Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Raith Rovers2

Queen of the South 1-2 Raith Rovers

Promotion play-off qualifiers Raith Rovers extended their unbeaten Scottish Championship run to eight games with victory at Queen of the South.

Kyle Benedictus headed home inside eight minutes but it proved a half of few chances thereafter.

The hosts levelled when Dale Hilson rifled home after a good turn, but Craig Barr restored Raith's lead.

Rovers are four points behind third-placed Hibernian, who have two games in hand.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Thomson
  • 2Kidd
  • 4Dowie
  • 5Brownlie
  • 6Higgins
  • 16HuttonSubstituted forMillarat 77'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 15TappingBooked at 62minsSubstituted forHarrisat 68'minutes
  • 18Murdoch
  • 28OliverSubstituted forLyleat 60'minutes
  • 21Hilson
  • 11Russell

Substitutes

  • 7Harris
  • 8Millar
  • 9Lyle
  • 10Conroy
  • 14Jacobs
  • 17Pickard
  • 20Atkinson

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 5Toshney
  • 6Benedictus
  • 23McKeown
  • 55Barr
  • 18Connolly
  • 30Robertson
  • 28CraigenSubstituted forAndersonat 78'minutes
  • 21LongridgeSubstituted forPanayiotouat 56'minutes
  • 16HardieSubstituted forThomasat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Anderson
  • 8McCord
  • 11Panayiotou
  • 14Davidson
  • 15Thomas
  • 26Court
  • 31Law
Referee:
Kevin Clancy
Attendance:
1,511

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 2.

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Harris (Queen of the South).

Attempt missed. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jason Thomson.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Joel Thomas replaces Ryan Hardie.

Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

Attempt saved. Iain Russell (Queen of the South) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Mark Millar (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Mark Millar (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

Attempt saved. Dale Hilson (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Harry Panayiotou (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Andy Dowie.

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Foul by Harry Panayiotou (Raith Rovers).

Darren Brownlie (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Grant Anderson replaces James Craigen.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Mark Millar replaces Kyle Hutton because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Andy Murdoch.

Attempt missed. Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is high and wide to the left.

Attempt saved. Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Alex Harris replaces Callum Tapping.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Rory McKeown.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Raith Rovers 2. Craig Barr (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Iain Russell.

Booking

Callum Tapping (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Tapping (Queen of the South).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Kevin Cuthbert.

Attempt saved. Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers32254383275679
2Falkirk331811456302665
3Hibernian31185848301859
4Raith Rovers33167104642455
5Morton33119133838042
6Queen of Sth32115163947-838
7St Mirren33108153848-1038
8Dumbarton3186172655-2930
9Livingston3377193547-1228
10Alloa3346231863-4518
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