Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 0-2 Airdrieonians

Airdrie boosted their League One play-off promotion hopes with victory at Forfar.

The visitors took the lead after 10 minutes when Alan Lithgow climbed to head home Nicky Cadden's corner.

Danny Lennon's side stretched their advantage with James Bain teeing up Jim Lister and he finished smartly in the Forfar penalty area.

The visitors ended a six-game winless streak while Forfar remain at the foot of the table.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 2Spark
  • 4Dunlop
  • 5Rodger
  • 3Hodge
  • 7Kader
  • 6Smith
  • 10Swankie
  • 11Denholm
  • 8CraigSubstituted forAitkenat 77'minutes
  • 9HaySubstituted forFotheringhamat 51'minutesBooked at 73mins

Substitutes

  • 12Young
  • 14Fotheringham
  • 15Campbell
  • 16Kennedy
  • 17MacKintosh
  • 18Aitken
  • 19King

Airdrieonians

  • 1Parry
  • 2Bain
  • 5Crighton
  • 6Lithgow
  • 3MacDonald
  • 7Stewart
  • 4Fitzpatrick
  • 8da Encarnação Pires Faria
  • 11Cadden
  • 9ListerSubstituted forBrownat 81'minutes
  • 10Mackin

Substitutes

  • 12Cox
  • 14O'Neil
  • 15McIntosh
  • 16Esposito
  • 17Prunty
  • 18Brown
  • 19Ferguson
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
577

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamAirdrieonians
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).

Dylan Mackin (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bain.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Euan Spark.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Adam Brown replaces Jim Lister.

Attempt missed. Matthew Aitken (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Matthew Aitken replaces Steven Craig.

Booking

Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Hugo Faria (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Euan Spark.

Attempt blocked. Kieran MacDonald (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians).

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Foul by Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic).

Alan Lithgow (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Kieran MacDonald (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jim Lister (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dylan Mackin (Airdrieonians).

Attempt saved. Nicky Cadden (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martyn Fotheringham replaces Kerr Hay.

Foul by Scott Smith (Forfar Athletic).

Nicky Cadden (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jim Lister (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Airdrieonians).

Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Second Half

Second Half begins Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

Attempt missed. Nicky Cadden (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Gareth Rodger.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2. Jim Lister (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jamie Bain.

Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Stewart (Airdrieonians).

Foul by Alan Lithgow (Airdrieonians).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline34237482275576
2Peterhead341611772423059
3Ayr341841261441758
4Stranraer34146144248-648
5Albion341110133441-743
6Airdrieonians34127154250-843
7Cowdenbeath34116174568-2339
8Stenhousemuir34107174276-3437
9Brechin34106184458-1436
10Forfar34810164555-1034
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