Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Falkirk2

Queen of the South 1-2 Falkirk

Mark Beck scores for Falkirk against Queen of the South

Falkirk beat Queen of the South to go to within two points of second-place Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Championship.

After a scoreless first half, Blair Alston struck to give the Bairns the lead and Mark Beck quickly fired their second.

A shot by Gavin Reilly reduced Queens' deficit midway through the second half.

Jonathan Flynn was sent off for the visitors following a foul on Iain Russell but Gary Holt's side held on.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Clark
  • 2Mitchell
  • 3Higgins
  • 4McKenna
  • 5Durnan
  • 6Dowie
  • 7Burns
  • 11PatonSubstituted forRussellat 57'minutes
  • 10Reilly
  • 9McHughSubstituted forLyleat 56'minutes
  • 8McShaneSubstituted forKiddat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Antell
  • 14Lyle
  • 15Russell
  • 16Dzierzawski
  • 17Young
  • 18Kidd
  • 19Holt

Falkirk

  • 1McGovern
  • 6VaulksBooked at 77mins
  • 3Kingsley
  • 4Durojaiye
  • 5FlynnBooked at 68mins
  • 34McCracken
  • 8Alston
  • 35Millar
  • 7BeckSubstituted forShepherdat 85'minutes
  • 11McGrandles
  • 10Sibbald

Substitutes

  • 12Bowman
  • 15Dick
  • 18Small
  • 19Leahy
  • 21Rowan
  • 29Hogg
  • 31Shepherd
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
1,863

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Falkirk 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Falkirk 2.

Blair Alston (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Paul Burns (Queen of the South).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Craig Sibbald.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Chris Mitchell.

Foul by Mark Durnan (Queen of the South).

Scott Shepherd (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

Mark Millar (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Conor McGrandles.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Scott Shepherd replaces Mark Beck.

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

Blair Alston (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Booking

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Conor McGrandles.

Foul by Derek Lyle (Queen of the South).

(Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

Attempt saved. Mark Millar (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Mark Beck (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andy Dowie (Queen of the South).

Attempt saved. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Dismissal

Jonathan Flynn (Falkirk) is shown the red card.

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jonathan Flynn (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Lewis Kidd replaces Ian McShane.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Falkirk 2. Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Chris Higgins.

Chris Higgins (Queen of the South) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by David McCracken.

Attempt missed. Mark Beck (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Stephen Kingsley (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Reilly (Queen of the South).

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Chris Higgins.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Zander Clark.

Attempt saved. Mark Millar (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Craig Sibbald (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen McKenna (Queen of the South).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee3319682563
2Hamilton33171062161
3Falkirk3317882359
4Queen of Sth32146121048
5Dumbarton3314613248
6Livingston3312714-143
7Alloa3311715-1140
8Raith Rovers3210913-1039
9Cowdenbeath339618-2733
10Morton335721-3222
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