Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth3Livingston1

Queen of the South 3-1 Livingston

Livingston will have to fight for Championship survival in the play-offs after defeat by Queen of the South ensured they will finish second bottom.

Sam Stanton's left-foot shot gave Livi the lead in the first half.

Derek Lyle levelled from the penalty spot on the hour after Morgyn Neill had fouled Iain Russell and Lyle then scored with a header.

Gary Oliver struck Queens' third and the hosts had substitute Lewis Kidd sent off for two bookings near the end.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 20Atkinson
  • 22HooperSubstituted forKiddat 56'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 4Dowie
  • 6HigginsBooked at 53mins
  • 23Marshall
  • 28Oliver
  • 8Millar
  • 15TappingBooked at 40mins
  • 11RussellSubstituted forHarrisat 66'minutes
  • 21Hilson
  • 9LyleSubstituted forJacobsat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Thomson
  • 2Kidd
  • 5Brownlie
  • 7Harris
  • 14Jacobs
  • 18Murdoch
  • 24Smith

Livingston

  • 26McCallum
  • 12Halkett
  • 2Kakay
  • 15Neill
  • 3LongridgeBooked at 48mins
  • 19Buchanan
  • 30TelferSubstituted forSheerinat 60'minutes
  • 8FotheringhamBooked at 88mins
  • 23Stanton
  • 9White
  • 7PittmanSubstituted forMullenat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Jamieson
  • 6Gordon
  • 10Mullen
  • 18Sheerin
  • 20Currie
  • 34Knox
  • 35Mullin
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
1,421

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamLivingston
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Osman Kakay.

Attempt missed. Morgyn Neill (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Craig Halkett (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Mark Fotheringham (Livingston) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Mark Fotheringham (Livingston).

Attempt saved. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Dale Hilson (Queen of the South) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Booking

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

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Millar (Queen of the South).

Jordan White (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Dale Hilson (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 3, Livingston 1. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dale Hilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Daniel Mullen replaces Scott Pittman.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Kyle Jacobs replaces Derek Lyle.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Osman Kakay.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 2, Livingston 1. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mark Millar.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Marc McCallum.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jackson Longridge.

Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan White (Livingston).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Alex Harris replaces Iain Russell.

Attempt saved. Jordyn Sheerin (Livingston) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Jordan Marshall.

Foul by Dale Hilson (Queen of the South).

Scott Pittman (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jackson Longridge.

Attempt missed. Mark Fotheringham (Livingston) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Jordyn Sheerin replaces Charlie Telfer.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Livingston 1. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty Queen of the South. Iain Russell draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Morgyn Neill (Livingston) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Charlie Telfer (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jackson Longridge.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers34255486315580
2Falkirk351813460342667
3Hibernian34197853341964
4Raith Rovers35178105146559
5Morton351110143941-243
6Queen of Sth35126174654-842
7St Mirren35118164251-941
8Dumbarton34106183461-2736
9Livingston3477203650-1428
10Alloa3548232166-4520
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