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Chester2Woking3

Chester 2-3 Woking

Gozie Ugwu's stoppage-time penalty rounded off a stunning late fightback as Woking boosted their National League survival hopes with a 3-2 win at Chester.

Chester took the lead with eight minutes left but Connor Hall's equaliser was followed by Ugwu's winner from the spot.

Brian Saah had given the visitors the lead with an opportunist strike after 54 minutes, but a minute later Liam Davies, older brother of rising Everton star Tom Davies, equalised with a bullet header.

Elliott Durrell then nudged the hosts in front after 82 minutes, but substitute Hall fired home with his first touch three minutes later.

The visitors, who started the day outside the drop zone on goal difference, were awarded a penalty in stoppage time and Ugwu scored.

Woking climb to 17th, within a point of 16th-placed Chester, leaving both sides possibly still having to win one of their final two games to be certain of avoiding the drop.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Lynch
  • 17Vassell
  • 6Astles
  • 8Shaw
  • 12Hughes
  • 4GeorgeBooked at 90mins
  • 14JoyceSubstituted forAkintundeat 73'minutes
  • 21Lloyd
  • 33Davies
  • 10Durrell
  • 9Alabi

Substitutes

  • 13Roberts
  • 16Hunt
  • 19Waters
  • 20Akintunde
  • 26Dawson

Woking

  • 1Poke
  • 11Ralph
  • 2CapriceSubstituted forHallat 84'minutes
  • 22Ferdinand
  • 4Jones
  • 3Thomas
  • 5Saah
  • 8Murtagh
  • 14SaraivaSubstituted forKretzschmarat 69'minutes
  • 17Sam-YorkeSubstituted forLucasat 61'minutes
  • 9UgwuBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 15Kretzschmar
  • 16Lewis
  • 18Hall
  • 23Hall
  • 25Lucas
Referee:
Steven Rushton
Attendance:
1,770

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 2, Woking 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 2, Woking 3.

Booking

Gozie Ugwu (Woking) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 2, Woking 3. Gozie Ugwu (Woking) converts the penalty with a.

Booking

Luke George (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 2, Woking 2. Connor Hall (Woking).

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Connor Hall replaces Jake Caprice.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 2, Woking 1. Elliott Durrell (Chester FC).

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. James Akintunde replaces Wade Joyce.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Max Kretzschmar replaces Fabio Saraiva.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Jamie Lucas replaces Delano Sam-Yorke.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 1, Woking 1. Liam Davies (Chester FC).

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 0, Woking 1. Brian Saah (Woking).

Second Half

Second Half begins Chester FC 0, Woking 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chester FC 0, Woking 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City43297780384294
2Tranmere44278974383689
3Forest Green442591084523284
4Dag & Red442551477522580
5Aldershot4421131061372476
6Dover432361479572275
7Barrow4419151068501872
8Gateshead4418131368491967
9Macclesfield43206176153866
10Bromley44177205665-958
11Wrexham441512174659-1357
12Eastleigh441414165560-556
13Maidstone United43168195772-1556
14Boreham Wood441413174744355
15Sutton United441412185661-554
16Chester441410206164-352
17Woking44149216478-1451
18Solihull Moors44149215974-1551
19Guiseley441310214865-1749
20York441115185267-1548
21Braintree44139225172-2148
22Torquay441211215060-1047
23North Ferriby United44123293277-4539
24Southport44108265092-4238
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