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We returned to winning ways with a superb 4-0 win at the home of Scottish football

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Date Time League Season Full Time
January 12, 2019 3:00 pm Ladbrokes League 2 2018/19 90'

Recap

City maintained their three-point lead at the top of Ladbrokes League Two by clinching their first win in three matches. The Citizens found themselves three goals to the good against the Spiders inside a blistering opening 15 minutes, Danny Galbraith scoring his first goal for the club before Allan Smith and Blair Henderson put the visitors on easy street. Henderson’s second of the match on the hour mark – his 28th of an astonishing campaign – wrapped up a fine afternoon for James McDonaugh’s men.

Nearest challengers Peterhead and Clyde won 2-0 and 3-0 at Albion Rovers and Berwick Rangers respectively. “I think because we hadn’t won in three weeks we were a bit frustrated,” said Black, who returned to the starting XI following a hamstring injury. “We dropped points against Berwick and Stirling when we probably didn’t deserve to in the way we did. Queen’s Park just happened to be on the receiving end of it on Saturday so it was a good reaction from the boys. The manager told us to go out and prove a point and I think that’s what we did. We just need to take it week by week. We’re still top of the league and that’s the main thing. No league title is ever won in January but we know it is in our own hands. We’ve got a tough few fixtures coming up with trips to Elgin and Peterhead on the horizon. “It was good to get back in the starting line-up,” Black, 23, continued. “The club have been brilliant with me in getting the rest I needed but the hamstring feels good. I probably could have played against Stirling last week but we didn’t want to take any risks. I’ll be good to go against Annan this weekend.”

MAN OF THE MATCH: Conrad Balatoni

Thanks to the Edinburgh Evening News for their report.

Queens Park

1Jordan Hart Goalkeeper
2James Grant Defender
6Dominic McLaren Defender
5Scott Gibson 16 Defender
3Lewis Magee 14 Defender
4Jamie McKernon Midfielder
10Scott McLean Forward
8Calvin McGrory Midfielder
7William Mortimer Forward
11Adam Martin 15 Midfielder
9Lewis Hawke Forward
20Kieran McDougall Goalkeeper
12Alan Gow Forward
14Kieran Moore 3 Forward
15Euan East 11 Defender
16Alistair Miller 5
17Smart Osadolor Forward
18Josh Peters Forward

Edinburgh City

1Calum Antell Goalkeeper
2Craig Thomson Midfielder
3Robbie McIntyre Defender
22Liam Henderson 23 Midfielder
5Conrad Balatoni Defender
4Andrew Black Midfielder
6Marc Laird Midfielder
7Allan Smith 19 Forward
11Graham Taylor 31 Midfielder
26Danny Galbraith Midfielder
9Blair Henderson Forward
21Fraser Morton Goalkeeper
14Gareth Rodger Defender
15Brad Donaldson Defender
17Calum Hall Defender
19Scott Shepherd 7 Forward
23Adam Watson 22 Midfielder
31Luke Kennedy 11 Forward
Goals
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Assists
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Ground

Hampden Park
Kinghorn Dr, Glasgow G44, UK

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