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Barnsley 0-0 Chester

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Barnsley 0-0 Chester highlights

Conference club Chester came close to shocking League One Barnsley, earning a well-deserved replay and a place in Monday's third round draw.

City winger Craig Mahon's effort was tipped onto the bar by Reds keeper Ross Turnbull and Craig Hobson's header was cleared off the line by Joe Dudgeon.

Turnbull did well again to parry Mahon's drive and Kieran Charnock was denied by another goal-line clearance.

Jon Worsnop foiled Conor Hourihane with a smart save in the hosts' late rally.

Substitute Dale Jennings fired across the face of goal with no Tykes player close enough to capitalise and Kane Hemmings failed to find the net from close range when he should have scored for the home side.

Chester keeper Worsnop played almost the entire match with a cracked cheekbone, having also lost a tooth following an early first-half collision.

Chester keeper Jon Worsnop told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"We could have nicked it. We created the better goalscoring chances, to be honest. And some of the lads thought Hobby's chance in the first half.

"We have a great set of lads who worked really hard for one another. Ad it t was great to see Craig Mahon doing so well and managing to run Barnsley ragged. They looked terrified of him.

"We seemed to be the better team. If you were a neutral, you wouldn't have known who was in League One and who was in the Conference."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Turnbull
  • 6Cranie
  • 16RamageSubstituted forBrownat 20'minutes
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3Dudgeon
  • 4Berry
  • 17AbbottSubstituted forJenningsat 57'minutes
  • 8Hourihane
  • 33LitaSubstituted forTreacyat 76'minutes
  • 10Hemmings
  • 31Trotta

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 7Treacy
  • 11Jennings
  • 12Davies
  • 14Digby
  • 27Holgate
  • 28Cowgill

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 4Kay
  • 5Brown
  • 6Charnock
  • 3Roberts
  • 10Rooney
  • 8James
  • 22Heneghan
  • 16McConville
  • 7Mahon
  • 19Hobson

Substitutes

  • 13Roberts
  • 14Menagh
  • 17Harrison
  • 18Riley
  • 20Blake
  • 25Touray
  • 26Greenop
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
7,227

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamChester
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home20
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 0, Chester FC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 0, Chester FC 0.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Matty Brown.

Attempt blocked. Kane Hemmings (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Kane Hemmings (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Keith Treacy.

Attempt missed. Matty Brown (Chester FC) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Ben Heneghan following a set piece situation.

Attempt missed. Ben Heneghan (Chester FC) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Sean McConville following a set piece situation.

Foul by Lewin Nyatanga (Barnsley).

Craig Hobson (Chester FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Craig Mahon (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by John Rooney.

Attempt missed. Lewin Nyatanga (Barnsley) header from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Reece Brown.

Attempt blocked. Marcello Trotta (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Luke Berry.

Attempt blocked. Dale Jennings (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Joe Dudgeon.

Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Kane Hemmings.

Attempt blocked. Dale Jennings (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kane Hemmings.

Attempt saved. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marcello Trotta with a through ball.

Foul by Martin Cranie (Barnsley).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kane Hemmings (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Dale Jennings with a cross.

Foul by Keith Treacy (Barnsley).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Dale Jennings (Barnsley) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Keith Treacy.

Keith Treacy (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gareth Roberts (Chester FC).

Attempt saved. Craig Mahon (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kingsley James.

Hand ball by Luke Berry (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Keith Treacy replaces Leroy Lita.

Foul by Leroy Lita (Barnsley).

Kingsley James (Chester FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Chester FC. John Rooney tries a through ball, but Sean McConville is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Mahon.

Attempt missed. Craig Hobson (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Sean McConville with a cross following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Kieran Charnock (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sean McConville with a cross.

Corner, Chester FC. Conceded by Lewin Nyatanga.

Attempt missed. Kane Hemmings (Barnsley) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Offside, Chester FC. Kieran Charnock tries a through ball, but Craig Mahon is caught offside.

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

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

Foul by Joe Dudgeon (Barnsley).

Sean McConville (Chester FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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