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The referee brings the game to a close.
A cross is delivered by Kevin Smith.
The offside flag is raised against Jamie Longworth.
Ryan Stewart replaces Craig Johnstone.
Shot by David McKenna went wide right of the target.
Free kick taken by David McKenna.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Cowan on David McKenna.
Free kick taken by Stephen Hughes.
(East Fife) makes a substitution, with David Cowan coming on for Jonathan Stewart.
Mark Docherty challenges Liam Buchanan unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jamie Longworth has an effort at goal.
A cross is delivered by David McKenna.
The ball is sent over by Kevin Smith.
Free kick taken by Mark Docherty.
Ryan Borris fouled by Steven Campbell, the ref awards a free kick.
Foul by Grant Gallagher on Steven Campbell, free kick awarded.
The ball is crossed by Scott Robertson.
Scott Robertson scores. East Fife 1-1 Stranraer.
David McKenna on for Andrew Stirling.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Rutkiewicz by Sean Winter.
The ball is sent over by Sean Winter.
Corner taken by Andrew Stirling from the right by-line.
The ball is crossed by Jonathan Stewart.
Free kick taken by Jack Hamilton.
Sean Winter concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Smith.
Ryan Borris gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Campbell.
Header by Steven Bell goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Andrew Stirling.
Ryan Borris comes on in place of Martin Grehan.
Frank McKeown restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Longworth fouled by Craig Johnstone, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
Corner taken by Craig Johnstone from the right by-line.
Kevin Smith fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes right of the net.
Scott Rumsby gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Buchanan.
Steven Bell takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bruce Inkango on Grant Gallagher.
Bruce Inkango produces a cross.
The match restarts for the second half.
Nathan Austin goes off and Bruce Inkango comes on.
The ref blows to end the first period.
A cross is delivered by Nathan Austin.
Corner taken by Craig Johnstone.
The referee shows Scott Robertson a yellow card.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Robertson on Kevin Smith.
Kevin Rutkiewicz makes a clearance.
Mark Docherty produces a cross.
Mark Docherty restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Rutkiewicz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Grehan.
Steven Campbell challenges Jamie Longworth unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kevin Smith crosses the ball.
Craig Johnstone restarts play with the free kick.
Scott Robertson challenges Kevin Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Andrew Stirling delivers the ball.
Martin Grehan concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Campbell.
The ball is delivered by Mark Docherty.
Foul by Steven Bell on Kevin Smith, free kick awarded.
Martin Grehan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Campbell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Winter by Craig Johnstone.
Craig Johnstone takes a shot.
Nathan Austin scores with a header. East Fife 1-0 Stranraer.The assist for the goal came from Liam Buchanan.
The ball is sent over by Liam Buchanan.
Liam Buchanan takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Mitchell parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Scott Robertson crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Jonathan Stewart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Winter.
The ball is delivered by Kevin Smith.
Scott Durie delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Stephen Hughes.
Martin Grehan concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Durie.
Shot by Andrew Stirling went wide of the right-hand upright.
A cross is delivered by Sean Winter.
Jamie Longworth has an effort at goal. Jack Hamilton safely holds on.
Shot by Nathan Austin. David Mitchell catches the ball.
Free kick crossed by Craig Johnstone.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Hughes by Steven Bell.
The match gets underway.
Paterson blow for East Fife
East Fife will be without goalkeeper Greg Paterson as they host Stranraer looking for a third win on the bounce.
Back-to-back victories have taken Gary Naysmith's men to within a point of eighth-placed Airdrie in their battle to avoid a relegation play-off spot.
Gary Fisher (elbow) joins Paterson (rib) on the sidelines, but Joe Mbu, David Cowan and Scott McBride have all been declared fit, while Ross Brown will be monitored ahead of the game.
Naysmith said: "We have done well to win at Dunfermline and Forfar and the players deserve praise for the way they have recovered from a 5-0 home defeat from Ayr. There is a lot of work still to be done to continue climbing the table and defeating a hard working Stranraer team would be another step forward."
Stranraer are looking to end a miserable run of five games without a win, which has seen their play-off spot look a little less secure.
They head to Fife without the suspended Stephen Stirling and injury absentees Marc Corcoran (groin) and Chris Aitken (ankle).
Manager Stephen Aitken said: "East Fife have certainly improved since our last game against them which ironically was our last win. Any team that can go to Dunfermline and Forfar and pick up wins must be doing a lot right.
"We have not won in a while but we are playing a lot better. We are still two wins away from securing a play-off place and it would be terrific to get one of these against East Fife."
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