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Inswinging corner taken by Bryan Deasley from the left by-line, Jamie Bain makes a clearance. Corner from the right by-line taken by Iain Campbell, save made by Mark Ridgers.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Bain by Bryan Deasley. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Wallace.
Booking for Paul Lovering for dissent.
Calum Smith joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrew Tod.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman by Scott Gibson. Direct free kick taken by Iain Campbell.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Ryan McCord misses to the left of the target.
Jamie Stevenson leaves the field to be replaced by Harold McGregor.
The referee sends off Euan Grant for second bookable offence.
Ryan Wallace fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Forfar 1-2 Airdrie Utd.Assist by Jamie Stevenson.
Shot by Jamie Stevenson. Barry Sellars gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Stevenson from the left by-line.
Ryan Donnelly joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anthony Watt.
Martyn Fotheringham takes a inswinging corner.
Ryan McCord concedes a free kick for a foul on Martyn Fotheringham. Free kick taken by Iain Campbell. Booking for Ryan McCord for unsporting behaviour.
Jamie Stevenson is shown a yellow card for dissent.
Euan Grant receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Ross Campbell on for Graham Gibson. Free kick taken by Ryan McCord.
Barry Sellars gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Watt. Shot on goal comes in from Jamie Stevenson from the free kick, save made by Scott Gallacher.
Ryan Wallace is brought on as a substitute for Phillip Johnston.
Ryan McCord gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Forfar 1-1 Airdrie Utd.Phillip Johnston provided the assist for the goal.
Phillip Johnston fouled by Martyn Fotheringham, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Gibson.
Christopher Templeman produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Foul by Iain Campbell on Phillip Johnston, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jamie Stevenson.
Martyn Fotheringham takes the inswinging corner, James Bishop leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Sellars. Clearance made by Euan Grant.
Paul Lovering produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryan McCord, James Bishop manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Jamie Stevenson from the right by-line, Iain Campbell makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Watt by Martyn Fotheringham. Jamie Stevenson takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Watt by Iain Campbell. Jamie Stevenson takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham from the left by-line, save made by Mark Ridgers.
Corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham from the left by-line, Michael Bolocheweckyj finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Forfar 1-0 Airdrie Utd.
Jamie Stevenson concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark McCulloch. James Bishop takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Anthony Watt. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Gallacher.
Christopher Templeman is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Gibson.
Euan Grant concedes a free kick for a foul on Graham Gibson. Martyn Fotheringham crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Rhys Devlin goes into the book.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Devlin on Martyn Fotheringham. Free kick taken by Michael Bolocheweckyj.
Effort from inside the area by Bryan Deasley misses to the right of the goal.
Effort from inside the area by Phillip Johnston misses to the right of the target.
Michael Bolocheweckyj challenges Ryan McCord unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie Bain crosses the ball in from the free kick, Andrew Tod makes a clearance.
Shot by Anthony Watt from 12 yards. Save made by Scott Gallacher.
The match begins.
The match has reached half-time.
The second half begins.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Forfar looking for response
Forfar, who are looking to bounce back from a disappointing defeat at Stenhousemuir last Saturday, host Airdrie United, however manager Dick Campbell has lost three players form his squad.
Paul Lunan is suspended following his red card last week, on-loan Dundee United player Dale Hilson is travelling with the Scotland under-19 party to Estonia for a three-game tournament and Stephen Tulloch is injured.
Campbell is demanding an improvement from his side, saying: "We were outfought last week at Stenhousemuir and that is not like us. I do not expect a repeat of that in this game."
Alistair Divine and Darren Brady continued their playing comebacks after a year out during the week but this game has arrived too soon for them to be included.
Airdrie defender Scott Gibson returns after a one-game suspension and the Diamonds head to Station Park determined to improve on their record of having lost only one of their six league games this season.
Manager Jimmy Boyle, who has added youngster Kieran Coyle to his squad, reckons that his youngsters will need to battle to take anything home with them.
Boyle said: "Forfar are a much more experienced side than us and they are also physically bigger side. We will have to cope with the threat that brings particularly from a striker like Chris Templeman.
"We will need to battle for anything we get but one thing this side has shown is that they are prepared to do that."
Airdrie come from behind
Airdrie United came from a goal behind to snatch all three points from Forfar with a 2-1 win at Station Park.
Michael Bolocheweckyj fired the home side in front 25 minutes into the game, converting a Martyn Fotheringham corner from close range.
However, Airdrie improved dramatically after the break and were back on level terms in the 58th minute.
Phillip Johnson played the ball across the face of the goal and Ryan McCord was on hand to fire past the helpless Forfar stopper Scott Gallagher from close range.
Ryan Wallace turned out to be the Airdrie hero when he netted the winner in the 75th minute, converting a Jamie Stevenson cross from just inside the box.
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