Scottish Championship
Queen of SthQueen of the South1St MirrenSt Mirren3

Queen of the South 1-3 St Mirren

St Mirren's Lewis Morgan celebrates his goal
Lewis Morgan set up the opener and scored St Mirren's second goal

St Mirren took another step towards the Scottish Premiership with a win over Queen of the South that stretches their lead over Livingston to 12 points.

Daniel Mullen latched on to Lewis Morgan's pass to slot home his first St Mirren goal.

Jordan Marshall quickly levelled after exchanging passes with John Rankin.

Morgan curled in a free-kick seven minutes into the second half and Kyle Magennis ran through to complete the scoring after 64 minutes.

All three sides below St Mirren all drew, with Livingston held at home by Falkirk.

Meanwhile, Queens fall a point behind Dunfermline Athletic in sixth place, five adrift of Greenock Morton in the last play-off place.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

Formation 4-4-2

  • 20Leighfield
  • 24Mercer
  • 4Fordyce
  • 6Cameron
  • 3Marshall
  • 10Thomas
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8Rankin
  • 12ThomsonSubstituted forDykesat 70'minutes
  • 18FergussonSubstituted forTodorovat 69'minutes
  • 9Lyle

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 5Brownlie
  • 15Todorov
  • 17Murray
  • 23Beerman
  • 25Dykes
  • 34Lyle

St Mirren

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Samson
  • 25Smith
  • 6MacKenzie
  • 15Baird
  • 44EckersleyBooked at 48minsSubstituted forDemetriouat 49'minutes
  • 4McGinn
  • 7Magennis
  • 18Flynn
  • 11SmithSubstituted forMcShaneat 88'minutes
  • 10Morgan
  • 27MullenSubstituted forReillyat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Demetriou
  • 5Donati
  • 9Sutton
  • 16McShane
  • 20Reilly
  • 21Stewart
  • 29Hippolyte
Referee:
Bobby Madden
Attendance:
1,902

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamSt Mirren
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home6
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, St. Mirren 3.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Jack Baird.

  4. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Jack Leighfield.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Gary MacKenzie (St. Mirren) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  6. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  7. Post update

    Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by John Rankin (Queen of the South).

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, St. Mirren. Ian McShane replaces Cameron Smith.

  10. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by John Rankin.

  11. Post update

    Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren).

  13. Post update

    Stelios Demetriou (St. Mirren) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Queen of the South).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Magennis (St. Mirren).

  16. Post update

    Shaun Rooney (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  18. Post update

    Delay in match Jack Baird (St. Mirren) because of an injury.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, St. Mirren. Gavin Reilly replaces Daniel Mullen.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Callum Fordyce (Queen of the South).

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