Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth0Ayr0

Queen of the South 0-0 Ayr United

Queen of the South and Ayr United take their long winless records into 2017 after a goalless draw in Dumfries.

The hosts are now 13 games since their last league victory, while Ayr have not won in nine Championship outings.

Gary Harkins and Alan Forrest were narrowly off target early on for Ayr, who then hit the crossbar through Daryll Meggatt after 20 minutes.

Stephen Dobbie threatened either side of half-time for Queens and then brought a parry from Greg Fleming after an hour.

Darren Brownlie sent a header over the bar as the hosts pushed for a winning goal late on.

However, both sides had to settle for a point that means Ayr drop to second bottom in the table.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Robinson
  • 2Hamill
  • 4Dowie
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3Marshall
  • 14Jacobs
  • 29BellSubstituted forMoxonat 71'minutes
  • 8MillarSubstituted forFergussonat 75'minutes
  • 39Carmichael
  • 9Lyle
  • 11DobbieSubstituted forAndersonat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Higgins
  • 7Anderson
  • 16Hooper
  • 19Moxon
  • 20Atkinson
  • 31Nelson
  • 32Fergusson

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 3Boyle
  • 22Balatoni
  • 26McKenna
  • 18Meggatt
  • 4GilmourSubstituted forNisbetat 56'minutes
  • 8Crawford
  • 23Docherty
  • 14CairneySubstituted forMcGuffieat 75'minutes
  • 12Harkins
  • 10ForrestSubstituted forDonaldat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Rose
  • 6Murphy
  • 11Donald
  • 17Nisbet
  • 19Hart
  • 20Wardrope
  • 21McGuffie
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
1,594

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 0, Ayr United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 0, Ayr United 0.

Foul by Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South).

Gary Harkins (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South).

Craig McGuffie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ross Fergusson (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott McKenna (Ayr United).

Foul by Ross Fergusson (Queen of the South).

Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Grant Anderson replaces Stephen Dobbie because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Michael Donald replaces Alan Forrest.

Attempt missed. Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

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

Foul by Gary Harkins (Ayr United).

Owen Moxon (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kevin Nisbet (Ayr United).

Substitution

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

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig McGuffie replaces Paul Cairney.

Attempt missed. Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Owen Moxon replaces Owen Bell.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Patrick Boyle.

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

Foul by Kevin Nisbet (Ayr United).

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Paul Cairney (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Paul Cairney (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

Paul Cairney (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Patrick Boyle.

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

Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Kevin Nisbet replaces Brian Gilmour.

Attempt saved. Daniel Carmichael (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Patrick Boyle.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hibernian19116232112139
2Dundee Utd19115327141338
3Morton187742519628
4Falkirk197662623327
5Raith Rovers176742016425
6Queen of Sth195682229-721
7Dumbarton195682128-721
8Ayr194781828-1019
9Dunfermline184682229-718
10St Mirren1926111834-1612
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