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

Match ends, Stenhousemuir 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

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

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

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

Foul by Fraser Eddington (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

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

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.

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

Foul by Fraser Eddington (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic).

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

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

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

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.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Fraser Eddington replaces Lewis Small.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Scott Smith replaces Omar Kader.

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

Foul by Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic).

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

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jon Robertson (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic).

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

Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Euan Murray (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Michael Kennedy (Forfar Athletic).

Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

Attempt missed. Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Derek Young.

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Colin McCabe.

Attempt saved. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Carlos Mazana-Martinez (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline31226378215772
2Peterhead321611571353659
3Ayr311741057421555
4Stranraer32126143447-1342
5Airdrieonians31116143945-639
6Albion31109123340-739
7Stenhousemuir31106154170-2936
8Cowdenbeath3195174267-2532
9Forfar3179154151-1030
10Brechin3186173755-1830
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