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FC Halifax Town 0-2 Chester

Matty Brown and Tom Peers scored as Chester ended Halifax's three-match unbeaten run at home in the Conference.

The visitors, lively in the early exchanges, took the lead when Brown headed Kane Richards' cross into the bottom-right corner early on.

James Bolton went close to equalising with a well-struck long-range effort, while Scott Boden hit the crossbar for Halifax late on.

Substitute Peers made the hosts pay, heading home Jamie Menagh's corner.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 27Glennon
  • 2BoltonBooked at 57mins
  • 3McManus
  • 4Roberts
  • 15Roberts
  • 20Maynard
  • 7SmithSubstituted forPeniketat 46'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 22Schofield
  • 36HatfieldSubstituted forPearsonat 71'minutes
  • 9JacksonSubstituted forMarshallat 51'minutes
  • 19Boden

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 5Pearson
  • 8Marshall
  • 12Peniket
  • 14Williams

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 25TourayBooked at 76mins
  • 5Brown
  • 6Charnock
  • 22Heneghan
  • 14Menagh
  • 10RooneyBooked at 38mins
  • 8James
  • 16McConville
  • 19HobsonSubstituted forPeersat 66'minutes
  • 15RichardsSubstituted forMahonat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kay
  • 7Mahon
  • 13Roberts
  • 18Riley
  • 21Peers
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
1,901

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamChester
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home8
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Halifax Town 0, Chester FC 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 0, Chester FC 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tom Peers (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kingsley James (Chester FC).

  5. Post update

    Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  6. Booking

    Richard Peniket (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Richard Peniket (FC Halifax Town).

  8. Post update

    Matty Brown (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town).

  10. Post update

    Matty Brown (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town).

  12. Post update

    Ibou Touray (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Richard Peniket (FC Halifax Town).

  14. Post update

    Kingsley James (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 0, Chester FC 2. Tom Peers (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jamie Menagh with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  17. Post update

    Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) hits the bar with a header from the right side of the box.

  18. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. James Bolton (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Mahon replaces Kane Richards.