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The referee brings the game to a close.
Craig Molloy restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robert Thomson by Colin Hamilton results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Craig Molloy.
David Banjo challenges Darren Petrie unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Robert Linn leaves the field to be replaced by David Banjo.
Paul Sheerin restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Petrie on Leighton McIntosh.
Steven Jackson restarts play with the free kick.
Dayle Robertson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy.
Dayle Robertson comes on in place of Paul McManus.
Header at goal by Andrew Jackson misses to the right.
Graeme Smith restarts play with the free kick.
The referee shows Paul McManus a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Gerard McLauchlan fouled by Paul McManus, the ref awards a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Ross Chisholm results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Sheerin on Robert Barr.
Leighton McIntosh is brought on as a substitute for Alan Cook.
Unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Alan Cook results in a free kick.
Ross Chisholm gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy.
Paul McManus heads the ball into the goal. Brechin 2-4 Arbroath.Assist on the goal came from Paul Sheerin.
Corner taken by Robert Linn from the left by-line.
Kevin Nicoll challenges Robert Thomson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Robert Linn.
Robert Linn takes a shot.
Andrew Jackson grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Brechin 1-3 Arbroath.
Free kick crossed by Craig Molloy.
Ross Chisholm challenges Robert Barr unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Header at goal by Kevin Nicoll goes over the frame of the goal.
Corner taken by Alan Cook from the left by-line.
Free kick crossed by Robert Linn. Michael Travis heads the ball into the goal. Brechin 0-3 Arbroath.
Gerard McLauchlan concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McManus.
Sandy Wood restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Thomson on Michael Travis.
Alan Trouten on for Garry Kenneth.
The referee starts the second half.
The match has reached half-time.
Darren Petrie goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Richard Little challenges Robert Barr unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Foul by Alan Cook on Greg Cameron, free kick awarded.
Alexander Keddie shown a yellow card.
Robert Thomson fouled by Alexander Keddie, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robert Barr.
The offside flag is raised against Paul McManus.
The referee shows Garry Kenneth a yellow card for dissent.
Jonathan Brown leaves the field to be replaced by Greg Cameron.
Robert Barr restarts play with the free kick.
Alexander Keddie concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Jackson.
Shot by Alan Cook went over.
Robert Linn slots the ball right footed into the goal. Brechin 0-2 Arbroath.Assist on the goal came from Paul McManus.
Ryan Ferguson replaces Ewan Moyes.
Free kick taken by Garry Kenneth.
Foul by Paul McManus on Ewan Moyes, free kick awarded.
Free kick crossed by Steven Jackson.
Foul by Alan Cook on Craig Molloy, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Steven Jackson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alexander Keddie on Ewan Moyes.
Corner taken by Robert Barr from the left by-line.
Shot by Steven Jackson missed to the right of the target.
Robert Linn takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Free kick crossed by Robert Barr.
Foul by Alan Cook on Jonathan Brown, free kick awarded.
Shot by Alan Cook missed to the right of the target.
Header by Michael Travis goes over the bar.
The referee gets the game started.
City duo banned
Brechin entertain bottom of the table Arbroath in the Angus derby without suspended duo Paul McLean and Graham Hay.
Alan Trouten also misses out again due to a leg injury.
Manager Ray McKinnon said: "Last weekend we were poor and Stranraer were excellent and we paid a heayy price for that by losing 3-1. We are running out of games to close the gap on the teams above us so we really need to win this one.
"Arbroath need a win for different reasons and when you add the derby nature of this game into things then it should be an exciting encounter."
The Gayfield side are without goalkeeper Scott Morrison, who has an ankle injury, and Connor Birse following knee surgery earlier this season.
Recent signing Kenny Deuchar is absent due to work commitments.
Player-manager Paul Sheerin said: "The players were down after losing to Dunfermline in midweek but we had a very positive session with them on Thursday and they will be ready for this game.
"This would be a terrific game to win both in terms of what it would mean to us at the bottom of the table as well as being a win over a local rival."
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