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Chester 0-2 Torquay United

Torquay United saw off Chester with two second-half goals to extend their unbeaten league run to seven games.

Referee Karl Evans initially sent off Chester's Michael Kay in the first half for a second yellow, before retracting it as he had not actually been booked.

Just after the hour mark, Aaron Downes headed the visitors into a deserved lead from a Luke Young corner.

Then Ryan Bowman's right-footed drive made Torquay's third win in a row safe with 12 minutes remaining.

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 4KayBooked at 27mins
  • 3Roberts
  • 6CharnockBooked at 21mins
  • 15HallSubstituted forMahonat 58'minutes
  • 10RooneyBooked at 86mins
  • 17HarrisonSubstituted forMorrisat 65'minutes
  • 16McConvilleSubstituted forRileyat 71'minutes
  • 22Heneghan
  • 8JamesBooked at 74mins
  • 19Hobson

Substitutes

  • 7Mahon
  • 9Iwelumo
  • 13Roberts
  • 18Riley
  • 24Morris

Torquay

  • 1Rice
  • 4Downes
  • 3Cruise
  • 2Tonge
  • 21MacDonaldBooked at 33mins
  • 16RichardsBooked at 74mins
  • 12Chapell
  • 10AjalaBooked at 64mins
  • 8Young
  • 24Ofori-AcheampongBooked at 52mins
  • 9Bowman

Substitutes

  • 5Pearce
  • 14Yeoman
  • 22Wakefield
  • 23Seabright
  • 26Sullivan
Referee:
Karl Evans
Attendance:
1,954

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home5
Away13
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 0, Torquay United 2.

Full Time

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

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Torquay United.

Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).

Courtney Richards (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Booking

John Rooney (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).

Thomas Cruise (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Ryan Bowman (Torquay United) header from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Toby Ajala (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Offside, Torquay United. Toby Ajala tries a through ball, but Toby Ajala is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 0, Torquay United 2. Ryan Bowman (Torquay United) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Toby Ajala.

Booking

Kingsley James (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Courtney Richards (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Courtney Richards (Torquay United).

Kingsley James (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Corner, Torquay United.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Wayne Riley replaces Sean McConville.

Foul by Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United).

Gareth Roberts (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Callum Morris replaces Danny Harrison.

Offside, Chester FC. Michael Kay tries a through ball, but Michael Kay is caught offside.

Booking

Toby Ajala (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Toby Ajala (Torquay United).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 0, Torquay United 1. Aaron Downes (Torquay United) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luke Young with a cross.

Corner, Torquay United.

Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).

Angus MacDonald (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Mahon replaces Jadan Hall.

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Torquay United.

Attempt missed. Aaron Downes (Torquay United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Luke Young.

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Torquay United.

Booking

Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United).

Kieran Charnock (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

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