SPFL Development League
Wed 7 December, 2016. Kick Off: - 14:00
Links Park, Montrose
Thistle draw level with Hibernian at the top of the Development League ahead of next week's top of the table clash with the Edinburgh side .
Granger leaves the ball to trundle through to Cullen.
Jagzone Man of the Match - Harry Granger.
Thistle win a free kick and will burn up more time.
Thistle are working hard to hold onto their lead against Aberdeen who are pressing forward at every chance
McLennan fires low across Cullen to bring Aberdeen back into the game.
Penrice nods behind for a second corner.
Chaos in the Thistle box gives Aberdeen a corner
Lamont fizzes a low cross but Stokes leaves it for Wilson who can't get on the end of it.
Stokes fizzes an effort across goal but there are no takers.
Wilson breaks through the Aberdeen defence but tries to pick out his teammate insted of shooting
McLaughlin fires an effort into the arms of Craddock
Aberdeen fire over from the edge of the box,
McLaughln breaks away from a Dons defender and tries to play in Wilson but the midfielder doesnt have enough pace to meet the ball ahead of the defender.
Wright fires over the bar from 20 yards.
Penrice's cut back is partially cleared but Lamont blazes over the bar
Omolukon heads wide from a deep corner.
McLaughlin spreads the ball wide to Ian Stokes who sees his effort smash off the post.
An excellent header from Granger doubles Thistle's lead from a Penrice corner.
Excellent link up play wins Thistle a corner.
Granger clears a low cross from the left as Aberdeen come out brightly
Docherty fires a shot straight at Craddock.
Thistle advance down the park but McInally's cross is headed out for a throw in.
Cullen makes a terrific save to tip a Wright header around the post.
It's a short one but Aberdeen are able to clear.
McMulllin makes a terrific block to deny Storey playing in Ross.
Craddock claims the corner taken by Lamont.
Lamont create an opportunity for himself but Craddock parries away at the near post.
Cullen grabs an effort from inside the box
Thistle hack clear as Aberdeen try to hit back instantly.
McLaughlin slams home from close range after excellent build up play
An Aberdeen free kick is looped over the bar by an Aberdeen player.
Thistle with another excellent passing move but Docherty lays it back to McLaughlin who has an effort blocked by a defender.
Dochery meets Stokes low cross and sweeps it goalwards. Craddock deniess the atacker at his near post.
Thistle break down the right hand side. McLaughlin squares for Docherty who is denied by Craddock from 14 yards.
A deep corner finds Lamont on the edge of the box but he drags his effort wide of target.
Penrice puts great pressure on Storey as he surges through on goal.
Wright fire over the bar with a shot from 18 yards.
Thistle break down the left. Penrice's low cross is dummied by McLaughlin as Wilson surges into the box. He is outmuscled by a Dons defender before getting a shot away.
Wright tries to get on to the through ball under pressure from McMullin. Storey whips a cross in from the left hand side which Docherty does well to defend for a goal kick
Lamont swings the ball into the box but Craddock claims under pressure.
Anderson is played in but McInally clears his cross ball. Aberdeen starting the stronger this afternoon.
Storey is played through but McInally does enough to narrow the angle and the striker smashes the post with his effort .
Thistle have the opportunity to draw level with Hibernian at the top of the Development League with victory this afternoon.