Queen of the South 1-0 Hamilton

Scottish Football League

Allan Johnston's 51st-minute goal gave bottom club Queen of the South their first league win of the season against previously high-flying Hamilton.

Hamilton keeper Tomas Cerny saved well from Stephen McKenna's early header.

Gus MacPherson's forced a breakthrough when Johnston headed home from 12 yards following good work from Alan Reid.

Substitute Nicky Clark thought he had doubled his side's lead moments before the full-time whistle but his strike rattled the crossbar.

Queen of South: Robinson, Alan Reid, Craig Reid, Campbell (McGuffie 68), Higgins, Simmons, Johnston, McKenna, McLaughlin, Brighton (Clark 74), Smith (Carmichael 64). Subs Not Used: McKenzie, Black.

Booked: McKenna, Simmons.

Goals: Johnston 51.

Hamilton: Cerny, McAlister, Gordon, Canning, Hendrie (Devlin 62), Imrie, Chambers (Currie 62), Gillespie, Crawford, Paterson (McLaren 62), Spence. Subs Not Used: Hutton, Lyle.

Att: 1,514

Ref: Charlie Richmond

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