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Sean O'Connor grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 2-3 Queens Park.Assist by Ian Harty.
Craig Smith finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 1-3 Queens Park.The assist for the goal came from Martin McBride.
David Winters is caught offside. Neil Parry restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Micheal McGowan by Craig Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex Mitchell.
Corner taken by David Cox from the right by-line played to the near post, save by Neil Parry.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean O'Connor by Richard Little. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Micheal McGowan, clearance made by Paul Gallagher.
Corner taken by David Cox from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Richard Little.
Shot from outside the box by David Cox misses to the left of the goal.
Short corner taken by Sean O'Connor.
Ian Harty comes on in place of Ben McKenna.
Paul McGinn produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
David Winters is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Neil Parry takes the indirect free kick.
David Anderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Jardine. (Annan Athletic) makes a substitution, with Jack Steele coming on for Aaron Muirhead. Christopher Jardine goes off and Steven Sloan comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Micheal McGowan.
Martin McBride fouled by Danny Mitchell, the ref awards a free kick. Daryll Meggatt restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Craig Smith on Micheal McGowan, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Alex Mitchell.
Outswinging corner taken by Martin McBride from the right by-line played to the near post, Scott Gibson manages to make a clearance.
Richard Little concedes a free kick for a foul on David Winters. Free kick taken by David Cox.
Effort on goal by Sean Burns from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Watt on Micheal McGowan. Alex Mitchell takes the free kick.
Craig Smith fouled by Peter Watson, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Watson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Richard Little takes the free kick.
Foul by Aaron Muirhead on Ian Watt, Penalty awarded. Booking for Aaron Muirhead for unsporting behaviour. Martin McBride scores a power penalty. Annan Athletic 1-2 Queens Park.
Corner taken by David Cox.
Danny Mitchell concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Gallagher. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Parry.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Christopher Jardine, Close range headed effort by Aaron Muirhead misses to the right of the goal.
Danny Mitchell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Anderson. Daryll Meggatt restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Martin McBride to the near post, Alex Mitchell makes a save.
Martin McBride takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Aaron Muirhead makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Burns on Ben McKenna. David Cox booked. Martin McBride is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Christopher Jardine.
Effort from inside the area by Ben McKenna misses to the right of the target.
Shot from just outside the area by Jamie Longworth misses to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Christopher Jardine.
Foul by Daryll Meggatt on Aaron Muirhead, free kick awarded. The referee books Daryll Meggatt for unsporting behaviour. Alex Mitchell restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken short by Martin McBride.
Outswinging corner taken by Martin McBride from the right by-line, Peter Watson makes a clearance.
Peter Watson is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Neil Parry.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben McKenna by Daryll Meggatt. Free kick taken by Christopher Jardine.
Ben McKenna gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Sean Burns. Martin McBride scores a placed penalty. Annan Athletic 1-1 Queens Park.
David Winters takes a shot. Save by Neil Parry.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Alex Mitchell.
Shot by David Cox. Save by Neil Parry. Inswinging corner taken by David Cox, save made by Neil Parry.
Shot from just outside the area by Sean O'Connor goes over the bar.
Corner taken right-footed by Martin McBride to the near post, Scott Gibson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Martin McBride from the right by-line to the near post, Jamie Longworth has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Paul McGinn by David Cox results in a free kick. Paul McGinn takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Martin McBride from the right by-line, Alex Mitchell makes a save.
David Winters scores a goal from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Annan Athletic 1-0 Queens Park.Assist on the goal came from Sean O'Connor.
Jamie Longworth has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Tragedy for Annan as Macbeth misses out
Annan entertain fellow promotion-chasers Queen's Park without full-back John Macbeth, who has a groin problem, as they look to keep pace with Alloa and Stranraer at the Spiders' expense.
Manager Harry Cairney will finalise his side after Saturday morning fitness tests for Peter Watson, Ian Harty, Sean O'Connor and Graeme Bell.
Despite losing to leaders Alloa last weekend, Cairney is being upbeat, saying: "We actually played really well at Recreation Park and the only thing that was missing was a bit of penetration. If we get that right against Queen's Park then we can keep our decent record over them going.
"They will be coming here full of confidence after scoring six times past Elgin last week and we have to blunt their attacking threat to win."
Queen's Park are looking for the win that will move them into third spot in the Scottish Third Division, but head coach Gardner Speirs will need to make changes to the side that defeated Elgin City 6-0 last weekend.
Jamie Brough misses out through work commitments and David Murray is out with a hamstring injury, with Paul Gallacher and Sean Burns now expected to start.
Paul Stewart is also absent because of work, and only a lack of games keeps out the fit-again Tony Quinn, Giuseppe Capuano, Steven Baillie and Michael O'Hara.
Speirs said: "We are entering a really crucial phase of the season and we have to keep up the good form we have shown since the start of 2012. Annan is a difficult venue but we want a win."
McBride bags spot-kick brace in win
Martin McBride scored two penalties to help Queens Park to a 3-2 victory against Annan.
The home side took the lead after two minutes, David Winters drilling into the top corner after good work by Sean O'Connor.
Queens Park equalised 17 minutes later when Ben McKenna brought down Sean Burns. McBride placed his penalty into the bottom-right corner.
The away side struck again from the spot six minutes after half-time, this time Aaron Muirhead fouled Ian Watt and McBride blasted home his kick.
McBride turned provider two minutes from time, crossing for Craig Smith to slot into the bottom-left corner.
Annan got a goal back in injury-time as O'Connor latched on to Ian Harty's cushioned pass to drill home, but they could not force an equaliser.
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