Brechin boss Ray McKinnon heaped praise on his side after they demolished Stirling Albion at Forthbank to move to within a point of the League One summit.
East Fife boss Willie Aitchison was left scratching his head by his side’s poor showing in their home defeat by Ayr.
Brechin crashed out of the Petrofac Training Cup after being well beaten at home by League One rivals Peterhead.
Brechin City manager Ray McKinnon has begun to ring the changes at Glebe Park after a 3-1 defeat from Stenhousemuir brought the curtain down on what has been a disappointing season for the club.
Willie Aitchison said the most pleasing aspect of East Fife’s well-deserved 1-0 win over Airdrie was his side’s clean sheet.
Led by the best player on the park player-manager Paul Sheerin it was difficult to appreciate that Arbroath shoulder the rest of the league.
Paul Sheerin says his side desperately need a morale-boosting win to turn their season around.
Forfar, the only side to beat Rangers so far this season, found last night’s SPFL League One clash at Ibrox a very different experience as the ruthless hosts took their revenge.
The latest of late equalisers in Saturday’s Scottish Cup tie at Glebe Park means Angus rivals Brechin and Forfar must do it all again in a replay at Station Park a week on Tuesday.
Manager Ray McKinnon maintained that Brechin deserved something from the game, after watching his injury-hit side slip to a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Stranraer.