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Michael Dunlop receives a caution. Unfair challenge on Kevin Nicoll by Michael Dunlop results in a free kick. Scott Agnew scores a goal direct from the free kick from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Brechin 3-3 Dumbarton.
A cross is delivered by Gary Fusco.
Paul Nugent has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Scott Agnew concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Molloy. Michael Dunlop restarts play with the free kick, James Creaney takes a shot. Blocked by Neil Janczyk.
Neil Janczyk takes a shot.
Centre by Mark Gilhaney. David Winters comes on in place of Patrick Walker.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kieran Brannan by Michael Dunlop. James Lyden restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Derek Carcary. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Paul Nugent.
Derek Carcary is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jamie Ewings takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Kevin Nicoll. Direct free kick taken by Neil Janczyk. The ball is sent over by Graham Weir, Martin McNiff manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Mark Gilhaney, clearance made by Gerard McLauchlan.
David McClune concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Gilhaney. Scott Agnew restarts play with the free kick.
Martin McBride leaves the field to be replaced by Kieran Brannan.
Centre by James Lyden. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew from the right by-line. Graham Weir on for Paul McManus. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martin McBride.
James Lyden delivers the ball, Gerard McLauchlan manages to make a clearance.
Neil Janczyk sends in a cross.
Craig Molloy takes a shot. Blocked by Martin McNiff. Short corner worked by Derek Carcary.
Derek Carcary fouled by James Creaney, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Neil Janczyk.
Unfair challenge on Patrick Walker by Gerard McLauchlan results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Martin McBride from left by-line, Paul McLean manages to make a clearance.
Paul Nugent takes a shot. Blocked by Gerard McLauchlan.
Neil Janczyk sends in a cross, blocked by Paul Nugent.
Gary Fusco is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jamie Ewings restarts play with the free kick.
James Lyden crosses the ball.
David McKenna fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Brechin 3-2 Dumbarton.The assist for the goal came from Gary Fusco.
Paul McManus fouled by Kevin Nicoll, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Derek Carcary. David McKenna produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Paul Nugent on for Bryan Prunty.
Foul by Alan Lithgow on Derek Carcary, Penalty awarded. The referee shows Alan Lithgow a red card. Placed penalty scored by Paul McManus. Brechin 2-2 Dumbarton.
Patrick Walker takes a shot. Jamie Ewings makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken by Craig Molloy from the right by-line, Goal scored by Gary Fusco from the edge of the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Brechin 1-2 Dumbarton.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Patrick Walker. Craig Nelson takes the direct free kick.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with David McClune coming on for Scott Buist.
Neil Janczyk takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Martin McNiff.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Bryan Prunty goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The referee shows Martin McNiff a yellow card.
David McKenna crosses the ball, clearance by Mark Gilhaney.
Craig Molloy takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ewings.
The ball is sent over by Neil Janczyk, Paul McManus takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ewings.
Mark Gilhaney sends in a cross. Inswinging corner taken by Martin McBride, save by Craig Nelson.
David McKenna takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ewings.
Gary Fusco comes on in place of Charlie King.
Kevin Nicoll takes a shot. Derek Carcary gets a block in.
Neil Janczyk takes a inswinging corner. Effort from inside the six-yard box by Derek Carcary goes wide right of the target.
Martin McNiff challenges Derek Carcary unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David McKenna. James Lyden scores a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Brechin 0-2 Dumbarton.Scott Agnew provided the assist for the goal.
Paul McLean sends in a cross.
Charlie King takes a shot. Patrick Walker makes a clearance.
Mark Gilhaney takes a shot. Patrick Walker takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ewings.
Paul McManus takes a shot. Jamie Ewings makes a save. Neil Janczyk takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Alan Lithgow.
Derek Carcary takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ewings.
Corner taken right-footed by Martin McBride from the left by-line, clearance made by David McKenna.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Alan Lithgow.
Paul McLean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Nicoll. Kevin Nicoll takes the free kick. Corner taken by Scott Agnew from the right by-line. Corner taken by Scott Agnew from the right by-line. Alan Lithgow challenges Gerard McLauchlan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Patrick Walker crosses the ball, clearance made by Michael Dunlop.
Scott Agnew scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Brechin 0-1 Dumbarton.Assist on the goal came from Patrick Walker.
Paul McManus is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Martin McNiff.
The referee penalises Neil Janczyk for handball. Scott Agnew has an effort direct from the free kick. Bryan Prunty takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.
The referee blows for offside against David McKenna. Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Paul McManus. Free kick taken by Alan Lithgow.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Paul McManus. Free kick taken by Jamie Ewings.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin McBride by Derek Carcary. Alan Lithgow takes the direct free kick.
Brechin look to pile misery on Sons
Brechin striker Graham Weir is a fitness doubt ahead of the meeting with Dumbarton at Glebe Park as he struggles with a thigh strain.
Fellow frontman Jim Lister, meanwhile, has been ruled out following hernia surgery.
Brechin boss Jim Weir is looking at things positively despite his men losing to Cowdenbeath last weekend.
Weir said: "If we can take the three points from this game we will be better off points-wise than we were at the same stage last season, so there is no point in being downbeat after one defeat.
"We played well at Central Park but need to tighten things up a bit at the back. If we do that I am sure we will do well in this game."
Midfielder Martin McBride returns from suspension for Dumbarton.
Boss Alan Adamson is hoping McBride can plug the gaps in his midfield that were exploited by Stirling in a game the Sons lost 5-1.
Adamson said: "We were drawing at half-time and then had a collapse at the start of the second half which no-one saw coming. We will be looking to bounce back and having Martin available will hopefully stiffen up the midfield that got overrun during that time."
Despite propping up the Second Division table after just two games, Adamson is being resolute and said: "There is no need to panic and we will start bouncing back up the way soon."
Summer recruit Ryan Borris remains out with a groin injury.
Agnew earns Sons point
Scott Agnew smashed in a 30-yard free-kick a minute from time to ensure 10-man Dumbarton grabbed their first point of the season in a pulsating 3-3 draw with Brechin.
Midfielder Agnew got the first of the six goals in the 11th minute when he found the top corner from just inside the area.
The Sons went 2-0 up before half-time when Agnew's cross was headed in by James Lyden.
But Brechin grabbed three goals and Dumbarton's Alan Lithgow was sent off within the first nine minutes of the second half.
Substitute Gary Fusco started the fightback, blasting home from 18 yards within 40 seconds of the restart. Then Lithgow saw red for hauling down Derek Carcary in the penalty area and Paul McManus stepped up to draw City level.
David McKenna put Brechin in front for the first time before Agnew's last-gasp free-kick meant Dumbarton snatched a draw.
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