Scottish League One
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Stenhousemuir 2-1 Forfar Athletic

Stenhousemuir moved six points clear of opponents Forfar Athletic and eased their relegation concerns as Colin McMenamin's header secured victory.

Stenny took the lead when Mark Gilhaney curled a shot into the bottom corner.

Forfar threatened a leveller through Gareth Rodger and Steven Craig before the latter found the net as the match entered its closing stages.

But McMenamin nodded home, leaving Cowden just two points clear of the League One relegation zone.

Line-ups

Stenhousemuir

  • 1McCabe
  • 2Robertson
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5MurrayBooked at 31mins
  • 3Summers
  • 7Mazana-MartinezSubstituted forCookat 89'minutes
  • 8Beith
  • 6StirlingBooked at 55mins
  • 11Gilhaney
  • 9McMenamin
  • 10SmallSubstituted forEddingtonat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hamilton
  • 14Marenghi
  • 15McCroary
  • 16Cook
  • 17Barclay
  • 18Eddington
  • 19Allan

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 2Young
  • 4O'Brien
  • 5Rodger
  • 3Kennedy
  • 7KaderSubstituted forSmithat 80'minutes
  • 8CraigBooked at 22mins
  • 6Martin
  • 11Denholm
  • 9Ryan
  • 10Swankie

Substitutes

  • 12Campbell
  • 14Smith
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16Hay
  • 17Devine
  • 18Yates
  • 21King
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
429

Match Stats

Home TeamStenhousemuirAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home21
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stenhousemuir 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Angus Beith (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

  5. Post update

    Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Fraser Eddington (Stenhousemuir).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Alan Cook replaces Carlos Mazana-Martinez.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Forfar Athletic 1. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Carlos Mazana-Martinez with a cross.

  9. Post update

    Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Fraser Eddington (Stenhousemuir).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic).

  12. Post update

    Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Stenhousemuir 1, Forfar Athletic 1. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andy Ryan with a cross.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Fraser Eddington replaces Lewis Small.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Scott Smith replaces Omar Kader.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Angus Beith (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.