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Handball decision goes against Ryan McGuffie. Steven Doris scores a placed penalty. Arbroath 2-3 Queen of South.
David Hopkirk takes a shot. Blocked by Brian Kerr.
Effort on goal by Lee Sibanda from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Shot from deep inside the area by Nicholas Clark clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line, clearance made by Derek Lyle.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicholas Clark by Scott Robertson. Christopher Mitchell takes the direct free kick. Derek Young is brought on as a substitute for Paul Burns.
Daniel Rennie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Currie.
David Hopkirk joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gavin Reilly.
The ball is delivered by Ryan McGuffie, save by Scott Morrison. Corner taken by Paul Burns from the right by-line, Scott Robertson manages to make a clearance.
Daniel Carmichael leaves the field to be replaced by William Gibson.
Daniel Carmichael takes a shot. Clearance made by Colin Hamilton. Paul Burns takes the outswinging corner, Alexander Keddie manages to make a clearance.
Darren Gribben leaves the field to be replaced by Lee Sibanda.
Booking for Alexander Keddie for unsporting behaviour. Alexander Keddie concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Carmichael. Mark Durnan takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicholas Clark by Scott Robertson. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Christopher Mitchell from left channel, clearance made by Derek Holmes. Mark Durnan finds the net with a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Arbroath 1-3 Queen of South.Gavin Reilly provided the assist for the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Daniel Carmichael. Scott Morrison takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gavin Reilly by Alexander Keddie. Christopher Mitchell has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Darren Gribben produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Paul Currie fouled by Stephen McKenna, the ref awards a Penalty. Booking for Christopher Mitchell. Lee Robinson goes into the referee's book for time wasting. Penalty taken right-footed by Steven Doris and scored. Arbroath 1-2 Queen of South.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Derek Lyle. Scott Morrison restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line, Colin Hamilton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Robinson. Lee Robinson restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line, clearance made by Christopher Mitchell. Corner taken by Paul Sheerin, clearance made by Christopher Mitchell. Darren Gribben takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Stephen McKenna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Currie. Brian Kerr restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Sheerin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Robinson. Lee Robinson restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Currie from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Ryan McGuffie.
Brian Kerr has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen McKenna on Derek Holmes. Scott Morrison takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Paul Burns, Colin Hamilton makes a clearance. Goal scored by Christopher Higgins from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arbroath 0-2 Queen of South.
Effort from deep inside the area by Paul Sheerin misses to the left of the goal.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul Burns, clearance by Scott Robertson.
Nicholas Clark takes a shot. Save by Scott Morrison. Nicholas Clark grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Arbroath 0-1 Queen of South.Assist by Christopher Higgins.
Corner taken left-footed by Paul Sheerin, Christopher Higgins makes a clearance. Paul Currie takes a shot. Lee Robinson makes a save.
Christopher Higgins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Currie. Free kick crossed by Paul Currie, clearance made by Stephen McKenna.
Mark Durnan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Derek Holmes. Paul Sheerin delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Mark Durnan manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Burns. Paul Burns produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Burns by Paul Sheerin. Paul Burns restarts play with the free kick.
No bother for Broath
Arbroath have an injury and suspension free squad for the visit of leaders Queen of the South.
Manager Paul Sheerin has told his players to put thoughts of playing Celtic in the Scottish Cup in a fortnight out of their minds for the 90 minutes.
Sheerin said: "I am not going to lie and say that no-one has mentioned Celtic after our win over Inverurie as they have.
"It is an exciting tie but we have to stop thinking about it for a while as playing Queen of the South is a huge game.
"They turned us over 6-0 and knocked us out of the Ramsdens Cup at the semi-final stage so there is plenty of incentive to do well regardless of looking to secure a starting place against Celtic."
Queen of the South have included fit again defender Mark Durnan for the trip north to face one of his former clubs.
The Doonhamers have striker Kevin Smith out due to a groin problem but midfielder David Hopkirk is available after his return from a successful loan period at Annan where he scored five times in three games with
Manager Allan Johnston said: "David is back and full of confidence so the loan move worked well for everyone and he will travel to Gayfield.
"This game will be a real test as Arbroath run us really close in the Ramsdens Cup semi-final and will be out to make up for that. However, we are undefeated in the league this season and are in no mood to give that record up."
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