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Penalty scored by Michael McGowan. Brechin 3-2 Alloa.Stuart Noble fouled by Ewan Moyes, the ref awards a Penalty.
Daniel McKay has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Gary Fusco is brought on as a substitute for Neil Janczyk.
Scott Pitman comes on in place of James Lister.
Gerard McLauchlan receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. James Bloom goes off and Kevin McDonald comes on. Corner taken by Andrew Scott played to the near post, Craig Nelson makes a save.
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk from the left by-line played to the near post, Craig Molloy takes a shot.
Daniel McKay joins the action as a substitute, replacing David McKenna.
Neil Janczyk grabs a goal from outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 3-1 Alloa.Rory McAllister fouled by Scott Walker, the ref awards a free kick.
Mark Brown fouled by David McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Ewings takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Scott takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk, Rory McAllister takes a shot. Jamie Ewings makes a save. Save by Jamie Ewings.
Michael McGowan takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.
The referee books William Gibson for dissent. Kevin Byers leaves the field to be replaced by Mitchel Megginson. Neil Janczyk takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Andrew Scott makes a clearance.
Booking for James Redman. James Redman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Dunlop. Free kick crossed by Andrew Scott, Ewan Moyes manages to make a clearance.
Kevin Motion booked. Foul by Kevin Motion on Rory McAllister, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Neil Janczyk.
Effort from deep inside the area by James Lister clears the bar.
Andrew Cook gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Bloom. Jamie Ewings takes the free kick.
Kevin Byers takes a shot. Jamie Ewings makes a save.
William Gibson challenges Rory McAllister unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ewan Moyes.
Stuart Noble takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
Outswinging corner taken by Andrew Scott from the right by-line played to the near post, Rory McAllister manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk from the left by-line, Ewan Moyes has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
James Lister is penalised for a handball. Craig Nelson takes the indirect free kick.
The offside flag is raised against James Lister. Free kick taken by Ewan Moyes.
(Alloa) makes a substitution, with Kevin Motion coming on for David McClune.
Corner taken by Andrew Scott.
Goal scored by James Lister from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 2-1 Alloa.
Andrew Cook crosses the ball, Craig Molloy takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ewings.
The referee blows for offside against James Lister. Neil Janczyk takes the indirect free kick.
Neil Janczyk challenges Andrew Scott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Michael McGowan, clearance made by Gerard McLauchlan.
Scott Walker fouled by David McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Ewings takes the free kick.
Foul by David McKenna on Mark Brown, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Ewings.
Corner taken right-footed by Andrew Scott, save by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Bloom by Andrew Cook. Andrew Scott delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Craig Nelson makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Scott from the left by-line.
A goal is scored by Craig Molloy from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 2-0 Alloa.Assist by David McKenna.
Michael McGowan produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ewan Moyes by James Lister. Craig Nelson takes the direct free kick.
Rory McAllister scores from 35 yards. Brechin 1-0 Alloa.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk.
A cross is delivered by James Bloom, James Lister takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
Foul by Scott Walker on Rory McAllister, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Neil Janczyk from right channel, Scott Walker manages to make a clearance.
Duo sidelined for in-form Brechin
Second-placed Brechin will be missing full-back Paul McLean and midfielder Charlie King when Alloa visit Glebe Park.
Gerry McLauchlan, Jamie Redman and Rory McAllister are expected to feature despite carrying knocks, though.
Manager Jim Weir has urged his players to continue their recent form following the 6-0 hammering of Dumbarton on Saturday.
He said: "The title is Livingston's to throw away but I want my side to finish as high up the table as we can.
"Alloa will come here and battle for everything, but, having scored six times against Dumbarton on Saturday, I do not want our standards to drop.
"If it is the play-offs for Brechin I want to be going into them with a bit of momentum behind us."
Manager Allan Maitland will be without Brown Ferguson.
The midfielder has picked up a slight knock and will not feature, while trialist Fraser Forrest is also unavailable after playing the maximum three games permitted.
Maitland's resources are stretched as he is already without Ross Philp, James Bloom, Darren Smith, Bryan Prunty and Nathan Taggart.
Those problems are tempered slightly, though, with Mark Brown`s return to the fold.
Maitland said: "The squad are putting in a fantastic effort and we are looking a bit more solid defensively which is good timing as Brechin will be flying after their six goals at the weekend.
"It would do our confidence a lot of good to take something from this game."
Brechin stay second
Brechin maintained their grip on second place in the Scottish Third Division with a hard fought 3-2 home win over Alloa
City took the lead after four minutes when Rory McAllister netted his 21st league goal of the season from long range.
It was 2-0 10 minutes later when David McKenna found Craig Molloy who fired in from 12 yards.
Alloa did pull one back five minutes before the break though through James Lister's 25-yarder.
Both sides had second-half chances before Neil Janczyk made it 3-1 12 minutes from time with his own 25-yard effort.
However, Athletic kept fighting and netted a deserved second goal in injury time when Michael McGowan converted a penalty after Ewan Moyes' foul on Stuart Noble.
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