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Effort on goal by David Mowat from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Neil Janczyk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martyn Fotheringham. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Martyn Fotheringham.
Rory McAllister takes a shot. Save by Euan McLean.
Rory McAllister takes a shot. Euan McLean makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Ross Campbell, Ewan Moyes manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Tod by Rory McAllister. Euan McLean restarts play with the free kick.
Ewan Moyes fouled by Christopher Templeman, the ref awards a free kick. Gerard McLauchlan takes the indirect free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Iain Campbell from the right by-line, Rory McAllister makes a clearance.
Graham Gibson leaves the field to be replaced by Martyn Fotheringham. Bryan Deasley is brought on as a substitute for Barry Sellars.
Booking for Ewan Moyes for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Ewan Moyes on Barry Sellars. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Barry Sellars from left channel, clearance by Paul McLean.
Barry Sellars takes the outswinging corner, Charlie King makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Janczyk from the right by-line, Charlie King finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Forfar 1-1 Brechin.
Dale Hilson leaves the field to be replaced by Ross Campbell.
Rory McAllister fouled by James Bishop, the ref awards a free kick. Neil Janczyk takes the free kick.
Charlie King comes on in place of Barry Smith.
Andrew Cook gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Hilson. The ball is delivered by Iain Campbell, Christopher Templeman takes a shot. Save made by Craig Nelson.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Neil Janczyk, clearance made by Paul Lunan.
Kevin Byers on for Mark Docherty.
Christopher Templeman grabs a headed goal from close range. Forfar 1-0 Brechin.Assist by Paul Lunan.
Foul by Andrew Tod on Rory McAllister, free kick awarded. Neil Janczyk crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Mark McCulloch makes a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Iain Campbell, Christopher Templeman has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Ewan Moyes concedes a free kick for a foul on Dale Hilson. Free kick taken by Christopher Templeman.
Corner taken right-footed by David McKenna from the right by-line, Craig Nelson fouled by Graham Gibson, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Unfair challenge on Mark McCulloch by Paul McLean results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Iain Campbell.
Paul McLean is cautioned.
Unfair challenge on David McKenna by Andrew Tod results in a free kick. Neil Janczyk fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Euan McLean makes a save.
Andrew Tod is cautioned.
The referee blows for offside against Christopher Templeman. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Barry Smith fouled by Iain Campbell, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Neil Janczyk, David Mowat manages to make a clearance.
Christopher Templeman challenges Mark Docherty unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ewan Moyes restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Dale Hilson misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Iain Campbell on David McKenna. Indirect free kick taken by Gerard McLauchlan.
David Mowat has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Booking for Rory McAllister for unsporting behaviour.
Neil Janczyk decides to take a short corner.
Iain Campbell concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Molloy. Indirect free kick taken by Gerard McLauchlan.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk from the left by-line, James Bishop manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Andrew Tod.
Graham Gibson challenges Paul McLean unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Nelson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Docherty on Barry Sellars. Barry Sellars restarts play with the free kick.
Paul McLean takes a shot. Euan McLean makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman by Andrew Cook. Barry Sellars has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Craig Nelson.
Effort on goal by Rory McAllister from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Graham Gibson on Gerard McLauchlan. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Rory McAllister, Euan McLean makes a save.
The referee blows for offside. Euan McLean restarts play with the free kick.
The match gets underway.
The match has reached half-time.
The second half has started.
The referee ends the match.
Euan handed the gloves
Forfar's summer signing Euan McLean will start in goal against Brechin.
McLean is set to be handed the gloves as on-loan Rangers youngster Scott Gallagher is suspended as the Loons look to keep the only perfect record in the Second Division going.
Defender Michael Bolochoweckyj serves the final game of his suspension, however Ian Campbell is available although the long term injured pair of Alastair Divine and Darren Brady remain out injured.
Station Park boss Dick Campbell said: "Two wins out of two has been a great start but I am a bit long in the tooth to be getting carried away by anything.
"There is a great rivalry between the sides and my boys know that they will need to work incredibly hard for anything they get from this game."
Brechin have received a double boost with both goalkeeper Craig Nelson and midfielder Gary Fusco returning to training this week after injury.
On loan Hibs defender Callum Booth remains out through injury as does midfielder Jamie Redman with manager Jim Weir telling his men that they will need to work really hard to take anything from Station Park.
Weir said: "Some people may be surprised by the start that Forfar have made but I am not.
"They have good players with plenty of experience and we will need to go there and put our stamp on the game to win through. It is a massive week for us with Dundee next so a win would be a great start."
King earns Brechin point
Forfar and Brechin kept their unbeaten starts to the new season alive as they drew 1-1 at Station Park.
In a goalless opening, chances were at a premium with Rory McAllister looking most likely to score with two first-half opportunities for the visitors.
Christopher Templeton headed the hosts ahead with just over an hour left to play as he got on the end of a Paul Lunan cross from six yards.
A close-range finish by Charlie King stole a share of the spoils for Brechin as he dispatched a Neil Janczyk corner in the 77th minute.
Forfar stay at the head of the Scottish Division Two table, while Brechin sit fourth.
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