Chester went two goals up and held firm in the second half to beat Macclesfield and secure a second win of the season.

Aiden Chippendale broke the deadlock with a 25-yard strike and Gareth Seddon doubled the advantage when he drilled home from just outside the box.

The Silkmen gave themselves a lifeline before half-time when Danny Whittaker converted from the edge of the area.

Chester's Ben Mills had a penalty saved after the break as Steve Williams felled Danny Higginbotham in the area.

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Conference Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Chester 2-1 Macclesfield FT
(HT 2-1)
  • Chippendale 18
  • Seddon 30
  • Whitaker 44

Chester

  • 01 Danby
  • 02 Kay yellow card
  • 04 Horan
  • 12 L Turner
  • 17 Higginbotham
  • 20 Pugh (Heath 84)
  • 14 McIntyre
  • 15 N Turner
  • 25 Chippendale yellow card (Harrison 65)
  • 09 Mills
  • 19 Seddon (Titchiner 65)

Substitutes

  • 03 Heath,
  • 05 Linwood,
  • 06 Harrison,
  • 21 Mahon,
  • 22 Titchiner

Macclesfield

  • 01 Taylor
  • 03 Andrew
  • 04 Martin
  • 16 Sodje yellow card (Williams 61)
  • 26 Halls
  • 02 Connor yellow card
  • 07 Mackreth (Kissock 67)
  • 23 Whitaker
  • 24 Rowe (Winn 75)
  • 09 Holroyd
  • 19 Boden

Substitutes

  • 20 Branagan,
  • 12 Williams,
  • 06 Turnbull,
  • 10 Kissock,
  • 11 Winn
Ref: HandleyAtt: 2,012
CHESTER
MACCLESFIELD

Possession

  • Chester 44%
  • Macclesfield 56%

Attempts on target

  • Chester 4
  • Macclesfield 5

Attempts off target

  • Chester 2
  • Macclesfield 6

Corners

  • Chester 5
  • Macclesfield 8

Fouls

  • Chester 12
  • Macclesfield 9
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+4:22 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
  • 90:00+1:11 Steve Williams takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
  • 89:40 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker. Clearance by Danny Higginbotham.
  • 89:09 Corner taken by Peter Winn. George Horan manages to make a clearance.
  • 88:35 Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Harrison on Danny Whitaker. Danny Whitaker restarts play with the free kick.
  • 86:09 Joe Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Turner. John Danby takes the free kick.
  • 85:13 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker. Joe Heath makes a clearance.
  • 83:52 Substitution Joe Heath is brought on as a substitute for Lee Pugh.
  • 81:57 Peter Winn takes a shot. John Danby punches the ball.
  • 79:55 Foul by Chris Holroyd on Danny Higginbotham, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by John Danby.
  • 78:51 Corner taken by Peter Winn from the right by-line. Clearance made by George Horan.
  • 78:15 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker. John Danby gets a fist to the ball to punch .
  • 76:40 Andy Halls takes a shot. John Danby safely holds on.
  • 75:51 Kevin McIntyre gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Paul Kissock. Free kick taken by John Paul Kissock.
  • 75:35 Ben Mills is caught offside. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.
  • 74:49 Substitution Danny Rowe leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Winn.
  • 74:07 Booking
  • 73:46 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Turner by Joe Connor. Joe Connor is given a yellow card. John Danby restarts play with the free kick.
  • 71:35 Corner from the right by-line taken by Kevin McIntyre. Carl Martin manages to make a clearance.
  • 71:35 Penalty taken by Ben Mills saved by Rhys Taylor. Chester FC 2-1 Macclesfield.
  • 69:47 Steve Williams challenges Danny Higginbotham unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
  • 68:54 Unfair challenge on Alex Titchiner by Carl Martin results in a free kick. Danny Harrison restarts play with the free kick.
  • 68:10 Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Andrew. John Danby safely holds on.
  • 67:02 Corner taken by Kevin McIntyre.
  • 66:23 Substitution John Paul Kissock is brought on as a substitute for Jack Mackreth.
  • 64:59 Substitution Danny Harrison comes on in place of Aidan Chippendale.
  • 64:31 Substitution Alex Titchiner joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gareth Seddon.
  • 62:11 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker. Danny Andrew takes a shot.
  • 60:47 Substitution Steve Williams is brought on as a substitute for Efetobore Sodje.
  • 59:21 Efetobore Sodje goes into the referee's book.
  • 59:21 Booking
  • 59:00 Aidan Chippendale takes a shot.
  • 56:54 Header by Chris Holroyd goes over the bar.
  • 54:49 George Horan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Holroyd. Free kick crossed by Danny Whitaker goes out of play. Corner taken by Danny Andrew from the right by-line. Ben Mills manages to make a clearance.
  • 53:04 Booking
  • 52:53 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Holroyd by Aidan Chippendale. Aidan Chippendale booked. Andy Halls takes the free kick.
  • 50:00 The assistant referee flags for offside against Gareth Seddon. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
  • 46:10 George Horan challenges Scott Boden unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Andrew.
  • 45:29 The official flags Gareth Seddon offside. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
  • 45:01 The game restarts for the second half.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+2:01 It is the end of the first-half.
  • 45:00+1:14 Scott Boden has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
  • 43:42 GOAL - Danny WhitakerChester 2 - 1 Macclesfield Danny Whitaker scores with their left foot. Chester FC 2-1 Macclesfield.
  • 40:31 Shot by Joe Connor went wide of the left-hand post.
  • 39:15 Joe Connor fouled by Lewis Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Whitaker takes the free kick.
  • 37:16 Danny Andrew takes a shot.
  • 36:32 Unfair challenge on Andy Halls by Gareth Seddon results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Halls.
  • 35:44 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McIntyre by Jack Mackreth. Free kick taken by Danny Higginbotham.
  • 33:24 Booking
  • 33:10 Michael Kay challenges Danny Rowe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Kay goes into the referee's book. Free kick crossed by Danny Andrew. Lee Pugh manages to make a clearance.
  • 32:27 Chris Holroyd takes a shot. John Danby safely holds on.
  • 29:46 GOAL - Gareth SeddonChester 2 - 0 Macclesfield Gareth Seddon scores with a right foot finish. Chester FC 2-0 Macclesfield.
  • 27:59 Kevin McIntyre challenges Danny Whitaker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Whitaker.
  • 24:58 Corner from the right by-line taken by Aidan Chippendale. Free kick awarded for a foul by George Horan on Joe Connor. Rhys Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
  • 23:45 Corner from the right by-line taken by Aidan Chippendale. Clearance by Andy Halls.
  • 17:26 GOAL - Aidan ChippendaleChester 1 - 0 Macclesfield Aidan Chippendale scores a left footed goal. Chester FC 1-0 Macclesfield.
  • 17:00 Danny Rowe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Turner. Free kick crossed by Aidan Chippendale.
  • 16:09 Unfair challenge on Danny Rowe by Gareth Seddon results in a free kick. Andy Halls restarts play with the free kick.
  • 12:15 George Horan takes a shot. Rhys Taylor catches the ball.
  • 10:33 Gareth Seddon takes a shot.
  • 9:56 Corner taken by Aidan Chippendale. Danny Andrew manages to make a clearance.
  • 7:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Horan by Carl Martin. Srike on goal from Danny Higginbotham hits the wall from the free kick.
  • 3:41 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Higginbotham by Danny Whitaker. Free kick taken by Danny Higginbotham.
  • 3:21 Kevin McIntyre takes a shot. Rhys Taylor safely holds on.
  • 2:39 Unfair challenge on Andy Halls by Ben Mills results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Halls.
  • 1:18 Chris Holroyd takes a shot. John Danby safely holds on.
  • 0:00 The game begins.

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