Berwick Rangers 2 - 0 Queen's Park

Tuesday 12th March 2013
D Easton (60)
N Janczyk (76)

Easton makes Berwick's day

Dylan Easton scored direct from a corner as Berwick beat second-placed Queen's Park 2-0.

The striker netted his third goal of the season with an hour gone and Neil Janczyk got in on the act soon afterwards to make it five games unbeaten for Rangers.

Berwick's Scott Dalziel's low shot forced Neil Parry to save with his feet in the opening three minutes.

Fraser McLaren, looking to add to his 10-goal haul this season, was off target early in the second half as the hosts continued to control proceedings.

And their breakthrough goal came in the unlikeliest of circumstances when Easton's left-wing corner eluded everyone and found the bottom-right corner.

Easton turned provider to set-up Janczyk to stroke home the second from 12 yards with 14 minutes left.

OfficialAlan Muir
Attendance456
VenueShielfield Park
Kick Off
Berwick Rangers 0 - 0 Queen's Park
0:08
Shot taken by Fraser McLaren with his right foot
0:25
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
1:09
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left byline
1:47
Clearance by Richard Little
2:57
Shot taken by Scott Dalziel with his right foot
3:06
Save made by Neil Parry
3:18
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left byline
3:43
Foul on Dylan Easton
3:46
Free Kick taken by Dylan Easton from the left wing
4:32
Offside flag raised against Douglas Brydon
6:28
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the right byline
7:00
Shot taken by James Brough
11:16
Foul on David Anderson
11:21
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
12:33
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
13:51
Offside flag raised against Michael Keenan
13:53
Free Kick taken by Marc McCallum
15:17
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
16:15
Foul on David Anderson
16:20
Free Kick taken by Anthony McParland
16:41
Cross from Anthony McParland
16:52
Clearance by Douglas Brydon
17:07
Foul on Douglas Brydon
17:12
Free Kick taken by Lee Currie
17:21
Cross from Lee Currie
17:27
Clearance by Richard Little
19:29
Cross from Steven Notman
23:57
Foul on Andrew Robertson
24:03
Free Kick taken by Andrew Robertson
24:50
Foul on Richard Little
24:54
Free Kick taken by Anthony McParland
25:12
Cross from Anthony McParland
25:27
Clearance by Douglas Brydon
25:33
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the right byline
28:45
Foul on Steven Notman
28:49
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
29:01
Offside flag raised against Scott Dalziel
30:32
Foul on Andrew McLean
30:37
Free Kick taken by Damian Gielty
31:03
Foul on David Anderson
31:07
Free Kick taken by James Brough
33:41
Foul on Steven Notman
33:46
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
34:15
Shot taken by Lee Currie using his left foot
35:02
Foul on Steven Notman
35:07
Free Kick taken by Lee Currie
35:26
Cross from Lee Currie
35:30
Clearance by James Brough
35:49
Foul on Scott Dalziel
35:53
Free Kick taken by Lee Currie
36:06
BOOKING: James Brough of Queen's Park given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
36:58
Cross from Lee Currie
37:03
Clearance by Richard Little
37:15
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
39:21
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the left byline
40:21
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the right byline
40:54
Clearance by Douglas Brydon
41:30
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the left byline
41:55
Save made by Marc McCallum
42:15
Hand Ball taken by Scott Dalziel
42:18
Free Kick taken by David Anderson
Half Time
Berwick Rangers 0 - 0 Queen's Park
Second Half Started
Berwick Rangers 0 - 0 Queen's Park
45:31
Foul on Scott Dalziel
45:34
Free Kick taken by Damian Gielty
46:28
Foul on Anthony McParland
46:32
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
47:29
Shot taken by Dylan Easton using his left foot
47:39
Save made by Neil Parry
48:06
Foul on Dylan Easton
48:14
Free Kick taken by Andrew McLean
49:00
Corner taken by Lee Currie with his right foot from the right byline
49:48
Shot taken by Fraser McLaren using his left foot from the left penalty area
50:45
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
51:49
Corner taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot from the left byline
52:22
Clearance by Douglas Brydon
52:27
Offside flag raised against Fraser McLaren
52:29
Free Kick taken by James Brough
53:24
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
54:21
Foul on Richard Little
54:24
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
55:40
Foul on David Anderson
55:44
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
57:57
Foul on Dylan Easton
58:04
Free Kick taken by Marc McCallum
58:35
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left byline to the near post
59:13
BOOKING: Michael Keenan of Queen's Park given yellow card for dissent
59:39
Shot taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot
59:39
Berwick Rangers 1 - 0 Queen's Park
GOAL scored by Dylan Easton with his right foot to the bottom right of the goal.
63:09
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left byline
63:34
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
64:08
Foul on Anthony McParland
64:12
Free Kick taken by Andrew Robertson
65:41
Foul on Scott Dalziel
65:46
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
66:14
Shot taken by Douglas Brydon from the right penalty area
66:26
Save made by Neil Parry
66:32
Foul on David Anderson
66:37
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
66:42
Substitution for Queen's Park: Blair Spittal on for Sean Burns
69:37
Shot taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left penalty area
69:50
Clearance by Andrew Robertson
69:58
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the right byline
70:54
Foul on Anthony McParland
71:01
Free Kick taken by Anthony McParland
71:36
Shot taken by Anthony McParland with his right foot
71:56
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
73:52
Shot taken by Lawrence Shankland using his left foot
74:07
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
74:11
Substitution for Queen's Park: Aidan Connolly on for Lawrence Shankland
75:05
Corner taken by Dylan Easton with his right foot from the left byline to the far post
75:30
Shot taken by Neil Janczyk with his right foot from the right penalty area
75:30
Berwick Rangers 2 - 0 Queen's Park
GOAL scored by Neil Janczyk with his right foot from the right penalty area to the bottom right of the goal.
76:46
Foul on Scott Dalziel
76:52
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
76:54
BOOKING: Richard Little of Queen's Park given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
78:04
Hand Ball taken by Neil Janczyk
78:06
Free Kick taken by Richard Little
78:57
Foul on Dylan Easton
79:06
Free Kick taken by Damian Gielty
79:15
Substitution for Berwick Rangers: Kevin McDonald on for Fraser McLaren
83:14
Shot taken by Aidan Connolly with his right foot from the right penalty area
83:35
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
84:35
Shot taken by Philip Addison with his right foot from the right penalty area
84:46
Save made by Neil Parry
86:43
Foul on Andrew Robertson
86:47
Free Kick taken by Andrew Robertson from the left wing
87:18
Corner taken by Kevin McDonald with his right foot from the left byline
87:48
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
87:55
Substitution for Berwick Rangers: Josh Morris on for Scott Dalziel
88:59
Shot taken by Blair Spittal using his left foot from the left penalty area
89:14
Save made by Marc McCallum
90:00+0:48
Goal Kick taken by Neil Parry
90:00+1:52
Foul on Jamie Longworth
90:00+2:01
Free Kick taken by Andrew Robertson
Full Time
Berwick Rangers 2 - 0 Queen's Park

Berwick Rangers

vs

Queen's Park

2
Goals
0
10
Shots
5
5
On Target
1
5
Off Target
4
4
Crosses
2
8
Corners
6
28
Throw Ins
21
2
Saves
4
4
Clearances
5
5
Goal Kicks
7
14
Free Kicks
16
3
Offside
1
2
Hand Balls
0
0
Yellow Cards
3

Berwick Rangers

Formation: 4-5-1

01.Marc McCallum
02.Devon Jacobs
05.Douglas Brydon
08.Neil Janczyk
03.Damian Gielty
04.Andrew McLean
06.Lee Currie
07.Steven Notman
09.Fraser McLaren 80+0' Tactical
10.Scott Dalziel 88+0' Tactical
11.Dylan Easton

Substitutes

16.Asher Tufail
13.Dean Hoskins
12.Kevin McDonald 80+0' Tactical
14.Philip Addison
15.Josh Morris 88+0' Tactical

Queen's Park

Formation: 4-4-1-1

01.Neil Parry
02.Paul Gallacher
03.Andrew Robertson
04.Richard Little (77+0: Unsporting behaviour)
05.James Brough (37+0: Unsporting behaviour)
06.Anthony McParland
08.David Anderson
10.Michael Keenan (60+0: Dissent)
07.Lawrence Shankland 75+0' Tactical
09.Jamie Longworth
11.Sean Burns 67+0' Tactical

Substitutes

20.Blair Lochhead
12.Peter Bradley
14.Giuseppe Capuano
16.Aidan Connolly 75+0' Tactical
15.Blair Spittal 67+0' Tactical

Currie back in favour

Midfielder Lee Currie returns from suspension for resurgent Berwick's clash with Queen's Park at Shielfield.

Kevin McDonald is available after illness kept him out of Saturday's 4-0 win over Montrose, meaning only long-term injured duo Dene Droudge (knee) and Marc Lancaster (back) are missing.

Manager Ian Little is looking for his men to keep hold of their promotion-challenging place.

He said: "We have gone about our business quietly and effectively and now we face a really tough test of our promotion hopes.

"Queen's Park are a side that I admire as they play football a very good way but I'm looking for our players to impose our game on them and not the other way around."

Queen's Park winger Aidan Connolly could return despite his early substitution in the 3-2 win over Clyde on Saturday due to an ankle injury.

Paul Gallacher is also in line for a comeback after a hamstring problem.

However, Tony Quinn remains sidelined with a hip injury as does Allan Urquhart with a knee problem.

Head coach Gardner Speirs said: "Aidan's ankle has improved and he could well be an option for Berwick.

"It would be good to have him as he can be a matchwinner and that may well be needed in what will be a tight game.

"Our players did well to come back and win at the weekend after a poor first half but we need a 90-minute performance to win this game."

Shots

Saves

As it stood

PosTeam Pld GD Pts
1 Rangers 28 50 66
2 Queen's Park 28 13 49
3 Montrose 28 0 41
4 Berwick Rangers 28 4 40
5 Peterhead 28 0 35
6 Elgin City 28 -5 35
7 Stirling Albion 28 -1 32
8 Annan Athletic 28 -12 32
9 East Stirlingshire 28 -28 29
10 Clyde 28 -21 28

Updated 12/03/2013 at 21:46