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SPFL Development League
Tue 7 March, 2017. Kick Off: - 18:00
Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie

Partick Thistle FC
Partick Thistle
1
Conor Cullen
2
Lee Duncanson (Jamie Hall 82)
3
Ross Fleming
4
Edin Lynch
5
Ian Stokes
6
John Kelly
7
Mark Lamont
8
Dominic Docherty
9
Kevin Nisbet (James Stokes 82)
10
Andrew McCarthy (Callum Wilson 72)
11
Neil McLaughlin
 
Subs
12
Struan Herd
14
Callum Wilson
15
Jamie Hall
16
James Stokes
17
Connor Higgins
Dundee U20
1
Kyle Gourlay
2
Sam Dryden
3
Conor Quigley
4
Matty Smyth
5
Kerr Waddell
6
Marc Klok
7
Connor Coupe (Matthew Henvey 54)
8
Daniel Higgi
9
Ian Smith (Trialist 67)
10
Mark Smith
11
Brian Rice (Lyall Cameron 63)
 
Subs
12
Calum Ferrie
14
Matthew Henvey
15
Trialist
16
Lyall Cameron
 
Subs
12
Struan Herd
14
Callum Wilson
15
Jamie Hall
16
James Stokes
17
Connor Higgins
 
Subs
12
Calum Ferrie
14
Matthew Henvey
15
Trialist
16
Lyall Cameron
 
92’Full Time
 
90’+01’

Hard work from Hall creates an opportunity but he can't pick out McLaughlin in the box

87’Dundee U20 corner from the right

Cullen knocks a Smith shot around the post as the striker seems destined to score

 
86’

Jagzone Man of the Match: Mark Lamont

 
84’

Docherty gets the ball wide of goal, drills a cross into the box but Gourlay claims

 
84’

Thistle clear the short corner comfortably

83’Dundee U20 corner from the left
82’Thistle substitution: Jamie Hall replaces Lee Duncanson
82’Thistle substitution: James Stokes replaces Kevin Nisbet
77’Dundee U20 Booking - Marc Klok
 
76’

Henvey fires a low shot at the near post which Cullen saves easily.

72’Thistle substitution: Callum Wilson replaces Andrew McCarthy
 
71’

An ambitious attempt from Higgins is straight at Cullen

 
70’

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

67’Goal Thistle! Kevin Nisbet
Thistle 3 - Dundee U20 0

THistle intercept play instantly. McCarthy picks out Nisbet who finishes powerfully beyond Gourlay.

67’Dundee U20 substitution: Trialist replaces Ian Smith
66’Goal Thistle! Mark Lamont
Thistle 2 - Dundee U20 0

McLaughlin holds the ball up well before zipping a slick pass to Lamont. Lamont cuts inside two defenders before curling beyond Gourlay

65’Dundee U20 corner from the left
 
65’

Duncanson slices his cross almost catching out Gourlay but the Dee keeper is able to cover his goal to claim

63’Dundee U20 substitution: Lyall Cameron replaces Brian Rice
 
60’

It's been a quiet second half since Nisbet opened the scoring. Dundee working hard to create but Thistle are denying them... so far.

54’Dundee U20 substitution: Matthew Henvey replaces Connor Coupe
 
51’

One touch football sees Dundee advance into the Jags half. Kelly gets a key touch on the ball to halt the attack

49’Goal Thistle! Kevin Nisbet
Thistle 1 - Dundee U20 0

Nisbet is played through on goal and makes no mistake to slot beyond Gourlay and give Thistle the lead

 
45’

Thistle break quicky but delay the pass too much and Nisbet is offside

 
45’Kick-Off (2nd half)
 
45’Half-Time
 
39’

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.

 
37’

Klok chips over a pacey free kick which Waddell meets but from a tight angle the ball flies into the stand.

 
35’

McLaughlin gets a head on Lamont' delivery but it is straight at Gourlay who claims the ball.

35’Dundee U20 Booking - Matty Smyth
 
32’

Careless Jags defending gives Dundee a sniff of goal but the recovering Jags defence get numbers back to stifle the attempt on goal

 
31’

Coupe heads pasr the near post after a chipped pass from Higgins

31’Thistle Booking - Mark Lamont
30’Dundee U20 corner from the left
 
27’

It's a midfield battle here at Excelsior now. No real chances of note in the recent spell of play

23’Thistle corner from the left

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.

 
15’

A good corner bounces about the penalty box before Dundee eventually clear.

14’Thistle corner from the left

Lamont opts to float the ball to the back post rather than fire an effort on target.

 
13’

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.

 
10’

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.

 
08’

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

 
06’

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

 
06’

A low cross from Dryden is comfortable for Cullen

 
03’

A decent delivery from Duncanson can't find a Jags body inside the box as Thistle show their first sign of attacking intent.

 
01’

Marc Smith meets a low cross from Coupe from the right but can't angle the effort on target.

 
00’Kick-Off
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