Clark hatrick sinks Queens

 

Nicky Clark scored his second hat-trick of the month as Dunfermline beat Queen of the South to move into the Championship's promotion play-off zone.

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Dunfermline 3 Queen of the South 1 HT: 2-0 - Scorers: Dunfermline - Clark 33,38,90+3  Queens - Marshall 69

Attendance: 4762

Clark got on the end of Fraser Aird's cross to head past visiting goalkeeper Jack Leighfield for the opener.

The forward doubled his tally before the break, firing in from the edge of the area.

Jordan Marshall pulled one back for the visitors in the second half before Clark nodded his third in added time.

The Pars overtake Greenock Morton into fourth place on goal difference and are two points behind Dundee United, who have played two games fewer.

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Robinson saves from Thomson

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Clark scores the first goal of his hatrick

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Dykes goes close

Images courtesy of www.qosfc.com

 

Dunfermline

  • 25Robinson
  • 2Williamson
  • 5Morris
  • 6Ashcroft
  • 3Martin
  • 7HigginbothamSubstituted forArmstrongat 68'minutes
  • 31Beadling
  • 28Craigen
  • 17AirdSubstituted forWedderburnat 83'minutes
  • 9McManus
  • 10Clark

Substitutes

  • 4Mvoto
  • 8Wedderburn
  • 12Armstrong
  • 14Talbot
  • 16Ryan
  • 20Gill
  • 27Shiels

Queen of Sth

  • 20Leighfield
  • 24MercerSubstituted forRooneyat 86'minutes
  • 4Fordyce
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3Marshall
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8RankinSubstituted forLyleat 66'minutes
  • 10Thomas
  • 12Thomson
  • 16Todd
  • 25DykesSubstituted forTodorovat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 9Lyle
  • 15Todorov
  • 17Murray
  • 21Carmichael
  • 23Beerman
  • 34Lyle
Referee:William Collum
Attendance:4,762