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Graeme Holmes fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Alloa 3-0 Stranraer.Assist by Ross McCord.
Corner taken by Ross McCord from the right by-line, clearance by Mark Staunton.
Robert Thomson takes a shot. Save by Russell Cadwell.
Short corner worked by Ross McCord.
The ball is swung over by James Doyle, Mark Staunton gets a block in. Ross McCord comes on in place of Stephen Simmons. Short corner worked by Mark Docherty.
The ball is sent over by Michael Dunlop, clearance by Jason Marr.
A cross is delivered by Stephen Simmons, clearance by Russell Cadwell.
Stephen Simmons has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Maxwell Wright joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sean Winter. Kevin Cawley goes off and Mark Docherty comes on.
Daryll Meggatt has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Moore on David Cox. Robert Thomson on for David Cox. Darren Young takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Cox, Michael Dunlop manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by James Doyle, Header by Martin Grehan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Ben Gordon on Craig Malcolm, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Christopher Aitken, save by Scott Bain.
Michael Moore joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan Borris.
Martin Grehan takes a shot. Save by Russell Cadwell.
Short corner taken by Daryll Meggatt from the left by-line.
Stephen Simmons takes a shot. Ryan Borris gets a block in.
Ryan Borris concedes a free kick for a foul on David Cox. Free kick taken by David Cox.
Daryll Meggatt takes a shot. Mark Staunton gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Cox.
David Cox crosses the ball, Lloyd Kinnaird makes a clearance.
Kevin Cawley takes a shot. Save by Russell Cadwell.
Darren Young concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Winter. Christopher Aitken takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Cox from the right by-line, clearance by Russell Cadwell.
Russell Cadwell replaces Robert Love.
David Mitchell is shown a red card for professional foul.
David Mitchell gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Stephen Simmons. Martin Grehan scores a placed penalty. Alloa 2-0 Stranraer.
Sean Winter sends in a cross, Robert Love takes a shot. Scott Bain makes a comfortable save.
A cross is delivered by David Cox, Michael Dunlop gets a block in. Corner taken short by David Cox. James Doyle produces a cross, Graeme Holmes has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Unfair challenge on Mark Staunton by Martin Grehan results in a free kick. David Mitchell restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Doyle by Michael Dunlop. Direct free kick taken by David Cox.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Malcolm. Direct free kick taken by Ben Gordon.
Robert Love gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Simmons. Free kick taken by Darren Young.
James Doyle fouled by Ryan Borris, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by David Cox, David Mitchell makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Daryll Meggatt.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Borris by James Doyle. Michael Dunlop takes the free kick.
Craig Malcolm sends in a cross, James Doyle makes a clearance.
Darren Young takes a shot. Comfortable save by David Mitchell.
Corner taken by Christopher Aitken, Darren Young makes a clearance.
David Cox challenges Grant Gallagher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Frank McKeown.
David Cox fouled by Ryan Borris, the ref awards a free kick. David Cox takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Martin Grehan by Michael Dunlop results in a free kick. David Cox takes the free kick, Ben Gordon takes a shot. Clearance by Mark Staunton.
Kevin Cawley finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Alloa 1-0 Stranraer.Graeme Holmes provided the assist for the goal.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Cawley. Free kick taken by David Mitchell.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Love on Stephen Simmons. Stephen Simmons takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken by David Cox, save by David Mitchell.
Kevin Cawley takes a shot. David Mitchell makes a comfortable save.
Foul by Sean Winter on Daryll Meggatt, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by David Cox from left wing, clearance made by Frank McKeown.
A cross is delivered by James Doyle, Frank McKeown manages to make a clearance.
Ryan Borris concedes a free kick for a foul on James Doyle. Direct free kick taken by David Cox.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Simmons on Mark Staunton. Free kick taken by Mark Staunton.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Christopher Aitken, clearance made by Ben Gordon.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Cawley by Grant Gallagher. Stephen Simmons takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Grant Gallagher by David Cox results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Mitchell.
French rookie set for Wasps bow
Alloa include 16-year-old French striker Noel Makambo in their ranks for the first time as they look to return to winning ways by seeing off visitors Stranraer.
Midfielder Ryan McCord is manager Paul Hartley's only doubt as he has been suffering from a virus all week, with Makambo being drafted in after outstanding displays in the Wasps' youth side.
Hartley said: "We were very flat when we lost to Stenhousemuir last weekend, which is not like us at all, and Noel may well just give us something a bit different as we look to pick up a three point haul again.
"We need to put that poor performance behind us although we know from our days in the Third Division how resolute Stranraer can be."
Stranraer have striker Michael Moore available following an Achilles injury and he will be let loose at some stage of the game at Recreation Park.
Defender David MacGregor continues to be absent due to a knee problem as the Blues look for their first away points of the season.
Manager Keith Knox said: "We have been doing well at home where a pressing style has helped us to a win and a couple of draws. We need to take that on our travels now.
"We know Alloa well from last season in the Third Division and I remember that we cannot afford to sit back and let them pass the ball around. They will really hurt us if they do that."
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