Scottish Championship
FalkirkFalkirk3Queen of SthQueen of the South1

Falkirk 3-1 Queen of the South

Falkirk came from a goal down to beat Queen of the South to maintain their promotion push from the Championship.

The visitors went ahead when Chris Higgins headed in from a free-kick by Ryan Conroy.

Falkirk were level when Myles Hippolyte's cross was head in by John Biard from close range.

Queen of the South defender Andy Dowie headed a cross into his own net, before Blair Alston drove low into the bottom corner of the goal.

Line-ups

Falkirk

  • 1Rogers
  • 4MuirheadBooked at 58mins
  • 5McCrackenSubstituted forMillerat 53'minutes
  • 44Watson
  • 3Leahy
  • 8Alston
  • 6Vaulks
  • 11Kerr
  • 10Sibbald
  • 22HippolyteBooked at 67minsSubstituted forTaiwoat 70'minutes
  • 9BairdSubstituted forO'Haraat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Taiwo
  • 17Smith
  • 18Miller
  • 19McHugh
  • 28Mehmet
  • 30O'Hara
  • 33Gallacher

Queen of Sth

  • 20Atkinson
  • 14Jacobs
  • 4DowieBooked at 65mins
  • 6Higgins
  • 23Marshall
  • 7HarrisSubstituted forOliverat 59'minutes
  • 18MurdochSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
  • 16Hutton
  • 10Conroy
  • 11RussellSubstituted forHilsonat 83'minutes
  • 17Pickard

Substitutes

  • 1Thomson
  • 5Brownlie
  • 8Millar
  • 15Tapping
  • 21Hilson
  • 24Smith
  • 28Oliver
Referee:
William Collum
Attendance:
3,918

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Falkirk 3, Queen of the South 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Falkirk 3, Queen of the South 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kevin O'Hara (Falkirk) left footed shot from very close range misses to the right.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Aaron Muirhead.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Falkirk. Kevin O'Hara replaces John Baird.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Falkirk 3, Queen of the South 1. Blair Alston (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aaron Muirhead.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lee Miller (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Queen of the South. Dale Hilson replaces Iain Russell.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Leahy (Falkirk) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Blair Alston (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Queen of the South. Aidan Smith replaces Andy Murdoch.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Chris Higgins (Queen of the South).

  20. Post update

    Foul by John Baird (Falkirk).