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The referee blows for offside against Ryan Wallace. Craig Nelson takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McLean on David Muir. Paul McLean receives a caution. Mark McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Johnstone decides to take the corner short.
The official flags Ryan Wallace offside. Craig Nelson takes the indirect free kick.
Jordan Kirkpatrick replaces Andrew Cook.
Neil Janczyk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Muir. Mark McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.
A goal is scored by Ryan Wallace from outside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Brechin 2-3 East Fife.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Johnstone from the right by-line, save made by Craig Nelson.
Jonathan Smart goes off and Steven Hislop comes on.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with Daniel McKay coming on for David McKenna.
Unfair challenge on Dylan McGowan by Neil Janczyk results in a free kick. David Muir restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk, Matthew Park manages to make a clearance.
Roy McBain leaves the field to be replaced by Kevin Byers.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, John Ovenstone manages to make a clearance.
David White concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Wallace. Craig Johnstone delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, save made by Craig Nelson.
Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk from the right by-line, James Redman takes a shot. Save made by Michael Brown.
Foul by Mitchel Megginson on John Ovenstone, free kick awarded. Lloyd Young goes off and Steven Campbell comes on. John Ovenstone takes the free kick.
Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Wallace by Andrew Cook. Ryan Wallace scores a placed penalty. Brechin 2-2 East Fife.
Craig Molloy challenges Matthew Park unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark McCulloch.
The official flags Mark McCulloch offside. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Mitchel Megginson fouled by John Ovenstone, the ref awards a Penalty. Craig Molloy scores a placed penalty. Brechin 2-1 East Fife.The assist for the goal came from Mitchel Megginson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Wallace on Paul McLean. Free kick taken by Neil Janczyk.
Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, clearance made by Lloyd Young.
James Redman scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 1-1 East Fife.The assist for the goal came from Neil Janczyk.
Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Wallace. Dylan McGowan grabs a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Brechin 0-1 East Fife.
Mark McCulloch fouled by Andrew Cook, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Craig Johnstone.
Paul McLean concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Smart. Lloyd Young has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Effort on goal by David Muir from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Johnstone by Paul McLean. Lloyd Young crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, David White manages to make a clearance.
Craig Molloy takes a shot. Save made by Michael Brown. David McKenna takes a shot. Save made by Michael Brown.
Shot by David Muir from a long way out goes over the net.
Mitchel Megginson fouled by Matthew Park, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Neil Janczyk from the free kick, blocked by Mark McCulloch.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mitchel Megginson by Mark McCulloch. Neil Janczyk takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk from the left by-line, David White produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk, David White produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Craig Johnstone takes the inswinging corner, David White makes a clearance.
James Redman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Park. Ryan Wallace produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk.
Robert Linn leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Johnstone.
Mark McCulloch fouled by Craig Molloy, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Craig Molloy for unsporting behaviour. Michael Brown takes the direct free kick.
Craig Molloy challenges Mark McCulloch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.
McKenna return boosts Brechin
Brechin striker David McKenna returns from suspension to face East Fife.
However, that boost is tempered by the news defender Ewan Moyes and star-man Rory McAllister are out with bans, while defender Gerry McLauchlan also missing out through a knock.
Boss Jim Weir is urging his men to end a run of five games without a win, saying: "If we can win this one, we will almost have pushed ourselves over in terms of a play-off place.
"We are low on bodies after a hard shift in terms of the number of games we have played.
"East Fife can still catch us but we can stop that in this game and also create a bigger gap on Airdrie. I am sure a win will lift everyone's spirits and get our campaign going again."
East Fife strikers Ryan Wallace and Steven Hislop are doubtful for the trip.
That adds to John Robertson`s worries, with the boss already missing Robert Sloan and Jim Hamilton as the Fifers look to keep their faint play-off chances alive.
Robertson said: "It is still mathematically possible to get in the play-offs so we will go to Glebe Park and look for the win.
"It would have been better to go there having held on to our lead against Stenhousemuir at the weekend, and with more pressure on Brechin as a result.
"But that did not happen so we will just get on with things the way they are. We do need to show more than we did at the weekend when we poor, especially in the first half."
East Fife edge thriller
Ryan Wallace's long-range strike seven minutes from time gave East Fife a thrilling 3-2 win at play-off hopefuls Brechin.
Brechin missed numerous first-half chances and were made to pay for their profligacy after 52 minutes, Dylan McGowan slotting home for the Fifers from Ryan Wallace's corner.
But they were level two minutes later, Neil Janczyk centring for James Redman to convert from inside the box.
City were in front after 58 minutes, Craig Molloy scoring a penalty after John Ovenstone's foul on Mitchel Megginson.
However, it was 2-2 with 63 minutes played, Wallace firing home his own spot-kick after he had been brought down by Andrew Cook.
And Wallace's second, a 25-yard effort high into the goal, won it for East Fife.
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