Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Morton2

Queen of the South 1-2 Greenock Morton

Morton midfielder Reece Lyon
Reece Lyon, 18, scored with six minutes remaining in Dumfries

Reece Lyon's superb late goal in his first start gave Morton a win away to Queen of South in the Championship.

The visitors had already gone close before Bob McHugh nodded in after Gregor Buchanan headed a free-kick back across the six-yard box.

Queens were level on 65 minutes when Stephen Dobbie's volley found its way past Morton goalkeeper Derek Gaston.

But 18-year-old midfielder Lyon pounced on a long throw to crash a swerving effort into the right-hand corner.

It lifts Morton, who had conceded five goals away to Ross County on Saturday, level with hosts who drop to fifth place - but behind on goal difference.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Martin
  • 2Mercer
  • 4Fordyce
  • 6Doyle
  • 3Marshall
  • 7Stirling
  • 8JacobsSubstituted forMurrayat 87'minutes
  • 22Norman
  • 10Todd
  • 11Dobbie
  • 25Dykes

Substitutes

  • 12Semple
  • 17Murray
  • 19Bell
  • 20Leighfield
  • 23Gourlay
  • 26Ivison
  • 27Irving

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2KildayBooked at 67mins
  • 4Buchanan
  • 5Waddell
  • 3Iredale
  • 12Tidser
  • 8McAlister
  • 32LyonBooked at 84mins
  • 14TumiltyBooked at 78mins
  • 18OliverSubstituted forMacLeanat 86'minutes
  • 11McHugh

Substitutes

  • 6Telfer
  • 16Thomson
  • 19MacLean
  • 23Scully
  • 25McKeown
  • 28Purdue
  • 37McGrattan
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
1,174

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home9
Away3
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home12
Away1
Fouls
Home4
Away11

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Reghan Tumilty.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Connor Murray replaces Kyle Jacobs.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Ross MacLean replaces Gary Oliver.

Booking

Reece Lyon (Morton) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Morton 2. Reece Lyon (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Booking

Reghan Tumilty (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Reghan Tumilty (Morton).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Reghan Tumilty.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

Josh Todd (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reghan Tumilty (Morton).

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Kerr Waddell.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Lee Kilday (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Todd (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Kilday (Morton).

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Morton 1. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Attempt missed. Josh Todd (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Callum Fordyce (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

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

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

Foul by Michael Tidser (Morton).

Attempt saved. Gary Oliver (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Andy Stirling (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kerr Waddell (Morton).

Second Half

Second Half begins Queen of the South 0, Morton 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Queen of the South 0, Morton 1.

Andy Stirling (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Iredale (Morton).

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 0, Morton 1. Bob McHugh (Morton) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gregor Buchanan.

Foul by Lyndon Dykes (Queen of the South).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr1181223111225
2Ross County117312261624
3Dundee Utd115331716118
4Inverness CT11380138517
5Queen of Sth114432012816
6Morton114431318-516
7Dunfermline113351118-712
8Partick Thistle113081018-89
9Alloa11155716-98
10Falkirk11119619-134
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