Scottish League Two
Queen's Park2Arbroath1

Queen's Park 2-1 Arbroath

Queen's Park moved to within three points of Scottish League Two leaders Arbroath by beating the Red Lichties at Hampden.

Paul Woods' right-foot strike gave the Spiders an early advantage at the national stadium.

Sean Burns netted with a left-foot shot to double Queen's Park's lead before the 20-minute mark.

Bobby Linn scored from outside the box in stoppage time but it proved only to be consolation for Arbroath.

Line-ups

Queen's Park

  • 1Muir
  • 2Rooney
  • 5Quinn
  • 6Wharton
  • 3Slattery
  • 4Berry
  • 8Miller
  • 7WoodsBooked at 27mins
  • 10FraserSubstituted forFotheringhamat 75'minutes
  • 11Burns
  • 9McPhersonSubstituted forHynesat 37'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Carter
  • 14McElroy
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16MacGregor
  • 17Mitchell
  • 18Hynes
  • 20Lochhead

Arbroath

  • 1McCallum
  • 2Little
  • 4McGeever
  • 5McBride
  • 3JohnstoneSubstituted forLowdonat 67'minutes
  • 7Linn
  • 8Hunter
  • 6Whatley
  • 11Easton
  • 9SmithSubstituted forBuchanat 56'minutes
  • 10MurraySubstituted forStewartat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Buchan
  • 14Lowdon
  • 15Lindsay
  • 16Stewart
  • 20Wilson
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
729

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen's ParkAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home3
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Queen's Park 2, Arbroath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen's Park 2, Arbroath 1.

Goal!

Goal! Queen's Park 2, Arbroath 1. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Adam Hunter.

Sean Burns (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Arbroath).

Attempt saved. Dylan Easton (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Keiran Stewart replaces Simon Murray.

Foul by Vincent Berry (Queen's Park).

Simon Murray (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kevin Fotheringham (Queen's Park) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Ryan Hynes (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. Kevin Fotheringham replaces Shaun Fraser.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Paul Woods (Queen's Park) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Marc McCallum.

Attempt saved. Ryan Hynes (Queen's Park) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jordan Lowdon replaces Craig Johnstone.

Attempt missed. Sean Burns (Queen's Park) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Simon Murray (Arbroath) hits the left post with a right footed shot from very close range.

Attempt missed. Ryan McGeever (Arbroath) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Bryan Wharton.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Vincent Berry.

Shaun Fraser (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Jack Smith.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by William Muir.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Sean Burns (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dylan Easton (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Ryan Hynes (Queen's Park) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

Attempt missed. Shaun Rooney (Queen's Park) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Darren Miller (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Dylan Easton (Arbroath).

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Queen's Park 2, Arbroath 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Queen's Park 2, Arbroath 0.

Attempt missed. Ryan Hynes (Queen's Park) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath20142447212644
2Queen's Park21125432151741
3Albion19124331121940
4Berwick2076737271027
5Annan Athletic217682830-227
6East Fife195682528-321
7Montrose2155112544-1920
8Clyde2054112236-1419
9East Stirlingshire2061132245-2319
10Elgin174581829-1117
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