Scottish Championship
Cowdenbeath1Queen of Sth1

Cowdenbeath 1-1 Queen of the South

Cowdenbeath face a relegation play-off after a stoppage-time equaliser secured a draw for Queen of the South.

Daniel Carmichael slotted home a dramatic leveller five minutes into time added on to deny the hosts.

Cowdenbeath's Kane Hemmings had missed the best chance of the first half when he headed wide from close range.

But he made amends and gave the hosts hope of finishing above Alloa Athletic when he tucked the ball past Alex Clark with 14 minutes remaining.

However, Carmichael's cool right-footed finish from a corner earned the visitors a deserved point at the death.

It meant that Alloa finished a point above the Blue Brazil despite their own 3-1 defeat by Falkirk.

Queens will host Falkirk in the first leg of the Premiership play-off quarter-final on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the following evening, Cowden are away to Ayr United in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 14Brett
  • 2McKeown
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 5Armstrong
  • 23Brownlie
  • 26KaneSubstituted forRobertsonat 67'minutes
  • 4O'Brien
  • 21HemmingsSubstituted forMillerat 88'minutes
  • 9Stewart
  • 18Milne

Substitutes

  • 3Adamson
  • 8Stevenson
  • 11Morton
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 22Robertson

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2Hooper
  • 3Holt
  • 8Young
  • 5Dowie
  • 6Higgins
  • 7Kidd
  • 4Dzierzawski
  • 9McHugh
  • 10Carmichael
  • 11RussellSubstituted forReillyat 45'minutesSubstituted forBurnsat 51'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Atkinson
  • 14Reilly
  • 15Burns
  • 16Kerr
  • 17McShane
  • 18Mitchell
  • 19Slattery
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
1,053

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Queen of the South 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Queen of the South 1.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Queen of the South 1. Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Kyle Miller replaces Kane Hemmings because of an injury.

Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Hooper (Queen of the South).

Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South).

Foul by Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath).

Derek Young (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath).

Robert McHugh (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath).

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

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Queen of the South 0. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Derek Young (Queen of the South).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Thomas Flynn.

Attempt saved. Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Robert McHugh (Queen of the South).

Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Jon Robertson replaces Chris Kane.

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

Derek Young (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Derek Young.

Foul by Robert McHugh (Queen of the South).

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Nathaniel Wedderburn.

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

Foul by Kevin Holt (Queen of the South).

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Scott Hooper (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee36216954262869
2Hamilton361910768412767
3Falkirk36199859332666
4Queen of Sth361671353391455
5Dumbarton36156156564151
6Livingston36137165156-546
7Raith Rovers36119164861-1342
8Alloa36117183451-1740
9Cowdenbeath36117185072-2240
10Morton3668223271-3926
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