Ross Campbell scored within five minutes of coming off the bench to help Forfar to a 2-0 win over East Fife.
The Fifers were reduced to 10 men in the 42nd minute when defender Gary Thom handled the ball in his own box.
Iain Campbell stepped up to take the penalty but fired his spot-kick wide of Greg Paterson's net.
The hosts dominated the opening stages of the second half and they took the lead in the 68th minute when Christopher Templeman steered the ball past Paterson from the middle of the area.
The Sky Blues doubled their lead with 10 minutes to go when Ross Campbell got on the end of Iain Campbell's cross to head in from close range.