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Gary Fusco concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Stevenson. Jamie Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott Gemmill. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Gary Mackay-Steven leaves the field to be replaced by Gary Muir.
Paul McLean fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 2-2 Brechin.
Ryan McCord takes a shot. Save made by Craig Nelson.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David McKenna, save made by Mark Ridgers.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary Mackay-Steven.
Gary Mackay-Steven challenges James Redman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McLean takes the free kick.
Mark Archdeacon takes a outswinging corner to the near post.
Mark Archdeacon replaces Neil Janczyk.
James Redman challenges Graeme Goodall unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Graeme Goodall.
Graeme Goodall fouled by Rory McAllister, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Ridgers restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on David White by Scott Gemmill results in a free kick. David White takes the direct free kick.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with Gary Fusco coming on for Mark Docherty.
Kevin Byers leaves the field to be replaced by James Redman.
Kevin Byers produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Edward Forrest finds the net with a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 2-1 Brechin.Corner from the right by-line taken by Gary Mackay-Steven, Gary Mackay-Steven provided the assist for the goal.
Gary Mackay-Steven takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Rory McAllister manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Stevenson from the left by-line.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Stevenson played to the near post, clearance by Craig Molloy.
Graeme Goodall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rory McAllister. Neil Janczyk takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Graeme Goodall on Rory McAllister. Neil Janczyk hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 1-1 Brechin.
Andrew Ferguson scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 1-0 Brechin.Assist by Edward Forrest.
David White is shown a yellow card. Foul by David White on Scott Gemmill, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jamie Stevenson.
Phillip Johnston takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.
Andrew Ferguson comes on in place of Phillip Johnston.
Edward Forrest shown a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Rory McAllister by Edward Forrest results in a free kick. Kevin Byers restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Rory McAllister by Edward Forrest results in a free kick. Rory McAllister restarts play with the free kick.
Rory McAllister handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Mark Ridgers takes the free kick.
Rory McAllister has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
The referee gives a free kick against Rory McAllister for handball. Edward Forrest takes the direct free kick.
Corner from left by-line taken by Neil Janczyk.
Effort from the edge of the box by David McKenna goes wide of the left-hand post.
Edward Forrest fouled by David McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Ridgers restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Scott Gemmill by Ewan Moyes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Stevenson.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jamie Bain. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Foul by Kevin Byers on Jamie Stevenson, free kick awarded. Mark Ridgers restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, Edward Forrest makes a clearance.
Mark Docherty decides to take a short corner.
Andrew Cook challenges Scott Gemmill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie Stevenson takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Byers by Rhys Devlin. Neil Janczyk takes the free kick.
Rory McAllister takes a shot. Save made by Mark Ridgers.
Rory McAllister takes a shot. Save by Mark Ridgers.
David McKenna takes a shot.
David McKenna is caught offside. Edward Forrest restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Paul McLean, clearance made by Jamie Stevenson.
Craig Molloy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Stevenson. Edward Forrest takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Mark Ridgers.
The referee gets the game started.
The referee starts the second half.
The ref blows to end the first period.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Airdrie without suspended Lovering
Airdrie will be without captain Paul Lovering through suspension for the visit of Brechin.
Youngster Tony Watt left the club this week to start his career at Celtic, prompting manager Jimmy Boyle to move quickly to sign Gary McKay-Steven and Andy Ferguson.
There are no injuries at the Lanarkshire club and the new-boys are included against a side that Boyle rates highly.
He said: "I had Brechin watched against Queen of the South during the week and the report I got back was that they are a very impressive side.
"They are favourites for this game but we will have a go at them and my guys will go out and give everything as they usually do."
Brechin will again be without defender Gerry McLaughlan and midfielder Charlie King.
Manager Jim Weir will select from the same squad that shocked Queen of the South in the Scottish Cup on Tuesday, although he does not want his men to dwell too long on their 2-1 win at Palmerston.
He said: "I want us to take confidence from that win but have our feet back firmly on the ground come kick off at Airdrie.
"They have given us two really hard games this season and their performance at our place was the best I have seen from a visiting side at Glebe Park.
"We had to work hard for a 3-1 win that day and I expect the same this time out."
Brechin strike late for point
Brechin earned a valuable point in their promotion push as they drew 2-2 with Airdrie.
The away side denied Airdrie the chance to take all three points with an equaliser coming in the 87th minute.
Both sides tried their luck from long range in the first half with little success before substitute Andrew Ferguson opened the scoring for Airdrie three minutes into the second half when he converted Edward Forrest's cross.
That lead lasted little over a minute, though, as Neil Janczyk scored an equaliser for Brechin direct from a free-kick.
Forrest then put the home side back in front six minutes later when he fired home from inside the box.
Forrest's goal looked like it was going to be the winner before Paul McLean unleashed a left-footed strike from 20 yards that sailed into the top right of the goal three minutes from time to steal a point for Brechin.
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