Raith Rovers 0-2 Queen of the South

Scottish Football League

A goal either side of half-time ensured an away First Division win for Queen of the South at Raith Rovers.

Scott McLaughlin slotted home from inside the box to give the visitors the lead on 18 minutes.

Raith came close to a leveller when John Baird's effort came off the post following a frantic goalmouth scramble.

Substitute Tom Brighton sealed Queens' win 15 minutes from the end when he latched on to Mark Campbell's cushioned header and swept the ball home.

Raith: McGurn, Donaldson, Murray, Ellis, Dyer, Williamson (Reynolds 76), Walker, Davidson (Thomson 83), Hamill, Baird, Brian Graham. Subs Not Used: Laidlaw, Callachan, Colin Wilson.

Booked: Davidson, Brian Graham.

Queen of South: Robinson, Craig Reid, Campbell, McGuffie, Higgins, Johnston (McCusker 90), McLaughlin, Simmons, Clark (Brighton 22), Alan Reid, Smith. Subs Not Used: McKenzie, Black, Holt.

Booked: Alan Reid, Brighton, Simmons.

Goals: McLaughlin 18, Brighton 75.

Att: 1,523

Ref: Stephen Finnie