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Michael Paton grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Queen of South 2-1 St Mirren.The assist for the goal came from Calum Antell.
Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Iain Russell concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Harkins.
Jake Caprice has an effort at goal. Calum Antell catches the ball.
The ball is delivered by Gary Harkins.
Iain Russell takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Cornell safely holds on.
Free kick taken by Christopher Mitchell.
Foul by Paul McGowan on Stephen McKenna, free kick awarded.
Gary Teale leaves the field to be replaced by Jake Caprice.
Stephen McKenna slots the ball right footed into the goal. Queen of South 1-1 St Mirren.The assist for the goal came from Michael Paton.
Iain Russell takes a shot. David Cornell parries the ball away.
Christopher Mitchell crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Iain Russell fouled by Marc McAusland, the ref awards a free kick.
Steven Thompson scores a headed goal. Queen of South 0-1 St Mirren.Assist on the goal came from Gary Harkins.
Penalty taken by Paul McGowan is saved by Calum Antell. Queen of South 0-0 St Mirren.
Steven Thompson fouled by Stephen McKenna, the ref awards a Penalty.
Corner taken by Gary Teale.
The ball is swung over by Derek Lyle.
The referee blows for offside.
Gary Harkins takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
The ball is delivered by Paul McGowan.
Gavin Reilly is caught offside.
Paul McGowan takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Iain Russell replaces Daniel Carmichael.
Gary Harkins takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Mark Durnan restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Christopher Mitchell by Gary Harkins results in a free kick.
Christopher Mitchell takes a strike on goal from the free kick which goes harmlessly over the bar.
Paul McGowan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Conor Newton.
Michael Paton takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Cornell catches the ball.
Gary Harkins takes a shot. Calum Antell safely holds on.
Mark Durnan manages to make a clearance.
Gary Harkins is ruled offside.
Shot by Gary Harkins went wide left of the goal.
Free kick taken by Mark Durnan.
Gary Harkins is given a yellow card.
Gary Harkins concedes a free kick for a foul on Derek Young.
David Cornell takes the free kick.
Derek Lyle challenges Gary Harkins unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Derek Lyle takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Cornell parries the effort to safety.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Kenny McLean.
Kenny McLean sends in a cross.
Header at goal by Marc McAusland misses left of the target.
Chance falls to Steven Thompson who heads at goal. A parry by Calum Antell prevents the goal.
Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Stephen McKenna challenges John McGinn unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Gary Harkins.
Gary Teale delivers the ball.
John McGinn has an effort at goal. Calum Antell parries the ball away.
Gary Harkins takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the post.
Mark Durnan makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Daniel Carmichael.
Clearance made by Mark Durnan.
Corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line.
Michael Paton takes a shot. David Cornell safely holds on.
David Cornell restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Carmichael challenges Danny Grainger unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kevin Holt receives a yellow card.
Unfair challenge on David van Zanten by Daniel Carmichael results in a free kick.
Shot by Mark Durnan went over the crossbar.
Corner taken by Christopher Mitchell from the left by-line.
A cross is delivered by Stephen McKenna.
Kevin Holt manages to make a clearance.
Steven Thompson fouled by Andrew Dowie, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Michael Paton. David Cornell safely holds on.
Foul by John McGinn on Derek Young, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by David Cornell.
Andrew Dowie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David van Zanten.
Shot by Michael Paton. A parry by David Cornell prevents the goal.
Free kick taken by Derek Young.
Free kick taken by Calum Antell.
Steven Thompson concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Durnan.
Ryan McGuffie on for Paul Burns.
Daniel Carmichael takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
Free kick taken by Marc McAusland.
Derek Young concedes a free kick for a foul on John McGinn.
Free kick taken by Kevin Holt.
The referee shows David van Zanten a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Daniel Carmichael fouled by David van Zanten, the ref awards a free kick.
Derek Lyle takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
The referee blows for offside against Derek Lyle.
Marc McAusland fouled by Mark Durnan, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Christopher Mitchell.
Double worry for Queens
Queen of the South are sweating on the fitness of defender Chris Higgins and striker Michael Paton for the visit of Scottish League Cup holders St Mirren to Palmerston Park.
The Doonhamers lost for the first time this season when Hamilton beat them 2-0 on Saturday and manager Jim McIntyre has welcomed a quick return to action.
McIntyre said: "Facing the holders just a few days after losing is the perfect tonic as everyone is desperate to get going again.
"I may need to freshen the side up after a demanding run of games and I will wait to see what options I have before deciding the team."
Meanwhile, St Mirren manager Danny Lennon has warned his players their status as holders will make them even more of a target for the home side.
The third-tier champions and Ramsdens Cup holders sprang several surprise results last term and Lennon knows St Mirren will have to be at their best to avert a second-round shock at Palmerston.
Lennon said: "Winning the cup last season was such a highlight for everyone associated with this club. It was only the fourth time in 134 years that this club has won a national trophy.
"The celebrations were great but nobody hands out trophies for free. We know how hard we worked last year to lift that trophy and we need to work hard to have a chance of doing it again.
"It's a massive one for us. Everyone wants to knock out the holders of a trophy. Look at last season when the holders, Kilmarnock, were put out by Stenhousemuir. We certainly don't want to suffer a similar fate.
"We will not be able to drop our standards for even a second against Queen of the South. We need to put in a top performance."
Saints have shipped three goals in each of their two Scottish Premiership away games this season - against Ross County and Inverness - and even more when they played on the new artificial surface at Palmerston before the campaign started.
"We played them in pre-season and got beat 4-2," he said. "The positive from that is that we have already got a feeling for their pitch and the surroundings.
"We know they have got great quality and they play well as a team. They certainly like cup competitions themselves having beaten Hibs in this competition and won a cup, beating teams like Rangers and Partick Thistle. They will be hungry."
Lennon has no new fitness concerns for the clash.
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