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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Airdrieonians 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bain.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Euan Spark.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Airdrieonians. Adam Brown replaces Jim Lister.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Matthew Aitken replaces Steven Craig.

  10. Booking

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Euan Spark.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians).

  18. Post update

    Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic).

  20. Post update

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

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