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Chesterfield 0-3 Swindon Town

Andy Williams
Andy Williams joined Swindon from Yeovil in 2012

Swindon Town moved up to third in League One with a convincing victory at mid-table Chesterfield.

The Spireites had the early chances with Jimmy Ryan, Eoin Doyle and Sam Morsy all going close, before the visitors scored twice in four minutes.

Yaser Kasim's curling free-kick was followed by a Nathan Byrne strike as he cut inside to beat keeper Tommy Lee.

Andy Williams scored Swindon's third when he rounded Lee two minutes after coming on as substitute.

Swindon are five points behind second-placed Preston, who won 2-0 at Leyton Orient.

Swindon Town defender and goalscorer Nathan Byrne told BBC Wiltshire:

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Byrne on Chesterfield v Swindon

"The main thing for us is that we got a clean sheet.

"We've been disappointed with the last three games and we wanted to put it right.

"The gaffer said the main thing was to stay in the game and defend properly.

"We know we never have a problem going forward so that's what we did and it paid off."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 2Darikwa
  • 23EvattBooked at 29mins
  • 29Margreitter
  • 5MorsyBooked at 36mins
  • 3JonesBooked at 27mins
  • 8RyanSubstituted forAriyibiat 53'minutes
  • 7GardnerSubstituted forJohnsonat 53'minutes
  • 12Clucas
  • 6GobernSubstituted forBanksat 74'minutes
  • 17Doyle

Substitutes

  • 10O'Shea
  • 15Humphreys
  • 16Raglan
  • 24Banks
  • 26Johnson
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 30Hunt

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 5StephensBooked at 85mins
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 3Byrne
  • 4Luongo
  • 8Kasim
  • 19ThompsonSubstituted forReevesat 81'minutes
  • 12BellSubstituted forToffoloat 86'minutes
  • 9Smith
  • 20ObikaSubstituted forWilliamsat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Gladwin
  • 10Williams
  • 14Reeves
  • 15Toffolo
  • 23Barthram
  • 25Belford
  • 26Rodgers
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
6,144

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away0
Fouls
Home14
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 0, Swindon Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Swindon Town 3.

Foul by Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield).

Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Sam Clucas (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Harry Toffolo replaces Amari'i Bell.

Attempt missed. Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Booking

Jack Stephens (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jack Stephens (Swindon Town).

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Smith (Swindon Town).

Foul by Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield).

Amari'i Bell (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jake Reeves replaces Louis Thompson.

Delay in match Amari'i Bell (Swindon Town) because of an injury.

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jack Stephens (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Michael Smith (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Oliver Banks replaces Oscar Gobern.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

Foul by Oscar Gobern (Chesterfield).

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 0, Swindon Town 3. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nathan Byrne.

Hand ball by Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Andy Williams replaces Jonathan Obika.

Foul by Oscar Gobern (Chesterfield).

Louis Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Turnbull.

Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) hits the left post with a header from the left side of the six yard box.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Yaser Kasim.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Wes Foderingham.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Amari'i Bell.

Attempt saved. Michael Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Attempt missed. Michael Smith (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City1596032171533
2Preston1494128131531
3Swindon1475230171326
4Notts County147522112926
5Peterborough158252417726
6Sheff Utd148242218426
7Oldham156722317625
8MK Dons1373327151224
9Rochdale1472526151123
10Fleetwood155461716119
11Chesterfield155462324-119
12Bradford155461920-119
13Crawley155371424-1018
14Colchester154562122-117
15Barnsley144462224-216
16Port Vale154472023-316
17Coventry154471825-716
18Walsall153661215-315
19Leyton Orient153661520-515
20Doncaster134361220-815
21Gillingham153571421-714
22Yeovil153481226-1413
23Crewe1541101231-1913
24Scunthorpe153391729-1212
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