  • 14Lynas
  • 15McMillan
  • 16Wallace
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Wright
  • 19Townsley
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
609

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Kay (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

  5. Post update

    Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Kane Hester (Arbroath).

  7. Post update

    Reece Donaldson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Kay (East Stirling).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. David Gold replaces Mark Williams.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Thomas Orr.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

  14. Post update

    Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Craig Wilson (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Gavin McMillan (East Stirling).

  17. Post update

    Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

  18. Post update

    Thomas Orr (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. Jamie Reid replaces Darren Ramsay.

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Arbroath 3, East Stirling 0. Mark Williams (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Wilson.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1East Fife29155950371350
2Elgin29154104839949
3Clyde281441042311146
4Queen's Park28128835231244
5Annan Athletic2711795046440
6Stirling29116123934539
7Berwick29106133647-1136
8Montrose29106134457-1336
9Arbroath29105143637-135
10East Stirlingshire2983183564-2927
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