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Paul Quinn gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. East Fife 1-3 Stenhousemuir.Assist on the goal came from William Lyle.
Darren Smith leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Hislop.
Paul McQuade takes a shot.
Steven Campbell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Quinn. Eric Paton delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save made by Mark Ridgers.
Sean Dickson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Murray.
Foul by William Lyle on Ryan Wallace, free kick awarded. Shot on goal comes in from Ryan Wallace from the free kick.
Robert Linn finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-2 Stenhousemuir.Assist on the goal came from Ryan Wallace.
Robert Sloan has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.
Iain Thomson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Smith. Ryan Wallace has an effort direct from the free kick, Ross McMillan gets a block in.
Close range shot by Ryan Wallace goes wide of the right-hand upright.
John Ovenstone takes a shot from outside the box and hits the post.
Robert Linn takes the inswinging corner, Eric Paton manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Stephen Murray played to the near post, Robert Sloan makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alistair Brown by David Muir. Kevin McKinlay takes the indirect free kick.
Paul Quinn challenges Robert Linn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Linn crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Alistair Brown.
Paul McQuade joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Ogleby.
The ball is sent over by Brown Ferguson.
Ryan Wallace takes a short corner.
Stewart Kean crosses the ball, Ryan Wallace manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Stephen Murray by Ryan Wallace results in a free kick. Kevin McKinlay restarts play with the free kick.
(Stenhousemuir) makes a substitution, with Paul Quinn coming on for Andy Rodgers. Eric Paton challenges David Muir unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Smith.
Darren Smith has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Linn, Robert Sloan takes a shot. Martyn Corrigan gets a block in.
Andy Rodgers finds the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. East Fife 0-2 Stenhousemuir.Assist by Stewart Kean.
Stewart Kean is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Mark Ridgers.
Robert Linn takes the inswinging corner, Ross McMillan manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Robert Ogleby, Martyn Corrigan gets a block in.
Stewart Kean is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Mark Ridgers.
Ross McMillan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Ogleby. Robert Sloan produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Alistair Brown.
The offside flag is raised against Andy Rodgers. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Ridgers.
William Lyle sends in a cross.
The ball is swung over by Stephen Murray, Steven Campbell makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Scott Durie.
The ball is delivered by Robert Linn, Iain Thomson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Eric Paton from the left by-line, Mark Ridgers makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Scott Durie, Ross McMillan manages to make a clearance.
Robert Linn takes a shot. Save made by Alistair Brown.
A cross is delivered by Brown Ferguson, Stewart Kean takes a shot. Mark Ridgers makes a save.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Linn, David Muir takes a shot. Save by Alistair Brown.
Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Murray, Close range header by Kevin McKinlay goes wide of the left-hand post.
The referee blows for offside against Robert Ogleby. Alistair Brown takes the indirect free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Robert Sloan. Alistair Brown takes the free kick.
Eric Paton produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Steven Campbell produces a cross, clearance made by Martyn Corrigan.
Robert Sloan sends in a cross, Close range header by John Ovenstone goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Scott Durie by Martyn Corrigan results in a free kick. Robert Sloan takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Kevin McKinlay on Scott Durie, free kick awarded. Scott Durie takes the free kick.
Robert Sloan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matthew Park.
Stewart Kean gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. East Fife 0-1 Stenhousemuir.Andy Rodgers provided the assist for the goal.
Stewart Kean takes a shot.
Corner taken left-footed by Stephen Murray from the right by-line to the near post, Ross McMillan has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Eric Paton takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Steven Campbell.
Stephen Murray takes a shot. Save by Mark Ridgers.
Brown Ferguson has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.
A cross is delivered by Stephen Murray, Matthew Park makes a clearance.
Darren Smith challenges Eric Paton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Martyn Corrigan.
The ball is crossed by Kevin McKinlay, clearance made by Robert Linn.
Scott Durie concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Murray. Free kick crossed by Eric Paton, clearance by Steven Campbell.
Fifers and Warriors set for showdown
Fourth-placed East Fife will be without injured pair Andrew Cook and Craig Johnstone as they host third-placed Stenhousemuir.
Attacking duo Robert Sloan and Paul McQuade will hope to pass fitness tests and be included in the Fifers line-up.
Manager John Robertson said: "Stenhousemuir are genuine title contenders so the closer to them we are the better our season will be.
"This is a crucial game for us as we want to close in on a play-off spot and it is also crucial for them as they want to keep close to Cowdenbeath and Arbroath, so it should be a great contest."
Stenhousemuir are looking to defeat their fellow promotion rivals and claim their first away win in over three months.
They will have to do it without midfielder Paul McHale, however, as he continues to be absent with a foot problem.
Ochilview boss David Irons said: "We moved closer to both Cowdenbeath and Arbroath last week by winning at home and now we need to start winning away from home.
"Defeating East Fife would be a great game to win however I know it will not be easy as they are a top side, but we will give it a real go.
"The last meeting between the sides was a great game with three great goals in it and we came out on top 2-1. I will gladly settle for that again."
Warriors on the march
Stenhousemuir closed the gap on the top two to four points with a comfortable 3-1 victory at East Fife.
The Warriors started brightly with Stephen Murray forcing Mark Ridgers to smartly tip over his strike from just inside the box.
They were ahead moments later when Andy Rodgers nodded down to Stewart Kean, who curled his eighth of the season past the diving Ridgers.
Roles were reversed after half-time when Kean teed up Rodgers to slot home his 10th of the campaign.
East Fife briefly rallied and halved the deficit with 10 minutes left as Robert Linn poked past Alistair Brown from close range.
But the visitors secured the points in the final moments, substitute Paul Quinn latching on to William Lyle's through-ball to calmly seal the win with a low finish.
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