Match ends, Brechin City 5, Peterhead 1.
Robert Thomson netted a hat-trick as Brechin boosted their Scottish League One survival hopes with a convincing victory over Peterhead.
Thomson provided the assist for Andrew Jackson's fifth-minute opener before the striker found the net with a lob.
Nathan Blockley reduced the deficit on the half-hour mark but goals from Liam Watt and Thomson extended City's lead before the break.
In-form Thomson completed his treble in the 66th minute.
- 7RobsonBooked at 25minsSubstituted forTiffoneyat 69'minutes
- 6SpenceSubstituted forSmithat 44'minutes
- 10ThomsonSubstituted forCoogansat 75'minutes
- 4RossSubstituted forLawrenceat 18'minutes
- 11RileySubstituted forRodgersat 55'minutes
- 15McIntoshSubstituted forFerriesat 68'minutes
- John McKendrick
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Brechin City 5, Peterhead 1.
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Marc Lawrence (Peterhead).
Attempt missed. Jordon Brown (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).
Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin Dzierzawski (Peterhead).
Foul by James Dale (Brechin City).
Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Gary Fusco.
Foul by Darren McCormack (Brechin City).
Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Steven Noble.
Foul by Euan Smith (Brechin City).
Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Substitution, Brechin City. Liam Coogans replaces Robert Thomson.