Scottish Championship
Falkirk1Queen of Sth0

Falkirk 1-0 Queen of the South

Mark Millar scores a penalty for Falkirk against Queen of the South

A penalty from Mark Millar secured a win for Falkirk over Queen of the South and moved them to within three points of Championship leaders Dundee.

Mark Beck had a header saved and Millar fired wide in the first half.

Queens threatened when Paul Burns volleyed straight at goalkeeper Michael McGovern.

The spot-kick was awarded in stoppage time when Chris Mitchell handled in the area and Millar coolly converted from 12 yards.

Line-ups

Falkirk

  • 1McGovern
  • 2Duffie
  • 3Kingsley
  • 35MillarBooked at 82mins
  • 34McCracken
  • 6Vaulks
  • 11McGrandles
  • 10SibbaldSubstituted forRobertsat 62'minutes
  • 33Loy
  • 7BeckSubstituted forShepherdat 79'minutes
  • 36ChalmersSubstituted forLeahyat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Durojaiye
  • 5Flynn
  • 9Roberts
  • 12Bowman
  • 19Leahy
  • 27Blair
  • 31Shepherd

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2MitchellBooked at 83mins
  • 3Holt
  • 4McShane
  • 5Durnan
  • 6Dowie
  • 7Burns
  • 8KerrSubstituted forCarmichaelat 50'minutes
  • 10PatonSubstituted forRussellat 39'minutes
  • 9LyleBooked at 90mins
  • 11McHughSubstituted forReillyat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Antell
  • 14Russell
  • 15Reilly
  • 16Carmichael
  • 17Higgins
  • 18Dzierzawski
  • 19Kidd
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
2,862

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Falkirk 1, Queen of the South 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Falkirk 1, Queen of the South 0.

Booking

Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 1, Queen of the South 0. Mark Millar (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty conceded by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Luke Leahy.

Attempt missed. Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

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

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South).

Booking

Mark Millar (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Mark Millar (Falkirk).

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

Attempt saved. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Scott Shepherd replaces Mark Beck.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Luke Leahy replaces Joe Chalmers.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

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

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Mark Durnan.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Paul Burns.

Attempt missed. Paul Burns (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Mark Millar (Falkirk).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Gavin Reilly replaces Robert McHugh.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Kevin Holt.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Philip Roberts replaces Craig Sibbald.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

Attempt saved. Paul Burns (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

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

Attempt missed. David McCracken (Falkirk) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

Foul by Kieran Duffie (Falkirk).

Paul Burns (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Falkirk 0, Queen of the South 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Falkirk 0, Queen of the South 0.

Attempt missed. Mark Millar (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

Conor McGrandles (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2514471646
2Hamilton2513661445
3Falkirk2512761743
4Dumbarton251069036
5Queen of Sth2510510535
6Livingston259511-132
7Alloa249510-632
8Raith Rovers24879-531
9Cowdenbeath258413-1528
10Morton253715-2516
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