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Chesterfield 3-0 Southend United

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has scored five goals in 12 appearances for Chesterfield this season

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake scored twice to help Chesterfield record a comfortable victory over Southend United.

Spireites forward Lee Novak slid home the opener early on, and Ian Evatt came close to adding a second as his header came back off the post.

Ebanks-Blake fired high into Dan Bentley's goal from inside the box to extend the lead before the break.

Southend striker Joe Pigott had a shot saved by Tommy Lee, before Ebanks-Blake scored his second goal from a corner.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Lee
  • 25Talbot
  • 6EvattBooked at 87mins
  • 16Raglan
  • 3Jones
  • 10O'Shea
  • 2HerdBooked at 59minsSubstituted forO'Neilat 70'minutes
  • 5Morsy
  • 7GardnerSubstituted forSimonsat 75'minutes
  • 11Novak
  • 9Ebanks-BlakeSubstituted forDieseruvweat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Hird
  • 12O'Neil
  • 20Chapman
  • 22Simons
  • 24Banks
  • 26Dieseruvwe
  • 28Ariyibi

Southend

Formation 4-3-1-2

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 15Bolger
  • 6Prosser
  • 3Coker
  • 18Leonard
  • 4WordsworthSubstituted forPayneat 63'minutes
  • 9MooneySubstituted forHurstat 71'minutes
  • 8Timlin
  • 23PigottBooked at 77minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 79'minutes
  • 11Weston

Substitutes

  • 10Payne
  • 12Atkinson
  • 13Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 17McLaughlin
  • 20Rea
  • 28Williams
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
5,703

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home20
Away15
Shots on Target
Home10
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Chesterfield 3, Southend United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Chesterfield 3, Southend United 0.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Myles Weston (Southend United).

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  5. Post update

    Liam O'Neil (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Michael Timlin (Southend United).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. John White (Southend United) header from the right side of the box misses to the right.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

  9. Post update

    Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Michael Timlin (Southend United).

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kevan Hurst (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  12. Booking

    Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

  14. Post update

    Jack Payne (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Jason Williams replaces Joe Pigott.

  20. Post update

    Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham1493228141430
2Walsall148422181328
3Burton148241313026
4Coventry1373320101024
5Sheff Utd147342519624
6Bury146622419524
7Wigan146532417723
8Southend146351415-121
9Chesterfield146262120120
10Rochdale145451816219
11Bradford135441517-219
12Colchester145452128-719
13Peterborough145362624218
14Millwall135352022-218
15Port Vale144551616017
16Scunthorpe145271618-217
17Oldham142931722-515
18Shrewsbury144281721-414
19Barnsley134271620-414
20Doncaster133551116-514
21Blackpool133461018-813
22Fleetwood143381823-512
23Swindon143381824-612
24Crewe142481322-910
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