Scottish Championship
Falkirk3Queen of Sth1

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

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

Full Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Substitution

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

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.

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

Substitution

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

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

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

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

Substitution

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

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

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

Foul by Chris Higgins (Queen of the South).

Foul by John Baird (Falkirk).

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

Attempt missed. Jake Pickard (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Tom Taiwo replaces Myles Hippolyte.

Foul by Lee Miller (Falkirk).

Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Myles Hippolyte (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Myles Hippolyte (Falkirk).

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

Booking

Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Own Goal by Andy Dowie, Queen of the South. Falkirk 2, Queen of the South 1.

Mark Kerr (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South).

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

Attempt saved. John Baird (Falkirk) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jordan Marshall.

Foul by Myles Hippolyte (Falkirk).

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Chris Higgins (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

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

Attempt blocked. Ryan Conroy (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers26213268175166
2Hibernian26174543232055
3Falkirk26158344212353
4Raith Rovers2410592930-135
5Morton2687112830-231
6Queen of Sth2494112332-931
7St Mirren2576122434-1027
8Dumbarton2574142244-2225
9Livingston2655162739-1220
10Alloa2634191452-3813
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