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Dartford 0-1 Chester

Gareth Seddon

Gareth Seddon scored the only goal as Chester beat relegation rivals Dartford.

Neither side managed to get a shot on goal until Seddon volley past Darts keeper Alan Julian after the break.

Mikel Suarez threatened for the hosts, but he failed to finish past Aaron Chapman after going on a mazy solo run into the box.

Chapman ensured victory, parrying Lee Noble's stinging effort around the post five minutes from time.

Victory lifts Chester to 19th in the table, six points above the relegation places, while Dartford remain in 22nd and four points from safety.

Line-ups

Dartford

  • 1Julian
  • 14Mitchell-King
  • 38McAuley
  • 4Sterling
  • 6CornhillSubstituted forSuarezat 74'minutes
  • 30WoodyardSubstituted forNobleat 62'minutes
  • 31StevensonSubstituted forCollierat 82'minutes
  • 10Bradbrook
  • 20Burns
  • 40Wall
  • 11Harris

Substitutes

  • 15Collier
  • 23Ibrahim
  • 5Clark
  • 8Noble
  • 37Suarez

Chester

  • 31Chapman
  • 27KillockBooked at 85mins
  • 12Turner
  • 3Heath
  • 5Linwood
  • 24Rooney
  • 16Bond
  • 15Turner
  • 21MahonSubstituted forLindfieldat 90+2'minutes
  • 19Seddon
  • 10TaylorSubstituted forDanielsat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 34Menagh
  • 11Lindfield
  • 20Daniels
  • 1Danby
  • 25Bridge
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
1,610

Match Stats

Home TeamDartfordAway TeamChester
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dartford 0, Chester FC 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dartford 0, Chester FC 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Chester FC. Brendon Daniels replaces Matty Taylor.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Lindfield replaces Craig Mahon.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Craig Mahon (Chester FC).

  6. Post update

    Lee Noble (Dartford) wins a free kick.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alex Wall (Dartford) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Dartford.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lee Noble (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  10. Booking

    Ross Killock (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Ross Killock (Chester FC).

  12. Post update

    Alex Wall (Dartford) wins a free kick.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Dartford. Nathan Collier replaces Jim Stevenson.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rory McAuley (Dartford) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lee Noble with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).

  16. Post update

    Tyrone Sterling (Dartford) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gareth Seddon (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Joe Heath with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Bond (Chester FC).

  20. Post update

    Tyrone Sterling (Dartford) wins a free kick.