Scottish Championship
Dunfermline2Queen of Sth0

Dunfermline Athletic 2-0 Queen of the South: hosts earn back-to-back wins for first tie this term

Dunfermline Athletic eased past Queen of the South to record back-to-back Scottish Championship wins for the first time this season.

Ryan Dow and Kevin Nisbet netted for the Fife side after the break as they remain sixth.

Queen's stay seventh, a point behind their opponents, as they again struggled to find the net.

Allan Johnston's side are the lowest scorers in the division with just 10 in 12 matches.

Their usually prolific scorer, Stephen Dobbie, has just three league goals in nine appearances so far, having netted 21 in 30 in the Championship last term, and 45 in all competitions.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Comrie
  • 6Ashcroft
  • 4Martin
  • 24Edwards
  • 11Dow
  • 21Paton
  • 12Turner
  • 38Kiltie
  • 15Nisbet
  • 10RyanBooked at 73minsSubstituted forBeadlingat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Beadling
  • 9McGill
  • 14Devine
  • 20Gill
  • 22Coley
  • 23Cochrane
  • 39Fenton

Queen of Sth

  • 1McCrorie
  • 2Mercer
  • 4Kilday
  • 18Semple
  • 3Holt
  • 17OsmanBooked at 36minsSubstituted forLyonat 55'minutes
  • 6Pybus
  • 11DobbieBooked at 84mins
  • 8KiddBooked at 90mins
  • 19El BakhtaouiSubstituted forMurrayat 38'minutes
  • 9Hamilton

Substitutes

  • 7Murray
  • 10Oliver
  • 14McCarthy
  • 15Lyon
  • 22Gourlay
  • 30Burns
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
3,621

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home10
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home3
Away0
Fouls
Home3
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 2, Queen of the South 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 2, Queen of the South 0.

Booking

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kyle Turner (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Mercer.

Greg Kiltie (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Mercer (Queen of the South).

Tom Beadling (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Scott Mercer (Queen of the South).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Callum Semple.

Attempt missed. Kevin Nisbet (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Aaron Comrie (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South).

Kyle Turner (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dan Pybus (Queen of the South).

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 2, Queen of the South 0. Kevin Nisbet (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyle Turner.

Ryan Dow (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Callum Semple (Queen of the South).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Tom Beadling replaces Andy Ryan.

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

Attempt blocked. Dan Pybus (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Dan Pybus (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Josh Edwards (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Scott Mercer (Queen of the South).

Greg Kiltie (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Hamilton (Queen of the South).

Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Kilday (Queen of the South).

Attempt missed. Darren Lyon (Queen of the South) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South).

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 1, Queen of the South 0. Ryan Dow (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Greg Kiltie.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Darren Lyon replaces Abdul Osman.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Queen of the South) right footed shot from long range on the right is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

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