Partick Thistle 0-1 Ross County

Iain Vigurs scores for Ross County against Partick Thistle
Vigurs' first-half strike gave County victory at Firhill

Ross County maintained their three-point advantage at the top of the Scottish Football League First Division with victory over Partick Thistle.

The visitors came close to taking the lead when Colin McMenamin volleyed against the crossbar.

But County did find the net in the 26th minute, Iain Vigurs firing home with a superb shot from 25 yards.

Vigurs forced a save from Thistle goalkeeper Ryan Scully on the hour-mark.

Kris Doolan had a chance to level for the hosts late on but his long-range volley was parried away by goalkeeper Michael Fraser.

Partick: Scully, Paton, Balatoni, Archibald, Sinclair, Cairney, Rowson, Hutton, Erskine (Stewart 66), Doolan, Elliot (O'Donnell 66). Subs Not Used: Fox, Bannigan, Lindsay.

Booked: Cairney, Paton.

Ross County: Fraser, Miller, Munro, Boyd, Fitzpatrick, Gardyne (Corcoran 90), Lawson (Quinn 42), Vigurs, Brittain, McMenamin (Byrne 84), Kettlewell. Subs Not Used: Malin, Duncan.

Booked: Lawson, Vigurs, Byrne.

Goals: Vigurs 26.

Att: 2,472

Ref: Euan Norris

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