Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth0Inverness CT2

Queen of the South 0-2 Inverness CT: Visitors stay in touch with top four

Aaron Doran scores
Aaron Doran scored his second goal in two games to put Inverness in front

Inverness Caledonian Thistle scored two first-half goals to beat Queen of the South and stay a point off the Scottish Championship play-off places.

Aaron Doran fired the visitors into an early lead and Brad McKay headed their second.

Andy Stirling, Stephen Dobbie, Fraser Aird and Lyndon Dykes threatened for Queens but to no avail.

And the Dumfries side remain seventh, with Falkirk a point behind and Partick Thistle two points further back.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1MartinSubstituted forLeighfieldat 45'minutes
  • 2Mercer
  • 4Fordyce
  • 5Brownlie
  • 21WilsonBooked at 76minsSubstituted forMcGrathat 76'minutes
  • 9AirdBooked at 43minsSubstituted forMurrayat 76'minutes
  • 8Jacobs
  • 6DoyleBooked at 83mins
  • 7Stirling
  • 11Dobbie
  • 25Dykes

Substitutes

  • 12McGrath
  • 17Murray
  • 20Leighfield
  • 29Williams
  • 30Maguire

Inverness CT

  • 28Ridgers
  • 22McKay
  • 6McCart
  • 5Donaldson
  • 3Tremarco
  • 7Polworth
  • 10Doran CoganSubstituted forMcCauleyat 82'minutes
  • 24TraffordSubstituted forRooneyat 85'minutes
  • 15Welsh
  • 4Chalmers
  • 19White

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 8McCauley
  • 9Austin
  • 21Mackay
  • 47Gamble
  • 48Russell
Referee:
David Munro
Attendance:
1,066

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamInverness CT
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 0, Inverness CT 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 0, Inverness CT 2.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

Sean Welsh (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Carl Tremarco.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jamie McCart.

Attempt saved. Jordan White (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Shaun Rooney replaces Charlie Trafford.

Foul by Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South).

Sean Welsh (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Queen of the South).

Darren McCauley (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Michael Doyle (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Darren McCauley replaces Aaron Doran.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Connor Murray replaces Fraser Aird.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Ian McGrath replaces Iain Wilson.

Booking

Iain Wilson (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sean Welsh (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iain Wilson (Queen of the South).

Attempt missed. Sean Welsh (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Andy Stirling (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Doran (Inverness CT).

Attempt missed. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Mark Ridgers.

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

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Mark Ridgers.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Charlie Trafford.

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

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

Attempt missed. Jordan White (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.

Foul by Iain Wilson (Queen of the South).

Sean Welsh (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jamie McCart (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Queen of the South).

Aaron Doran (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Brad McKay.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Jack Leighfield replaces Alan Martin.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ross County26166448252354
2Dundee Utd2713773734346
3Ayr27127842281443
4Dunfermline28117103030040
5Inverness CT2791263630639
6Morton28810102736-934
7Queen of Sth2879123535030
8Falkirk2778122937-829
9Partick Thistle2784152944-1528
10Alloa2768132741-1426
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