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Inswinging corner taken by Gary Fusco.
Bryan Deasley takes a short corner.
David White produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Darren Brady. Jordan Kirkpatrick produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Darren Brady is brought on as a substitute for Martyn Fotheringham.
Effort from deep inside the area by Dale Hilson misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Gary Fusco on Graham Gibson, free kick awarded. Martyn Fotheringham takes the direct free kick. (Forfar) makes a substitution, with Bryan Deasley coming on for Ryan Dow.
Andrew Cook produces a cross, save by Neil Duffy.
David White gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Hilson. Direct free kick taken by Martyn Fotheringham, Effort on goal by Ryan Dow from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Mitchel Megginson goes off and Jordan Kirkpatrick comes on.
Daniel McKay fouled by Jamie Bishop, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Bishop is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Roy McBain fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Neil Duffy makes a save.
Daniel McKay delivers the ball, save by Neil Duffy.
Caution for Dale Hilson.
The offside flag is raised against Roy McBain. Direct free kick taken by Neil Duffy.
Foul by Jamie Bishop on Daniel McKay, free kick awarded. Craig Molloy takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Cook replaces Neil Janczyk.
The ball is crossed by Mark McCulloch.
Daniel McKay sends in a cross, save made by Neil Duffy.
The referee blows for offside against Dale Hilson. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Roy McBain is ruled offside. Neil Duffy takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Dale Hilson, save by Craig Nelson.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Neil Janczyk.
Daniel McKay fouled by Greg Ross, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neil Janczyk.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Janczyk on Ryan Dow. Free kick taken by Martyn Fotheringham.
The ball is sent over by Ross Campbell, Dale Hilson fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 0-1 Forfar.Assist by Ross Campbell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Bolocheweckyj by Mitchel Megginson. Mitchel Megginson goes into the referee's book. Free kick taken by Barry Sellars.
Unfair challenge on Mitchel Megginson by Jamie Bishop results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Roy McBain.
Barry Sellars takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham from the right by-line to the near post, Gary Fusco makes a clearance.
Martyn Fotheringham takes a shot. Blocked by James Redman.
Martyn Fotheringham decides to take a short corner, clearance by Mitchel Megginson.
Ryan Dow delivers the ball.
Effort on goal by Dale Hilson from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk from the left by-line, Mark McCulloch makes a clearance.
Shot by Barry Sellars from 6 yards. Save made by Neil Duffy.
Corner from left by-line taken by Neil Janczyk.
Corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham from the right by-line, Michael Bolocheweckyj produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Ross Campbell is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Shot from deep inside the area by Ryan Dow clears the bar.
Martyn Fotheringham delivers the ball.
Michael Bolocheweckyj challenges David White unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Fusco takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Martyn Fotheringham from the left by-line.
Dale Hilson takes a shot. Save made by Craig Nelson.
James Redman is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Martyn Fotheringham.
Dale Hilson sends in a cross, Gary Fusco makes a clearance.
Dale Hilson crosses the ball.
The ball is sent over by Roy McBain.
(Brechin) makes a substitution, with Daniel McKay coming on for Kevin Byers.
Effort on goal by Dale Hilson from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Neil Janczyk fouled by Graham Gibson, the ref awards a free kick. Roy McBain takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Michael Bolocheweckyj on James Redman, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Neil Janczyk from the free kick.
Mitchel Megginson is ruled offside. Greg Ross restarts play with the free kick.
David McKenna dismissed for foul and abusive language.
Centre by David McKenna, clearance made by Graham Gibson.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, save by Neil Duffy.
Martyn Fotheringham delivers a pass corner to out of play.
Effort on goal by David McKenna from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Christopher Templeman leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Sellars.
Foul by Craig Molloy on Ryan Dow, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Martyn Fotheringham.
Handball decision goes against Craig Molloy. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark McCulloch from left channel.
Ryan Dow has a drilled shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
James Redman fouled by Christopher Templeman, the ref awards a free kick. Paul McLean restarts play with the free kick.
Neil Janczyk takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Jamie Bishop.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Janczyk from the right by-line played to the near post, Jamie Bishop manages to make a clearance.
Jamie Bishop crosses the ball, Craig Nelson makes a save.
Foul by Gary Fusco on Christopher Templeman, free kick awarded. Neil Duffy takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Redman by Mark McCulloch. Free kick taken by Neil Janczyk.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dale Hilson by Neil Janczyk. Direct free kick taken by Martyn Fotheringham.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martyn Fotheringham.
Christopher Templeman takes a shot. David White gets a block in.
Jamie Bishop takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Craig Nelson.
Martyn Fotheringham concedes a free kick for a foul on David McKenna. The ball is delivered by Neil Janczyk, James Redman has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.
Shot from deep inside the area by Christopher Templeman goes over the bar.
Same again for Hedgemen
Brechin City will be unchanged for the visit of fellow promotion-chasers Forfar.
Striker Rory McAllister and defender Ewan Moyes are still suspended and Gerry McLauchlan is injured as they look to end a six-game run without a win.
Manager Jim Weir said: "The players are giving us everything they can at the moment but they are simply just not getting any breaks.
"A win over Forfar would lift everyone's spirits and push us even closer to that play-off place.
"All that has been missing recently is a wee bit of luck and if we get that we will do okay and get things moving back up."
David Mowatt is unavailable and Iain Campbell suspended for Forfar.
The Loons will look to make it three wins in a row and inch ever closer to a play-off place for the second season running.
Station Park assistant manager Ian Campbell said: "Apart from David and Iain we have a fully-fit squad to pick from.
"We have been looking more like ourselves in the last couple of games but we need to be prepared to work really hard in this one as despite recent results Brechin are a good side.
"A win takes us ever closer to what we want to achieve but Brechin will want to win for their own purposes so it should be a really good contest."
Hilson strike enough for Forfar
Dale Hilson scored his third goal of the season as Forfar secured their Second Division play-off place with a 1-0 win over 10-man Brechin.
The 18-year-old striker, on a season-long loan from Dundee United, neatly converted Ross Campbell's dangerous cross from the left wing in the 58th minute to secure the points.
Brechin had David McKenna dismissed for a professional foul after only 25 minutes, but they created plenty of chances but could not find a way past Loons goalkeeper Neil Duffy.
James Redman headed over from close range after just seven minutes for the hosts before Duffy palmed away a number of efforts, the best of which was a curling effort from substitute Daniel McKay in the 64th minute.
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