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Alan Cook takes a shot. Graeme Smith catches the ball.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Scott Morrison restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Andrew Jackson.
Foul by David Banjo on Andrew Jackson, free kick awarded.
Darren Petrie takes the free kick.
Craig Molloy fouled by Robert Linn, the ref awards a free kick.
Ewan Moyes restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McLean by Dayle Robertson.
Caution for Steven Robb.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Alan Cook.
Alan Cook takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
Dayle Robertson replaces Kevin Nicoll.
Robert Linn challenges Ewan Moyes unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The referee cautions Darren Petrie for unsporting behaviour.
The referee books Alexander Keddie for unsporting behaviour.
Robert Barr fouled by David Banjo, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Robert Linn went wide right of the target.
Free kick taken by Graeme Smith.
Alexander Keddie restarts play with the free kick.
Ewan Moyes is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.
Allan Walker is brought on as a substitute for Derek Carcary.
Ewan Moyes takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robert Barr by Alexander Keddie results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Paul Sheerin.
Unfair challenge on Alan Cook by Graham Hay results in a free kick.
Corner taken by Paul Sheerin.
Alan Cook fouled by Craig Molloy, the ref awards a free kick.
Paul Sheerin takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Free kick taken by Graham Hay.
Craig Molloy fouled by Colin Hamilton, the ref awards a free kick.
Header at goal by Alan Cook to the left of the net.
Robert Barr is ruled offside.
Corner taken by Alan Cook from the left by-line.
Free kick taken by Ross Chisholm.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Robb on Alan Cook.
Ross Chisholm restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Nicoll fouled by Andrew Jackson, the ref awards a free kick.
Alan Cook takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
The referee gets the second half started.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
Free kick taken by Steven Robb.
Foul by Michael Travis on Andrew Jackson, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Michael Travis.
Graeme Smith takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Petrie on Alan Cook.
Steven Jackson shoots direct from the free kick.
Ross Chisholm challenges Craig Molloy unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Robert Barr scores with a left foot finish. Arbroath 0-1 Brechin.Assist by Andrew Jackson.
David Banjo is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.
Colin Hamilton crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Graham Bayne by Craig Molloy results in a free kick.
Graham Bayne heads at goal. Graeme Smith catches the ball.
Corner taken by Steven Robb from the right by-line.
Scott Morrison takes the free kick.
Foul by Paul McLean on Graham Bayne, free kick awarded.
Colin Hamilton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Barr.
Strike comes in from Robert Linn from the free kick and misses left of the target.
Foul by Ewan Moyes on Graham Bayne, free kick awarded.
Centre by Paul McLean.
Corner taken by Derek Carcary.
The referee books Graham Hay for unsporting behaviour.
Graham Hay concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Linn.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Robert Barr.
The official flags Derek Carcary offside.
Unfair challenge on Paul McLean by Graham Bayne results in a free kick.
Shot comes in from Alan Cook from the free kick that goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Steven Jackson concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Linn.
Corner taken by Robert Barr from the left by-line.
Clearance by Alexander Keddie.
Shot comes in from Steven Jackson from the free kick. A parry by Scott Morrison prevents the goal.
Derek Carcary has an effort at goal.
Graham Hay restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Ross Chisholm.
Foul by Kevin Nicoll on Craig Molloy, free kick awarded.
The match begins.
Arbroath and Brechin eye spoils
Arbroath hope to add Dumbarton midfield enforcer Kevin Nicoll to their squad prior to their all-Angus clash against fellow strugglers Brechin at Gayfield.
The Red Lichties include Ricky Little for the first time in six months after a foot injury however Connor Birse remains out with a knee injury.
Player/manager Paul Sheerin said: "It is a surprise that both teams are near the bottom of the table but we have to deal with that. It would be great to get our home games in 2014 off and running with a win.
"If we can win we have a platform to climb the table."
Brechin goalkeeper Graeme Smith will return after injury to take the place of the on-loan Calum Antell, however defender Jonny Brown misses out through suspension while Gerry McLaughlan is an injury doubt.
Ryan Donnelly has been released and joined Albion, Stuart Anderson is expected to complete a move to Highland League football while Allan Walker, who finds himself on the transfer list, will be involved.
Manager Ray McKinnon said: "We lost 5-1 at home to Forfar in our last game and need to get that out of our system quickly as it was a horrible performance.
"Winning away in a derby game would be the perfect response to that afternoon."
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