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David Ross takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Goal scored by James Redman from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Brechin 3-1 Peterhead.Assist by Kevin Byers.
Corner taken right-footed by Kevin Byers, clearance made by Stirling Smith.
Kevin Byers takes a shot. Save made by John Bateman.
Graeme Sharp takes the outswinging corner, Ewan Moyes makes a clearance.
Stuart Smith takes a shot. Save made by Craig Nelson.
Effort on goal by Craig Molloy from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target. Kevin Byers takes the outswinging corner, Ewan Moyes takes a shot. Graeme Sharp makes a clearance.
The referee red cards Paul McLean for second bookable offence. David McKenna leaves the field to be replaced by Andrew Cook. Paul McLean challenges Stirling Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Strachan.
Callum MacDonald replaces Daniel Moore. Shot by Craig Molloy from a long way out goes over the net.
The ball is delivered by David McKenna, clearance made by Scott Ross.
Connor Gethans is brought on as a substitute for Dennis Wyness.
Graeme Sharp takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
David McKenna grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Brechin 2-1 Peterhead.The assist for the goal came from Paul McLean.
Shot on goal by Gary Fusco from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Daniel Moore sends in a cross, save by Craig Nelson.
Daniel McKay concedes a free kick for a foul on Stirling Smith. Free kick taken by Stirling Smith.
Paul McLean receives a caution. The assistant referee flags for offside against Daniel Moore. Douglas Hill takes the free kick. Stirling Smith fouled by Paul McLean, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Moore restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Graeme Sharp, save made by Craig Nelson.
Shot by Ryan Strachan from a long way out goes over the net.
James Redman produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Shot by James Redman from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Kevin Byers takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Douglas Hill takes a shot.
Corner taken by Kevin Byers from the left by-line.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Kevin Byers, Ryan Strachan makes a clearance.
Kevin Byers takes the outswinging corner, Scott Ross makes a clearance.
A goal is scored by David McKenna from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 1-1 Peterhead.Craig Molloy provided the assist for the goal.
Booking for Ryan Strachan. Paul McLean fouled by Ryan Strachan, the ref awards a free kick. David White takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Daniel Moore by Paul McLean results in a free kick. Ryan Strachan takes the free kick.
Daniel McKay fouled by Stuart Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Byers produces a cross, Ewan Moyes takes a shot. Save by John Bateman.
Daniel McKay takes a shot. Scott Ross gets a block in.
Neil Janczyk leaves the field to be replaced by James Redman. Mark Archdeacon leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel McKay.
Ryan Strachan takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ewan Moyes on Dennis Wyness. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Strachan.
Ewan Moyes fouled by Dennis Wyness, the ref awards a free kick. Neil Janczyk delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, John Bateman makes a comfortable save.
Dennis Wyness takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
The assistant referee signals for offside against David McKenna. John Bateman takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on David White by David Ross results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Inswinging corner taken by Graeme Sharp from the right by-line, Neil Janczyk makes a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against David Ross. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Craig Molloy handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Scott Ross restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, clearance by Stuart Smith.
Ryan Strachan fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brechin 0-1 Peterhead.
Handball by Douglas Hill. Daniel Moore crosses the ball in from the free kick, Kevin Byers gets a block in. Corner taken by Daniel Moore.
A cross is delivered by Graeme Sharp, Neil Janczyk makes a clearance.
Ryan Strachan concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Molloy. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Neil Janczyk from left channel, clearance made by Graeme Sharp.
Douglas Hill challenges Graeme Sharp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Moore crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil McVitie on Neil Janczyk. Ewan Moyes restarts play with the free kick.
David Ross takes a shot. David White gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stuart Smith by Craig Molloy. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ryan Strachan, clearance by Douglas Hill.
Daniel Moore concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McLean. Craig Nelson takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by David Ross, Ewan Moyes manages to make a clearance.
David Ross takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Strachan by Ewan Moyes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by John Bateman.
Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, save by John Bateman.
Dennis Wyness takes a shot. Blocked by Ewan Moyes.
Graeme Sharp takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save. Dennis Wyness takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Daniel Moore.
Ryan Strachan challenges David White unfairly and gives away a free kick. David White takes the direct free kick.
Brechin keen to take advantage of top two meeting
Brechin will be without four players for the visit of Peterhead.
Charlie King and Kevin Byers miss out through injury while suspension keeps Gerry McLauchlan and Rory McAllister in the stands for the encounter.
And manager Jim Weir believes the Blue Toon will have been celebrating when they discovered striker McAllister would be missing.
He said: "Rory has scored against them seven times this season in two games so I am sure they were delighted when Rory was sent off against Livingston in our last league match."
With top two Ayr and Livingston facing each other at Somerset Park, Weir knows his third-placed side can capitalise. He added: "Something has to give in that game so we need to win our game to ensure we are in a position to take advantage."
Peterhead travel to Glebe Park without the services of three players.
Defensive pair Stuart Smith and Bobby Mann as well as powerful striker Martin Bavidge are each ruled out by injury.
Nevertheless, Blue Toon boss Neale Cooper is looking for his men to end a disappointing run of results against Brechin.
He said: "They have beaten us convincingly twice this season and scored nine times, which is a really poor record to have.
"It would be good to put the record a bit straight.
"We were poor against Airdrie last week and we need to find the form we started the year off with - defeating Livingston as well as Alloa before grabbing a point with a fighting display at Ayr."
Brechin beat Blue Toon
Brechin moved up to second place in Division Two with a 3-1 victory over Peterhead.
Graeme Sharp, Davie Ross and Derek Wyness all had good chances to put Peterhead in front before former Celtic trainee Ryan Strachan put the Blue Toon in front with a fine strike from 18-yards in the 32nd minute.
However, the home side improved after the break and were level in the 52nd minute through David McKenna's low drive.
McKenna then put his side in front in the 70th minute when he nodded Paul McLean's right wing cross past John Bateman and into the bottom right of the goal.
Substitute James Redman then wrapped up the points for his side in the 88th minute, converting Kevin Briers' low centre.
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