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Scott Durie fouled by Mark Shankland, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Durie takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Robert Barr, comfortable save by Alistair Brown.
Robert Barr takes a shot. Save by Alistair Brown.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul Willis from the left by-line to the near post, Michael Moffat manages to make a clearance.
Mark Shankland takes a shot. Andrew Collier makes a save. Corner taken by David Sinclair, Kyle McAusland finds the net with a headed goal from close range. East Fife 2-3 Ayr.Assist by David Sinclair.
Robbie Crawford booked.
Michael Moffat takes a shot. Darren Smith gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by David Sinclair from the left by-line.
The referee blows for offside against Paul McManus. Free kick taken by Alistair Brown.
Robert Barr fires in a goal from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. East Fife 2-2 Ayr.
Unfair challenge on Robert Barr by John Robertson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Paul Willis, comfortable save by Alistair Brown.
The referee blows for offside against David Muir. Free kick taken by Alistair Brown.
Robert Sloan is brought on as a substitute for Andrew Cook. Adam Hunter goes off and Mark Shankland comes on.
Scott McBride takes a shot. Save by Alistair Brown.
David Muir crosses the ball, clearance made by Austin McCann.
Darian Mackinnon goes off and David Winters comes on.
Unfair challenge on Paul Willis by Adam Hunter results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Smith.
The official flags Paul McManus offside. Alistair Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darian Mackinnon on Jordon Forster. Steven Campbell restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Gareth Wardlaw on Alistair Brown, free kick awarded. (East Fife) makes a substitution, with Scott McBride coming on for Gareth Wardlaw. Alistair Brown takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Paul Willis, Effort on goal by Gareth Wardlaw from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar. Ross Robertson replaces Ryan McStay.
The referee gives a free kick against Gareth Wardlaw for handball. Free kick taken by Alistair Brown.
Shot from deep inside the area by David Sinclair clears the bar.
Jamie Pollock leaves the field to be replaced by David Muir.
Unfair challenge on Jordon Forster by Darian Mackinnon results in a free kick. Darian Mackinnon is given a yellow card. Steven Campbell restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Paul Willis, Alistair Brown makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Scott Durie by Darian Mackinnon results in a free kick. Jordon Forster restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Paul Willis.
Darren Smith challenges David Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Marc Twaddle, clearance made by Andrew Cook.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Willis, Header by Jordon Forster from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Forster on Michael Moffat. Jordon Forster receives a yellow card. Free kick taken by Alistair Brown.
David Sinclair takes a shot. Blocked by Jordon Forster.
Paul Willis produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.
Robert Barr takes a shot. Blocked by Kyle McAusland.
The ball is crossed by Paul Willis.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Sinclair, clearance made by Steven Campbell.
Jamie Pollock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Moffat. Marc Twaddle takes the direct free kick.
David Sinclair fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-2 Ayr.Kyle McAusland provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Smith on Michael Moffat. Free kick taken by Ryan McStay.
Ryan McStay takes a shot. Darren Smith gets a block in.
Centre by Adam Hunter.
Foul by Darian Mackinnon on Jordon Forster, free kick awarded. Jamie Pollock takes the free kick. Unfair challenge on Marc Twaddle by Gareth Wardlaw results in a free kick. Austin McCann takes the free kick.
Scott Durie takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Pollock by Ryan McStay. Free kick taken by Jordon Forster.
Robert Barr crosses the ball.
Paul Willis takes a shot. Blocked by John Robertson.
Robert Barr produces a cross, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
Close range effort by Darian Mackinnon clears the crossbar.
Andrew Cook challenges Darian Mackinnon unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Sinclair takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Paul Willis, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Steven Campbell takes the indirect free kick.
Paul McManus is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Corner taken by David Sinclair from the right by-line, clearance made by Gareth Wardlaw.
David Sinclair scores a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-1 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Michael Moffat.
Shot by Gareth Wardlaw from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
Shot from outside the area by Gareth Wardlaw misses to the left of the goal.
Jamie Pollock finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-0 Ayr.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Hunter on Paul Willis. Jamie Pollock delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
Unfair challenge on Robert Barr by Robbie Crawford results in a free kick. Steven Campbell takes the free kick.
Centre by Robert Barr, clearance by Austin McCann.
Unfair challenge on Adam Hunter by Scott Durie results in a free kick. Marc Twaddle takes the direct free kick.
Bobby to raise the Barr for Fifers?
Bobby Barr will go straight into the East Fife squad to face Ayr United.
Barr joined the Fifers on a three-month loan deal from Livingston and is available to caretaker manager Gordon Chishom this weekend.
Chisholm is sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Michael Brown, who is rated 50/50 due to a calf injury.
With back-up Andrew Collier already ruled out, Chishom boss could face a Saturday morning scramble for a keeper.
The Methil man said, "Bobby will add value to our team and I am delighted that he has agreed to come here. We need to get a win and so do Ayr and he may provide a bit of magic to help us do that."
Bottom-of-the-table Ayr look set to include player/manager Mark Roberts after he returned from injury in a midweek reserve game.
Former Rangers youngster Adam Hunter is set for a midfield berth after suspension, but knee injuries keep both defender Martyn Campbell and midfielder Michael McGowan out.
Roberts said: "We're at the bottom of the table because of really poor defensive errors. We're a good side going forward and our new loan signing Darrian MacKinnon showed his worth with two goals against Queen of the South last weekend."
"We can be a really good side, but the only way we can get above East Fife and off the foot of the table is by being much better in defence."
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