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Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Scott Agnew, Scott Bennett makes a comfortable save.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Agnew, John Crawford manages to make a clearance.
Gordon Pope challenges Michael Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Grant Gallagher.
Aaron Sinclair challenges Grant Gallagher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Corner taken right-footed by Connor Thompson from the left by-line, Scott Agnew manages to make a clearance.
(Montrose) makes a substitution, with Martin Boyle coming on for Paul Tosh.
Michael Moore replaces David McAuliffe.
Corner taken by Scott Agnew from the left by-line, clearance by Steven McNalley.
Steven McNalley finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Montrose 3-3 Stranraer.Assist by Paul Tosh.
Paul Watson on for Steven Tweed.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Sinclair by Scott Agnew. Free kick taken by Ross McCord.
Corner taken by Christopher Hegarty from the right by-line, clearance by David Mitchell.
Christopher Hegarty is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Christopher Hegarty goes into the book.
Christopher Hegarty receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Christopher Hegarty on Scott Agnew. Grant Gallagher takes the direct free kick.
Scott Agnew takes a shot. Save made by Scott Bennett.
Ross McCord finds the net with a goal from outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Montrose 2-3 Stranraer.
Unfair challenge on Ross McCord by Lee Sharp results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Connor Thompson.
Paul Tosh takes a shot from outside the penalty area that bounces off the post.
David Mitchell is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Paul Tosh gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Montrose 1-3 Stranraer.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Noble on John Crawford. John Crawford produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Goal scored by Craig Malcolm from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Montrose 0-3 Stranraer.Assist by Armand One.
Steven Noble takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew from the right by-line, clearance by Scott Bennett.
(Stranraer) makes a substitution, with Steven Noble coming on for Stuart McColm.
Foul by David McAuliffe on Connor Thompson, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ross McCord, David McAuliffe makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Agnew by John Crawford. Scott Agnew has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by David Mitchell.
A goal is scored by Craig Malcolm from just outside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Montrose 0-2 Stranraer.Armand One provided the assist for the goal.
Connor Thompson takes a shot. David Mitchell makes a comfortable save.
Daniel Mitchell challenges Paul Tosh unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Connor Thompson.
Craig Malcolm takes a shot. Save made by Scott Bennett.
Craig Malcolm takes a shot. Scott Bennett makes a comfortable save.
Corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew.
Corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew from the left by-line, clearance by Gordon Pope.
Armand One takes a shot. Comfortable save by Scott Bennett.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kevin Nicoll, clearance made by Sean Crighton.
Scott Agnew takes a shot. Comfortable save by Scott Bennett.
Sean Winter scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Montrose 0-1 Stranraer.Assist by Daniel Mitchell.
Connor Thompson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Grant Gallagher.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Armand One. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Bennett.
Inswinging corner taken by Scott Agnew, clearance by Ross McCord.
The referee gets the match started.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The second half begins.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Tweed poised for playing return
Montrose player/manager Steven Tweed could include himself in the squad as his side face Stranraer for the second week running.
Tweed, who has returned to training after a spell out with injury, has a number of injury concerns with goalkeeper Sandy Wood, defenders Fraser Milligan and Sean Fleming all ruled out and midfield duo Hugh Davidson and Terry Masson still sidelined.
Tweed said: "We've done well recently with two wins and I want to keep that going and the best way to do that is by winning again.
"A win would put us to within two points of the top four and it certainly will have been a great idea to bring this game forward if that happens."
Stranraer's Romauld Bouadji has been ruled out of the clash through injury.
Fellow defender Paul Murphy and midfielder Sean Winter are both rated doubtful, but Steven Noble returns to contention after more than a month out with an ankle injury as Stranraer travel to Links Park in search of revenge for last week's defeat to the same side.
Blues boss Keith Knox saw how much Montrose have improved close up last weekend and is determined his side will not be beaten for a second time.
Knox said: "Steven Tweed has done a good job at Montrose after the disappointments of last season.
"They have undoubtedly improved, but we have the opportunity to put that right quickly and intend to take it."
Montrose stir to earn a point
Montrose fought back from 3-0 down to earn a 3-3 draw and deny Stranraer the chance to go top of Division Three.
Stranraer, beaten 2-1 at home by Montrose last week, went ahead in the eighth minute when Sean Winter struck his fourth goal of the season, firing past Scott Bennett in the Montrose goal from 12 yards.
With their tails up, Stranraer doubled their tally in the 33rd minute as Craig Malcolm beat Bennett from 20 yards for his sixth of the campaign.
The impressive Armand One was involved again as Stranraer stretched their lead four minutes after the restart as he supplied the cross which Malcolm buried from six yards.
But three minutes later Paul Tosh smashed a 25-yard shot past David Mitchell to give Montrose hope and then Ross McCord hit a left-footed drive from 25 yards to cut the deficit to one.
The comeback was complete 11 minutes later when Steven McNalley headed home Tosh's cross from the left wing.
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