Scottish Championship
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Falkirk 1-0 Queen of the South

Mark Millar scores a penalty for Falkirk against Queen of the South

A penalty from Mark Millar secured a win for Falkirk over Queen of the South and moved them to within three points of Championship leaders Dundee.

Mark Beck had a header saved and Millar fired wide in the first half.

Queens threatened when Paul Burns volleyed straight at goalkeeper Michael McGovern.

The spot-kick was awarded in stoppage time when Chris Mitchell handled in the area and Millar coolly converted from 12 yards.

Line-ups

Falkirk

  • 1McGovern
  • 2Duffie
  • 3Kingsley
  • 35MillarBooked at 82mins
  • 34McCracken
  • 6Vaulks
  • 11McGrandles
  • 10SibbaldSubstituted forRobertsat 62'minutes
  • 33Loy
  • 7BeckSubstituted forShepherdat 79'minutes
  • 36ChalmersSubstituted forLeahyat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Durojaiye
  • 5Flynn
  • 9Roberts
  • 12Bowman
  • 19Leahy
  • 27Blair
  • 31Shepherd

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2MitchellBooked at 83mins
  • 3Holt
  • 4McShane
  • 5Durnan
  • 6Dowie
  • 7Burns
  • 8KerrSubstituted forCarmichaelat 50'minutes
  • 10PatonSubstituted forRussellat 39'minutes
  • 9LyleBooked at 90mins
  • 11McHughSubstituted forReillyat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Antell
  • 14Russell
  • 15Reilly
  • 16Carmichael
  • 17Higgins
  • 18Dzierzawski
  • 19Kidd
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
2,862

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

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

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Booking

    Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Falkirk 1, Queen of the South 0. Mark Millar (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Luke Leahy.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Booking

    Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Chris Mitchell (Queen of the South).

  11. Booking

    Mark Millar (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Mark Millar (Falkirk).

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Falkirk. Scott Shepherd replaces Mark Beck.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Falkirk. Luke Leahy replaces Joe Chalmers.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Mark Durnan.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee25144738221646
2Hamilton25136638241445
3Falkirk25127637201743
4Dumbarton2510694545036
5Queen of Sth25105103429535
6Livingston2595113940-132
7Alloa2495102329-632
8Raith Rovers248793237-531
9Cowdenbeath2584133550-1528
10Morton2537151944-2516
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