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Paul McLeod takes a shot. Save by Daniele Giordano.
(Albion) makes a substitution, with Iain Smith coming on for Robert Love. Alan Reid receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Reid on Ross McCord. Free kick crossed by Ross McCord, clearance by Alan Benton.
Martin Boyle is ruled offside. Derek Gaston restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Ross McCord from the left by-line, Sean Crighton takes a shot.
Paul McLeod comes on in place of John Gemmell.
The referee books Anthony Stevenson for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Stevenson on Aaron Sinclair. Ross McCord takes the indirect free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Stevenson, comfortable save by Daniele Giordano.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Anthony Stevenson.
The offside flag is raised against Christopher Hegarty. Derek Gaston takes the free kick.
Anthony Stevenson has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Fraser Milligan leaves the field to be replaced by Martin Boyle. Hugh Davidson is brought on as a substitute for Connor Thompson.
Anthony Stevenson is brought on as a substitute for Christopher Boyle.
Robert Love scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Montrose 0-2 Albion.John Gemmell takes a shot. Daniele Giordano makes a save.
Peter Innes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross McCord. Ross McCord takes the direct free kick.
John Gemmell grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Montrose 0-1 Albion.Assist by Christopher Boyle.
Foul by Ciaran Donnelly on Sean Crighton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Daniele Giordano.
Outswinging corner taken by Steven Canning, Christopher Hegarty manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against John Gemmell. Daniele Giordano takes the indirect free kick.
Dougie Cameron gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Gemmell. Free kick crossed by Steven Canning.
Corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord from the right by-line, Alan Cambell takes a shot. Clearance by Peter Innes.
Ross McCord has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The match gets underway.
The second half begins.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The referee ends the match.
Selection Dilemma for Montrose boss
Montrose player/manager Steven Tweed has selection worries ahead of the visit of Albion Rovers as he looks for his men to build on an unbeaten October.
Tweed has ruled out five players including himself from his starting line-up, with Daryl Nicol suspended and Hugh Davidson, Terry Masson and Jonathan Crawford in the treatment room.
However, there is some good news for the Links Park boss with striker Connor Thomson included again after his comeback game last week, and new signing Dougie Cameron in line for his debut in midfield.
Tweed said: "We may well be on a good run but we need to turn draws into wins particularly at home. Albion Rovers have a good record against us so we need to play well to win."
Albion Rovers boss Paul Martin is looking for his men to consolidate their place in the Third Division`s top four although he may be short of bodies to help him secure the three points.
Marc Pollock and Steven Meechan are both out injured while defender Alan Benton and wide man Chris Hamilton will undergo late fitness tests.
Player/assistant manager Todd Lumsden is available again after injury to provide defensive cover should Benton not make it.
Martin said: "If we are to do anything this season then this is the type of game we have to win, but it will not be easy.
"Montrose have an excellent squad and their recent results are backing that up."
Rare road win for Rovers
Albion Rovers secured only their second away win of the season by beating Montrose 2-0 and moved five points clear of third-placed Berwick in the process.
John Gemmell opened the scoring for Rovers in the 32nd minute, firing past Montrose keeper Daniele Giordano from the edge of the box after collecting a pass from Chris Boyle.
It was 2-0 five minutes later. Gemmell's initial effort from 12 yards was parried by Giordano, but Robert Love was quickest to react and he fired the rebound into the top corner from close range.
Montrose almost pulled a goal back in the 74th minute when Ross McCord's corner was headed against a post by Sean Crighton from six yards.
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