Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth3Livingston1

Queen of the South 3-1 Livingston

Derek Lyle scores for Queen of the South against Livingston
Lyle re-gained the lead for Queens in the second half

Queen of the South moved level with third-place Hibernian in the Scottish Championship with victory over Livingston.

Andy Dowie powered in a header for Queens' opener but Livi were level by the break.

Jordan White made the most of a defensive mishap to equalise.

Queens lost goalkeeper Zander Clark to injury before Derek Lyle's strike put the hosts ahead again and Iain Russell made sure of the points with a shot.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1ClarkSubstituted forAtkinsonat 52'minutes
  • 4Dowie
  • 5DurnanBooked at 86mins
  • 6Higgins
  • 3Holt
  • 12KiddBooked at 56mins
  • 18McShane
  • 11RussellBooked at 45minsSubstituted forDzierzawskiat 88'minutes
  • 17Carmichael
  • 10Reilly
  • 19LyleSubstituted forPatonat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Baird
  • 15Paton
  • 16Dzierzawski
  • 20Atkinson
  • 22Hooper
  • 24Smith
  • 28Pickard

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 5FordyceBooked at 80mins
  • 4MensingBooked at 72mins
  • 14GallagherBooked at 54mins
  • 31Rutherford
  • 11HippolyteSubstituted forOglebyat 76'minutes
  • 6Jacobs
  • 8O'BrienSubstituted forPraprotnikat 87'minutes
  • 19GlenSubstituted forRobertsonat 35'minutes
  • 18White
  • 20Mullen

Substitutes

  • 2Sives
  • 9Ogleby
  • 10Robertson
  • 15Praprotnik
  • 16Beaumont
  • 17McKenna
  • 21Grant
Referee:
Greg Aitken
Attendance:
1,940

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamLivingston
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home15
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 3, Livingston 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 3, Livingston 1.

Foul by Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South).

Shaun Rutherford (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Kevin Dzierzawski replaces Iain Russell.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Nejc Praprotnik replaces Burton O'Brien.

Booking

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

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

Robert Ogleby (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Robert Ogleby (Livingston) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Callum Fordyce (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Burton O'Brien (Livingston).

Attempt saved. Robert Ogleby (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Michael Paton replaces Derek Lyle.

Foul by Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South).

Simon Mensing (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Robert Ogleby replaces Myles Hippolyte.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 3, Livingston 1. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Derek Lyle.

Foul by Kevin Holt (Queen of the South).

David Robertson (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Simon Mensing (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner from a direct free kick.

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

Foul by Callum Fordyce (Livingston).

Attempt saved. Jordan White (Livingston) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 2, Livingston 1. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gavin Reilly.

Attempt missed. Jordan White (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Jordan White (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.

Foul by Ian McShane (Queen of the South).

David Robertson (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) header from very close range is too high.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

Booking

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts1916304793851
2Rangers19122541202138
3Hibernian1995534191532
4Queen of Sth1995534241032
5Falkirk198562423129
6Raith Rovers197392136-1524
7Dumbarton196492039-1922
8Cowdenbeath1942131842-2414
9Alloa1934121630-1413
10Livingston1933131730-137
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