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Chester 2-0 Southport

Kieran Charnock scored inside three minutes against Southport to set Chester up for their first victory in three matches.

The defender got on the end of John Rooney's corner to nod the hosts ahead from six yards.

Sean McConville linked up with Craig Hobson, who found the bottom corner for Chester's second.

Jon Worsnop dealt with Southport's only real threat in the first half, parrying a Richard Brodie effort.

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 6Charnock
  • 4Kay
  • 3Roberts
  • 7Mahon
  • 8James
  • 16McConville
  • 10Rooney
  • 15HallSubstituted forHarrisonat 89'minutes
  • 22Heneghan
  • 19HobsonSubstituted forTourayat 43'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Iwelumo
  • 13Roberts
  • 17Harrison
  • 18Riley
  • 25Touray

Southport

  • 24Porter
  • 15ConnorSubstituted forHattersleyat 80'minutes
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 23McDonaldBooked at 87mins
  • 5Collins
  • 4Kay
  • 16Rutherford
  • 13GormanSubstituted forSmithat 46'minutes
  • 8GeorgeSubstituted forMitchellat 79'minutes
  • 10Brodie
  • 18Marsden

Substitutes

  • 9Hattersley
  • 12Lynch
  • 14Joyce
  • 20Smith
  • 22Mitchell
Referee:
Wayne Barratt
Attendance:
1,790

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterAway TeamSouthport
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 2, Southport 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 2, Southport 0.

Corner, Chester FC.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Danny Harrison replaces Jadan Hall.

Corner, Chester FC.

Attempt saved. Ibou Touray (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Clayton McDonald (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Clayton McDonald (Southport).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Corner, Chester FC.

Attempt saved. Sean McConville (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Scott Kay (Southport).

John Rooney (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Sean McConville (Chester FC).

Paul Rutherford (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, Southport.

Foul by Michael Kay (Chester FC).

Dom Collins (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, Chester FC.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Danny Hattersley replaces Joe Connor.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Andrew Mitchell replaces Luke George.

Foul by Kieran Charnock (Chester FC).

Luke George (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Gareth Roberts (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Southport.

Attempt missed. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Chester FC.

Foul by David Fitzpatrick (Southport).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Luke George (Southport).

Kieran Charnock (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Offside, Southport. John Marsden tries a through ball, but John Marsden is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Jadan Hall (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Luke George (Southport).

Kieran Charnock (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Gareth Roberts (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Scott Kay (Southport) header from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Jadan Hall (Chester FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Sean McConville (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

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