SPFL Development League
Tue 17 January, 2017. Kick Off: - 14:00
Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie
Hall flashes an effort past the far post after good play from Stokes.
Stokes drills an effort low across the goal which is inches away from the far post.
An excellent run from Stokes plays the ball to Lamont who is denied by the Kilmarnock goalkeeper.
Lamont slices a shot inches wide of goal from 25 yards.
Thistle are queuing up for efforts and only a Killie boot deflects it away from goal.
McLaughlin has his fourth of the game after getting on the end of a Lamont through ball. He takes a touch to slide past the goalkeeper before rolling the ball home from a tight angle.
A McInally cross is dropped by Mackay but the goalkeeper claims before McDaid can poke home.
McDonald curls a shot from 22 yards into the arms of Cullen
A short corner sees Fleming whip the ball into the box. McLaughlin, unmarked, just can't time his jump correctly to steer the ball goalwards.
Syme meets the deep corner and heads it goalbound but it is scooped off the line by a Kilmarnock defender.
McDaid curls an effort inches over the bar from the edge of the box.
McLean fires an effort wide of goal after slack Jags midfield play
Thistle are guilty of trying to score the perfect goal as McLaughlin jinks in the box before being tackled by a defender.
McLaughlin heads over from a cross by McDaid.
Somehow Kilmarnock escape as McDaid whips over another cross from the right hand side.
After tricky play Wilson fires high and wide from 14 yards out.
Thistle run down the right hand side through McDaid but there is no obvious option in the box and Kilmarnock get it out for a throw.
A through ball sends McLean on goal. Syme comes over to reduce his angle but Cullen does well to save his low effort.
McLaughlin runs on to a long ball and is shoved as he chases the ball. He sticks out a foot to direct it goalwards but his trickled effort hits the post.
McDaid powers home the penalty and Thistle are four goals up.
Declan McDaid races through on goal and is clatter by Mackay. Thistle have their second penalty of the game!
It's a 12 minute hat-trick for Neil McLaughlin. A Lamont cross from the left is nodded down by McDaid. McLaughlin pokes the ball over the line to make it Thistle 3 Kilmarnock 0!
Another swift break from McDaid. He attempts to play in McLaughlin but the ball comes back to him and his 20 yard shot is inches over the bar.
A deep corner by McDaid is headed back across goal by Syme. The ball lands perfectly for McLaughlin who smashes home from six yards out.
McDaid breaks through the Kilmarnock defence but is denied by Mackay.
Thistle play the ball into the Killie box but as McLaughlin has an attempt on goal but it is blocked by a defender.
McLaughlin sends the goalkeeper the wrong way to bag the development squad's first goal of 2017.
McDaid fires a cross into the box, Callum Wilson is shoved in the back and Thistle have a spot kick.
A deep corner is nodded clear
McLean forces Cullen into a low save with his feet after being played into the box.