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Stephen Stirling takes a shot. Jamie Duff gets a block in.
John Kane receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.
Short corner worked by Stephen Stirling.
David McGregor concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Gunn. Mark Nicolson takes the free kick.
Nathan Shepherd crosses the ball, Alexander Clark makes a save.
Daniel Moore delivers the ball, clearance by Frank McKeown.
Shot by Craig Gunn from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
David McGregor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Gunn. Strike comes in from Daniel Moore from the free kick, save made by Ryan Marshall.
Nathan Shepherd replaces Stuart McColm.
The ball is crossed by Michael Moore, save made by Alexander Clark.
Michael Moore replaces Craig Malcolm.
Short corner taken by Daniel Moore.
Craig Gunn crosses the ball.
A cross is delivered by Stuart McColm.
Daniel Moore takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Marshall.
Stuart McColm crosses the ball, save by Alexander Clark.
Brian Cameron produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is crossed by Daniel Moore, clearance by David McGregor.
Graeme Beveridge delivers the ball, save made by Ryan Marshall.
Martin Grehan concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Moore. David Niven takes the free kick. Paul Millar leaves the field to be replaced by Blair Lawrie.
Jamie Duff concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Malcolm. Free kick taken by Frank McKeown.
Daniel Moore produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Headed effort on goal by Craig Gunn from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
A cross is delivered by Brian Cameron, save by Ryan Marshall.
Jason Crooks comes on in place of Stuart Leslie.
Long range effort by Stephen Stirling goes wide right of the target.
Corner taken by Stephen Stirling.
Long range shot by David McGregor goes wide right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Stephen Stirling, clearance made by David Niven.
Stuart McColm produces a cross.
Daniel Moore sends in a cross, save by Ryan Marshall.
Unfair challenge on Stuart Leslie by Steven Noble results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Moore.
Effort from deep inside the area by Craig Gunn misses to the left of the target.
Stephen Stirling finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Elgin 1-1 Stranraer.Assist by Stuart McColm.
Effort on goal by Sean Winter from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Ross O'Donoghue takes a shot. Save by Ryan Marshall.
Graeme Beveridge delivers the ball, clearance by Scott Taggart.
Frank McKeown fouled by Paul Millar, the ref awards a free kick. Frank McKeown takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by Craig Gunn.
Corner taken by Daniel Moore from the right by-line.
Craig Malcolm is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Mark Nicolson takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by Scott Taggart, clearance by Mark Nicolson.
Headed effort from inside the area by Craig Malcolm misses to the left of the goal.
Daniel Moore takes a shot. David McGregor gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Niven on Sean Winter. Scott Taggart takes the direct free kick.
Daniel Moore sends in a cross, Ryan Marshall makes a save.
Corner taken by Stephen Stirling from the left by-line, Alexander Clark makes a save.
Mark Nicolson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Stirling. Shot on goal comes in from Stephen Stirling from the free kick.
John Kane fouled by Mark Nicolson, the ref awards a free kick. John Kane takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Paul Millar. David McGregor takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Daniel Moore, Steven Noble makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Daniel Moore, Ryan Marshall makes a save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Noble on Craig Gunn. Daniel Moore takes the free kick, Effort on goal by Jamie Duff from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Daniel Moore, Paul Millar produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Craig Gunn takes a shot.
Inswinging corner from left by-line crossed in by Stephen Stirling.
The ball is swung over by Scott Taggart.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Malcolm. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Nicolson.
Jamie Duff challenges Martin Grehan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Stephen Stirling, save by Alexander Clark.
Frank McKeown takes a shot. Save made by Alexander Clark.
The referee blows for offside against Paul Millar. Free kick taken by Ryan Marshall.
Stephen Stirling has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.
Brian Cameron concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart McColm. Indirect free kick taken by Frank McKeown.
Unfair challenge on David Niven by Sean Winter results in a free kick. Alexander Clark takes the free kick.
Mark Nicolson takes a shot. Frank McKeown gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Craig Gunn by Steven Noble results in a free kick. Ross O'Donoghue takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Daniel Moore, Frank McKeown makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Stephen Stirling, save by Alexander Clark.
The ball is delivered by Daniel Moore.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Winter on David Niven. David Niven restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Millar finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Elgin 1-0 Stranraer.Assist by Graeme Beveridge.
Daniel Moore fouled by David McGregor, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Niven. The referee shows David McGregor a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Stephen Stirling takes a outswinging corner.
David Niven is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Stephen Stirling fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, David Niven gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross O'Donoghue by John Kane. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Moore.
The ball is sent over by John Kane, Graeme Beveridge makes a clearance.
McPhee faces fitness battle
Elgin City will check on Archie McPhee ahead of kick-off against Stranraer.
The full-back is struggling with a knee knock and faces a late fitness check.
Goalkeeper Zander Clark will play as the suspension for his sending-off against Queen's Park last week is restricted to the Scottish Cup.
The Borough Briggs side have already ruled out Paul Kaczan, Craig Frizzell and Steven Edwards
Manager Ross Jack said: "This is a huge game and it could well be won by the side who copes best with recent disappointments.
"The two of us have been on good runs that ended recently, so I am hoping that it is Elgin who bounce back with a win. The games between us are usually tight and I am sure this one will be no different."
Stranraer goalkeeper David Mitchell and defender Grant Gallagher are suspended for the long trip north.
Midfielder Chris Aitken is also sidelined with a broken foot so youngster Dean Agnew keeps his place in manager Keith Knox's squad.
Knox said: "We missed Chris last week in our Scottish Cup defeat to Forfar, but we just have to get on with things as I believe that we still have the players that can win us games.
"Elgin is never an easy place to go but we can win if we defend better than we have in recent games.
"We beat them earlier in the season and Elgin were probably the better team on the day so we have to guard against a revenge mission."
Honours even at Borough Briggs
Elgin and Stranraer shared the points with a 1-1 draw at Borough Briggs.
The result keeps Elgin in third place in the Scottish Third Division while Stranraer leapfrog Berwick into the final play-off spot.
Elgin, who drew their last league game against East Stirling, took the lead after nine minutes through striker Paul Millar.
Millar rose highest to head in Graeme Beveridge's cross from the right wing.
Stranraer, who thrashed Montrose 4-0 in their last league outing, drew level in the 63rd minute.
Stephen Stirling swept the ball home from close range after good work from Stuart McColm inside the penalty area.
Elgin's top scorer Craig Dunn had the chance to give his side the lead again but he screwed his shot wide.
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