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The referee ends the match.
The ball is sent over by Adam Hunter.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alexander Keddie by Michael Moffat.
Anthony Marenghi has an effort at goal. Michael Travis gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Robert Linn.
Free kick taken by Michael Travis.
Craig Malcolm gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Travis.
Free kick taken by Scott Morrison.
Kevin Kyle leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Malcolm.
Kevin Kyle is caught offside.
Free kick taken by Kyle McAusland.
Lee Sibanda is brought on as a substitute for David Banjo.
Foul by Anthony Marenghi on Lari Yao, free kick awarded.
A cross is delivered by Lee Erwin.
Free kick crossed by Scott McLaughlin.
Unfair challenge on Scott McLaughlin by Lee Erwin results in a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Robert Linn.
Steven Milne replaces Alan Cook.
Lari Yao joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Sheerin.
The ball is crossed by Alan Cook.
Adam Hunter grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Ayr 2-0 Arbroath.The assist for the goal came from Michael Donald.
Adam Hunter crosses the ball.
Ross Chisholm produces a cross.
Alan Forrest comes on in place of Mark Roberts.
The referee blows for offside against Lee Erwin.
Michael Moffat takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Travis.
Corner taken by Robert Linn from the left by-line.
Ross Chisholm takes a shot.
The ball is crossed by David Banjo.
Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Scott McLaughlin by Michael Travis results in a free kick.
Michael Moffat has an effort at goal.
Colin Hamilton takes the free kick.
Colin Hamilton fouled by Kevin Kyle, the ref awards a free kick.
Alan Lithgow restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle by Paul Sheerin results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Colin Hamilton.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Hunter on Alan Cook.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Michael Moffat.
Shot by Mark Roberts went over the crossbar.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
The referee gives a free kick against Paul Sheerin for handball.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Scott McLaughlin. Kevin Kyle scores a headed goal. Ayr 1-0 Arbroath.Assist on the goal came from Scott McLaughlin.
Robert Linn takes the free kick.
Adam Hunter produces a cross.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robert Linn.
Corner taken by Robert Linn.
The ball is delivered by Colin Hamilton.
Mark Roberts takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Scott Morrison blocks the ball.
A cross is delivered by Michael Donald.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Donald by Ross Chisholm.
Headed chance falls to Lee Erwin. David Hutton makes a block.
Colin Hamilton takes a shot. David Hutton parries the effort to safety.
Paul Sheerin produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle by Michael Travis.
Lee Erwin has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Alan Lithgow challenges Lee Erwin unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Gordon Pope sends in a cross.
Alan Cook produces a cross.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Scott McLaughlin.
The ball is swung over by Alan Cook.
Foul by Kevin Kyle on Alexander Keddie, free kick awarded.
The ball is crossed by Lee Erwin.
Shot by Kevin Kyle missed to the right of the target.
Michael Donald has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Paul Sheerin restarts play with the free kick.
Scott McLaughlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Sheerin.
Robert Linn takes a shot. David Hutton catches the ball.
Shot by Ross Chisholm went wide of the right-hand upright.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Linn.
The game begins.
Roberts stuck in dugout
Ayr player-manager Mark Roberts will have to be content with a touchline role against Arbroath after picking up a calf injury in his side's 4-1 win over East Fife last Saturday.
Defender Martyn Campbell misses out with a foot injury as the Honest Men look to repeat the 3-0 success over the Red Lichties that opened their season.
Roberts said: "We played really well at East Fife and it would be terrific to do that in front of our home fans.
"Arbroath are a good side but I would be delighted if we could chalk up another win against them."
Arbroath travel to Somerset Park without Ricky Little (foot), Connor Birse and Graham Bayne (both knee).
The Gayfield men head to Ayr boosted by a last-minute win over Airdrie.
Player-manager Paul Sheerin said: "We left it late but we deserved the win and I want us to build on it. It will not be an easy game to win if Ayr hit the heights they hit against us in the first league game of the campaign.
"The key to any success has to be in keeping Michael Moffat quiet."
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