Scottish Cup - Third Round
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Ayr United 3-2 Queen's Park

Craig Malcolm's second goal of the season secured Ayr's win over Queen's Park in the Scottish Cup.

The visitors took the lead in the 27th minute when James Brough nodded in a Blair Spittal cross.

Ayr's Anthony Marenghi fired in a free-kick, then Alan Lithgow added another before Malcolm made it 3-1 with a fine strike 10 minutes later.

Queen's Park pulled one back in the 67th minute when Spittal struck from close-range, but Ayr held on to win.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1HuttonBooked at 45mins
  • 2Hunter
  • 3Donald
  • 6McLaughlin
  • 4Pope
  • 5LithgowBooked at 87mins
  • 7Marenghi
  • 8Crawford
  • 11Malcolm
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forKyleat 79'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 10RobertsBooked at 69minsSubstituted forMcGowanat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Kyle
  • 14McGowan
  • 15Wardrobe
  • 16McArthur
  • 19Muir

Queen's Park

  • 1Birinstinfil
  • 2Fisher
  • 3Burns
  • 4Gold
  • 5BroughBooked at 81mins
  • 6Lamie
  • 7DavisonSubstituted forGormleyat 58'minutes
  • 8Anderson
  • 10QuinnSubstituted forVitoriaat 73'minutes
  • 9KeenanBooked at 45minsSubstituted forGallacherat 82'minutes
  • 11Spittal

Substitutes

  • 12Gallacher
  • 14Gibson
  • 15McVey
  • 16Rooney
  • 17Gormley
  • 18Vitoria
  • 20Sinclair
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
879

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamQueen's Park
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Ayr United 3, Queen's Park 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ayr United 3, Queen's Park 2.

Gordon Pope (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joao Pereira Vitoria (Queen's Park).

Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross Fisher (Queen's Park).

Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).

Blair Spittal (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).

David Anderson (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Michael McGowan (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross Fisher (Queen's Park).

Booking

Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kevin Kyle (Ayr United).

Ricki Lamie (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Joao Pereira Vitoria (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Lithgow (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Blair Spittal (Queen's Park) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).

Blair Spittal (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. Paul Gallacher replaces Michael Keenan.

Hand ball by Liam Gormley (Queen's Park).

Attempt saved. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Jamie Brough (Queen's Park) is shown the yellow card.

Craig Malcolm (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Brough (Queen's Park).

Attempt missed. Michael Keenan (Queen's Park) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Michael McGowan.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Kevin Kyle replaces Michael Moffat.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Foul by Michael Donald (Ayr United).

Liam Gormley (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the left.

Michael Moffat (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Brough (Queen's Park).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. Joao Pereira Vitoria replaces Tony Quinn.

Attempt missed. Liam Gormley (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Michael McGowan replaces Mark Roberts.

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