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Scott Agnew decides to take the corner short.
Bryan Prunty finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Dumbarton 1-0 Brechin.
Bryan Hodge gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Scott Agnew. Power penalty taken by Scott Agnew saved by Craig Nelson. Dumbarton 0-0 Brechin.
Kevin Nicoll challenges Paul McManus unfairly and gives away a free kick. David McClune takes the direct free kick.
Paul McLean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Gilhaney. Free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
David McKenna goes off and Gary Fusco comes on.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Bryan Hodge from the right by-line, clearance by Alan Lithgow.
Paul McManus is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Stephen Grindlay takes the indirect free kick.
Michael Dunlop gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bryan Prunty. Michael Dunlop is shown a yellow card. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Scott Agnew.
Paul McManus is caught offside. Martin McNiff takes the indirect free kick.
Effort from inside the area by Patrick Walker misses to the right of the target.
David McKenna produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar. Ally Graham goes off and Patrick Walker comes on. Ryan Borris on for Mark Lamont.
Ally Graham is adjudged to have handled the ball. Craig Nelson takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Bryan Hodge. Stephen Grindlay restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Paul McManus. Indirect free kick taken by Alan Lithgow.
Paul McLean has an effort at goal. Comfortable save by Stephen Grindlay.
Scott Agnew has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right. (Brechin) makes a substitution, with Charlie King coming on for David Crawford.
Alan Lithgow takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save. Corner from the right by-line taken by Scott Agnew, Mark Lamont takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson. Corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew, comfortable save by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bryan Prunty by Ewan Moyes. Direct free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Effort on goal by Scott Agnew from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by Garry Brady, Martin McNiff manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Molloy on Mark Lamont. Ally Graham takes the free kick.
Kevin Nicoll takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McLean on Mark Lamont. Direct free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Crawford on Kevin Nicoll. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Grindlay.
Mark Lamont produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Ally Graham takes a shot.
Foul by Craig Molloy on Mark Gilhaney, free kick awarded. Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
The official flags David Crawford offside. Free kick taken by Stephen Grindlay.
Paul McManus has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.
Shot by David Crawford. Stephen Grindlay makes a save. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Bryan Hodge, James Creaney makes a clearance.
Short corner taken by Mark Gilhaney.
Ally Graham has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Ewan Moyes on for Gerard McLauchlan.
Effort from just outside the area by Garry Brady goes over the target.
Unfair challenge on Ally Graham by Gerard McLauchlan results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Ally Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Dunlop. David McClune takes the free kick.
Ally Graham is ruled offside. Gerard McLauchlan restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Scott Agnew goes over the target.
David Crawford takes a shot. Stephen Grindlay makes a comfortable save.
Unfair challenge on David McClune by Ally Graham results in a free kick. David McClune restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Mark Gilhaney, comfortable save by Craig Nelson.
The offside flag is raised against Paul McManus. Stephen Grindlay takes the indirect free kick.
Gerard McLauchlan is given a yellow card.
Paul McManus produces a right-footed shot from inside the penalty area and hits the post.
Corner taken by Garry Brady from the left by-line, Alan Lithgow makes a clearance.
David McKenna fouled by Ryan Finnie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Bryan Hodge, Alan Lithgow makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Molloy on James Creaney. James Creaney takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Paul McManus goes over the crossbar.
Rookie Ryan ready for Brechin
Dumbarton have added rookie defender Ryan Finnie to the squad to face Brechin.
The 17-year-old full-back has joined on a loan deal until the end of the season from Hamilton.
Martin McNiff remains out with a foot problem and fellow midfielder Kevin Nicol will be absent due to a groin injury as the Sons look to climb back over their visitors in the table.
Manager Alan Adamson said: "We scored a last-minute goal to defeat Arbroath in our last game on January 2 and we have been itching for a game ever since.
"Brechin gave us a bit of a bloody nose when we played them in the Scottish Cup back in November and it would be good to make up for that."
Brechin winger Derek Carcary misses out against his former club after he was injured in training on Thursday night.
Manager Jim Weir has delayed naming his side as he has four other players facing fitness tests with the participation of Scott Buist, David McClune, Sandy Hodge and Jim Lister all in doubt.
Despite going out of the Scottish Cup last week at the hands of SPL St Johnstone, Weir is looking for his men to carry on where they left off.
He said: "We lost poor goals at the start of each half last week but the players deserve a lot of credit for the way they battled back.
"If we start this one in the manner we finished at Perth we will do okay."
Prunty puts Sons beyond Brechin
Bryan Prunty's late strike handed Dumbarton a 1-0 victory which saw them leapfrog Brechin in the table.
The striker pounced to ram home the rebound from Scott Agnew's saved penalty with just a minute left to play.
Striker Paul McManus went close for the visitors inside the opening 10 minutes but his powerful right-footed effort struck a post.
The Sons responded positively to give themselves a foothold in the game, with Agnew narrowly firing over from 25 yards.
There was still time before the break for Ally Graham to hit the crossbar with a shot from the edge of the box.
It looked to be heading for a draw until Bryan Hodge brought down Agnew in the box and, although Craig Nelson palmed away the midfielder's spot-kick, Prunty was on hand to rifle in the winner from 12 yards.
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