Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Morton1

Queen of the South 1-1 Greenock Morton

Greenock Morton fought back to draw with hosts Queen of the South in the Scottish Championship.

Stephen Dobbie exchanged passes with Lyndon Dykes before rolling his 24th goal of the season past Derek Gaston.

Earlier, Gary Harkins had rattled the bar with a free-kick and he helped Morton get level by setting up Gary Oliver to finish calmly.

Dobbie continued to threaten, including a shot from halfway that had Gaston struggling to get back to his goal.

Spectators thought the veteran forward had scored before Gaston got to the ball but the assistant referee ruled it had not crossed the line.

And, right on full-time, Queens substitute Connor Murray curled a terrific 25-yard effort that smacked off the post to ensure the game ended level.

Morton move a point above Dunfermline Athletic into fourth place while sixth-placed Queens trail the Pars on goal difference.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 20Leighfield
  • 24Mercer
  • 4Fordyce
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3Marshall
  • 10Thomas
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8RankinSubstituted forTodorovat 83'minutes
  • 25DykesBooked at 45mins
  • 11Dobbie
  • 18FergussonSubstituted forMurrayat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 6Cameron
  • 13Henderson
  • 15Todorov
  • 17Murray
  • 23Beerman

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 6Doyle
  • 4O'Ware
  • 19GasparottoBooked at 57mins
  • 26IredaleSubstituted forTiffoneyat 42'minutes
  • 25RossSubstituted forLamieat 85'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Murdoch
  • 14Harkins
  • 17Russell
  • 7OliverBooked at 83mins
  • 11McHughSubstituted forTidserat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Lamie
  • 12Tidser
  • 15Tiffoney
  • 16Strapp
  • 20Brennan
  • 21Langan
Referee:
Kevin Clancy
Attendance:
1,489

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home14
Away4
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Morton 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Morton 1.

Booking

Ricki Lamie (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Ricki Lamie (Morton).

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Andy Murdoch (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Connor Murray (Queen of the South) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Attempt missed. Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South) header from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Nikolay Todorov (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Michael Tidser replaces Bob McHugh.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Ricki Lamie replaces Frank Ross.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Nikolay Todorov replaces John Rankin.

Booking

Gary Oliver (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Gary Oliver (Morton).

Attempt missed. Dom Thomas (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Dom Thomas (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Russell (Morton).

John Rankin (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Murdoch (Morton).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Derek Gaston.

Attempt saved. Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Scott Tiffoney (Morton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South) because of an injury.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.

Attempt blocked. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a fast break.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Jordan Marshall.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Thomas O'Ware.

Attempt blocked. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Scott Tiffoney (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Connor Murray replaces Ross Fergusson.

Frank Ross (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Rankin (Queen of the South).

Booking

Luca Gasparotto (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luca Gasparotto (Morton).

Ross Fergusson (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Mirren25173546281854
2Livingston24127540261443
3Dundee Utd2212463026440
4Morton2398633231035
5Dunfermline2497839281134
6Queen of Sth249783834434
7Inverness CT238693028230
8Falkirk2578102839-1129
9Dumbarton2248101530-1520
10Brechin2404201855-374
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