Scottish League Two
East Fife3Montrose0

East Fife 3-0 Montrose

East Fife preserved their seven-point advantage at the top of Scottish League Two with victory over second-bottom Montrose.

Jason Kerr's shot was deflected in by team-mate Jonathan Page for the opener.

Stevie Campbell fired home a superb free-kick after Aaron Comrie had fouled the Fifers' Kevin Smith.

And with little more than a quarter of the game played, Gary Naysmith neatly played in Nathan Austin to net the third.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 21Kelly
  • 16Mercer
  • 17Kerr
  • 5Page
  • 15NaysmithSubstituted forMullenat 77'minutes
  • 11Wilkie
  • 4CampbellSubstituted forBrownat 86'minutes
  • 3Slattery
  • 10Smith
  • 9Austin
  • 20InsallSubstituted forCooteat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 2Mullen
  • 6McManus
  • 8Brown
  • 12O'Kane
  • 18Austin
  • 19Coote

Montrose

  • 1Millar
  • 2Comrie
  • 5ClarkeSubstituted forHarwoodat 29'minutes
  • 6Pascazio
  • 3Steeves
  • 7McWalterSubstituted forFergusonat 56'minutes
  • 4MassonBooked at 43mins
  • 8Webster
  • 11Mallagaray
  • 9FraserBooked at 73minsSubstituted forMilneat 82'minutes
  • 10Campbell

Substitutes

  • 12Ferguson
  • 14Martyniuk
  • 15Milne
  • 16Hester
  • 17McLeod
  • 18Harwood
  • 21Butter
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
854

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamMontrose
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home4
Away0
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, East Fife 3, Montrose 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Fife 3, Montrose 0.

Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).

Graham Webster (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Ross Brown replaces Steven Campbell.

Jason Kerr (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Ferguson (Montrose).

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Declan Milne replaces Gary Fraser.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Alistair Coote replaces Jamie Insall.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Fraser Mullen replaces Gary Naysmith.

Foul by Scott Mercer (East Fife).

Graham Webster (Montrose) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Patrick Slattery (East Fife).

Terry Masson (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Gary Fraser (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.

Scott Mercer (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gary Fraser (Montrose).

Foul by Jamie Insall (East Fife).

Andrew Steeves (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Patrick Slattery (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Fraser (Montrose).

Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Adrian Mallagaray (Montrose).

Scott Mercer (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Graham Webster (Montrose).

Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Comrie (Montrose).

Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross Campbell (Montrose).

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Jordan Millar.

Attempt saved. Steven Campbell (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Ryan Ferguson replaces Kieran McWalter.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Aaron Comrie.

Foul by Nathan Austin (East Fife).

Adrian Mallagaray (Montrose) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Greg Pascazio.

Second Half

Second Half begins East Fife 3, Montrose 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, East Fife 3, Montrose 0.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Gary Naysmith.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1East Fife33186961382360
2Annan Athletic331581066521453
3Clyde331651252421053
4Queen's Park331410943291452
5Elgin33157115144752
6Stirling33128134341244
7Berwick33127144148-743
8Arbroath33115174045-538
9Montrose33108154869-2138
10East Stirlingshire3384213774-3728
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