Queen of the South beat Raith Rovers in a Scottish Championship mid-table encounter.

The home side broke the deadlock when Ian McShane found the net from inside the penalty area.

Raith missed chances to draw level as Ross Callachan hit the post and fired over before half-time.

The hosts came close with two efforts by Iain Russell in the second half and Joe Cardle missed a late chance to level for Raith.

Lineup, Bookings (6) & Substitutions (5)

Queen of the South

  • 01 Clark
  • 02 Mitchell
  • 03 Holt
  • 04 McKenna Booked
  • 05 Durnan Booked
  • 06 Higgins Booked
  • 10 Paton
  • 08 McShane (Dzierzawski - 72' )
  • 07 Reilly
  • 09 Lyle (Carmichael - 86' )
  • 11 Russell

Substitutes

  • 12 Atkinson
  • 14 McHugh
  • 15 Carmichael
  • 16 Dzierzawski
  • 17 McGuffie
  • 18 Slattery
  • 19 Hooper

Raith Rovers

  • 17 Laidlaw
  • 02 Thomson
  • 03 Booth
  • 08 Moon (Spence - 27' )
  • 14 Donaldson Booked
  • 05 Hill
  • 11 Anderson Booked
  • 12 Callachan
  • 10 Elliot
  • 06 Fox Booked (Vaughan - 73' )
  • 07 Cardle (Smith - 89' )

Substitutes

  • 09 Spence
  • 15 Smith
  • 16 Ellis
  • 19 Mullen
  • 21 Vaughan
  • 23 Matthews
  • 27 Roberts
Ref: Andrew Dallas
Att: 1,538

Match Stats

Shots

9 5

On target

3 0

Corners

6 3

Fouls

13 7

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 0.

90:00 +3:58 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 0.

90:00 +2:11 Booking

Booking Chris Higgins (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

90:00 +1:30 Booking

Booking Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

90:00 +1:26

Foul by Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers).

90:00 +1:26

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +0:17 Booking

Booking Stephen McKenna (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

90:00 +0:13

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +0:13

Foul by Stephen McKenna (Queen of the South).

88:23

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

88:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Joe Cardle.

86:35

Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

86:35

Foul by Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South).

85:04 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Queen of the South. Daniel Carmichael replaces Derek Lyle.

78:32

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Mark Durnan.

78:09

Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

72:54 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Raith Rovers. Lewis Vaughan replaces Liam Fox.

72:29

Attempt missed. Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

71:38

Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

71:38

Foul by Michael Paton (Queen of the South).

71:12 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Queen of the South. Kevin Dzierzawski replaces Ian McShane.

68:16

Attempt missed. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

67:33 Booking

Booking Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

67:29

Foul by Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers).

67:29

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66:29

Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

66:29

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

64:54

Attempt missed. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

63:10

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

61:10

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

57:15

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57:15

Foul by Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South).

55:44

Attempt missed. Stephen McKenna (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

55:00 Booking

Booking Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

55:00

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

54:53

Foul by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers).

53:45

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

53:45

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

51:34

Delay in match Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) because of an injury.

50:50

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

49:28

(Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

49:28

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

48:42

Foul by Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers).

48:42

Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

45:00

Second Half begins Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 0.

45:00 +1:21 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 0.

45:00 +0:56

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Gavin Reilly.

45:00 +0:20

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Kevin Holt.

44:27

Attempt saved. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

38:39

Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

38:39

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

36:12

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

35:35

Callum Booth (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

35:35

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

35:00

Foul by Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers).

35:00

Chris Higgins (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

34:05

Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

28:40 Booking

Booking Mark Durnan (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

28:36

Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

28:36

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

26:30 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Raith Rovers. Greig Spence replaces Kevin Moon because of an injury.

24:44 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 0. Ian McShane (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Derek Lyle.

23:19

Foul by Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers).

23:19

Michael Paton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21:40

Delay in match Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers) because of an injury.

21:28

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

21:28

Reece Donaldson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

20:35

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

20:35

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

19:47

Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

17:57

Attempt missed. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

17:36

Attempt saved. Michael Paton (Queen of the South) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

16:38

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

16:38

Foul by Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers).

14:58

Attempt missed. Callum Booth (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

13:34

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

5:50

Attempt missed. Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

5:11

Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

5:11

Foul by Ian McShane (Queen of the South).

2:01

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Joe Cardle.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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