Elgin 1-0 Berwick: Match Report

23 January 2016 06:34

Craig Gunn fires Elgin to victory over 10-man Berwick

Leaders Elgin moved five points clear at the top of Scottish League Two as Craig Gunn's solitary strike fired them to victory against Berwick.

Elgin made a bright start, with Archie McPhee rifling a shot inches wide from 25 yards and Gunn spurning two good chances shortly afterwards.

Gunn did open the scoring for the home side in the 12th minute, slamming the ball into the roof of the net.

Berwick goalkeeper Kevin Walker pulled off a superb save to deny Mark Nicolson while at the other end Darryl McHardy was on hand to volley off the line.

The visitors were reduced to 10 men at the start of the second half when defender Johnny Fairbairn was sent off for elbowing Dylan Easton.

Connor McLaren had the best of the late chances for Elgin as they saw out the game comfortably.


Source: PA


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