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Brechin City 0-2 Ayr United


Chris Aitken scored a brace as Ayr took a giant step towards the First Division play-off final with a comfortable victory away to Brechin.

The visitors went in front after only eight minutes when Aitken went on a solo run and placed his shot high into the net from the edge of the box.

Ayr doubled their lead on 36 minutes when Barry Smith fouled Bryan Prunty and Aitken scored from the spot.

The midfielder almost got his hat-trick with a lob that just missed the target.

Brechin: Craig Nelson, Walker, Seeley, Barry Smith, Dyer, Nimmo (Darren Smith 86), Murie (King 31), Fusco, Canning, McAllister, Ettien (Byers 59).
Subs Not Used: McCluskey.

Booked: Ettien, McAllister.

Ayr: Grindlay, Dempsie, Walker, Martin Campbell, McGowan, Stevenson, Keenan, Aitken, Easton (Kenneth Connolly 83), Prunty (Gormley 73), Roberts.
Subs Not Used: Henderson, Agnew, Mitchell.

Booked: Prunty.

Goals: Aitken 8, 36 pen.

Att: 902

Ref: B Winter

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