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Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Steele on Daniel Griffin. Darren Hill takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by David Cox from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Ian Harty gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Hill. Free kick taken by Darren Hill.
Andrew Aitken concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordyn Sheerin. Direct free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.
Inswinging corner taken by Chris Jardine from the left by-line, clearance made by Darren Hill.
Jordyn Sheerin comes on in place of Josh Falkingham.
Daniel Griffin scores an own goal. Annan Athletic 1-2 Arbroath.The assist for the goal came from Graeme Bell.
Paul Sheerin has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is crossed by Graeme Bell. Josh Falkingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Jardine. Free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Direct free kick taken by Chris Jardine.
Craig Wedderburn shown a red card for professional foul.
Jack Steele fouled by Keith Gibson, the ref awards a free kick. Andrew Aitken takes the direct free kick.
Daniel Griffin produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Steven Doris on for David McGowan.
John MacBeth shown a red card.
David Cox has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
A cross is delivered by Aaron Muirhead.
Sean O'Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Griffin. Daniel Griffin restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Griffin replaces Gavin Swankie.
The referee shows Stuart Malcolm a red card.
Jack Steele is brought on as a substitute for Steven Sloan.
Mark Docherty goes off and Graeme Bell comes on.
Craig Wedderburn grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Annan Athletic 0-2 Arbroath.Corner taken by Gavin Swankie from the left by-line, the assist for the goal came from Gavin Swankie.
David McGowan fires in a goal from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 0-1 Arbroath.
David McGowan takes a shot. Save by Craig Summersgill.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Sheerin by Kevin Neilson. Direct free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.
David Cox fouled by Ross Chisholm, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Jardine.
Sean O'Connor takes a shot. Darren Hill makes a comfortable save.
The referee cautions John MacBeth for unsporting behaviour. John MacBeth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin McMullan. Kevin McMullan restarts play with the free kick.
David Cox takes a shot. Save made by Darren Hill.
Ian Harty takes a shot. Save made by Darren Hill.
Corner taken left-footed by Mark Docherty, save made by Darren Hill.
Andrew Aitken delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Mark Docherty, clearance by Darren Hill.
Paul Sheerin crosses the ball.
Sean O'Connor takes a shot. Blocked by Darren Hill.
Foul by John MacBeth on Keith Gibson, free kick awarded. Kevin McMullan takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Chris Jardine from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Aaron Muirhead goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Paul Sheerin takes a shot. Save by Craig Summersgill.
Chris Jardine takes a inswinging corner.
Gavin Swankie fouled by Chris Jardine, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Paul Sheerin from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Docherty by Josh Falkingham. Free kick taken by John MacBeth.
Chris Jardine takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.
Corner taken left-footed by David Cox from the right by-line, Stuart Malcolm manages to make a clearance.
Shot from outside the area by Gavin Swankie misses to the left of the goal.
Paul Sheerin takes a shot. Save by Sean O'Connor.
Sean O'Connor has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
David Cox is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Darren Hill.
John MacBeth concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Falkingham. Josh Falkingham produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Craig Summersgill.
Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Kevin Neilson misses to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Chris Jardine handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Ross Chisholm.
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Sean O'Connor misses to the right of the target.
Stuart Malcolm challenges Chris Jardine unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Neilson restarts play with the free kick.
Steven Sloan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin McMullan. Free kick taken by Kevin McMullan.
Gilfillan banned for Annan
Annan will be without suspended midfielder Bryan Gilfillan for the visit of league leaders Arbroath.
Manager Harry Cairney is also sweating on the fitness of Neil MacFarlane and Jack Steele who suffered knocks at the weekend.
The Galabank men will move into a play-off place if they can finally overcome their hoodoo of having never won a game in midweek since becoming an SFL side two-and-a-half years ago.
Cairney said: "I think mentioning our record to the players the other week has backfired a wee bit as people have made it a bigger thing than it needs to be.
"This would be a great game regardless of whether it is a midweek game or a weekend one."
Arbroath manager Paul Sheerin has midfield dynamo Ross Chisholm available after a two-game ban for the trip.
However, defender Alan Rattray remains sidelined through injury.
Sheerin is hoping his table-topping men show more energy after they looked jaded during Saturday's game at Hampden against Queen's Park, where the Red Lichties sneaked away with a point.
Sheerin said: "For some reason we were second to everything at Hampden, particularly in the first half, and we looked really laboured and almost lacklustre throughout.
"Hopefully we have that out of our systems now and can go to Annan up for the challenge. Annan won at our place earlier in the season so I know how difficult this game will be."
Arbroath edge ill-tempered clash
Arbroath cemented their place at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Annan in an ill-tempered game which saw three players sent off.
All the action happened in a frenetic second half, with the visitors grabbing two quick-fire goals within eight minutes of the restart through David McGowan and Craig Wedderburn.
McGowan's opener was the best moment of the game as the midfielder unleashed an unstoppable effort from 25 yards after 49 minutes, and Wedderburn doubled the visitors' advantage four minutes later.
The red mist then descended as Stuart Malcolm's sending off started a spell of three red cards in 18 minutes.
John MacBeth was given his marching orders for the hosts after picking up a second booking, and Wedderburn soon followed him down the tunnel for violent conduct.
With 10 minutes to play, Daniel Griffin put through his own net to set up a tense finish but it was too little too late for the hosts.
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