Queen of the South 

v

Raith Rovers 

Palmerston Park

Saturday 6th November 2021

Kick off: 3.00pm 

Admission Information:

BDS Digital (East) Stand sections 7 and 8 have been set aside for away supporters. BDS Turnstiles 3 and 4 will be in use. Please do not try and enter the ground via turnstiles 16 and 17 as no access can be gained to the BDS Stand from those turnstiles. Turnstiles will be open for spectator entry at 13:50hrs. As per Scottish Government guidance it is requested that you wear a mask whilst within the ground.

Catering outlet and toilets will be available for use in the concourse. Please remember to wear a mask in all indoor areas unless exempt.

Refreshments are available in the lounge bar in the West Stand before kick-off.

Entry is by ticket only. Ticket offices are open at:

Arena – 12:30hrs | BDS Stand– 13:00hrs

Please note that the BDS Stand ticket office is CASH ONLY. If you wish to purchase your ticket by card then you should use the Arena ticket office.

Adults £18 | Concessions £10 | Under 16 £5 | Accessible adult £8 | Accessible concession £5

Match Preview:

Raith Rovers will be looking to make it eight games unbeaten this weekend, when they head to Dumfries, to face Queen of the South.

Allan Johnston’s side were the last team to get the better of Raith in a league game back in early September, but since then Rovers have lost just once, to Celtic in the League Cup.

It’s a different story for the Doonhamers though, who have won just once in seven league games since that win at Stark’s Park, and now sit eighth in the Championship, one point clear of Morton, and three ahead of bottom side Dunfermline.

Rovers go into this one on the back of a win over Ayr United, although it was far from comfortable.

John McGlynn’s men were completely dominant in the first half, with goals from Ethan Ross and Dario Zanatta deservedly having them two goals up at the interval. However, Ayr fought back in the second half, but despite late pressure, they only had Jack Baird’s goal to show for their efforts, and Rovers held on for all three points.

It was a close run thing the last time Rovers and Queen’s met last time out, with Lee Connelly’s early goal enough to seal all three points, despite the home side having the better of the play for much of the match.

Queen of the South have the upper hand in the most recent meetings, with five wins from the last 10 games, compared to Rovers three.

Saturday’s match referee will be Kevin Clancy

Head-To-Head Away League Record:

Q.O.S Wins: 20 | Raith Rovers Wins: 18 | Draws: 16

Q.O.S Goals: 85 | Raith Rovers Goals: 77

Current Form:

Q.O.S: W-W-L-D-L-L

Raith Rovers: W-W-W-D-W-W

Top Scorers:

Q.O.S: Ally Roy 8 | Lee Connelly 6

Raith Rovers: Dario Zanatta 8 | Lewis Vaughan 4

Match Odds:

Q.O.S: 12/5 | Raith Rovers: Evens | Draw: 23/10

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