Scottish Championship
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Brechin City 0-1 Queen of the South

Queen of the South's Jason Kerr
Queen of the South's Jason Kerr scored the only goal of the game

Jason Kerr's second-half effort was all that separated the sides as Queen of the South edged a win over Brechin City in a match which saw both teams reduced to 10 men at Glebe Park.

Brechin's Ally Love and Kerr both saw red for violent conduct as tempers frayed in second-half stoppage time.

Kerr had given his side the lead when he found the bottom corner after Connor Murray's corner was only half-cleared.

The visitors close the gap on fourth-place Dundee United to two points.

The hosts had the better of the first-half chances, with Sean Crighton testing goalkeeper Alan Martin before team-mate Connor McLennan's header sailed over the crossbar and Isaac Layne had an effort blocked.

At the other end, Stephen Dobbie fired his free-kick wide and Derek Lyle headed off target on the brink of half-time as the Doonhamers struck back with a couple of chances of their own, but the scores remained level at the break.

Lyle again went close with a barrage of headers as the visitors looked to break the deadlock after the break and their pressing paid off when Kerr gave them the all-important goal.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 20Crighton
  • 2McLean
  • 4Fusco
  • 14Lynas
  • 11Watt
  • 6Dale
  • 21SinclairSubstituted forGrahamat 77'minutes
  • 3Dyer
  • 10LayneSubstituted forOrsiat 64'minutes
  • 17McLennanSubstituted forLoveat 75'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 7Love
  • 8Graham
  • 12O'Neil
  • 15Spark
  • 18Orsi
  • 19O'Neil
  • 29Smith

Queen of Sth

  • 1Martin
  • 4Fordyce
  • 15KerrBooked at 90mins
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3MarshallSubstituted forMercerat 48'minutes
  • 17MurraySubstituted forTappingat 72'minutes
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8RankinBooked at 90mins
  • 16McFaddenSubstituted forLyleat 41'minutes
  • 11Dobbie
  • 25Dykes

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 6Tapping
  • 9Lyle
  • 18Fergusson
  • 20Leighfield
  • 22Akubuine
  • 24Mercer
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
562

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away11
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 0, Queen of the South 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 0, Queen of the South 1.

Booking

John Rankin (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Dismissal

Jason Kerr (Queen of the South) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Dismissal

Ally Love (Brechin City) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Attempt missed. Aron Lynas (Brechin City) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Ally Love (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jason Kerr (Queen of the South).

Attempt missed. Aron Lynas (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Sean Crighton (Brechin City) because of an injury.

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

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Ally Love (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Finn Graham replaces Jordan Sinclair.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ally Love replaces Connor McLennan.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Callum Tapping replaces Connor Murray.

Kalvin Orsi (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jason Kerr (Queen of the South).

Foul by John Rankin (Queen of the South).

Connor McLennan (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Kalvin Orsi replaces Isaac Layne.

Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South).

Isaac Layne (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 0, Queen of the South 1. Jason Kerr (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Alan Martin.

Attempt saved. Isaac Layne (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by James Dale (Brechin City).

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

Attempt saved. Isaac Layne (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Mirren107122113822
2Dunfermline1062225101520
3Livingston105321713418
4Dundee Utd105231011-117
5Queen of Sth104331511415
6Morton104331310315
7Dumbarton10244814-610
8Inverness CT102351216-49
9Falkirk10154614-88
10Brechin10028621-152
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