Scottish Championship
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Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Queen of the South

Derek Lyle's 100th goal for Queen of the South maintained their unbeaten start to the Scottish Championship by winning away to Dunfermline Athletic.

The Pars had a huge let-off in the 12th minute when Lyle's free-kick hit both posts before David Hutton cleared.

Andy Dowie's header at the far post was converted by Lyle for his third goal in as many games.

Dunfermline were reduced to 10 men in the 62nd minute for Jason Talbot's two-footed tackle on Kyle Jacobs.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 43Hutton
  • 2Williamson
  • 12AshcroftBooked at 74mins
  • 14Richards-Everton
  • 3TalbotBooked at 62mins
  • 7Paton
  • 16McCabeSubstituted forSpenceat 80'minutes
  • 6Geggan
  • 20HigginbothamSubstituted forMcMullanat 45'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forMartinat 64'minutes
  • 17Reilly

Substitutes

  • 4Martin
  • 5Fordyce
  • 15Spence
  • 18McMullan
  • 19Spark
  • 30Gill

Queen of Sth

  • 1Robinson
  • 2Hamill
  • 4DowieBooked at 87mins
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3MarshallBooked at 75mins
  • 7Anderson
  • 8MillarSubstituted forTappingat 88'minutes
  • 14Jacobs
  • 25DykesSubstituted forRiggat 83'minutes
  • 9LyleSubstituted forHilsonat 72'minutes
  • 11Dobbie

Substitutes

  • 6Higgins
  • 10Hilson
  • 12Rigg
  • 17Pickard
  • 19Moxon
  • 21Thomson
  • 22Tapping
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
3,973

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home5
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 0, Queen of the South 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 0, Queen of the South 1.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Hamill.

Attempt saved. Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Gavin Reilly (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

Attempt blocked. Gavin Reilly (Dunfermline Athletic) header from very close range is blocked.

Attempt saved. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Callum Tapping replaces Mark Millar.

Attempt missed. Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Andy Dowie (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gavin Reilly (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Andrew Geggan.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Ryan Williamson.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Steven Rigg replaces Lyndon Dykes because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Lewis Spence replaces Rhys McCabe.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Ben Richards-Everton.

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

Booking

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gavin Reilly (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South).

Booking

Lee Ashcroft (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Paul McMullan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Dale Hilson replaces Derek Lyle.

Attempt missed. Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Lewis Martin replaces Michael Moffat.

Dismissal

Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

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

Foul by Paul McMullan (Dunfermline Athletic).

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

Attempt missed. Rhys McCabe (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) header from a difficult angle on the left is just a bit too high.

Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South).

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Lee Ashcroft.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hibernian4400102812
2Raith Rovers431093610
3Queen of Sth431082610
4Dundee Utd41216425
5Dumbarton411256-14
6Falkirk411235-24
7Dunfermline410358-33
8Morton403137-43
9St Mirren402237-42
10Ayr4013210-81
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