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Aldershot Town 2-0 Chester

Brett Williams scored both goals against relegation-threatened Chester to boost Aldershot's survival hopes.

Craig Stanley set up Williams for the opener before Bradley Bubb went close to doubling the half-time advantage.

Chester's Craig Lindfield headed wide before the break, Craig Mahon tested keeper Alan Martin and John Rooney flashed a shot wide in the second half.

Jaydon Gibbs played Williams through for his 20th goal this term, ending Chester's five-match unbeaten run.

Andy Scott

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Post-match: Aldershot boss Scott

Aldershot Town boss Andy Scott told BBC Surrey:

"Full credit to them tonight, they fully deserved the victory and they get criticism when it doesn't go right but they deserve all the credit.

"A huge game tonight to keep a clean sheet and score two goals and we restricted them and that was pleasing.

"We've kept the same side for a long time and there are some players who have played a lot of football who aren't use to it.

"The players who came in had a point to prove and that's very important when a whole squad is together who are desperate to do well and everyone did well."

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 12Martin
  • 2OastlerSubstituted forScottat 79'minutes
  • 3Tonkin
  • 28ButlerSubstituted forRobertsat 77'minutes
  • 15Barker
  • 6Webster
  • 4Stanley
  • 7MekkiSubstituted forGibbsat 68'minutes
  • 8Rowlands
  • 11Bubb
  • 9Williams

Substitutes

  • 22Gibbs
  • 14Roberts
  • 1Morris
  • 16Scott
  • 5Taiwo

Chester

  • 31Chapman
  • 3Heath
  • 27Killock
  • 12Turner
  • 5Linwood
  • 24RooneyBooked at 85mins
  • 15TurnerSubstituted forMenaghat 58'minutes
  • 21MahonBooked at 65mins
  • 16Bond
  • 19Seddon
  • 11LindfieldSubstituted forDanielsat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 34Menagh
  • 1Danby
  • 35Blake
  • 20Daniels
  • 9Mainwaring
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
1,545

Match Stats

Home TeamAldershotAway TeamChester
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 2, Chester FC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 2, Chester FC 0.
Corner, Chester FC.
Foul by Martin Rowlands (Aldershot Town).
Craig Mahon (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Brett Williams (Aldershot Town).
Paul Linwood (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Andrew Bond (Chester FC).
Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Offside, Chester FC. Brendon Daniels tries a through ball, but Brendon Daniels is caught offside.
Hand ball by Josh Scott (Aldershot Town).
Offside, Chester FC. John Rooney tries a through ball, but John Rooney is caught offside.
Offside, Chester FC. Gareth Seddon tries a through ball, but Gareth Seddon is caught offside.

Booking

John Rooney (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 2, Chester FC 0. Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jaydon Gibbs with a cross.
Attempt missed. Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Josh Scott replaces Joe Oastler.
Foul by Lewis Turner (Chester FC).
Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Chester FC.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Jordan Roberts replaces Dan Butler.
Attempt missed. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Corner, Chester FC.
Foul by Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town).
Jamie Menagh (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Offside, Chester FC. Gareth Seddon tries a through ball, but Gareth Seddon is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Jaydon Gibbs replaces Adam Mekki.
Attempt blocked. Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Ross Killock (Chester FC).
Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Craig Mahon (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Craig Mahon (Chester FC).
Martin Rowlands (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Chester FC.
Attempt saved. Craig Mahon (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Corner, Chester FC.
Offside, Chester FC. Gareth Seddon tries a through ball, but Gareth Seddon is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Jamie Menagh replaces Nathan Turner.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Brendon Daniels replaces Craig Lindfield.
Foul by Martin Rowlands (Aldershot Town).
Andrew Bond (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Lewis Turner (Chester FC).
Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Martin Rowlands (Aldershot Town).
Nathan Turner (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Paul Linwood (Chester FC).
Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Offside, Aldershot Town. Anthony Tonkin tries a through ball, but Anthony Tonkin is caught offside.
Corner, Chester FC.
Offside, Chester FC. Gareth Seddon tries a through ball, but Gareth Seddon is caught offside.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 1, Chester FC 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Chester FC 0.
Foul by Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town).
Andrew Bond (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Corner, Aldershot Town.
Foul by Craig Mahon (Chester FC).
Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Craig Mahon (Chester FC).
Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
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