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Chesterfield4Port Vale2

Chesterfield 4-2 Port Vale

Jay O'Shea
Jay O'Shea has scored eight League One goals for Chesterfield this season

Chesterfield boosted their hopes of staying up with a comeback win to dent Port Vale's slender play-off hopes.

Vale took a deserved lead when AJ Leitch-Smith converted Byron Moore's cross.

Jamal Campbell-Ryce equalised just after half-time with a drilled finish and Sam Hird headed the hosts in front.

JJ Hooper's curling shot brought the visitors level, but Gboly Ariyibi turned in a corner and O'Shea's 20-yard shot sealed the win.

The win moved the Spireites up to 17th, five points clear of the relegation zone, while Port Vale dropped to 13th, 10 points adrift of the play-off places.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 4Hird
  • 23Anderson
  • 16Raglan
  • 25Talbot
  • 17DimaioSubstituted forAriyibiat 45'minutes
  • 5Liddle
  • 24Banks
  • 13Campbell-RyceSubstituted forOrrellat 90+2'minutes
  • 11Novak
  • 22SimonsSubstituted forO'Sheaat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Herd
  • 10O'Shea
  • 15Humphreys
  • 20Chapman
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 30Orrell
  • 32Slew

Port Vale

  • 21Alnwick
  • 2PurkissBooked at 69mins
  • 4StreeteBooked at 90mins
  • 6DuffyBooked at 59mins
  • 3Dickinson
  • 19MooreSubstituted forKennedyat 75'minutes
  • 42GrantBooked at 31mins
  • 11FoleySubstituted forBrownat 81'minutes
  • 18Kelly
  • 10Dodds
  • 20Leitch-SmithSubstituted forHooperat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5McGivern
  • 7Birchall
  • 9Kennedy
  • 15Hooper
  • 17Brown
  • 23Boot
  • 25Robinson
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
5,917

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away9
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 4, Port Vale 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 4, Port Vale 2.

Foul by Michael Brown (Port Vale).

Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Jake Orrell replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Booking

Remie Streete (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Remie Streete (Port Vale).

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 4, Port Vale 2. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gboly Ariyibi.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Michael Brown replaces Sam Foley.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jak Alnwick.

Attempt saved. Lee Novak (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Foul by Sam Foley (Port Vale).

Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Ben Purkiss.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Matthew Kennedy replaces Byron Moore.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 3, Port Vale 2. Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Louis Dodds.

Attempt blocked. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 2, Port Vale 2. JJ Hooper (Port Vale) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Louis Dodds.

Booking

Ben Purkiss (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Purkiss (Port Vale).

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Carl Dickinson (Port Vale) hits the bar with a left footed shot from long range on the left.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 2, Port Vale 1. Sam Hird (Chesterfield) header from very close range to the top left corner. Assisted by Jay O'Shea with a cross.

Booking

Richard Duffy (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Richard Duffy (Port Vale).

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Lee Novak (Chesterfield) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Foul by Sam Kelly (Port Vale).

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. JJ Hooper replaces A-Jay Leitch-Smith.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Attempt missed. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Chesterfield) right footed shot from long range on the right is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Ben Purkiss.

Attempt missed. Charlie Raglan (Chesterfield) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan402114570363477
2Burton402371051341776
3Walsall381911857401768
4Gillingham3919101065442167
5Bradford401910114638867
6Millwall401991260441666
7Barnsley391951560481262
8Sheff Utd401610145853558
9Rochdale401610145752558
10Southend401610145352158
11Coventry4015121359441557
12Scunthorpe401511144944556
13Port Vale411511154751-456
14Peterborough39166176861754
15Swindon39149165764-751
16Bury401312154963-1451
17Chesterfield40137205262-1046
18Shrewsbury391210174862-1446
19Blackpool41129203950-1145
20Fleetwood391012174449-542
21Oldham38817133750-1341
22Doncaster40911204158-1738
23Colchester40811215187-3635
24Crewe40612224072-3230
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