SPFL Development League
Tue 7 March, 2017. Kick Off: - 18:00
Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie
Hard work from Hall creates an opportunity but he can't pick out McLaughlin in the box
Cullen knocks a Smith shot around the post as the striker seems destined to score
Jagzone Man of the Match: Mark Lamont
Docherty gets the ball wide of goal, drills a cross into the box but Gourlay claims
Thistle clear the short corner comfortably
Henvey fires a low shot at the near post which Cullen saves easily.
An ambitious attempt from Higgins is straight at Cullen
The swagger is back in Thistle's play. Lamont tricks his way away from the defender before playing a through ball to McLaughlin. He is denied by a last ditch Waddell tackle
THistle intercept play instantly. McCarthy picks out Nisbet who finishes powerfully beyond Gourlay.
McLaughlin holds the ball up well before zipping a slick pass to Lamont. Lamont cuts inside two defenders before curling beyond Gourlay
Duncanson slices his cross almost catching out Gourlay but the Dee keeper is able to cover his goal to claim
It's been a quiet second half since Nisbet opened the scoring. Dundee working hard to create but Thistle are denying them... so far.
One touch football sees Dundee advance into the Jags half. Kelly gets a key touch on the ball to halt the attack
Nisbet is played through on goal and makes no mistake to slot beyond Gourlay and give Thistle the lead
Thistle break quicky but delay the pass too much and Nisbet is offside
Fleminc spins away from the Dee defence playing the ball into Nisbet. With Duncanson free on the right, the Jags number 9 shoots and finds his effort blocked by a defender.
Klok chips over a pacey free kick which Waddell meets but from a tight angle the ball flies into the stand.
McLaughlin gets a head on Lamont' delivery but it is straight at Gourlay who claims the ball.
Careless Jags defending gives Dundee a sniff of goal but the recovering Jags defence get numbers back to stifle the attempt on goal
Coupe heads pasr the near post after a chipped pass from Higgins
It's a midfield battle here at Excelsior now. No real chances of note in the recent spell of play
An excellent run and cross from Lamont picks out Nisbet inside the box. He turns the defender and unleashes a shot which is well blocked by a Dee defender.
A good corner bounces about the penalty box before Dundee eventually clear.
Lamont opts to float the ball to the back post rather than fire an effort on target.
A through ball from Docherty reaches Nisbet after a Dundee deflection slows the progress of the ball. The striker advances with the ball before winning a free kick on the edge of the box.
The Dundee defence make a mess of clearing their lines and Lamont has a chance on goal from 18 yards. Gourlay smothers his effort before grabbing the loose ball.
Nisbet holds the ball up well before spinning past the defender. He fires over a great cross which is inches too high for McLaughlin before Fleming wins a Jags throw
A slip from Fleming allows Coupe the opportunity to cross from the right hand side. Lynch does well to header away under pressure from Smith
A low cross from Dryden is comfortable for Cullen
A decent delivery from Duncanson can't find a Jags body inside the box as Thistle show their first sign of attacking intent.
Marc Smith meets a low cross from Coupe from the right but can't angle the effort on target.