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The referee penalises Austin McCann for handball. Direct free kick taken by Roderick McKenzie.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick Clarke by David Lilley. Martin Hardie takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on William McLaren by Austin McCann. David Lilley takes the direct free kick.
Robert Harris takes the outswinging corner, Chris Smith makes a save.
Steven McDougall concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Reid. Free kick crossed by William McLaren, Alex Keddie makes a clearance.
Patrick Clarke is adjudged to have handled the ball. William McLaren crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Chris Smith.
Patrick Clarke scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dunfermline 6-1 Queen of South.Assist on the goal came from Steven McDougall.
Patrick Clarke comes on in place of Andy Kirk. (Dunfermline) makes a substitution, with Steven McDougall coming on for Joe Cardle.
William McLaren challenges Alex Keddie unfairly and gives away a free kick. William McLaren is cautioned. Direct free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Andy Kirk grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dunfermline 5-1 Queen of South.Assist by Joe Cardle.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen McKenna on Joe Cardle. Stephen McKenna is shown a red card for second bookable offence. Chris Higgins restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Craig Reid, clearance made by Neil McGregor.
A goal is scored by David Graham from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dunfermline 4-1 Queen of South.Joe Cardle provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is sent over by Allan Johnston.
David Lilley concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Kirk. Joe Cardle takes the direct free kick, Chris Higgins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Dunfermline 3-1 Queen of South.The assist for the goal came from Joe Cardle.
Foul by Ryan McGuffie on Martin Hardie, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Foul by Neil McGregor on William McLaren, free kick awarded. Neil McGregor receives a caution. Robert Harris hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dunfermline 2-1 Queen of South.
The ball is delivered by Craig Reid.
Allan Johnston sends in a cross.
Allan Johnston delivers the ball, Joe Cardle makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by William McLaren, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by William McLaren, clearance by Andy Kirk.
Craig Reid delivers the ball.
David Graham fires in a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Dunfermline 2-0 Queen of South.
Joe Cardle produces a cross, Roderick McKenzie makes a save.
Unfair challenge on David Graham by Stephen McKenna results in a free kick. Stephen McKenna is cautioned. Neil McGregor takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Joe Cardle from the left by-line, save made by Roderick McKenzie.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Mason on Stephen McKenna. Stephen McKenna restarts play with the free kick.
Red card for Kevin Rutkiewicz. Kevin Rutkiewicz concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan McGuffie. Colin McMenamin takes the free kick.
Chris Higgins comes on in place of Liam Buchanan.
William McLaren delivers the ball.
Outswinging corner taken by Joe Cardle from the right by-line, Ryan McGuffie manages to make a clearance.
Alex Keddie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Derek Holmes. Stephen McKenna takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Liam Buchanan. Direct free kick taken by Roderick McKenzie.
The referee gives a free kick against William McLaren for handball. Joe Cardle restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Andy Kirk. Roderick McKenzie takes the direct free kick.
Martin Hardie grabs a headed goal from close in. Dunfermline 1-0 Queen of South.The assist for the goal came from David Graham.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Lilley on Martin Hardie. Booking for David Lilley. Martin Hardie produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Chris Smith makes a save.
Corner taken by William McLaren from the right by-line to the near post.
Martin Hardie challenges Colin McMenamin unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Lilley, clearance made by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Colin McMenamin. Chris Smith takes the free kick.
David Graham takes a shot. Save by Roderick McKenzie.
Corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle from the left by-line, Andy Kirk takes a shot. Save by Roderick McKenzie.
Foul by Martin Hardie on Stephen McKenna, free kick awarded. Robert Harris restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Liam Buchanan.
Liam Buchanan concedes a free kick for a foul on David Lilley. Direct free kick taken by Roderick McKenzie.
The ball is crossed by David Graham.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan McGuffie on Liam Buchanan. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Austin McCann.
Stephen McKenna challenges Liam Buchanan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil McGregor crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save by Roderick McKenzie.
Andy Kirk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen McKenna. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Harris, Kevin Rutkiewicz manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on David Graham by Ryan McGuffie results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Graham.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Joe Cardle.
Bell out for Pars
Table toppers Dunfermline are again without midfielder Steven Bell while Andy Dowie and Jake Hyde are struggling to be fit for the home clash with Queen of the South.
The Pars have not played for a fortnight but manager Jim McIntyre said: "We are all looking forward to playing again, however Queen of the South will be very tricky opponents.
"They will be wounded by recent results and be out to get going again.
"Kenny Brannigan has a great squad of players there and they will be boosted by the return of Craig Reid and Colin McMenamin from bans."
Queen of the South travel to East End Park desperate to put a miserable week behind them.
However, they have again been hit with injury as Rocco Quinn, David Weatherston and Daniel Orsi are all set to miss out.
Craig Reid and Colin McMenamin both return from suspension to bolster a side still reeling from a 2-0 ALBA Challenge Cup loss to Ross County and a 4-1 midweek defeat to Morton.
Boss Kenny Brannigan said: "We had a bit of a hangover to the Cup result on Wednesday night but hopefully that is out of our systems now.
"We are not giving anything up and want to finish the season as high in the table as possible and a good atmosphere at Dunfermline will soon get us going again."
Pars cruise against Queens
Dunfermline underlined their title credentials with a 6-1 hammering of Queen of the South in a game that saw both teams have a man dismissed.
Martin Hardie headed the hosts in front after 32 minutes before team-mate Kevin Rutkiewicz saw red for hauling down Ryan McGuffie just before the interval.
That mattered little as David Graham doubled their advantage six minutes later, but Queens threatened a comeback when Robert Harris curled home a free-kick.
Any hopes of that were soon dashed, though, as Chris Higgins capitalised on poor defending to head in for 3-1 after 65 minutes.
The Pars were further ahead four minutes later when Graham netted his second of the afternoon from a Joe Cardle cross before Stephen McKenna picked up his second booking in the 75th minute.
Andy Kirk made it 5-1 from close range 60 seconds later, and Pat Clarke added the sixth eight minutes from time with a well-struck shot from inside the area.
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