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Jamie Duff makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Scott Johnston.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Corner taken by Ross McCord.
Free kick taken by Sean Crighton.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dennis Wyness by Gareth Rodger.
Clearance made by Jamie Duff.
Unfair challenge on Craig Gunn by Garry Wood results in a free kick.
Paul Watson takes a shot.
Ceiran McLean fouled by Richard McIntosh, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Stewart Black.
Richard McIntosh fouled by Brian Cameron, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Garry Wood on Jamie Duff.
Corner taken by Ross McCord from the left by-line.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Gunn.
Corner taken by Craig Gunn. Sean Crighton slots the ball right footed into the goal. Elgin 3-3 Montrose.Assist on the goal came from Craig Gunn.
Shot by Craig Gunn.
Scott Johnston is brought on as a substitute for Lloyd Young.
The referee gives a free kick against Paul Watson for handball.
Lloyd Young has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Craig Gunn restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Gunn delivers the ball.
Ross McKinnon leaves the field to be replaced by Allen Mckenzie.
Centre by Paul McMullan.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Crighton on Garry Wood.
Bryan Deasley scores with a left foot finish. Elgin 2-3 Montrose.The assist for the goal came from David Gray.
David Gray takes a shot and bounced off the bar.
David Niven concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Young.
David Niven is shown a red card for serious foul play.
Ross McKinnon scores with a right foot finish. Elgin 2-1 Montrose.Ceiran McLean provided the assist for the goal.
Shot by Shane Sutherland. Stuart McKenzie blocks the ball.
David Niven slots the ball left footed into the goal. Elgin 1-1 Montrose.Assist on the goal came from Paul McMullan.
Shane Sutherland takes a shot.
Craig Gunn takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.
Free kick taken by Jamie Duff.
Jamie Duff fouled by Garry Wood, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Ceiran McLean.
Brian Cameron has an effort at goal. Stuart McKenzie makes a block.
Corner taken by Ross McKinnon.
(Montrose) makes a substitution, with Jonathan Crawford coming on for Alan Campbell.
The match restarts for the second half.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Sutherland by Ross McCord.
The ref blows to end the first period.
Paul McMullan produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bryan Deasley by Shane Sutherland.
Garry Wood takes a shot.
David Gray has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Shot by Craig Gunn went wide left of the goal.
David Gray takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Stewart Black makes a block.
Shot by Dennis Wyness went over the net.
Craig Gunn is caught offside.
Dennis Wyness takes a shot and bounces off the post.
The ball is swung over by Shane Sutherland.
Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Ross McCord. Stewart Black safely holds on.
Jamie Duff challenges Bryan Deasley unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Ross McKinnon takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Sutherland by Paul Watson.
Stewart Black takes the free kick.
Bryan Deasley concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Duff.
Bryan Deasley takes a shot.
Stephen McNally has an effort at goal. Stewart Black makes a block.
Bryan Deasley grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Elgin 0-1 Montrose.The assist for the goal came from Stephen McNally.
Ross McCord restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jamie Duff on Garry Wood, free kick awarded.
Ross McKinnon restarts play with the free kick.
Alan Campbell challenges Dennis Wyness unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Stephen McNally.
Shot by Ross McCord missed to the right of the target.
Craig Gunn has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
David Niven gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross McCord.
Stuart McKenzie restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Gunn.
Shot by Garry Wood. Stewart Black safely holds on.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Gunn.
Bryan Deasley takes a shot and cleared the goal.
The referee starts the match.
Jack without McMullan
Elgin will look to keep progressing after a sluggish start to their League 2 season by seeing off Montrose at Borough Briggs without Paul McMullan whose wife is expected to give birth.
Mark Nicolson (stomach) and Paul Millar (knee) will both miss out.
"We had to become a more pragmatic side after a disappointing start," boss Ross Jack said. "We have done that and it got us a good draw at Peterhead and a win over Clyde.
"Wins breed confidence so hopefully we can put in a really good display against Montrose and get another three points on board."
The Gable Endies head north with a fully fit and suspension-free squad available to manager Stuart Garden with on-loan St Johnstone defender Gareth Rodger available for the first time.
Montrose exited the Ramsdens Cup at the expense of Elgin back in July and Garden is keen to make amends.
"We actually played really well that day especially in the first half but we never took our chances and paid a heavy price," he explained.
"We have improved since then and earned a good win at Albion Rovers in our last outing. It would be great to build on that by winning this one as well."
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