Scottish Championship
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Queen of the South 2-0 Arbroath: Hosts first home win in six weeks

Dan Pybus scored his first goal for Queen of the South
Dan Pybus scored his first goal for Queen of the South

Queen of the South battled to a first home win in six weeks by beating Arbroath at Palmerston.

Dan Pybus set them on their way with his first goal for the club when he latched onto Stephen Dobbie's ball and slotted past visiting goalkeeper Derek Gaston.

Arbroath held firm until late on when the hosts grabbed a fortunate second.

Scott Mercer swung the ball into the box and it was turned into his own net by Ricky Little.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1McCrorie
  • 2Mercer
  • 5Brownlie
  • 4Kilday
  • 3Holt
  • 7Murray
  • 6PybusBooked at 24mins
  • 17Osman
  • 15Lyon
  • 19El Bakhtaoui
  • 11Dobbie

Substitutes

  • 8Kidd
  • 9Hamilton
  • 10Oliver
  • 14McCarthy
  • 20Leighfield
  • 22Gourlay
  • 25Paton

Arbroath

  • 21Gaston
  • 16Stewart
  • 4Little
  • 5O'Brien
  • 3Hamilton
  • 12KaderSubstituted forDorisat 81'minutes
  • 22Virtanen
  • 6Whatley
  • 11LinnSubstituted forMurphyat 72'minutes
  • 15DonnellySubstituted forSpenceat 78'minutes
  • 8McKennaBooked at 68mins

Substitutes

  • 1Jamieson
  • 2Thomson
  • 7Gold
  • 9Doris
  • 14Spence
  • 18Murphy
Referee:
Grant Irvine
Attendance:
1,094

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home18
Away5
Shots on Target
Home12
Away1
Corners
Home2
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 2, Arbroath 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 2, Arbroath 0.

Attempt missed. Miko Virtanen (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Own Goal by Ricky Little, Arbroath. Queen of the South 2, Arbroath 0.

Michael McKenna (Arbroath) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Foul by Darren Lyon (Queen of the South).

Michael McKenna (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Steven Doris replaces Omar Kader.

Abdul Osman (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Greig Spence (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Greig Spence replaces Luke Donnelly.

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

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

Abdul Osman (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Donnelly (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. James Murphy replaces Bobby Linn.

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

Attempt saved. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Dan Pybus (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Omar Kader (Arbroath).

Booking

Michael McKenna (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Connor Murray (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael McKenna (Arbroath).

Darren Lyon (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

Scott Mercer (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

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

Attempt saved. Luke Donnelly (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Dan Pybus (Queen of the South).

Omar Kader (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dan Pybus (Queen of the South).

Luke Donnelly (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Michael McKenna (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Queen of the South).

Omar Kader (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Attempt missed. Kevin Holt (Queen of the South) header from very close range is too high following a corner.

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

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee Utd18150342142845
2Inverness CT1810262721632
3Ayr189183128328
4Dundee188462525028
5Dunfermline187472823525
6Queen of Sth176471819-122
7Arbroath186481620-422
8Morton1761102234-1219
9Partick Thistle1853102434-1018
10Alloa1835101732-1514
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