Scottish Championship
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Scottish Championship: Raith Rovers 2-0 Queen of the South

Raith Rovers consolidated their place in fourth place in the Scottish Championship by beating Queen of the South, who sit just below.

Mark Stewart opened the scoring by tapping in the rebound after Ryan Hardie's shot was blocked on the line.

James Craigen then doubled their lead from the penalty spot at the end of the first half after Chris Higgins was adjudged to have handled in the area.

Rovers looked the more likely to extend their advantage after the break.

The Kirkcaldy side move seven points clear of the Doonhamers in the face for a promotion play-off place.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 5Toshney
  • 6Benedictus
  • 23McKeown
  • 18ConnollySubstituted forLongridgeat 75'minutes
  • 14DavidsonSubstituted forBarrat 14'minutesBooked at 62mins
  • 4Callachan
  • 28Craigen
  • 9StewartSubstituted forPanayiotouat 74'minutes
  • 16Hardie

Substitutes

  • 7Anderson
  • 11Panayiotou
  • 12Matthews
  • 15Thomas
  • 21Longridge
  • 31Law
  • 55Barr

Queen of Sth

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Thomson
  • 5BrownlieSubstituted forRussellat 45'minutesBooked at 64mins
  • 4Dowie
  • 6HigginsBooked at 44mins
  • 2KiddBooked at 90mins
  • 16HuttonBooked at 42mins
  • 15TappingSubstituted forLyleat 45'minutes
  • 10Conroy
  • 23Marshall
  • 21HilsonSubstituted forOliverat 68'minutes
  • 17Pickard

Substitutes

  • 7Harris
  • 9Lyle
  • 11Russell
  • 14Jacobs
  • 18Murdoch
  • 20Atkinson
  • 28Oliver
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
1,398

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home11
Away3
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Queen of the South 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Queen of the South 0.

  3. Booking

    Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Harry Panayiotou (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

  9. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Chris Higgins.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers).

  12. Post update

    Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Hardie (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Lewis Kidd.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Harry Panayiotou (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Kyle Benedictus (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers27223270175369
2Falkirk28169346212557
3Hibernian27174643241955
4Raith Rovers27125103535041
5Queen of Sth26104122434-1034
6Morton2788112830-232
7St Mirren2777132738-1128
8Dumbarton2784152547-2228
9Livingston2866162939-1024
10Alloa2834211557-4213
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