Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1St Mirren3

Queen of the South 1-3 St Mirren

St Mirren's Lewis Morgan celebrates his goal
Lewis Morgan set up the opener and scored St Mirren's second goal

St Mirren took another step towards the Scottish Premiership with a win over Queen of the South that stretches their lead over Livingston to 12 points.

Daniel Mullen latched on to Lewis Morgan's pass to slot home his first St Mirren goal.

Jordan Marshall quickly levelled after exchanging passes with John Rankin.

Morgan curled in a free-kick seven minutes into the second half and Kyle Magennis ran through to complete the scoring after 64 minutes.

All three sides below St Mirren all drew, with Livingston held at home by Falkirk.

Meanwhile, Queens fall a point behind Dunfermline Athletic in sixth place, five adrift of Greenock Morton in the last play-off place.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 20Leighfield
  • 24Mercer
  • 4Fordyce
  • 6Cameron
  • 3Marshall
  • 10Thomas
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8Rankin
  • 12ThomsonSubstituted forDykesat 70'minutes
  • 18FergussonSubstituted forTodorovat 69'minutes
  • 9Lyle

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 5Brownlie
  • 15Todorov
  • 17Murray
  • 23Beerman
  • 25Dykes
  • 34Lyle

St Mirren

  • 1Samson
  • 25Smith
  • 6MacKenzie
  • 15Baird
  • 44EckersleyBooked at 48minsSubstituted forDemetriouat 49'minutes
  • 4McGinn
  • 7Magennis
  • 18Flynn
  • 11SmithSubstituted forMcShaneat 88'minutes
  • 10Morgan
  • 27MullenSubstituted forReillyat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Demetriou
  • 5Donati
  • 9Sutton
  • 16McShane
  • 20Reilly
  • 21Stewart
  • 29Hippolyte
Referee:
Bobby Madden
Attendance:
1,902

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamSt Mirren
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home6
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 3.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jack Baird.

Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Jack Leighfield.

Attempt saved. Gary MacKenzie (St. Mirren) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Rankin (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, St. Mirren. Ian McShane replaces Cameron Smith.

Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by John Rankin.

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

Foul by Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren).

Stelios Demetriou (St. Mirren) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Foul by Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren).

Shaun Rooney (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jack Baird (St. Mirren) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, St. Mirren. Gavin Reilly replaces Daniel Mullen.

Foul by Callum Fordyce (Queen of the South).

Daniel Mullen (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Lyndon Dykes replaces Joseph Thomson.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Nikolay Todorov replaces Ross Fergusson.

Foul by Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren).

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

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 3. Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lewis Morgan.

Attempt missed. Daniel Mullen (St. Mirren) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Stephen McGinn (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dom Thomas (Queen of the South).

Attempt saved. John Rankin (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Daniel Mullen (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Fordyce (Queen of the South).

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 2. Lewis Morgan (St. Mirren) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Lewis Morgan (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Mercer (Queen of the South).

Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Substitution

Substitution, St. Mirren. Stelios Demetriou replaces Adam Eckersley because of an injury.

Booking

Adam Eckersley (St. Mirren) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Mirren28203552292363
2Livingston28149544281651
3Dundee Utd2513573530544
4Morton291110838281043
5Dunfermline28109940301039
6Queen of Sth28108104140138
7Falkirk28810103140-934
8Inverness CT2687113132-131
9Dumbarton2769121933-1427
10Brechin2704231960-414
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