Scottish Championship
Queen of SthQueen of the South1FalkirkFalkirk2
Mark Beck scores for Falkirk against Queen of the South

Falkirk beat Queen of the South to go to within two points of second-place Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Championship.

After a scoreless first half, Blair Alston struck to give the Bairns the lead and Mark Beck quickly fired their second.

A shot by Gavin Reilly reduced Queens' deficit midway through the second half.

Jonathan Flynn was sent off for the visitors following a foul on Iain Russell but Gary Holt's side held on.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2Mitchell
  • 3Higgins
  • 4McKenna
  • 5Durnan
  • 6Dowie
  • 7Burns
  • 11PatonSubstituted forRussellat 57'minutes
  • 10Reilly
  • 9McHughSubstituted forLyleat 56'minutes
  • 8McShaneSubstituted forKiddat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Antell
  • 14Lyle
  • 15Russell
  • 16Dzierzawski
  • 17Young
  • 18Kidd
  • 19Holt

Falkirk

  • 1McGovern
  • 6VaulksBooked at 77mins
  • 3Kingsley
  • 4Durojaiye
  • 5FlynnBooked at 68mins
  • 34McCracken
  • 8Alston
  • 35Millar
  • 7BeckSubstituted forShepherdat 85'minutes
  • 11McGrandles
  • 10Sibbald

Substitutes

  • 12Bowman
  • 15Dick
  • 18Small
  • 19Leahy
  • 21Rowan
  • 29Hogg
  • 31Shepherd
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
1,863

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Falkirk 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Falkirk 2.

  3. Post update

    Blair Alston (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Paul Burns (Queen of the South).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Craig Sibbald.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Chris Mitchell.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

  8. Post update

    Scott Shepherd (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

  10. Post update

    Mark Millar (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Conor McGrandles.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Falkirk. Scott Shepherd replaces Mark Beck.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

  14. Post update

    Blair Alston (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  17. Booking

    Will Vaulks (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Conor McGrandles.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

  20. Post update

    (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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