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Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Neilson on Brian Cameron. Scott Bain takes the direct free kick.
Kevin Neilson takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Javier Amaya shown a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Ross O'Donoghue by Javier Amaya results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Paul Millar takes a shot. Save made by Jonny Jamieson.
Paul Millar is caught offside. Aaron Muirhead restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Steven Edwards, save by Jonny Jamieson.
The ball is sent over by Barry Wilson, Jordan Halsman gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Wilson, Jamie Duff takes a shot. Save made by Jonny Jamieson. Corner taken by Barry Wilson played to the near post, clearance made by Aaron Muirhead.
Booking for Jordan Halsman for unsporting behaviour. Jordan Halsman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Wilson. Jamie Duff takes the free kick.
Paul Millar replaces Craig Gunn. Kevin Neilson sends in a cross, Ian Harty has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Corner from right by-line taken by Barry Wilson.
Barry Wilson replaces Craig Frizzel. Craig Gunn takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Aitken. Corner taken by Jason Crooks, Paul Kaczan takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Aitken.
Kevin Neilson takes a shot. Outswinging corner taken by Kevin Neilson from the right by-line. Mark Nicolson gets a block in.
The referee cautions Craig Frizzel for unsporting behaviour.
Kevin Neilson takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ian Harty. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Caution for Craig Gunn.
(Annan Athletic) makes a substitution, with Kevin Neilson coming on for Jack Steele.
Craig Gunn fouled by Jack Steele, the ref awards a free kick. Ross O'Donoghue takes the direct free kick.
Jack Steele receives a caution. Aaron Connolly joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Jardine. Jack Steele challenges Craig Gunn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross O'Donoghue takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Javier Amaya on Craig Gunn, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Jake Inglis concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Aitken. Andrew Aitken takes the free kick.
Craig Frizzel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Steele. Free kick crossed by Chris Jardine, save by Scott Bain.
The ball is swung over by Craig Frizzel.
Foul by Jordan Halsman on Jason Crooks, free kick awarded. Ross O'Donoghue takes the free kick.
Brian Cameron delivers the ball, Jordan Halsman gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Jason Crooks, clearance made by Andrew Aitken.
Steven Edwards is brought on as a substitute for Allan Dempsie.
Effort on goal by Ross O'Donoghue from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Jordan Halsman, save made by Scott Bain.
Javier Amaya fouled by Craig Frizzel, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Jardine restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Duff challenges Ian Harty unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Aitken takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ian Harty by Jamie Duff. Andrew Aitken restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Brian Cameron, save by Jonny Jamieson.
The offside flag is raised against Craig Gunn. Indirect free kick taken by Jonny Jamieson.
The offside flag is raised against Bryan Gilfillan. Scott Bain takes the indirect free kick.
Bryan Gilfillan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Scott Bain restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Steven Sloan, Allan Dempsie manages to make a clearance.
Jason Crooks is ruled offside. Jonny Jamieson takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Gunn. Jonny Jamieson restarts play with the free kick.
Jason Crooks takes a shot. Save made by Jonny Jamieson.
Brian Cameron fouled by Jordan Halsman, the ref awards a free kick. Ross O'Donoghue takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Steven Sloan, Scott Bain makes a save.
Ross O'Donoghue takes a shot. Blocked by Bryan Gilfillan. Corner taken right-footed by Jason Crooks from the right by-line, Aaron Muirhead manages to make a clearance.
Craig Gunn takes a shot. Blocked by Bryan Gilfillan. Short corner taken by Jason Crooks.
John MacBeth goes off and Javier Amaya comes on.
Effort on goal by Craig Frizzel from long range goes harmlessly over the target.
Jason Crooks finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Elgin 2-0 Annan Athletic.The assist for the goal came from Craig Gunn.
Andrew Aitken restarts play with the free kick. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Brian Cameron grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Elgin 1-0 Annan Athletic.Assist by Jason Crooks.
Unfair challenge on Craig Gunn by John MacBeth results in a free kick. Ross O'Donoghue crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Aaron Muirhead.
Ian Harty takes a shot. Scott Bain makes a save.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
The second half kicks off.
The referee blows for half time.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Elgin pair miss out
Elgin manager Ross Jack is looking for his side to keep their fine run of home form going by seeing off Annan at Borough Briggs.
Defender David Niven will miss the encounter due to suspension while Allan Dempsie is a major doubt due to a thigh knock.
Player/assistant manager Barry Wilson is fit and available for selection.
Jack is desperate for all three points to narrow the gap between his fifth-placed side and the promotion chasing play-off pack.
He said: "We cannot allow that gap to get any wider so it is imperative that we win this game. It would be great if we could go into the December and January period as a team in contention for a play-off place."
Annan travel north to Elgin determined to open up a gap on their fifth-placed opponents in the race for a play-off spot.
Galabank boss Harry Cairney has added young Ayr winger Aaron Connolly to his squad on loan ahead of the clash.
Cairney has been forced to rule out goalkeeper Greg Kelly, though, through work commitments, with captain Kevin Neilson in line for his comeback after stitches were removed from a facial injury.
Midfielder Bryan Gilfillan will be included if he passes a fitness test on an injured ankle, striker Graeme Bell is not included in Annan`s travelling party as he has joined junior side Kello on loan.
Cairney said: "The catalyst for Elgin's recent good spell was a win at our place so we will be going out to get those three points back."
Elgin close on play-off places after win
Elgin made it three wins in four league games as they comfortably beat Annan 2-0 to move within two points of the play-off places.
The home side did the damage early on and had practically secured the points within 11 minutes.
The first goal came after just five minutes when Brian Cameron stabbed a Jason Crooks cross into the top corner from close range.
Crooks himself made it 2-0 when he received a pass from Craig Gunn and fired past Jonny Jamieson from the edge of the 18-yard box.
The closest Annan got to getting back into the game was a Kevin Neilson shot from 20 yards but Scott Bain got down well to save.
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