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Chester0Boreham Wood2

Chester 0-2 Boreham Wood

Bumpers Lane, Chester
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Boreham Wood condemned Chester to a club record eighth straight home defeat as the Hertfordshire side won to ensure a National League top-half finish.

Kenny Davis opened the scoring for Boreham Wood in first-half stoppage time, side-footing home from outside the box after a deflection.

Angelo Balanta put the result beyond doubt after 61 minutes to lift Wood four places up to 11th in the table.

Chester finish in 19th place, just two points clear of the drop zone.

Jon McCarthy's side would only have been in danger if relegated York City had turned round a nine-goal swing in goal difference - and three other results gone against them too.

But a sixth straight defeat was a poor way to end the season for a Chester side who stood seventh on Boxing Day - and have now failed to win at home in 11 attempts in 2017.

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Lynch
  • 16Hunt
  • 12Hughes
  • 10DurrellSubstituted forWatersat 48'minutes
  • 6Astles
  • 8ShawSubstituted forDawsonat 62'minutes
  • 17VassellBooked at 83mins
  • 21Lloyd
  • 20Akintunde
  • 9Alabi
  • 33DaviesSubstituted forJoyceat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Roberts
  • 14Joyce
  • 19Waters
  • 22Marsh
  • 26Dawson

Boreham Wood

  • 1Smith
  • 2Nunn
  • 7Shakes
  • 8DavisBooked at 47mins
  • 5Paine
  • 11AndradeSubstituted forMorganat 81'minutes
  • 6Stephens
  • 12FerrierSubstituted forSachat 86'minutes
  • 33DeveraBooked at 73minsSubstituted forReasonat 73'minutes
  • 19Balanta
  • 15Ilesanmi

Substitutes

  • 9Hitchcock
  • 10Reason
  • 25Morgan
  • 26Sach
  • 27Keita
Referee:
Simon Barrow
Attendance:
2,013

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Bradley Sach replaces Morgan Ferrier.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Alex Morgan replaces Bruno Andrade.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Jai Reason replaces Joe Devera.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Wade Joyce replaces Liam Davies.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Lucas Dawson replaces Tom Shaw.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 2. Angelo Balanta (Boreham Wood).

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Matty Waters replaces Elliott Durrell.

Booking

Kenny Davis (Boreham Wood) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 1.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 0, Boreham Wood 1. Kenny Davis (Boreham Wood).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City46309783404399
2Tranmere46298979394095
3Forest Green4625111088563286
4Dag & Red462661479532684
5Aldershot4623131066372982
6Dover462471585632279
7Barrow4620151172531975
8Gateshead4619131472512170
9Macclesfield46208186457768
10Bromley46188205966-762
11Boreham Wood461513184948158
12Sutton United461513186163-258
13Wrexham461513184761-1458
14Maidstone United461610205975-1658
15Eastleigh461415175663-757
16Solihull Moors461510216275-1355
17Torquay461411215461-753
18Woking461411216680-1453
19Chester461410226371-852
20Guiseley461312215067-1751
21York461117185570-1550
22Braintree46139245176-2548
23Southport46109275297-4539
24North Ferriby United46123313282-5039
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