Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth4Ayr1

Queen of the South 4-1 Ayr United

Queen of the South recorded their first Championship victory of the season with a comfortable home win over Ayr United.

Derek Lyle opened the scoring for the hosts with a right-footed strike before Stephen Dobbie doubled the lead just before the break.

The Doonhamers extended their lead further when Lyle found the net for the second time.

The visitors managed to pull one back through Kevin Nisbet before Lyndon Dykes sealed the victory for the hosts.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Robinson
  • 2HamillBooked at 72mins
  • 4Dowie
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3Marshall
  • 7Anderson
  • 14Jacobs
  • 22TappingBooked at 69minsSubstituted forPickardat 79'minutes
  • 25Dykes
  • 9LyleSubstituted forBrotherstonat 65'minutes
  • 11DobbieSubstituted forRiggat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Rigg
  • 16Hooper
  • 17Pickard
  • 19Moxon
  • 21Thomson
  • 27Murray
  • 35Brotherston

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Devlin
  • 5Rose
  • 18Meggatt
  • 3Boyle
  • 12HarkinsSubstituted forMcGuffieat 87'minutes
  • 23Docherty
  • 14CairneySubstituted forAdamsat 56'minutes
  • 4Gilmour
  • 17Nisbet
  • 8CrawfordSubstituted forForrestat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Thomas
  • 10Forrest
  • 11Donald
  • 15O'Connell
  • 16Adams
  • 19Hart
  • 21McGuffie
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
1,982

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 4, Ayr United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 4, Ayr United 1.

Foul by Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South).

Daryll Meggatt (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig McGuffie replaces Gary Harkins.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Steven Rigg replaces Stephen Dobbie.

Attempt missed. Kevin Nisbet (Ayr United) right footed shot from very close range is too high.

Attempt saved. Gary Harkins (Ayr United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Kevin Nisbet (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Jamie Hamill.

Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Jake Pickard replaces Callum Tapping.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Michael Rose.

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

Foul by Gary Harkins (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Adams (Ayr United).

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 4, Ayr United 1. Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stephen Dobbie.

Attempt blocked. Ross Docherty (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South).

Ross Docherty (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Adams (Ayr United).

Booking

Callum Tapping (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Callum Tapping (Queen of the South).

Patrick Boyle (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Dean Brotherston replaces Derek Lyle because of an injury.

Jamie Hamill (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Harkins (Ayr United).

Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South).

Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 3, Ayr United 1. Kevin Nisbet (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gary Harkins.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Alan Forrest replaces Robbie Crawford.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Jamie Adams replaces Paul Cairney.

Foul by Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South).

Ross Docherty (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Raith Rovers22005146
2Hibernian22004226
3Queen of Sth21105234
4Dunfermline21015503
5Dumbarton21014403
6Morton20202202
7Falkirk201123-11
8Dundee Utd201112-11
9St Mirren201124-21
10Ayr200216-50
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