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Chesterfield 1-1 Exeter City

Eoin Doyle's second-half penalty earned promotion-chasing Chesterfield a draw and denied Exeter a precious win in their battle to avoid relegation.

The visitors went in front with a deflected free-kick from Matt Grimes.

Sam Morsy was sent off for a lunging tackle on Grimes but Doyle levelled for the 10 men after he had been tripped.

Chesterfield are second, three points inside the top three, while Exeter lie two points above the relegation zone with three games left to play.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 4Hird
  • 7Darikwa
  • 26GardnerSubstituted forGnanduilletat 50'minutes
  • 25EvattBooked at 59mins
  • 6Cooper
  • 5MorsyBooked at 75mins
  • 17Doyle
  • 9RichardsSubstituted forKearnsat 71'minutes
  • 11Roberts
  • 3SmithSubstituted forHumphreysat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Togwell
  • 10O'Shea
  • 15Humphreys
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 29Kearns
  • 35Dunbavin
  • 44Beesley

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 8Oakley
  • 4Bennett
  • 6Coles
  • 7SercombeBooked at 79mins
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 14Richards
  • 19O'FlynnSubstituted forNicholsat 68'minutes
  • 29Grimes

Substitutes

  • 1Krysiak
  • 5Baldwin
  • 11Davies
  • 20Nichols
  • 22Keohane
  • 32Wheeler
  • 35Gill
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
7,331

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1.

Attempt saved. Matt Oakley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Cooper.

Attempt missed. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.

Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Daniel Coles (Exeter City).

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

Foul by Eliot Richards (Exeter City).

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

Attempt saved. Scott Bennett (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ritchie Humphreys.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Matt Oakley.

Attempt missed. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Eliot Richards (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Craig Woodman (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

Booking

Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty Chesterfield. Eoin Doyle draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Danny Butterfield (Exeter City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Tom Nichols (Exeter City) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Cooper.

Attempt blocked. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Dismissal

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) is shown the red card for fighting.

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Foul by Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield).

Daniel Coles (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Daniel Kearns replaces Marc Richards.

Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tom Nichols replaces John O'Flynn.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Daniel Coles.

Attempt saved. Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe431920465402577
2Chesterfield432015866392775
3Rochdale432291264451975
4Fleetwood432191363491472
5Burton421814104338568
6Southend4317141253381565
7York431616114839964
8Oxford Utd431614135144762
9Plymouth431610174652-658
10Bury431318125546957
11Dag & Red431415145053-357
12Mansfield431415144753-657
13Newport431315155356-354
14Wimbledon431314164550-553
15Cheltenham431216154958-952
16Accrington431215164952-351
17Portsmouth421215154557-1251
18Morecambe431214174862-1450
19Hartlepool421310194749-249
20Exeter431213184955-649
21Wycombe431114184251-947
22Bristol Rovers421114173847-947
23Northampton431114183655-1947
24Torquay43109243761-2439
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