Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Alloa0

Queen of the South 1-0 Alloa Athletic

Iain Russell helped maintain Queen of the South's Scottish Championship play-off push with the only goal against bottom-of-the-table Alloa Athletic.

Russell nudged Queens ahead when he tapped in Derek Lyle's cross at the back post.

Jake Pickard, Russell and Mark Millar had earlier been denied by Alloa keeper Scott Gallacher.

Michael Duffy rattled the crossbar for Alloa while substitute Ryan Conroy had a free-kick tipped on to the post.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Thomson
  • 4Dowie
  • 5Brownlie
  • 23Marshall
  • 2Kidd
  • 17Pickard
  • 8MillarSubstituted forConroyat 77'minutes
  • 16Hutton
  • 7Harris
  • 9LyleSubstituted forJacobsat 82'minutes
  • 11Russell

Substitutes

  • 10Conroy
  • 14Jacobs
  • 18Murdoch
  • 20Atkinson
  • 22Hooper
  • 24Smith
  • 28Oliver

Alloa

  • 41Gallacher
  • 15DoyleBooked at 87mins
  • 12McKenna
  • 3Hill
  • 5HamiltonSubstituted forHyndat 84'minutes
  • 27CrawfordSubstituted forFernsat 66'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forMcAuslandat 55'minutes
  • 14McManus
  • 7Duffy
  • 17Layne

Substitutes

  • 2McAusland
  • 4Reintam
  • 6Marr
  • 11Ferns
  • 20Williams
  • 21Crawford
  • 24Hynd
Referee:
John Beaton
Attendance:
1,559

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Alloa Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Alloa Athletic 0.

Attempt saved. Alex Harris (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Scott Gallacher.

Attempt saved. Ryan Conroy (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Scott Gallacher.

Attempt saved. Ryan Conroy (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Foul by Dougie Hill (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Scott Hynd replaces Colin Hamilton.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Kyle Jacobs replaces Derek Lyle.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Ryan Conroy replaces Mark Millar.

Attempt missed. Kyle McAusland (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jake Pickard.

Attempt missed. Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Connor McManus (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Millar (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Edward Ferns replaces Robbie Crawford.

Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor McManus (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt saved. Colin Hamilton (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Scott McKenna.

Attempt missed. Mark Millar (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left.

Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Connor McManus (Alloa Athletic).

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Lewis Kidd.

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

Scott McKenna (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Kyle McAusland replaces Graeme Holmes.

Attempt missed. Burton O'Brien (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Robbie Thomson.

Attempt saved. Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers20162261164550
2Hibernian21153337172048
3Falkirk22137238172146
4Raith Rovers208482225-328
5Queen of Sth208482127-628
6Morton196671921-224
7Dumbarton2154121839-2119
8St Mirren2046101931-1218
9Livingston2244142435-1116
10Alloa213216940-3111
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