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Welling United 2-0 Chester

Welling claimed their first win in six games with victory over relegation-threatened Chester despite playing with 10 men for an hour.

Following a good start, Jake Gallagher was sent off for violent conduct.

But after the break the superb Basile Karagiannis put 13th-placed Welling ahead with a drilled left-foot effort.

Ross Lafayette made the game safe late on by converting Josh Wakefield's cross to leave Chester just two points above the relegation places.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 14Hudson
  • 38Taylor
  • 23Williams
  • 21BeautymanSubstituted forWakefieldat 64'minutes
  • 5KaragiannisBooked at 58minsSubstituted forAjalaat 58'minutes
  • 4GallagherBooked at 31mins
  • 2Fazackerley
  • 8ClarkeSubstituted forHealyat 64'minutes
  • 35Sho-Silva
  • 10LafayetteBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 37Ajala
  • 13Turner
  • 32Wakefield
  • 27Day
  • 33Healy

Chester

  • 31Chapman
  • 12Turner
  • 3Heath
  • 5Linwood
  • 2Kay
  • 21Mahon
  • 8JarrettSubstituted forTurnerat 71'minutes
  • 16BondBooked at 90mins
  • 24RooneyBooked at 90mins
  • 7HobsonBooked at 43minsSubstituted forMenaghat 65'minutes
  • 19SeddonSubstituted forCarltonat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Turner
  • 10Ashworth
  • 26Carlton
  • 34Menagh
  • 1Danby
Referee:
Daniel Cook

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamChester
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 2, Chester FC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 2, Chester FC 0.

Booking

John Rooney (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).
Joe Healy (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Joe Healy (Welling United).
Jamie Menagh (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Toby Ajala (Welling United).
Joe Heath (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Corner, Welling United.

Booking

Andrew Bond (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Andrew Bond (Chester FC).
Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 2, Chester FC 0. Ross Lafayette (Welling United) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Wakefield with a cross.
Attempt missed. Craig Mahon (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt missed. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Nathan Turner (Chester FC).
Joe Healy (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Offside, Chester FC. Jamie Menagh tries a through ball, but Jamie Menagh is caught offside.
Foul by Danny Carlton (Chester FC).
Josh Wakefield (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Booking

Ross Lafayette (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ross Lafayette (Welling United).
Lewis Turner (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by Lewis Turner (Chester FC).
Ross Lafayette (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Nathan Turner replaces Jason Jarrett.
Attempt missed. Michael Kay (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Jason Jarrett (Chester FC).
Joe Healy (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Jamie Menagh replaces Craig Hobson.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Josh Wakefield replaces Harry Beautyman.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Joe Healy replaces Lee Clarke.
Offside, Chester FC. Danny Carlton tries a through ball, but Danny Carlton is caught offside.
Foul by Danny Carlton (Chester FC).
Blaine Hudson (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Danny Carlton replaces Gareth Seddon.
Foul by Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United).
Craig Hobson (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Toby Ajala replaces Basile Karagiannis.

Booking

Basile Karagiannis (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 1, Chester FC 0. Basile Karagiannis (Welling United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ross Lafayette.
Attempt saved. Gareth Seddon (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Craig Mahon with a cross.
Offside, Welling United. Tobi Sho-Silva tries a through ball, but Tobi Sho-Silva is caught offside.
Foul by Aaron Chapman (Chester FC).
Lee Clarke (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Paul Linwood (Chester FC).
Ross Lafayette (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Basile Karagiannis (Welling United).
John Rooney (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).
Lee Clarke (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Welling United 0, Chester FC 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Welling United 0, Chester FC 0.

Booking

Craig Hobson (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).
Lee Clarke (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Gareth Seddon (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Attempt saved. Ross Lafayette (Welling United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Foul by Gareth Seddon (Chester FC).
Blaine Hudson (Welling United) wins a free kick.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Luton39241145983
2Cambridge38191363270
3Gateshead401811111265
4Alfreton4021514165
5Halifax39189122163
6Grimsby37189101763
7Nuneaton41171113-362
8Braintree37187121461
9Barnet40171013761
10Kidderminster3917913260
11Forest Green38177141758
12Salisbury4016915-957
13Welling40151114456
14Macclesfield3816616354
15Lincoln City41141215-254
16Woking3816616-554
17Wrexham4014917-251
18Southport3912918-1445
19Chester41101318-2243
20Hereford40101218-1842
21Aldershot40131215441
22Dartford3911721-2040
23Tamworth408923-2933
24Hyde United401732-6910
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