Montrose manager George Shields was left regretting a “bad decision” by his goalkeeper Stuart McKenzie as the Gable Endies crashed to their first home league defeat at the hands of new League Two leaders Albion Rovers.
Arbroath boss Allan Moore was delighted to see his side get back to winning ways after defeats from closest rivals Queen’s Park and Albion Rovers in the previous two League Two fixtures.
Arbroath dominated the match against East Stirlingshire at Gayfield but failed to convert numerous shots on the visitors’ goal and lost a crucial chance to go top of the league.
Brechin crashed out of the Petrofac Training Cup after being well beaten at home by League One rivals Peterhead.
Montrose completed the season by leapfrogging East Stirlingshire into sixth place with a 2-1 victory at Ochilview on Saturday.
East Fife booked their place in the Petrofac Training Cup quarter-finals last night with a hard-fought victory over Highland League champions Brora Rangers at Dudgeon Park.
Arbroath manager Allan Moore felt a point was a fair result as they were held to a 1-1 draw against Elgin City at Borough Briggs.
Peterhead went top of Division Two with an explosive burst of second half goals in a game that had a draw written all over it for much of the 90 minutes.
Montrose came from behind to beat Berwick Rangers and climb up to sixth in League Two.
Gary Naysmith’s side gelled well in a 2-1 win over Forfar Athletic on Saturday with nine players handed their first competitive start.