Scottish Championship
Hamilton3Queen of Sth1

Hamilton Academical 3-1 Queen o' South

Ali Crawford

Hamilton kept up the pressure on Scottish Champions leaders Dundee with a home win over Queen of the South.

Louis Longridge fired a left-footed strike past Alex Clark after three minutes, then Mickael Antoine-Curier bundled the ball home from six yards.

Iain Russell pulled one back for Queens with a tight angled strike.

Ali Crawford added a third for the home side after 57 minutes, slotting home from close range after Clark had failed to safely parry away a shot.

Line-ups

Hamilton

  • 19Currie
  • 2GordonBooked at 82minsSubstituted forKildayat 90+3'minutes
  • 3Hendrie
  • 6GillespieBooked at 57mins
  • 5Canning
  • 4Devlin
  • 11Crawford
  • 22AndreuSubstituted forDochertyat 88'minutes
  • 99Antoine-Curier
  • 7KeatingsSubstituted forRyanat 88'minutes
  • 17Longridge

Substitutes

  • 14McGrath
  • 20Brophy
  • 21Docherty
  • 24Tena
  • 31Law
  • 32Ryan
  • 33Kilday

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2Mitchell
  • 3Higgins
  • 8DzierzawskiSubstituted forReillyat 45'minutes
  • 5DurnanBooked at 70mins
  • 6Dowie
  • 10Paton
  • 4McKennaSubstituted forMcShaneat 69'minutes
  • 9LyleBooked at 41mins
  • 7BurnsBooked at 76minsSubstituted forCarmichaelat 79'minutes
  • 11RussellBooked at 9mins

Substitutes

  • 12Atkinson
  • 14Reilly
  • 15Carmichael
  • 16McGuffie
  • 17McShane
  • 18Holt
  • 19Slattery
Referee:
Calum Murray
Attendance:
1,366

Match Stats

Home TeamHamiltonAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home16
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away9
Fouls
Home14
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Hamilton Academical 3, Queen of the South 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hamilton Academical 3, Queen of the South 1.

Foul by Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical).

Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Lee Kilday replaces Ziggy Gordon.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Blair Currie.

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

Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Ziggy Gordon.

Attempt blocked. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Greg Docherty replaces Anthony Andreu.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Andy Ryan replaces James Keatings.

Attempt missed. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

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

Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical).

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

James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Daniel Carmichael replaces Paul Burns.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Chris Higgins.

Attempt blocked. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Paul Burns (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Burns (Queen of the South).

Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical).

Attempt missed. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Martin Canning.

Attempt blocked. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

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

James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Paton (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Ian McShane replaces Stephen McKenna.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Blair Currie.

Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee1912341939
2Hamilton1911441237
3Falkirk189541532
4Raith Rovers19856-129
5Alloa19847228
6Livingston19748-125
7Dumbarton19739-724
8Queen of Sth18648122
9Cowdenbeath195311-1518
10Morton192314-259
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