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The referee brings the game to a close.
Scott Shepherd has an effort at goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Alex Cooper.
Scott Shepherd scores with their right foot. Montrose 1-3 Falkirk.Assist by Conor McGrandles.
Alan Maybury delivers the ball.
Scott Shepherd joins the action as a substitute, replacing Botti Bia Bi.
Stephen Day leaves the field to be replaced by Stephen O'Neill.
Free kick taken by Will Vaulks.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Will Vaulks by Bryan Deasley.
The ball is sent over by Alan Maybury.
Craig Bell makes a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Taiwo.
Craig Sibbald joins the action as a substitute, replacing Blair Alston.
Bryan Deasley replaces Garry Wood.
Header by Alex Cooper misses to the right of the target.
Botti Bia Bi delivers the ball.
Paul Harkins is brought on as a substitute for Steven Robb.
Stuart McKenzie takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Alex Cooper.
Scott Johnston takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Liam Dick gets a block in.
Centre by Alan Maybury.
The ball is swung over by Tom Taiwo.
Clearance by Ross Graham.
Clearance by Stephen Day.
Terry Masson takes a shot. Blocked by David McCracken.
Terry Masson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Conor McGrandles.
The ball is delivered by Craig Bell.
Conor McGrandles manages to make a clearance.
Craig Bell crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Day by Alan Maybury.
Free kick crossed by Craig Bell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Wood by Alan Maybury.
The referee blows for offside.
Ross McCord crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Alan Maybury concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Day.
Terry Masson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Shot by Garry Wood. Blocked by David McCracken.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Graham by Botti Bia Bi.
Alex Cooper takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The ref blows to end the first period.
Shot by Ross McCord cleared the net.
Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.
Foul by Scott Johnston on Liam Dick, free kick awarded.
Alex Cooper grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Montrose 1-2 Falkirk.Assist by Blair Alston.
Header at goal by Paul Watson goes right of the post.
Corner taken by Ross McCord.
Shot by Alex Cooper. Stuart McKenzie makes a block.
Free kick taken by Stuart McKenzie.
Alex Cooper is ruled offside.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Dick by Scott Johnston.
David McCracken manages to make a clearance.
Alex Cooper delivers the ball.
Alex Cooper takes a shot. Stuart McKenzie parries the effort to safety.
Strike on goal comes in from Ross McCord from the free kick and goes left of the post.
Paul Watson fouled by Scott Durojaiye, the ref awards a free kick.
Penalty taken right-footed by Blair Alston and scored. Montrose 1-1 Falkirk.
Craig Bell challenges Scott Durojaiye unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
Free kick taken by Alan Campbell.
Blair Alston challenges Steven Robb unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Stuart McKenzie restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Bell concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor McGrandles.
Terry Masson sends in a cross.
Tom Taiwo concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Bell.
Stuart McKenzie makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Alex Cooper from the right by-line.
Scott Durojaiye takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Watson on Tom Taiwo.
Alan Maybury takes a shot and went wide left of the target.
Stephen Day takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Will Vaulks has a headed effort at goal.
Alan Campbell manages to make a clearance.
Paul Watson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Stuart McKenzie manages to make a clearance.
Clearance made by Liam Dick.
The ball is delivered by Alan Maybury.
The game begins.
New faces in for Montrose
Paul Harkins is added to the Montrose squad ahead of their League Cup tie against Falkirk.
The former Queen's Park and Elgin midfielder has completed his move to Links Park, while a loan deal for Dunfermline defender Declan O'Kane is due to be completed ahead of the first-round clash.
Garry Wood is available as the suspension for his red card against Peterhead will be served in next seasons Petrofac Training Cup. However, Graham Webster was dismissed last weekend and he is banned. Jonathan Crawford is out with a knee injury.
Montrose boss George Shields said: "Beating Falkirk will be a difficult task but it will be an impossible task if we start in the same manner as we started last Saturday."
Falkirk hit seven past Montrose's League Two rivals East Stirling last weekend and they add Craig Sibbald to their ranks after the midfielder shook off a knee injury.
Liam Rowan's toe keeps him out and Kieran Dufffie is still not available following a foot injury.
Bairns' technical director Alex Smith said: "The Shire made things tight throughout the game last week and they gave themselves a chance when they scored to make it 3-1. However, we reacted to that setback really well and went on to put on a really powerful display.
"If we play to that level against Montrose we will be delighted."
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