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Chesterfield 1-1 Scunthorpe United

Chesterfield were denied a first win in seven games as Luke Waterfall's late header secured a draw for Scunthorpe.

Marc Richards gave the hosts an early lead, firing beyond Sam Slocombe from the edge of the box after Waterfall had failed to deal with a low cross.

After the break Jamie Devitt hit the crossbar with a free-kick and Richards had a header ruled out for offside.

An unchallenged Waterfall equalised two minutes from time when he sent Terry Hawkridge's free-kick past Tommy Lee.

The point moves Chesterfield up to third in League Two while Scunthorpe are two points behind the Spireites in eighth.

VIEWS FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Scunthorpe United manager Brian Laws told BBC Radio Humberside:

Brian Laws

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Post-match: Scunthorpe boss Laws

"Particularly after Tuesday we wanted a solid performance to bounce back. If we lose a game we have to make sure we respond.

"There was good movement off the ball, if you put a good ball in we have the strength to attack it.

"It was a very windy day and kicking against the wind, we had no idea where the ball was going to be landing.

"But they worked extremely hard and stuck by the task."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25Talbot
  • 15Humphreys
  • 2BanksBooked at 80mins
  • 6CooperSubstituted forHirdat 57'minutes
  • 23Evatt
  • 16DevittSubstituted forDarikwaat 68'minutes
  • 12Ryan
  • 9Richards
  • 10O'SheaSubstituted forGnanduilletat 78'minutes
  • 11Roberts

Substitutes

  • 4Hird
  • 7Darikwa
  • 8Togwell
  • 20Chapman
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 24Porter
  • 28McSheffrey

Scunthorpe

  • 1Slocombe
  • 26Byrne
  • 3Dawson
  • 24Syers
  • 5Mirfin
  • 15Waterfall
  • 10EsajasSubstituted forAdelakunat 68'minutes
  • 4McAllister
  • 28SpencerSubstituted forIwelumoat 81'minutes
  • 29Winnall
  • 14Hawkridge

Substitutes

  • 2Ribeiro
  • 9Iwelumo
  • 13Severn
  • 16Adelakun
  • 19Collins
  • 20Howe
  • 23Wootton
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
6,346

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Scunthorpe United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Scunthorpe United 1.

Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Scunthorpe United).

Attempt saved. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Syers (Scunthorpe United).

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Terry Hawkridge (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Iwelumo (Scunthorpe United).

Hand ball by Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Scunthorpe United 1. Luke Waterfall (Scunthorpe United) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Terry Hawkridge.

Foul by Sam Hird (Chesterfield).

Terry Hawkridge (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United).

Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United).

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Chris Iwelumo replaces James Spencer.

Booking

Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Andy Dawson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Jay O'Shea.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Clifford Byrne.

Attempt saved. Luke Waterfall (Scunthorpe United) header from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Sam Hird.

Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United).

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

Attempt blocked. David Syers (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

James Spencer (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

(Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Spencer (Scunthorpe United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Fleetwood159151028
2Oxford Utd157531026
3Chesterfield15753726
4Rochdale15825426
5Morecambe15744225
6Exeter15735324
7Burton15735224
8Scunthorpe15663024
9Southend15726423
10Newport15654323
11Dag & Red15654223
12Wycombe14635321
13Hartlepool15636221
14Mansfield15564021
15Wimbledon15636-221
16Portsmouth14554120
17Plymouth15537-518
18Cheltenham15456-617
19York15447-316
20Bristol Rovers15357-614
21Torquay15357-814
22Bury15348-413
23Accrington15258-1011
24Northampton15249-910
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