Chester

[8] Chester 2-0 Aldershot [10] (England National League) 2016-12-17 15:00

Weather: Good Stadium: Deva Stadium Pitch: Good Round: 25

Aldershot
Chester   Aldershot
2 Goals 0
2 Corners 5
1 Yellow Card 3
0 Red Card 0
1 Penalties 0
3 Substitutions 3
25 25
Attacks
38 38
18 18
Dangerous Attacks
26 26
4 4
On Target
2 2
5 5
Off Target
16 16
37 37
Possession %
63 63

Tweets


His shirt is hanging up in the away dressing room, but will @idriskanu_9 return to the Shots' starting XI this afte… https://t.co/2ZGxVWAHsr

2016-12-17 14:03:16

🗣 | Here's how the #Blues line-up against @OfficialShots this afternoon. https://t.co/WDfBNZoeut

2016-12-17 14:10:27

RT @ChesterFC: 🗣 | Here's how the #Blues line-up against @OfficialShots this afternoon. https://t.co/WDfBNZoeut

2016-12-17 14:12:28

Six changes for The Shots this afternoon: Smith, Alexander, Evans, Reynolds, Straker, Kanu, Mensah, Conroy, Gallagher, Fenelon, Rendell

2016-12-17 14:23:21

Confirmation of team news as Gary makes six changes to his starting line-up to face Chester https://t.co/KfZbSJT5L7 https://t.co/4RzfC7CRT4

2016-12-17 14:25:12

📹 | #Blues with their warm up underway here - wearing their @Babygrowappeal t-shirts. https://t.co/1VzW9OhYgd

2016-12-17 14:39:22

Chester FC formation: Lynch; George, Hughes, Astles, Horwood; Durrell, Shaw, Lloyd, Hunt; Chapell, Alabi

2016-12-17 14:43:32

Your @BBCSurreySport commentary team complete their pre-match preparations @matt_mcclure29 @GavinDenison https://t.co/65bEjS42HW

2016-12-17 14:48:21

Good news from Matt McClure too - his absence today is only a precaution after a muscle spasm on Monday. He returns to training on Tuesday

2016-12-17 14:49:27

🎤 | The boys are live on @BluesLive_CFC now. Not at today's game? Tune in at https://t.co/SVEhDdJ0FZ https://t.co/K3IcxNKNwE

2016-12-17 14:57:08

🤝 | The pre match respect handshakes have taken place, and kick off at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium. #COYB https://t.co/wYiQT1go81

2016-12-17 14:58:43

⚽ | Here come the teams...#COYB https://t.co/Ojx9BsxF4V

2016-12-17 14:59:11

RT @ChesterFC: ⚽ | Here come the teams...#COYB https://t.co/Ojx9BsxF4V

2016-12-17 14:59:36

Shots in red & blue this afternoon, Chester in blue & white stripes. Teams change ends - Shots will attack the clock end in the first half

2016-12-17 15:00:56

KICK OFF | Tom Shaw gets this one underway - and we've switched ends, so the #Blues will attack the Harry Mac in the first half.

2016-12-17 15:01:09

We're underway at the Deva Stadium Healthy contingent of Shots fans in the away corner, already making themselves heard

2016-12-17 15:02:00

2 Idris with a good ball into the near-post, Rendell and Gallagher are battling but Chester are able to clear

2016-12-17 15:02:55

3 lovely angled ball from Shaw, Chapell breaks forward but is held up by Evans and eventually the cross is too deep

2016-12-17 15:04:08

4' | First chance for the #Blues as Shaw delightfully feeds @chapell_11, but his cross is hit into the side netting by Horwood. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:04:25

5 Chapell with early snapshot from 25 yards, it's immediately blocked and as Chester follow it up they're offside. 0-0

2016-12-17 15:06:18

7' | PENALTY to Chester...

2016-12-17 15:07:24

7 mins PENALTY CHESTER Alabi played in behind, cuts inside and goes down under the challenge

2016-12-17 15:07:42

ALABI MISSES!!!! Smith goes the right way and the ball crashes off the post, through the six yard box and clear

2016-12-17 15:08:44

8' | Hits the post! @JamesAlabi is felled in the area by Will Evans, and he gets up, beats the keeper, but it ricochets off the post! (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:08:49

8 mins yellow card for Cheye Alexander. Smith punches the free-kick clear under pressure and Shots win their own free-kick

2016-12-17 15:09:41

11 yellow card for Callum Reynolds as Alabi tries to turn just inside the Shots half

2016-12-17 15:12:34

12' | First yellow card of the game as Callum Reynolds is booked for bringing down @JamesAlabi. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:12:51

from the free-kick, Hughes and Evans rise, Hughes stays down and appeals for another penalty are turned down

2016-12-17 15:13:41

13' | Big shouts for another #Blues penalty as @samjhughes7 looks to be fouled from a free kick. Mr Oldham, today's referee, says no. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:14:04

15 Alexander with free-kick from by the corner flag, it's deep, Evans is up and his header loops onto the roof of the net. 0-0

2016-12-17 15:16:32

18 Dion Conroy makes a block challenge 25 yards out, it's strong and fair but Dion stays down and Russ Clash is on to attend

2016-12-17 15:19:27

Dion is back on

2016-12-17 15:20:38

23 Shots enjoying a strong spell of their own after Chester had started apace but it's still 0-0

2016-12-17 15:24:33

24' | The visitors are having a spell in the game here. Scrappy but committed affair this one so far. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:25:32

27 Durrell spins in midfield and is fouled by Kanu Yellow card

2016-12-17 15:28:06

27' | Booking for Aldershot's Idris Kanu for a rather late challenge on @EDuzza8. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:28:15

30 Durrell's cross is blocked, ball drops to Chapell and his angled 22 yard shot is easy for Smith. 0-0

2016-12-17 15:31:22

31' | Bright from the #Blues as @chapell_11 fizzes one from the edge of the area, but Mark Smith collects his effort. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:31:26

ATTENDANCE | 1,937 is this afternoon's crowd at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium.

2016-12-17 15:35:00

33 Fenelon turns past Hunt & pulls a low cross back to Gallagher - it's a strong block challenge by Astles and the defender wins a free-kick

2016-12-17 15:35:33

37 Alabi down the right, deep cross touched back towards Shaw who pulls the trigger but the diving Gallagher makes a superb block. 0-0

2016-12-17 15:38:48

38' | Superb from @JamesAlabi on the right creates a chance for the #Blues, but Shaw's effort from Horwood's cutback is blocked. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:39:06

39 Kanu is tricky down the left, covered by two defenders. With his second chance he cuts inside and curls a drive wide of the far-post. 0-0

2016-12-17 15:39:58

39' | Chance for Kanu for the visitors, but his curled effort is wide of @alexanderlynch1's goal. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:40:14

41 Kanu again tricky down the left, jinks past two defenders but Fenelon cannot make a clean connection with his low pull-back

2016-12-17 15:42:45

42' | Kanu looks more dangerous all of a sudden - this time weaving into the box, but Fenelon can't connect to his cross. (0-0).

2016-12-17 15:42:57

42 Kanu found by Evans' diagonal pass, drives between two defenders and is blocked off but no penalty. Then Alexander slices a shot wide

2016-12-17 15:43:51

GOAL | @ChesterFC 1-0 @OfficialShots - Jordan Chapell, 44 minutes.

2016-12-17 15:44:45

44 Chester lead 1-0 Jordan Chapell chases a lost cause to the byline, cuts back and angles an acute drive past Smith

2016-12-17 15:45:09

GOAL | Superb that from @chapell_11. He produces a lung busting run to keep the ball in play, cuts inside, and lashes home! Glorious! (1-0).

2016-12-17 15:45:43

high ball was over Alabi but Chapell kept on chasing, kept it in and drilled shot under Smith 1-0

2016-12-17 15:45:46

We're into a minimum of three minutes added on at the end of the half

2016-12-17 15:46:51

ADDED TIME | First half added time a minimum of three minutes. (1-0).

2016-12-17 15:46:52

Lovely sunset over on the far side but the freezing mist which had been rising in the fields is now drifting into the stadium

2016-12-17 15:48:21

45+2 Mensah's hooked volley is saved by Lynch but Chester have a free-kick anyway as Shots are penalised in winning the nod-down

2016-12-17 15:49:04

That's the break at the Deva Stadium It's Chester 1 Shots 0 Hosts had started well but Shots came back into it only to concede on 44 mins

2016-12-17 15:50:12

HALF TIME | @ChesterFC 1-0 @OfficialShots. A superb solo goal from @chapell_11 separates the two sides here.

2016-12-17 15:50:17

First half images from the Deva Stadium https://t.co/EiyoMxOcLK

2016-12-17 15:59:01

SECOND HALF | Back underway at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium... (1-0). https://t.co/Fi0Yk6bVA1

2016-12-17 16:05:45

Back underway at the Deva Stadium, Shots attacking the Harry McNally Stand in the second-half

2016-12-17 16:06:27

On 50 mins, Kundai Benyu is imminent Before that, Shots will have a free-kick 25 yards out after Mensah is fouled

2016-12-17 16:10:17

Conroy is over it and it's over the wall, dipping towards goal but Lynch is behind it

2016-12-17 16:11:27

51' | Dion Conroy hits a free kick from range, but @alexanderlynch1 collects. (1-0).

2016-12-17 16:11:35

52' | Change for Aldershot as Kundai Benyu replaces Will Evans. (1-0).

2016-12-17 16:12:04

52 mins Benyu is on in place of Will Evans, who has been nursing a sore back. Dion Conroy will drop into the defence

2016-12-17 16:12:15

GOAL | @ChesterFC 2-0 @OfficialShots - James Alabi, 53 minutes.

2016-12-17 16:13:52

53 GOAL CHESTER!!! Alabi stabs in his own rebound after Smith parried a shot. He had started the move, before feeding Chapell on the right

2016-12-17 16:14:53

GOAL | He deserves that! Mark Smith saves down low from Tom Shaw, but @JamesAlabi was the quickest to react to stab home! (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:15:01

shot was actually from Shaw, but Alabi was heavily involved and reacted best to the loose ball from Smith's save

2016-12-17 16:16:12

58 SHOTS HIT THE POST!!! Benyu nips in, onto Gallagher and then Fenelon, raking drive beats Lynch but rebounds away off the left post

2016-12-17 16:18:51

59' | Close call for the #Blues as Fenelon hits one from the edge of the box - but he hits the post! (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:19:02

Neat approach play from The Shots, Benyu gets it back but hits his shot over the bar. 62 Chester Sub: Joyce for Horwood

2016-12-17 16:22:45

63' | #Blues make their first change of the game as Wade Joyce replaces Evan Horwood. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:23:14

65 Kanu down the line to Alexander, skips past a defender and pulls the ball back to Fenelon, whose angled shot is well blocked

2016-12-17 16:25:21

65' | Super block from @samjhughes7 denies Shamir Fenelon's from pulling one back from close range. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:25:47

Gallagher wins a free-kick on the left angle of the box as he drives between two defenders. 67 Cheye whips the ball in but claimed by Lynch

2016-12-17 16:27:14

66 Chester corner is fumbled by Smith under pressure, ball drops to Astles whose fierce snapshot is parried at point-blank range

2016-12-17 16:29:28

71 Shots build down the right, Conroy intercepts a partial clearance, to Kanu who wins the corner

2016-12-17 16:32:18

delivery is deep and Mensah, arriving beyond the far-post, hits the post with a bullet header. Reynolds slices the rebound over the bar

2016-12-17 16:32:55

73' | Incredible! From an Aldershot corner, Mensah heads against the post, then Reynolds blasts over from close range. Warning sign. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:33:08

73 Shots sub: Charlie Walker replaces Bernard Mensah. Shots trail 2-0

2016-12-17 16:33:22

73' | Aldershot make a change as Mensah goes off, replaced by Walker. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:33:37

75 final Shots change sees Iffy Allen replace Cheye Alexander

2016-12-17 16:35:23

75' | @EDuzza8 gets a yellow card for a late tackle, as Iffy Allen comes on for Aldershot replacing Cheye Alexander. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:35:34

75 Elliott Durrell is booked

2016-12-17 16:35:59

Shamir Fenelon has dropped back to right-back as The Shots try to force their way back into the game

2016-12-17 16:37:14

78 Lynch races off his line to nod clear from outside his box, Rendell takes a touch and wins a corner...

2016-12-17 16:38:43

The mist which had cleared at the start of the second half i snow back with a vengeance, drifting right across the pitch. 11 minutes left

2016-12-17 16:39:39

82' | Yellow card for @LukeCgeorge for a tackle out over on the far side. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:42:30

81 Allen bursts down the left and is fouled by George, who is booked From the half-cleared free-kick, Gallagher's drive is well blocked

2016-12-17 16:42:34

84 Chester sub: Matty Waters replaces Elliott Durrell 2-0 Chester

2016-12-17 16:44:56

84' | #Blues change as @Mattwaters00 replaces @EDuzza8 - who leaves to a standing ovation here 👏🏼 (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:45:02

86' | Great reflex save from @alexanderlynch1 after @ryanastles' tackle deflected off Walker and was heading goalbound. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:46:56

86 Flick round the corner from Rendell, Walker is in but Astles gets a toe in, ball rebounds off Charlie and Lynch superbly tips it over

2016-12-17 16:47:11

ADDED TIME | Final added time this afternoon will be a minimum of three minutes. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:50:46

We're into 3 minutes added on. Rendell pulls beyond the far-post, nods down cross but it's hacked clear.

2016-12-17 16:51:15

90+1' | Off the line from @ryanastles - as Rendell's header had beaten Lynch. (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:51:30

90+3 Chester sub: Marsh for Alabi

2016-12-17 16:52:52

90+3' | @willmarsh96 enters the fray for the closing moments, replacing today's sponsors Man of the Match, @JamesAlabi 👏🏼 (2-0).

2016-12-17 16:53:05

FULL-TIME at the Deva Stadium in front of 1937 Chester 2 Shots 0

2016-12-17 16:55:03

FULL TIME | @ChesterFC 2-0 @OfficialShots. Goals from @chapell_11 and @JamesAlabi make it seven unbeaten for @jonmacca70's men!

2016-12-17 16:55:10

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Pts

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Events

  • 7' - Missed Penalty - Chester
  • 8' - 1st Yellow Card - Alexander (Aldershot)
  • 12' - 2nd Yellow Card - Reynolds (Aldershot)
  • 27' - 3rd Yellow Card - Kanu (Aldershot)
  • 28' - 1st Corner - Chester
  • 44' - 1st Goal - Chapell (Chester) -
  • 1-0: First Half score
  • 53' - 2nd Goal - Alabi (Chester) -
  • 52' - Substitution - Benyu for Evans (Aldershot)
  • 58' - 2nd Corner - Aldershot
  • 62' - Substitution - Joyce for Horwood (Chester)
  • 68' - 3rd Corner - Chester
  • 71' - 4th Corner - Aldershot
  • 73' - Substitution - Walker for Mensah (Aldershot)
  • 78' - 5th Corner - Aldershot
  • 78' - Race to 3 Corners - Aldershot
  • 75' - Substitution - Allen for Alexander (Aldershot)
  • 82' - 4th Yellow Card - George (Chester)
  • 86' - 6th Corner - Aldershot
  • 90' - 7th Corner - Aldershot
  • 90' - Race to 5 Corners - Aldershot
  • 85' - Substitution - Waters for Durrell (Chester)
  • 2-0: Second Half score
  • 90+3' - Substitution - Marsh for Alabi (Chester)