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Peterhead 3-1 Annan Athletic: Match Report

04 Mar 2014 22:01:00

Peterhead 3-1 Annan Athletic: Match Report

Peterhead 3-1 Annan Athletic: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.


Blue Toon stretch lead at top

Peterhead opened up an eight-point lead at the top of Scottish League Two with a 3-1 victory over second-placed Annan.


The hosts broke the deadlock in the eighth minute when Ryan Strachan rifled in his first goal of the season from the edge of the box.


The Blue Toon doubled their advantage in the 25th minute when Rory McAllister lifted the ball over Galabankies goalkeeper Kenny Arthur from 25 yards.


The visitors were handed a lifeline eight minutes before the break as Peterhead defender Scott Ross nodded the ball into the back of his own net to make it 2-1.


Peterhead went 3-1 up five minutes into the second half when Steven Noble fired in from the middle of the area.


Annan's Kenneth Mackay came close to pulling one back when he hit a post three minutes from the end but the leaders held on to their two-goal lead.



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