Scottish League Cup - Second Round
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Queen of the South 0-1 Greenock Morton

Greenock Morton knocked fellow Championship side Queen of the South out of the Scottish League Cup at the second round stage.

Morton's Denny Johnstone turned home Romario Sabajo's cross from close range but was flagged offside.

Queens' Derek Lyle struck the crossbar shortly before the break.

Ross Forbes gave the visitors a crucial advantage with a left-foot shot midway through the second period and the midfielder later fired against a post.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Thomson
  • 4Dowie
  • 5Brownlie
  • 6Higgins
  • 23MarshallSubstituted forHeffernanat 81'minutes
  • 2KiddSubstituted forSmithat 65'minutes
  • 16HuttonSubstituted forMoxonat 76'minutes
  • 8Millar
  • 10Conroy
  • 9LyleBooked at 82mins
  • 11RussellBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 12Rutherford
  • 17Pickard
  • 18Heffernan
  • 19Moxon
  • 20Atkinson
  • 22Hooper
  • 24Smith

Morton

  • 20Adam
  • 2Kilday
  • 4O'Ware
  • 3Lamie
  • 15Pepper
  • 16Barr
  • 6Miller
  • 8Forbes
  • 11McCluskey
  • 22SabajoSubstituted forMacDonaldat 86'minutes
  • 9Johnstone

Substitutes

  • 10MacDonald
  • 12Scullion
  • 26Cairnie
  • 30McGowan
  • 34Orr
  • 35Stevenson
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
1,034

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home5
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Thomas O'Ware.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Grant Adam.

Attempt saved. Mark Millar (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Ricki Lamie (Morton).

Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Denny Johnstone (Morton).

Chris Higgins (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Owen Moxon (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Peter MacDonald replaces Romario Sabajo.

Booking

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Booking

Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Paul Heffernan replaces Jordan Marshall.

Attempt saved. Romario Sabajo (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Hand ball by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

Foul by Denny Johnstone (Morton).

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

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Jordan Marshall.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Owen Moxon replaces Kyle Hutton.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Iain Russell.

Ross Forbes (Morton) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Denny Johnstone (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Chris Higgins.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 0, Morton 1. Ross Forbes (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Denny Johnstone.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Aidan Smith replaces Lewis Kidd.

Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Miller (Morton).

Attempt saved. Stefan McCluskey (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Michael Miller (Morton).

Ryan Conroy (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Bobby Barr (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Romario Sabajo (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Attempt saved. Denny Johnstone (Morton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Bobby Barr.

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