Montrose 2-0 East Stirling: Match Report
Montrose 2-0 East Stirling: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.
Montrose triumph over Stirling
Sixth-placed Montrose closed the gap on fifth-placed Stirling with a 2-0 victory over the Shire, boosting their play-off hopes in the process.
David Gray opened the scoring after a quarter of an hour, firing Scott Johnston's ball past Grant Hay in the East Stirling goal.
Bryan Deasley doubled the Gable Endies' lead as the half-time whistle neared, finishing high into the goal after Graham Webster's ball.
Johnston nearly added to East Stirling's woes with a third for the home side, shooting inside the area and Hay saved well with 40 minutes remaining.
As the game entered its closing stages, Michael Bolochoweckyj nearly pulled one back for the visitors. He had a good chance to score from close range, but he shot wide and confirmed a valuable victory for Montrose, who now have back-to back-wins.
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