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Inverness CT 0-1 Queen of the South: Nortei Nortey goal earns Scottish Championship win

Nortei Nortey's second-half goal was enough to earn Queens the points
Nortei Nortey's second-half goal was enough to earn Queens the points

Queen of the South have moved up to fifth in the Scottish Championship after an impressive win at Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Nortei Nortey's goal on the break just after the hour was enough to earn the points for Allan Johnston's side.

Queens are now six points clear of the foot of the table, albeit have played more games than four sides below them.

Inverness CT are one of those, and remain in the relegation play-off spot having played only 12 matches.

Line-ups

Inverness CT

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Ridgers
  • 2Duffy
  • 22McKay
  • 24Deas
  • 16Harper
  • 4WelshSubstituted forCarsonat 78'minutes
  • 18AllardiceBooked at 90mins
  • 27MacKaySubstituted forMacGregorat 73'minutes
  • 7KeatingsSubstituted forTodorovat 73'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 17Storey
  • 11Sutherland

Substitutes

  • 6Devine
  • 8Carson
  • 12MacGregor
  • 21MacKay
  • 25Nicolson
  • 28Hyde
  • 77Todorov

Queen of Sth

Formation 4-3-2-1

  • 20Ferguson
  • 33Gibson
  • 4Buchanan
  • 19Breen
  • 3MaxwellBooked at 35mins
  • 2Nortey
  • 5ObileyeBooked at 87mins
  • 25JonesSubstituted forGossat 77'minutes
  • 15McGrorySubstituted forMcMahonat 90+5'minutes
  • 16East
  • 11DobbieSubstituted forJosephat 60'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 9Goss
  • 17Joseph
  • 18McKechnie
  • 21McMahon
  • 22Camara Sylla
  • 31Rae
Referee:
David Lowe

Match Stats

Home TeamInverness CTAway TeamQueen of Sth
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home18
Away3
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Inverness CT 0, Queen of the South 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Inverness CT 0, Queen of the South 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Scott Allardice (Inverness CT).

  4. Post update

    Rhys Breen (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Queen of the South. Dom McMahon replaces Calvin McGrory.

  6. Booking

    Scott Allardice (Inverness CT) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nikolay Todorov (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Roddy MacGregor (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  9. Booking

    Niyah Joseph (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    David Carson (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Niyah Joseph (Queen of the South).

  12. Booking

    Ayo Obileye (Queen of the South) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Booking

    Nikolay Todorov (Inverness CT) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Shane Sutherland (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Nikolay Todorov (Inverness CT).

  16. Post update

    Ayo Obileye (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. David Carson (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nikolay Todorov (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Brad McKay (Inverness CT).

  20. Post update

    Tommy Goss (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts16121342182437
2Raith Rovers147342922724
3Dunfermline156632417724
4Dundee135532424020
5Queen of Sth165382233-1118
6Ayr144552018217
7Morton154561319-617
8Arbroath163671320-715
9Inverness CT123541816214
10Alloa153391634-1812
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