Scottish League One
ForfarForfar Athletic3AyrAyr United1

Forfar Athletic 3-1 Ayr United

Andy Ryan scored twice as Forfar Athletic beat Ayr United and moved out of the Scottish League One relegation zone.

Ryan fired into the top corner to give Forfar the lead but Ayr were level through Ryan Stevenson's strike.

Another Ryan shot gave the hosts the advantage again in the second half.

And Steven Craig finished with his left foot to seal all three points for the home side and move them up to 10th in the division.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 2SparkSubstituted forYatesat 80'minutes
  • 4O'Brien
  • 5Rodger
  • 3Kennedy
  • 7Kader
  • 6HodgeSubstituted forTrialistat 45'minutes
  • 10Swankie
  • 11Denholm
  • 8Craig
  • 9Ryan

Substitutes

  • 12Campbell
  • 14Hay
  • 15Trialist
  • 16Devine
  • 17Mailer
  • 18Yates
  • 21King

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Devlin
  • 5Graham
  • 7McCrorieSubstituted forMcLauchlanat 21'minutesBooked at 48mins
  • 3BoyleSubstituted forDonaldat 21'minutes
  • 10TroutenBooked at 90mins
  • 6StevensonSubstituted forCrawfordat 67'minutes
  • 4DochertyBooked at 72mins
  • 11Forrest
  • 8MooreBooked at 80mins
  • 9Preston

Substitutes

  • 12Crawford
  • 14Wardrope
  • 15Donald
  • 16McLauchlan
  • 17Adams
  • 18Hodge
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
614

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home15
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Ayr United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Ayr United 1.

  3. Booking

    Alan Trouten (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Alan Trouten (Ayr United).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Craig Moore (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

  8. Post update

    Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Alan Forrest (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Yates replaces Euan Spark because of an injury.

  12. Booking

    Craig Moore (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Euan Spark (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Craig Moore (Ayr United).

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Craig Moore (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Trialist (Forfar Athletic).

  17. Post update

    Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Darren Hill.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jordan Preston (Ayr United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Ayr United 1. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Trialist.