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Scott Robertson receives a yellow card.
Goal scored by Gerard McLauchlan from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brechin 2-0 Arbroath.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Ferguson.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with Greg Cameron coming on for Ryan Stewart.
Euan Smith on for Michael Travis.
Foul by Alexander Keddie on David McKenna, free kick awarded. Alexander Keddie is shown a yellow card. Alex Pursehouse takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Ferguson by Mark Baxter. Mark Baxter receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Gerard McLauchlan takes the free kick.
Ryan Ferguson challenges Lee Sibanda unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Baxter.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ross Chisholm on Gerard McLauchlan. Michael Andrews restarts play with the free kick.
Derek Holmes replaces Graham Bayne. Lee Sibanda on for Daniel Rennie.
Gary Fusco gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Chisholm. Mark Baxter takes the free kick.
Andrew Jackson finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Brechin 1-0 Arbroath.Assist by David McKenna.
Corner taken by Ryan Ferguson, Scott Robertson makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Michael Andrews takes the free kick.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with David McKenna coming on for Beau Longridge.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Chisholm by Paul McLean. Paul Sheerin takes the direct free kick.
Shot from outside the box by Ryan Stewart misses to the left of the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Daniel Rennie. Free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Gary Fusco gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Colin Hamilton. Scott Robertson takes the free kick.
Jonathan Brown comes on in place of Graham Hay.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Sheerin, Graham Hay makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Paul Sheerin, clearance by Gerard McLauchlan. Inswinging corner taken by Paul Sheerin, Gary Fusco manages to make a clearance.
Michael Travis challenges Andrew Jackson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex Pursehouse delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Mark Baxter.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Unfair challenge on Gerard McLauchlan by Graham Bayne results in a free kick. Graham Hay takes the free kick.
Graham Hay is booked.
Ross Chisholm sends in a cross, Michael Andrews makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graham Bayne by Gerard McLauchlan. Scott Robertson restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Steven Doris. Free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Alex Pursehouse.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Graham Hay on Steven Doris. Colin Hamilton takes the direct free kick.
Mark Baxter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Stewart. Direct free kick taken by Paul McLean.
Unfair challenge on Jonathan Stewart by Scott Robertson results in a free kick. Gerard McLauchlan takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graham Hay by Graham Bayne. Free kick taken by Jonathan Stewart.
Centre by Mark Baxter, Graham Bayne takes a shot. Save by Michael Andrews.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Paul Sheerin, save by Michael Andrews. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Sheerin, clearance by Gerard McLauchlan.
Unfair challenge on Daniel Rennie by Gerard McLauchlan results in a free kick. Gerard McLauchlan goes into the referee's book. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Scott Robertson from left channel, Graham Hay makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Doris on Gerard McLauchlan. Paul McLean takes the direct free kick.
Beau Longridge concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Baxter. Scott Robertson takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Steven Doris by Gary Fusco results in a free kick. Paul Sheerin takes the direct free kick.
Brechin aim to reverse slump
Out-of-sorts Brechin will be without the goal threat of suspended midfielder Alan Trouten when Arbroath visit Glebe Park.
Manager Ray McKinnon is running low on bodies as ankle injuries rule out Ewan Moyes and Jonathan Brown, a knee problem keeps Craig Molly on the sidelines while Gareth Rodger and Derek Carcary are ruled out with hamstring strains.
Third-placed Brechin have lost four of their last five games as they prepare to host an Arbroath side just outside the play-off picture.
McKinnon said: "I am not going to over-analyse our defeats as we have played well but luck has deserted us. We have had to take a couple of things on the chin as in a couple of games we have lost to wondergoals.
"There is no need to panic as there is more pressure on Arbroath to win this game than us."
Arbroath will be without Brian Kerr as they look to take advantage of any slip-up by fourth-placed Forfar in the play-off chase.
The former Scotland midfielder is the only absentee with a knee injury as fifth-placed Arbroath strive to close the two-point gap to the top four.
Player/manager Paul Sheerin said: "We are at the stage of the season where the first thing you do when you come off is ask someone else's score and hope to hear that you have done better than them.
"I watched Brechin in midweek when they lost 4-3 to Forfar. They have a strong spirit in their team as they never gave up despite going three goals behind twice. They are a very good team going forward so we have to nullify that threat and their spirit to win the game."
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