Derek Lyle scores twice as Queen of the South beat Ayr 4-1 at Palmerston Park
Queen of the South recorded their first win of the Ladbrokes Championship season with a comfortable 4-1 over Ayr at Palmerston Park.
Derek Lyle opened the scoring for the hosts with a right-footed strike in the 12th minute before Stephen Dobbie doubled the lead just before the break.
The Doonhamers extended their lead further to 3-0 when Lyle found the net for the second time in the match in the 53rd minute.
The visitors managed to pull one back through Kevin Nisbet before Lyndon Dykes sealed the victory for the hosts 16 minutes from time.