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Inswinging corner taken by Derek Ure from the right by-line.
Paul Weaver takes a shot. Derek Ure takes the inswinging corner, Mark Nicolson makes a clearance. Blocked by Steven Edwards.
Barry Wilson scores a penalty. Elgin 2-0 East Stirling.Stuart Beveridge concedes a Penalty for a foul on Jason Crooks.
The offside flag is raised against Fraser Team. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Kevin Cawley has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Foul by Neil MacDonald on Kevin Cawley, free kick awarded. John Neil takes the direct free kick.
Booking for Barry Wilson. Unfair challenge on Kevin Cawley by Barry Wilson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Hay.
Effort on goal by John Neil from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Jake Inglis produces a cross, Dean Richardson gets a block in. Barry Wilson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Paul Hay.
(Elgin) makes a substitution, with Jason Crooks coming on for Craig Gunn.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Cameron on Kevin Cawley. Paul Hay takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Derek Ure played to the near post, Ross O'Donoghue manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Derek Ure, Allan Dempsie manages to make a clearance.
Neil MacDonald is brought on as a substitute for Craig Frizzel. Barry Wilson has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
(East Stirling) makes a substitution, with Sean Anderson coming on for Kevin Watts.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Wilson on Kevin Cawley. Free kick taken by Dean Richardson.
Centre by Barry Wilson, clearance by John Neil.
Effort from inside the six-yard box by Fraser Team goes wide right of the goal.
Shot from inside the area by Kevin Watts clears the bar.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Gunn. Michael Andrews takes the free kick.
Fraser Team is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Derek Ure from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Craig Frizzel.
Derek Ure takes a short corner,
Short corner taken by Derek Ure.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Watts on Mark Nicolson. Mark Nicolson restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Fraser Team.
The ball is crossed by Brian Cameron, Paul Hay manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Barry Wilson, save made by Michael Andrews.
Shot on goal by Fraser Team from just inside the area goes over the target.
Jake Inglis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Weaver. John Neil takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Weaver on Brian Cameron. Direct free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Steven Edwards comes on in place of Jamie Duff.
David Niven takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.
Ross O'Donoghue takes a shot.
Barry Wilson has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
The ball is swung over by Craig Gunn, John Neil gets a block in.
David Niven gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Johnston. Direct free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Richardson by Allan Dempsie. Direct free kick taken by Dean Richardson. The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott Johnston. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Foul by Jamie Duff on Fraser Team, free kick awarded. Paul Weaver takes the direct free kick.
Craig Gunn takes a shot. Save made by Michael Andrews.
Fraser Team takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.
David Niven concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Johnston. Free kick taken by Paul Hay.
Craig Gunn produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Brian Cameron takes a shot. Save made by Michael Andrews. Short corner taken by Barry Wilson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross O'Donoghue by Scott Johnston. Mark Nicolson takes the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Wilson, David Niven takes a shot. Save by Michael Andrews.
The referee shows Craig Frizzel a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The offside flag is raised against Kevin Watts. Scott Bain restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Frizzel takes a shot. Save made by Michael Andrews.
Barry Wilson takes a shot. Blocked by John Neil.
Fraser Team replaces Darren Kelly. Effort from deep inside the area by Craig Gunn misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Derek Ure, clearance by David Niven. Inswinging corner taken by Derek Ure from the right by-line.
A cross is delivered by Brian Cameron, Stuart Beveridge gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Wilson, Stuart Beveridge makes a clearance.
Kevin Watts is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Kevin Watts sends in a cross, David Niven gets a block in. Corner taken by Scott Johnston from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by David Niven.
Scott Johnston fouled by David Niven, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Hay takes the free kick.
Craig Gunn gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Elgin 1-0 East Stirling.Jake Inglis provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Kevin Watts. Scott Bain restarts play with the free kick.
The referee gets the game underway.
The half-time whistle blows.
The second half kicks off.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Kaczan and Jack miss out
Elgin will be without defensive duo Paul Kaczan and Zander Jack for the home clash with East Stirling.
Central defender Kaczan is struggling with a hamstring strain and Jack has hurt his hand, but manager Ross Jack is determined his men take three points from the fixture brought forward from January 2 in order to climb the table.
Jack said: "This is an opportunity for us to get us up the table and into a position where we deserve to be.
"We've suffered some cruel luck and missed too many chances, but we have a chance to put things right with a win over East Stirling.
"They beat us here earlier in the season and we also have the chance to put that right."
East Stirling will be without experienced quartet David Dunn, Craig Donaldson, Craig Tully and Alex Walker.
Dunn and Donaldson are both suspended, Tully is absent because of an ankle problem and summer signing Walker is struggling with a calf problem.
Assistant coach David Nicholls said: "We played a strong Dumbarton side during the week in a Stirlingshire Cup tie and tried a few things there to compensate for the boys we are missing.
"It worked reasonably well and we were unlucky to go down 1-0.
"Elgin is not an easy place to go, but we won 2-1 up there last time and we'll take confidence from that."
Easy for Elgin
Elgin climbed three places with a comfortable 2-0 win over East Stirling.
Elgin got off to a dream start when Craig Gunn fired home inside two minutes when his right-footed shot gave Michael Andrew no chance from 12 yards.
Elgin continued to put pressure on the Shire goal with Gunn hitting two shots that tested Andrew's reflexes to the full.
East Stirling, looking for their first goal in six games, hardly tested Scott Bain in the Black and Whites goal and a shot by substitute Fraser Team was the nearest they got to ending the drought before the break.
They fared better after the break with Kevin Watts and Team drilling wide.
Their misery completed in the last minutes when, after Stuart Beveridge had brought down Jason Crooks, Barry Wilson converted from the spot.
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