Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Coventry City 1.
James Maddison's late free-kick denied Danny Wilson victory in his first home game as Chesterfield boss.
The Spireites scored their first goal in over eight hours when striker Lee Novak glanced Jay O'Shea's free-kick into the top corner.
Although City dominated the second half, Chesterfield almost made it two when Sylvan Ebanks-Blake hit the bar.
Maddison earned a point for Coventry late on when his superb strike curled past Chesterfield keeper Tommy Lee.
Coventry manager Tony Mowbray told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:
"I think we're hugely disappointed that we didn't take three points.
"We got some reward from the game from our efforts; we have to take the point, but we're disappointed we didn't take three.
"The fans came today to show how passionate they can be, so for us as a team the least we can do is show the passion on the pitch, and thankfully we got a goal late on and can take something from the match."
- 6EvattSubstituted forNovakat 22'minutesBooked at 90mins
- 2HerdSubstituted forBanksat 80'minutes
- 5MorsyBooked at 54mins
- 10O'SheaSubstituted forDieseruvweat 61'minutes
- 17PhillipsSubstituted forTudgayat 78'minutes
- 7FleckBooked at 84mins
- 40KentSubstituted forMurphyat 65'minutes
- 10MaddisonBooked at 54mins
- 32FortunéSubstituted forArmstrongat 65'minutes
- Paul Tierney
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Coventry City 1.
Foul by Lee Novak (Chesterfield).
Jim O'Brien (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Attempt saved. Adam Armstrong (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Goal! Chesterfield 1, Coventry City 1. James Maddison (Coventry City) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
Foul by Sam Hird (Chesterfield).
James Maddison (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
John Fleck (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by John Fleck (Coventry City).
Hand ball by Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield).
Foul by Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield).
Romain Vincelot (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Dion Donohue (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Jacob Murphy (Coventry City).
Substitution, Chesterfield. Oliver Banks replaces Chris Herd because of an injury.
Attempt blocked. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Substitution, Coventry City. Marcus Tudgay replaces Aaron Phillips.
Chris Herd (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.