Queens secure three vital points at the Glebe

By Queens Mad
Last updated : 28 October 2017

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Kerr puts Queens ahead

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 The Famous Brechin hedge

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The Glasgow kiss

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Jason Kerr's second-half effort was all that separated the sides as Queen of the South edged a win over Brechin City in a match which saw both teams reduced to 10 men at Glebe Park.

Brechin's Ally Love and Kerr both saw red for violent conduct as tempers frayed in second-half stoppage time.

Brechin City  0  Queen of the South 1  HT 0-1

Scorer: Kerr 60

Kerr had given his side the lead when he found the bottom corner after Connor Murray's corner was only half-cleared.

The visitors close the gap on fourth-place Dundee United to two points.

The hosts had the better of the first-half chances, with Sean Crighton testing goalkeeper Alan Martin before team-mate Connor McLennan's header sailed over the crossbar and Isaac Layne had an effort blocked.

At the other end, Stephen Dobbie fired his free-kick wide and Derek Lyle headed off target on the brink of half-time as the Doonhamers struck back with a couple of chances of their own, but the scores remained level at the break.

Lyle again went close with a barrage of headers as the visitors looked to break the deadlock after the break and their pressing paid off when Kerr gave them the all-important goal.

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 20Crighton
  • 2McLean
  • 4Fusco
  • 14Lynas
  • 11Watt
  • 6Dale
  • 21SinclairGraham
  • 3Dyer
  • 10LayneOrsi
  • 17McLennanLove

Substitutes

  • 7Love
  • 8Graham
  • 12O'Neil
  • 15Spark
  • 18Orsi
  • 19O'Neil
  • 29Smith

Queen of Sth

  • 1Martin
  • 4Fordyce
  • 15KerrBooked at 90mins
  • 5Brownlie
  • 3MarshallMercer
  • 17MurrayTapping
  • 14Jacobs
  • 8RankinBooked at 90mins
  • 16McFaddenLyle
  • 11Dobbie
  • 25Dykes

Substitutes

  • 2Rooney
  • 6Tapping
  • 9Lyle
  • 18Fergusson
  • 20Leighfield
  • 22Akubuine
  • 24Mercer

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