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Ryan Strachan delivers the ball.
Ryan Strachan makes a clearance.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Rory McAllister scores with a header. Peterhead 4-0 Montrose.Assist on the goal came from Ryan McCann.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan McCann.
Free kick taken by Ryan McCann.
Unfair challenge on Colin Wilson by Rory McAllister results in a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Rory McAllister.
(Peterhead) makes a substitution, with David Cox coming on for Andrew Rodgers.
Richard McIntosh concedes an own goal. Peterhead 3-0 Montrose.
Dean Cowie challenges Terry Masson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Colin Wilson manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside.
Corner taken by Bryan Deasley from the right by-line.
Graeme Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Steven Noble by Scott Johnston results in a free kick.
James Redman makes a clearance.
Jonathan Crawford delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Ryan McCann from the left by-line.
Bryan Gilfillan goes off and Fraser McLaren comes on.
Ryan Strachan scores with a right foot finish. Peterhead 1-0 Montrose.Assist on the goal came from Bryan Gilfillan.
Ryan Strachan crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Jordon Brown fouled by Terry Masson, the ref awards a free kick.
Rory McAllister takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Dean Cowie has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Header at goal by Andrew Rodgers goes over the bar.
Ryan McCann replaces Graeme Sharp.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Steven Noble.
Alan Campbell is shown a yellow card.
Foul by Alan Campbell on Jordon Brown, free kick awarded.
The match restarts for the second half.
Richard McIntosh replaces David Gray.
The first half comes to an end.
Andrew Rodgers has an effort at goal.
Shot by Bryan Deasley went over.
Steven Noble delivers the ball.
Paul Watson is cautioned.
David Gray crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Foul by James Redman on Bryan Deasley, free kick awarded.
A cross is delivered by David Gray.
Free kick crossed by Graeme Sharp.
Rory McAllister fouled by Jonathan Crawford, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Steven Noble from the right by-line.
Graeme Sharp crosses the ball.
Clearance by Ryan Strachan.
Bryan Gilfillan goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
Bryan Deasley fouled by Bryan Gilfillan, the ref awards a free kick.
Foul by Jonathan Crawford on Andrew Rodgers, free kick awarded.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Graeme Sharp.
Rory McAllister takes a shot. Stuart McKenzie parries the effort to safety.
Graham Webster has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Garry Wood takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Scott Ross.
Free kick taken by Ryan Strachan.
Colin Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Rory McAllister.
Bryan Deasley crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Dean Cowie challenges Graham Webster unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Paul Watson.
James Redman concedes a free kick for a foul on Terry Masson.
Clearance made by Colin Wilson.
Scott Ross restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Colin Wilson on Jordon Brown.
Unfair challenge on Terry Masson by Dean Cowie results in a free kick.
David Gray restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bryan Deasley by Ryan Strachan.
Steven Noble sends in a cross.
The game kicks-off.
Smith blow for leaders
Peterhead are missing the suspended Ross Smith as they host Montrose looking to close in on promotion.
The Blue Toon need eight points from five games to mathematically seal a first Scottish League title.
Graeme Sharp will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness having suffered a back injury but David Cox (broken foot) is not quite ready for a return.
Manager Jim McInally said: "I think that Montrose will have a go at us as they need the three points to help their play-off chances. I welcome that as a lot of teams come here and sit in but I reckon this will be an open contest."
Montrose sit six points away from a play-off place after a run of one win in four.
They head to tackle the leaders without Craig Bell, who has tonsillitis, while on-loan Inverness Callum Ferguson is once again missing with a knee injury.
Manager Stuart Garden said: "It will be difficult to get back into the play-off places however we will keep looking to get there. Winning at Peterhead is a hard task however we can be confident as there has been very little between the sides this season.
"We created chances against Elgin last weekend and paid a heavy price for not taking them. It will be the same if we are not ruthless at Peterhead."
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