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The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.
Chance falls to Robert Linn who heads at goal. Ryan Scully catches the ball.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Stephen Husband.
Paul Sheerin sends in a cross.
Andrew Geggan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Scott Morrison turns it away with a finger tip save.
Alexander Keddie concedes a free kick for a foul on Joshua Falkingham.
Centre by Colin Hamilton.
Bradley Donaldson takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Faissal El Bakhtaoui replaces Ryan Wallace.
Patrick Martin is brought on as a substitute for Dayle Robertson.
Christopher Scott on for Kieran McWalter.
Paul Sheerin crosses the ball.
Clearance made by David Banjo.
Ryan Wallace takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Andrew Geggan takes the free kick.
Dayle Robertson challenges Alex Whittle unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Sibanda on Joshua Falkingham.
Jordan Moore is brought on as a substitute for Shaun Byrne.
Alex Whittle challenges David Banjo unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance made by Michael Travis.
Ryan Scully restarts play with the free kick.
(Arbroath) makes a substitution, with Lee Sibanda coming on for Alan Cook.
Michael Travis concedes a free kick for a foul on Kerr Young.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Cook by Stephen Husband.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Stephen Husband and goes over.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Travis on Ryan Wallace.
Shot by Stephen Husband cleared the net.
Joshua Falkingham slots the ball right footed into the goal. Arbroath 0-3 Dunfermline.
Shot comes in from Andrew Geggan from the free kick that goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Michael Travis challenges Ryan Wallace unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Shot by Ryan Williamson went over the bar.
Header at goal by Michael Travis to the left of the net.
Corner taken by Alan Cook from the right by-line.
Header by Andrew Geggan goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Robert Linn from the left by-line.
Kerr Young manages to make a clearance.
Alan Cook restarts play with the free kick.
Colin Hamilton delivers the ball.
Clearance by Ryan Williamson.
Clearance by Michael Travis.
The referee starts the second half.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Kerr Young restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Geggan by Paul Sheerin.
The ball is delivered by Colin Hamilton.
Corner taken by Robert Linn.
Alan Cook takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Robert Linn.
Shot by Paul Sheerin. Ryan Scully blocks the ball.
Ryan Thomson scores with a header. Arbroath 0-2 Dunfermline.The assist for the goal came from Ryan Wallace.
Ryan Wallace crosses the ball.
A cross is delivered by David Banjo.
Alex Whittle restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Whittle by David Banjo.
Free kick taken by Michael Travis.
Michael Travis restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dayle Robertson by Andrew Geggan.
Shot by Robert Linn went wide of the left-hand post.
Ryan Williamson delivers the ball.
Free kick taken by Lewis Martin.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Thomson by Kieran McWalter results in a free kick.
Paul Sheerin concedes a free kick for a foul on Joshua Falkingham.
Corner taken by Alex Whittle.
Alex Whittle manages to make a clearance.
Ryan Williamson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dayle Robertson.
Free kick taken by Kerr Young.
Kieran McWalter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Geggan.
Colin Hamilton restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Williamson on Alan Cook.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Williamson by Dayle Robertson.
Andrew Geggan slots the ball right footed into the goal. Arbroath 0-1 Dunfermline.
Corner taken by Ryan Thomson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Whittle on Robert Linn.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Wallace by Robert Linn.
The ball is delivered by Joshua Falkingham.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Cook by Ryan Thomson.
Kieran McWalter fouled by Stephen Husband, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Ryan Williamson.
Ryan Thomson fouled by Colin Hamilton, the ref awards a free kick.
The game kicks-off.
Sheerin short on strikers
Arbroath are desperately short of attacking options as they bid for a second win of the season against Dunfermline.
The suspended Graham Bayne heads a list of five potential absentees. Darren Smith suffered a knee injury in training this week, Bobby Linn and Lee Sibanda are both doubtful and Ross Chisholm is absent due to family commitments.
Player-manager Paul Sheerin said: "It's disappointing that I have to change things about as we finished the game with Forfar last weekend really strongly and I was looking for us to build on that.
"We did well to defeat Dunfermline 3-2 and a repeat of that would be an early Christmas present."
Dunfermline will be without Ross Millen, who has a stress fracture of his heel, and Robert Thomsoon (groin) as they look to stretch their unbeaten league run to six games.
Callum Morris should shake off a minor knock to play and manager Jim Jefferies is looking for his men to show the same spirit that saw them came back from two goals down to defeat Ayr 4-2 last Saturday.
Jefferies said: "Our youngsters will need to dig deep as Arbroath are a very good passing team in the mould of their player-manager Paul Sheerin.
"We will need to stand strong to get on top of them."
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