Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Queen of the South 5.
Derek Lyle scored a hat-trick as Queen of the South cruised to a win at Championship strugglers Cowdenbeath.
Lyle opened the scoring for Queens on the stroke of half-time, heading home Ian McShane's corner.
He then teed-up strike partner Gavin Reilly for his 11th goal this term and two minutes later Lyle lashed in his second before McShane added a fourth in the 61st minute from a Kevin Holt pass.
Lyle's third was a penalty after Thomas O'Brien fouled Iain Russell.
- 32HalsmanSubstituted forAdamsonat 68'minutes
- 11HerronBooked at 86mins
- 15BuchananSubstituted forHigginsat 59'minutes
Queen of Sth
- 18McShaneSubstituted forBurnsat 68'minutes
- 19LyleSubstituted forPickardat 81'minutes
- 10ReillySubstituted forRussellat 74'minutes
- Barry Cook
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Queen of the South 5.
Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.
John Herron (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by John Herron (Cowdenbeath).
Jake Pickard (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
John Herron (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Chris Higgins (Queen of the South).
Substitution, Queen of the South. Jake Pickard replaces Derek Lyle.
Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Queen of the South 5. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
Penalty conceded by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty Queen of the South. Iain Russell draws a foul in the penalty area.
Foul by Kudus Oyenuga (Cowdenbeath).
Mark Millar (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Robbie Thomson.
Attempt saved. Kevin Holt (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Substitution, Queen of the South. Iain Russell replaces Gavin Reilly.
Attempt saved. Kudus Oyenuga (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Mark Millar.
Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.