Scottish League Two
Queen's Park3East Fife0

Queen's Park 3-0 East Fife

Queen's Park pushed themselves into the Scottish League Two title race with victory over East Fife.

The Fifers went into the game top of the table but they were unable to force the issue in an uneventful first half.

John Carter broke the deadlock early in the second half with a low finish.

Paul Woods and Chris Duggan scored in stoppage time to add gloss to the score line and move the Spiders two points behind East Fife, with Elgin City another four clear.

Line-ups

Queen's Park

  • 1Muir
  • 3Hooper
  • 5McGeever
  • 6Gibson
  • 2Mitchell
  • 4Berry
  • 7BrownSubstituted forBradleyat 45'minutes
  • 8McKernonBooked at 78mins
  • 11Burns
  • 9CarterSubstituted forDugganat 90'minutes
  • 10WoodsSubstituted forGaltat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Duggan
  • 14Bradley
  • 15Galt
  • 16McLeish
  • 17Wharton
  • 18McVey
  • 20O'Boyle

East Fife

  • 21Kelly
  • 16Mercer
  • 17Kerr
  • 5PageBooked at 29mins
  • 15Naysmith
  • 4CampbellSubstituted forMullenat 12'minutes
  • 8BrownSubstituted forSmithat 63'minutes
  • 11Wilkie
  • 3Slattery
  • 9Austin
  • 20InsallSubstituted forCooteat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Mullen
  • 7Murray
  • 10Smith
  • 12O'Kane
  • 18Austin
  • 19Coote
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Mike Taylor
Attendance:
561

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen's ParkAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home8
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home3
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Queen's Park 3, East Fife 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen's Park 3, East Fife 0.

Goal!

Goal! Queen's Park 3, East Fife 0. Chris Duggan (Queen's Park) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Bradley.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. David Galt replaces Paul Woods.

Goal!

Goal! Queen's Park 2, East Fife 0. Paul Woods (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Chris Duggan.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Patrick Slattery.

Attempt saved. Chris Duggan (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. Chris Duggan replaces John Carter.

Foul by Jason Kerr (East Fife).

Sean Burns (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

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

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Sean Burns (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

Attempt blocked. Patrick Slattery (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Sean Burns (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Kevin Smith replaces Ross Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Alistair Coote replaces Jamie Insall.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Gavin Mitchell.

Attempt saved. John Carter (Queen's Park) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Queen's Park 1, East Fife 0. John Carter (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Joe Bradley (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Scott Mercer (East Fife).

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Fraser Mullen.

Foul by Fraser Mullen (East Fife).

Paul Woods (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gary Naysmith (East Fife).

John Carter (Queen's Park) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queen's Park. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Second Half

Second Half begins Queen's Park 0, East Fife 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen's Park. Joe Bradley replaces Liam Brown.

Half Time

First Half ends, Queen's Park 0, East Fife 0.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Scott Gibson.

Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Mitchell (Queen's Park).

Attempt missed. Gavin Mitchell (Queen's Park) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Sean Burns (Queen's Park) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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