Queen of the South netted three times on their way to victory over Dumbarton.

Defender Mark Durnan headed in Christopher Mitchell's cross to give Queens the lead and Gavin Reilly scored from close for the second.

Bob McHugh added his name to the scoresheet when he fired home midway through the second half.

Sons substitute Michael Miller pulled one back with a right-foot shot bit it proved only to be consolation for Ian Murray's side.

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (6)

Queen of the South

  • 01 Clark
  • 02 Mitchell
  • 03 Holt
  • 08 Kerr (Carmichael - 63' )
  • 05 Durnan
  • 06 Dowie
  • 07 Burns
  • 04 McShane
  • 10 Reilly (Lyle - 72' )
  • 09 McHugh
  • 11 Russell Booked (Young - 85' )

Substitutes

  • 12 Atkinson
  • 14 Lyle
  • 15 Carmichael
  • 16 Dzierzawski
  • 17 Kidd
  • 18 Young
  • 19 Higgins

Dumbarton

  • 01 Ewings
  • 02 McGinn
  • 16 Linton
  • 08 Agnew
  • 04 Graham
  • 05 McLaughlin
  • 07 Gilhaney (Fleming - 70' Booked )
  • 15 Kirkpatrick (McDougall - 70' )
  • 21 Kane
  • 17 Nish
  • 09 Megginson (Miller - 70' )

Substitutes

  • 01 Grindlay
  • 03 Smith
  • 11 McDougall
  • 14 Fleming
  • 18 Thomson
  • 24 Miller
  • 26 Murray
Ref: Steven McLean
Att: 1,604

Match Stats

Shots

9 16

On target

4 6

Corners

5 9

Fouls

13 7

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Queen of the South 3, Dumbarton 1.

90:00 +3:19 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Queen of the South 3, Dumbarton 1.

90:00 +2:23

Attempt saved. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

85:48

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Zander Clark.

85:24

Attempt saved. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

84:16 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Queen of the South. Derek Young replaces Iain Russell.

83:49

Steven McDougall (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

83:49

Foul by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South).

80:33

Foul by Steven McDougall (Dumbarton).

80:33

Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

79:01

Attempt missed. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

75:51 Booking

Booking Garry Fleming (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

75:40

Foul by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).

75:40

Kevin Holt (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

72:11

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) has gone down, but that's a dive.

72:07 Booking

Booking Iain Russell (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

71:31 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Queen of the South. Derek Lyle replaces Gavin Reilly.

70:36 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Queen of the South 3, Dumbarton 1. Michael Miller (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

69:42 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dumbarton. Michael Miller replaces Mitchel Megginson.

69:23 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dumbarton. Garry Fleming replaces Mark Gilhaney.

69:08 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Jordan Kirkpatrick.

68:53

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

68:53

Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66:57

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Paul Burns.

66:50

Attempt blocked. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

66:37

Attempt blocked. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

65:22 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Queen of the South 3, Dumbarton 0. Robert McHugh (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ian McShane.

64:04

Foul by Robert McHugh (Queen of the South).

64:04

Scott Linton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

63:33

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Mitchel Megginson.

62:46 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Queen of the South. Daniel Carmichael replaces Mark Kerr.

62:21

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

62:21

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

61:40

Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

61:40

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

60:56

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Mark Durnan.

60:49

Attempt blocked. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

59:23

Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59:23

Foul by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South).

58:46

Attempt missed. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

55:44

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Andy Graham.

54:34

Attempt saved. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

52:22

Foul by Scott Linton (Dumbarton).

52:22

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

51:52

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Zander Clark.

51:41

Attempt saved. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

50:39

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jamie Ewings.

50:25

Attempt blocked. Robert McHugh (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

49:52

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Chris Mitchell.

49:00

Mark McLaughlin (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

48:59

Foul by Paul Burns (Queen of the South).

47:48

Attempt missed. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

45:31

Hand ball by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

45:00

Second Half begins Queen of the South 2, Dumbarton 0.

45:00 +2:47 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Queen of the South 2, Dumbarton 0.

45:00 +1:44 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Queen of the South 2, Dumbarton 0. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andy Dowie.

45:00 +1:21

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jamie Ewings.

45:00 +1:05

Attempt saved. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

44:05

Attempt missed. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

37:47

Attempt blocked. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

36:48

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

36:48

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34:25

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Chris Mitchell.

32:48

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Scott Linton.

29:46 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0. Mark Durnan (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Chris Mitchell with a cross.

29:00

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

28:57

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

27:03

Foul by Ian McShane (Queen of the South).

27:03

Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

26:27

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

21:13

Attempt blocked. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

20:00

Attempt blocked. Robert McHugh (Queen of the South) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

18:27

Attempt missed. Mark McLaughlin (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

18:08

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Mark Kerr.

18:00

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Kevin Holt.

13:04

Foul by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South).

13:04

Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

11:45

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

11:45

Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

11:12

Foul by Robert McHugh (Queen of the South).

11:12

Mark McLaughlin (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

10:42

Attempt saved. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

7:25

Paul Burns (Queen of the South) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

7:07

Foul by Andy Graham (Dumbarton).

7:07

Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

5:10

Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).

5:10

Mark Durnan (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

4:46

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Ian McShane.

1:11

Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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