Scottish Championship
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Brechin City 0-1 Dumbarton

Bottom side Brechin City's winless run in the Scottish Championship continued as Dumbarton secured victory with a late own goal at Glebe Park.

Brechin, with two draws this season, are now seven points behind Falkirk.

The hosts' Mark Stewart twice netted from offside positions in a scoreless first half.

And Willie Dyer's own goal from Christopher McLaughlin's cross gave the Sons a win that puts them four points clear of the second bottom Bairns.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 15SparkSubstituted forLynasat 86'minutes
  • 20Crighton
  • 2McLean
  • 4Fusco
  • 3Dyer
  • 11Watt
  • 6Dale
  • 21SinclairSubstituted forGrahamat 51'minutes
  • 18Orsi
  • 10LayneSubstituted forMcLennanat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Graham
  • 12O'Neil
  • 14Lynas
  • 17McLennan
  • 19O'Neil
  • 29Smith

Dumbarton

  • 1Gallacher
  • 12Wardrop
  • 4Dowie
  • 15HillBooked at 19mins
  • 3McLaughlin
  • 6Carswell
  • 14Hutton
  • 7GallagherSubstituted forMorrisonat 60'minutes
  • 10Walsh
  • 17RoySubstituted forWilsonat 77'minutes
  • 9StewartSubstituted forJohnstonat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Wilson
  • 11Johnston
  • 16Morrison
  • 18Prior
  • 19Ewings
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
538

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 0, Dumbarton 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 0, Dumbarton 1.

Foul by Sean Crighton (Brechin City).

Andy Dowie (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Sean Crighton (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Own Goal by Willie Dyer, Brechin City. Brechin City 0, Dumbarton 1.

Willie Dyer (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Greg Morrison (Dumbarton).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Aron Lynas replaces Euan Spark.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Chris Johnston replaces Mark Stewart.

Attempt saved. David Wilson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Willie Dyer (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Stewart (Dumbarton).

Attempt missed. Kalvin Orsi (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Graeme Smith (Brechin City) because of an injury.

Foul by Euan Spark (Brechin City).

Greg Morrison (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. David Wilson replaces Ally Roy.

Attempt missed. Tom Walsh (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

(Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Stewart (Dumbarton).

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Attempt missed. Tom Walsh (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Attempt blocked. Tom Walsh (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Liam Watt (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Finn Graham (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Christopher McLaughlin (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Connor McLennan (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Connor McLennan replaces Isaac Layne.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Greg Morrison replaces Calum Gallagher.

Finn Graham (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart Carswell (Dumbarton).

Attempt blocked. Isaac Layne (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Tom Walsh (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Calum Gallagher (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Finn Graham (Brechin City).

Attempt blocked. Isaac Layne (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Mirren127232417723
2Dundee Utd127231412223
3Livingston126422015522
4Dunfermline1263326121421
5Queen of Sth126332114721
6Morton124441614216
7Inverness CT123451316-313
8Dumbarton12345916-713
9Falkirk12165919-109
10Brechin120210825-172
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