League One
Chesterfield1Gillingham3

Chesterfield 1-3 Gillingham

Rory Donnelly
Rory Donnelly has scored in three successive games for Gillingham

Rory Donnelly scored his fifth goal in three games as Gillingham saw off Chesterfield at the Proact Stadium.

John Egan pounced from close range to put the Gills ahead, but Rai Simons scored his first league goal to level.

Donnelly headed in Jermaine McGlashan's cross to restore the lead. Harry Lennon made the points safe as he diverted in Donnelly's cross.

Gillingham moved up to third in League One as Chesterfield slipped to their sixth defeat in eight matches.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 12O'Neil
  • 16Raglan
  • 6Evatt
  • 3Jones
  • 22Simons
  • 2HerdBooked at 31minsSubstituted forDieseruvweat 73'minutes
  • 5MorsyBooked at 33mins
  • 7Gardner
  • 10O'Shea
  • 9Ebanks-Blake

Substitutes

  • 4Hird
  • 15Humphreys
  • 19Donohue
  • 20Chapman
  • 25Talbot
  • 26Dieseruvwe
  • 30Orrell

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 4Egan
  • 5EhmerSubstituted forMorrisat 45'minutes
  • 26Lennon
  • 11McGlashanSubstituted forOsadabeat 80'minutes
  • 8HessenthalerBooked at 75mins
  • 23Dack
  • 44Wright
  • 24DickensonSubstituted forGarmstonat 77'minutes
  • 17Donnelly
  • 19Norris

Substitutes

  • 3Garmston
  • 6Houghton
  • 9Williamson
  • 10McDonald
  • 12Morris
  • 15Morris
  • 16Osadabe
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
6,026

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Gillingham 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Gillingham 3.

Daniel Jones (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Wright (Gillingham).

Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bradley Garmston (Gillingham).

Attempt blocked. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Stuart Nelson.

Attempt missed. John Egan (Gillingham) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

Attempt missed. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Harry Lennon.

Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Wright (Gillingham).

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Emmanuel Osadabe replaces Jermaine McGlashan.

Attempt missed. Sylvain Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Aaron Morris.

Attempt missed. Sylvain Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Bradley Garmston replaces Brennan Dickenson.

Booking

Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe replaces Chris Herd.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Gillingham 3. Harry Lennon (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Rory Donnelly.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

Attempt saved. Josh Wright (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Harry Lennon.

Sylvain Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Harry Lennon (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Rai Simons (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Chris Herd (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Gillingham 2. Rory Donnelly (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jermaine McGlashan.

Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall127411861225
2Burton12813139425
3Gillingham1273225131224
4Bury126512317623
5Coventry1171320101022
6Sheff Utd126242118320
7Southend125341211118
8Peterborough125252320317
9Rochdale125251816217
10Wigan124531615117
11Port Vale124441413116
12Colchester124441922-316
13Barnsley114251516-114
14Shrewsbury124261517-214
15Scunthorpe124261315-214
16Chesterfield124261619-314
17Millwall114251721-414
18Bradford113441216-413
19Swindon123361720-312
20Doncaster11254914-511
21Oldham121831420-611
22Blackpool11326917-811
23Fleetwood122371420-69
24Crewe122371321-89
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