Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0.
Paul Heffernan scored his first goal for Queen of the South as they recorded a narrow victory over second-bottom Dumbarton in the Scottish Championship.
The visitors started brightly with a number of early chances but could not find a way past keeper Robbie Thomson.
Heffernan got on the end of Lewis Kidd's cross to head Queens ahead.
Dumbarton almost levelled late on when substitute Kevin Cawley hit the post then Willie Gibson also went close for the visitors in stoppage time.
Queen of Sth
- 11RussellSubstituted forConroyat 68'minutes
- 18HeffernanSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
- 9LyleSubstituted forPickardat 83'minutes
- 3DochertySubstituted forCawleyat 80'minutes
- 18LindsaySubstituted forGibsonat 79'minutes
- 23RossSubstituted forFlemingat 68'minutes
- Alan Muir
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0.
Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.
Foul by Mark Millar (Queen of the South).
Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South).
William Gibson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.
Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton).
Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Scott Brown (Dumbarton).
Substitution, Queen of the South. Jake Pickard replaces Derek Lyle.
Attempt saved. Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Substitution, Dumbarton. Kevin Cawley replaces Mark Docherty.
Substitution, Dumbarton. William Gibson replaces Jamie Lindsay.
Attempt saved. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).
Mark Docherty (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the left wing.