Queen's battled away throughout the second half but found their finishing poor and United keeper Stevie Robertson on top form. He made a stunning late save to deny Stevie Canning a goal from the edge of the box.
QUEEN'S PARK: Mark Cairns, Paul Paton, Mick Dunlop, Shaun Molloy (Tony Quinn), Damiano Agostini, Alan Trouten, Stuart Kettlewell, Paul Cairney, Stuart McGrady (Paul Ronald), Stephen Canning, Mark Ferry
SUBS NOT USED: Scott Murray, Martin Ure, Andy Boslem
BOOKED: Stuart McGrady, Stuart Kettlewell
REFEREE: Brian Winter