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Unfair challenge on Dougie Cameron by Jack Steele results in a free kick. Alan Cambell takes the direct free kick.
Daryl Nicol on for Connor Thompson.
Unfair challenge on Jordan Halsman by Nicky Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jonny Jamieson.
Corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord from the left by-line, save by Jonny Jamieson.
Foul by Steven McNalley on Chris Jardine, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Jardine, save made by Daniele Giordano.
Effort on goal by David Cox from just inside the area clears the bar.
Steven Sloan fouled by Connor Thompson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Muirhead.
Aaron Connolly joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Sloan. (Annan Athletic) makes a substitution, with Jack Steele coming on for Bryan Gilfillan.
Steven McNalley takes a shot. Save made by Jonny Jamieson.
The ball is crossed by Ian Harty, David Cox produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
The official flags David Cox offside. Free kick taken by Daniele Giordano.
Fraser Milligan is brought on as a substitute for Gordon Pope.
Shot by Jordan Halsman. Save by Daniele Giordano.
Corner taken short by Dougie Cameron.
Chris Jardine sends in a cross, Daniele Giordano makes a comfortable save.
Bryan Gilfillan challenges Steven McNalley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean Crighton takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord, Christopher Hegarty takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jonny Jamieson.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross McCord, Kevin Neilson makes a clearance.
Ross McCord takes a shot. Save by Jonny Jamieson.
The ball is crossed by Lewis Sloan, Daniele Giordano makes a comfortable save.
Corner crossed in by Chris Jardine, Sean Crighton manages to make a clearance.
Christopher Hegarty has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Bryan Gilfillan concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross McCord. Christopher Hegarty produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
A goal is scored by Paul Tosh from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 2-2 Montrose.Assist by Nicky Smith.
Unfair challenge on Bryan Gilfillan by Dougie Cameron results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Jardine, clearance by Sean Crighton.
Nicky Smith on for Aaron Sinclair. Lewis Sloan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Dougie Cameron takes the free kick.
Foul by Ross McCord on Jordan Halsman, free kick awarded. Jonny Jamieson takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Connor Thompson. Indirect free kick taken by Jonny Jamieson.
Ian Harty concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven McNalley. Christopher Hegarty takes the free kick.
Ross McCord takes the outswinging corner, Effort on goal by Paul Tosh from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Connor Thompson is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jonny Jamieson.
Centre by Steven Sloan, clearance by Alan Cambell.
Alan Cambell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Cox. Direct free kick taken by David Cox.
Aaron Muirhead grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Annan Athletic 2-1 Montrose.Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Jardine, assist by Chris Jardine.
Corner taken by Chris Jardine, clearance made by Gordon Pope.
Alan Cambell finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Annan Athletic 1-1 Montrose.Corner taken by Ross McCord from the left by-line, assist on the goal came from Ross McCord.
Corner taken by Chris Jardine played to the near post, clearance by Gordon Pope.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Christopher Hegarty on Lewis Sloan. Chris Jardine crosses the ball, Aaron Muirhead takes a shot. Save by Daniele Giordano.
Steven McNalley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Halsman. Free kick taken by Andrew Aitken.
The ball is sent over by Dougie Cameron.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bryan Gilfillan on Ross McCord. Christopher Hegarty crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Shot from long distance by Lewis Sloan misses to the right of the goal.
Ross McCord has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Centre by Aaron Muirhead.
David Cox finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Annan Athletic 1-0 Montrose.Assist on the goal came from Chris Jardine.
Steven McNalley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bryan Gilfillan. Jonny Jamieson restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Aaron Sinclair, Aaron Muirhead manages to make a clearance.
Ross McCord takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Chris Jardine.
Aaron Sinclair has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Ian Harty has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Corner taken by Chris Jardine, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Andrew Aitken goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
David Cox challenges Aaron Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Christopher Hegarty.
Aaron Sinclair has a headed effort at goal from just inside the area that misses to the right of the target.
Handball by Bryan Gilfillan. Free kick taken by Daniele Giordano.
David Cox sends in a cross, Sean Crighton manages to make a clearance.
David Cox takes a shot. Save made by Daniele Giordano.
Effort from just outside the area by Lewis Sloan goes over the bar.
Steven Sloan crosses the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ian Harty misses to the left of the goal.
Dougie Cameron challenges Bryan Gilfillan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Aitken restarts play with the free kick.
Ian Harty is caught offside. Daniele Giordano takes the indirect free kick.
Centre by Aaron Muirhead, Headed effort from inside the area by Lewis Sloan misses to the left of the goal.
David Cox takes a shot. Sean Crighton gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross McCord by Chris Jardine. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ross McCord from left channel, Kevin Neilson makes a clearance.
The referee gets the match started.
The match has reached half-time.
The second half has started.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Neilson set for starting spot
Skipper Kevin Neilson looks set to reclaim a starting spot in the centre of the Annan defence for the visit of Montrose.
Neilson made his comeback from surgery to remove a metal plate from his face as a substitute at Elgin on Saturday.
Athletic have a full squad, with the only absentee being goalkeeper Greg Kelly - who is missing through work commitments - as they go for a third home win in a row.
Manager Harry Cairney said: "We never got going at Borough Briggs at the weekend and it`s good that we have the chance to get playing again so quickly.
"Montrose are a much-improved side this season, but a win moves us second and keeps a good gap from the teams chasing a play-off spot."
Player-manager Steven Tweed has ruled himself out of Montrose`s trip to Annan, and his side will also be missing Terry Masson, John Crawford and Paul Watson through knocks.
Hugh Davidson looks set to be pressed into action after a month out and Daryl Nicol is back in contention after suspension kept him out of Staurday's 2-0 defeat to Albion Rovers.
Tweed said: "We were on a six-game unbeaten run before the Albion Rovers game and the way I am looking at things, the Annan match gives us the chance to start another unbeaten run.
"Annan have a really good home record and we have to ensure that we don`t give the ball away easily as that cost us at the weekend."
Montrose hit back for point
Goals from Alan Cambell and Paul Tosh helped Montrose to come from behind twice at Annan and secure a 2-2 draw.
The home side went in front after 25 minutes when Chris Jardine crossed for David Cox to finish from six yards.
Montrose were level four minutes before half-time when Alan Campbell headed home from Ross McCord's corner.
But Athletic regained the lead just two minutes later when Aaron Muirhead nodded in from Jardine's set-piece.
The Gable Endies came back again to make it two apiece on the hour mark, Tosh heading home from Nicky Smith's cross.
Cox had the best chance to win the game, but he headed over in the 77th minute.
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