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Ross McMillan receives a caution.
Josh Falkingham decides to take a short corner.
Short corner worked by Josh Falkingham.
Josh Falkingham has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.
Gavin Swankie takes a shot. Save by Alistair Brown.
Steven Doris fouled by Chris McCluskey, the ref awards a Penalty. The referee red cards Chris McCluskey for foul and abusive language. Martyn Corrigan leaves the field to be replaced by Alistair Brown. Steven Doris scores a placed penalty. Arbroath 1-0 Stenhousemuir.
Close range effort by Gavin Swankie goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Lee Bryce fouled by Kevin McKinlay, the ref awards a free kick. Kieran McAnespie restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Rodgers concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran McAnespie. Free kick taken by Darren Hill.
Beau Busch fouled by Sean Dickson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.
Lee Bryce is brought on as a substitute for Carlo Monti.
Sean Dickson is brought on as a substitute for Iain Thomson.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stephen Murray, Gavin Swankie manages to make a clearance.
Colin Hamilton goes off and Kevin McKinlay comes on.
Lee Sibanda joins the action as a substitute, replacing Pedram Ardallany.
Shot from outside the penalty box by Josh Falkingham goes wide right of the goal.
Gavin Swankie takes a shot. Save by Chris McCluskey.
Effort from the edge of the area by Carlo Monti goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Josh Falkingham fouled by Iain Thomson, the ref awards a free kick. Brian Kerr takes the indirect free kick. Kevin Brown is brought on as a substitute for Craig Wedderburn.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stephen Murray, clearance made by Brian Kerr.
Foul by Mark Baxter on Stephen Murray, free kick awarded. Eric Paton restarts play with the free kick.
Stewart Kean produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Steven Doris takes a shot.
Stewart Kean takes a shot. Darren Hill makes a save.
Gavin Swankie is ruled offside. Chris McCluskey takes the direct free kick.
Effort on goal by Stewart Kean from just inside the area clears the bar.
Colin Hamilton challenges Josh Falkingham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Hamilton is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.
Mark Baxter challenges Stephen Murray unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Eric Paton.
Brown Ferguson takes a shot. Save by Darren Hill.
Unfair challenge on Brown Ferguson by Gavin Swankie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by William Lyle.
Unfair challenge on Steven Doris by William Lyle results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Gavin Swankie, Martyn Corrigan makes a clearance.
Mark Baxter takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.
Eric Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pedram Ardallany. Strike comes in from Gavin Swankie from the free kick.
Stewart Kean takes a shot. Save by Darren Hill.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stephen Murray.
Steven Doris is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Chris McCluskey.
Foul by William Lyle on Gavin Swankie, free kick awarded. Kieran McAnespie takes the indirect free kick.
Stewart Kean has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.
Pedram Ardallany concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin Hamilton. Chris McCluskey takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Brown Ferguson on Gavin Swankie. Indirect free kick taken by Darren Hill.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Wedderburn on Brown Ferguson. Free kick taken by Brown Ferguson.
Arbroath sweat on trio
Arbroath have a handful of injury concerns ahead of the visit of Stenhousemuir.
A knee injury is likely to keep player-manager Paul Sheerin on the sidelines. Defender Stuart Malcolm could also miss out as he has been ill this week. Forward Jordan Elfverson is a doubt with an ankle knock.
Sheerin, whose side go into the game on a three-match winless run, is looking for his men to even things up against the Ochilview side.
"Stenhousemuir gave us a bit of a battering in a 2-0 defeat at the start of the season and it would be good to get the three points from this one to make up for it," Sheerin explained.
"Our goals have dried up recently and it would also be good to put that right in this one."
Experienced midfielder Paul McHale remains sidelined for Stenhousemuir.
The Warriors` fine start to the season has been on the back of good results at home and with only one away success secured so far, manager David Irons reckons that there is no time like the present to get a second one.
He said: "We have defeated Arbroath already this season and this would be a good game to make it two. It would lift us above them in the table and winning at a ground where the home side is undefeated would also provide us with confidence.
"It will not be easy mind you as they have been really strong at Gayfield this season."
Doris spot on for Red Lichties
A late Steven Doris penalty was enough to earn Arbroath a 1-0 win over Stenhousemuir.
Arbroath came into the game just one place above Stenhousemuir in the Second Division table in 2nd and were closest to opening the scoring as Doris' left-footed effort from the edge of the area struck the crossbar in the 49th minute.
The game's turning point came eight minutes from time when Stenhousemuir goalkeeper Chris McCluskey was adjudged to have fouled Doris inside the penalty area.
McCluskey's complaints earned him a red card for foul and abusive language before Doris stepped up to place his right-footed spot-kick into the bottom left-hand corner of the goal.
That sealed a first win in four games the Red Lichties.
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