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Solihull Moors 3-2 Chester

Solihull Moors came from behind to end 10-man Chester's unbeaten seven-match National League run.

Elliott Durrell fired City ahead, just two minutes after team-mate Jonny Hunt's disputed early straight red card for a slide tackle on Shepherd Murombedzi.

But the Moors levelled just before half-time when Omari Sterling-James curled in a free-kick after Tom Shaw had been harshly penalised for handball.

Harry White then volleyed in on 56 minutes before Sterling-James rounded the keeper 13 minutes later to score from a narrow angle.

City substitute Kane Richards pulled one back in injury time but, by then, the strain of playing a man short from the 16th minute onwards had told.

The two sides meet again at Bumpers Lane on New Year's Day, for which Hunt is now automatically suspended.

Line-ups

Solihull Moors

  • 1Lewis
  • 3Franklin
  • 15Fagbola
  • 2MurombedziSubstituted forFlanaganat 85'minutes
  • 4Daly
  • 31Nortey
  • 5Kettle
  • 8Byrne
  • 22Sterling-James
  • 25Carline
  • 15WhiteSubstituted forAsanteat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Flanagan
  • 7Asante
  • 12Jones
  • 13Acton
  • 17Obeng

Chester

  • 1Lynch
  • 16HuntBooked at 16mins
  • 6Astles
  • 10DurrellSubstituted forJoyceat 60'minutes
  • 4GeorgeBooked at 28mins
  • 3HorwoodBooked at 43minsSubstituted forWatersat 67'minutes
  • 8Shaw
  • 11Chapell
  • 12Hughes
  • 21LloydBooked at 81mins
  • 9AlabiBooked at 13minsSubstituted forRichardsat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Hudson
  • 13Roberts
  • 14Joyce
  • 15Richards
  • 19Waters
Referee:
Chris O'Donnell
Attendance:
1,475

Live Text

Match ends, Solihull Moors 3, Chester FC 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Solihull Moors 3, Chester FC 2.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 3, Chester FC 2. Kane Richards (Chester FC).

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Akwasi Asante replaces Harry White.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Calum Flanagan replaces Shepherd Murombedzi.

Booking

Ryan Lloyd (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 3, Chester FC 1. Omari Sterling-James (Solihull Moors).

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Matty Waters replaces Evan Horwood.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Wade Joyce replaces Elliott Durrell.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Kane Richards replaces James Alabi.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 2, Chester FC 1. Harry White (Solihull Moors).

Second Half

Second Half begins Solihull Moors 1, Chester FC 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Solihull Moors 1, Chester FC 1.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 1, Chester FC 1. Omari Sterling-James (Solihull Moors).

Booking

Evan Horwood (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Luke George (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Chester FC 1. Elliott Durrell (Chester FC).

Dismissal

Johnny Hunt (Chester FC) is shown the red card.

Booking

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

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Tranmere26165536181853
2Lincoln City25164552252752
3Forest Green25146546262048
4Barrow241210240202046
5Dag & Red2614484031946
6Dover25143851381345
7Chester26109742301239
8Aldershot2611693226639
9Bromley26115103434038
10Macclesfield2411493224837
11Boreham Wood2510782722537
12Gateshead2699839281136
13Eastleigh249873731635
14Sutton United2595112834-632
15Wrexham2688102232-1032
16Solihull Moors2586113543-830
17Torquay2585122532-729
18Braintree2576122943-1427
19Maidstone United2675142947-1826
20Woking2566133648-1224
21Southport2566132952-2324
22Guiseley2657142941-1222
23York2649132343-2021
24North Ferriby United2663171338-2521
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