Athletic bag three points against Burghmuir

Johnshaven played host to Burghmuir who travelled from Inverurie for this game.

In the 2nd minute from a Johnshaven throw-in found Scott Beedie turned and shot just wide.

In the 4th minute R. Blease passed to Milne who crossed to Scott Beedie who won a corner. This was taken by D. Smith and was flicked home by James McKellar to put Johnshaven in the lead 1-0.

In the 6th minute Scott Beedie passed out to McKelllar whose shot is brilliantly saved by the Burghmuir keeper. The ball rebounded back to Scott Beedie who slotted home to increase Johnshaven’s lead to 2-0.

Not long after this a slip up in the Johnshaven’s defence allowed Burghmuir to put in a cross which is met by an incoming midfielder but his shot went wide.

In the 23rd minute a Burghmuir free kick is well saved by Johnshaven keeper Jarred MacLean.

A few minutes later in Johnshaven’s next attack McKellar passed to D. Smith whose shot trickled wide. Milne reached the ball but his tight angled shot also went wide.

A couple of minute later Scott Beedie knocked the ball down to McKelllar who turned and shot over the bar.

On the half-hour mark a neat finish from Burghmuir made the score 2-1.

5 minutes later in Johnshaven’s next attack R. Blease crossed to Scott Beedie but his shot went wide.

In the 43rd minute a Burghmuir striker charges down a Johnshaven clearance which he then used to equalise the score.

In the opening minutes a McKellar cross found R. Blease but his header went over the bar.

In the 55th minute Scott Beedie broke and passed to Milne but his shot is well saved by the Burghmuir keeper.

In the 63rd minute Johnshaven keeper MacLean made a point blank save.

Just after this Johnshaven made their first substitution when Alexander Bruce replaced Darryl Smith.

In the 65th minute a shot from Ross Blease bounced over the diving Burghmuir keeper to put Johnshaven back in the lead 3-2.

Three minutes later Burghmuir were reduced to 10 men when their keeper was sent off.

In the 69th minute an Alexander Bruce cross punt found the top corner of the net to further increase Johnshaven’s lead to 4-2.

Just after this Johnshaven made their second substitution when Leon Dundas replaced Robert Milne.

In the 74th minute McKellar ran down the right before crossing to Bruce who flicked on to Ross Blease. Blease found the net to make the final score 5-2.

Man of the Match - Graham Walger.

Team: Jarred MacLean, Jack Dalgarno, Aaron Welsh, Steven Smith, Steven Scott,

Graham Walger (Ryan Ritchie), James McKellar, Ross Blease, Darryl Smith (Alexander Bruce), Robert Milne (Leon Dundas), and Scott Beedie.

Subs: Stuart Beedie & Jason Leven.