Scottish Championship
Morton1Queen of Sth0

Greenock Morton 1-0 Queen of the South

Thomas O'Ware's ninth goal of the season ensured Morton moved third in the Scottish Championship with victory over Queen of the South.

O'Ware headed the only goal of the game after 17 minutes, maintaining Morton's unbeaten home league record.

Queens goalkeeper Lee Robinson made a good save early in the second half to deny Ross Forbes.

At the other end, Andy McNeil kept out an effort from Jamie Hamill before thwarting Ross Fergusson late on.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 20McNeil
  • 6Doyle
  • 4O'Ware
  • 5Gunning
  • 17Russell
  • 8Forbes
  • 21Murdoch
  • 10Lindsay
  • 11NesbittSubstituted forTidserat 85'minutes
  • 7Oliver
  • 18McDonaghBooked at 35minsSubstituted forLamieat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Kilday
  • 3Lamie
  • 12Tidser
  • 14Scullion
  • 30McGowan
  • 39Strapp

Queen of Sth

  • 1Robinson
  • 5BrownlieBooked at 38mins
  • 4Dowie
  • 6HigginsSubstituted forCarmichaelat 63'minutes
  • 3MarshallBooked at 72mins
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forBellat 63'minutes
  • 2HamillBooked at 57mins
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8MillarSubstituted forFergussonat 76'minutes
  • 9Lyle
  • 11Dobbie

Substitutes

  • 16Hooper
  • 19Moxon
  • 20Atkinson
  • 29Bell
  • 31Nelson
  • 32Fergusson
  • 39Carmichael
Referee:
Barry Cook
Attendance:
1,638

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Jordan Marshall.

Foul by Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South).

Ross Forbes (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South).

Gary Oliver (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Michael Tidser replaces Aidan Nesbitt.

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

Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Morton).

Foul by Owen Bell (Queen of the South).

Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Andy Murdoch.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Michael Doyle.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Ross Fergusson replaces Mark Millar.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Ricki Lamie replaces Jamie McDonagh.

Booking

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gary Oliver (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South).

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

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

Foul by Ross Forbes (Morton).

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McDonagh (Morton).

Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Morton).

Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Owen Bell replaces Grant Anderson.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Daniel Carmichael replaces Chris Higgins.

Booking

Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Gary Oliver (Morton).

Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Andy Murdoch (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ross Forbes (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee Utd18115227131438
2Hibernian18106230102036
3Morton177642418627
4Falkirk177552420426
5Raith Rovers176742016425
6Queen of Sth185582229-720
7Dumbarton184682028-818
8Ayr184681828-1018
9Dunfermline174582128-717
10St Mirren1825111733-1611
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