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Bradford City 2-0 Chesterfield

Lee Evans
Lee Evans, on loan from Wolves, scored his fourth goal of the season

Play-off-bound Bradford City made it seven successive home wins with victory over Chesterfield in League One.

Tony McMahon's shot deflected into the path of Lee Evans, who superbly volleyed in left-footed from 25 yards.

Chesterfield were reduced to 10 men when Sam Hird brought down Jamie Proctor as the Bradford striker bore down on goal.

Proctor then found Billy Clarke in the six-yard area, and the Irish striker calmly slotted in to double the lead.

Bradford will face Millwall in the play-off semi-finals, with the Lions scoring a dramatic last-minute penalty at Gillingham to secure second-leg home advantage.

Chesterfield finished 18th, seven points clear of the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdle
  • 16BurkeSubstituted forClarkeat 45'minutes
  • 3Meredith
  • 29McMahon
  • 4Evans
  • 12CullenSubstituted forMoraisat 79'minutes
  • 26AndersonSubstituted forReidat 68'minutes
  • 19Proctor
  • 10Clarke

Substitutes

  • 5Clarke
  • 14Morris
  • 17Reid
  • 20Morais
  • 21Thorpe
  • 30Cracknell
  • 34Webb-Foster

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 16RaglanBooked at 65mins
  • 4HirdBooked at 67mins
  • 23AndersonSubstituted forTalbotat 40'minutes
  • 19Donohue
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 24BanksBooked at 79mins
  • 5Liddle
  • 13Campbell-RyceSubstituted forSlewat 54'minutes
  • 10O'Shea
  • 7GardnerSubstituted forDimaioat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Evatt
  • 15Humphreys
  • 17Dimaio
  • 20Chapman
  • 22Simons
  • 25Talbot
  • 32Slew
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
20,807

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 2, Chesterfield 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 2, Chesterfield 0.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by James Meredith.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Bradford City).

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.

Attempt blocked. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 2, Chesterfield 0. Billy Clarke (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jamie Proctor.

Attempt saved. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Bradford City).

Gary Liddle (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Bradford City).

Gary Liddle (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Dion Donohue.

Attempt missed. Jamie Proctor (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Jordan Slew (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Filipe Morais replaces Josh Cullen.

Booking

Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kyel Reid (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Foul by Josh Cullen (Bradford City).

Connor Dimaio (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Bradford City).

Jordan Slew (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kyel Reid (Bradford City).

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

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

Jordan Slew (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Connor Dimaio replaces Dan Gardner.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Kyel Reid replaces Paul Anderson.

Attempt missed. Billy Clarke (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Jamie Proctor (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dismissal

Sam Hird (Chesterfield) is shown the red card.

Foul by Sam Hird (Chesterfield).

Booking

Charlie Raglan (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan462415782453787
2Burton4625101157372085
3Walsall4624121071492284
4Millwall462491373492481
5Bradford4623111255401580
6Barnsley462281670541674
7Scunthorpe4621111460471374
8Coventry4619121567491869
9Gillingham4619121571561569
10Rochdale461912156861769
11Sheff Utd461812166459566
12Port Vale461811175658-265
13Peterborough46196218273963
14Bury461612185673-1760
15Southend461611195864-659
16Swindon461611196471-759
17Oldham461218164458-1454
18Chesterfield46158235870-1253
19Fleetwood461215195256-451
20Shrewsbury461311225879-2150
21Doncaster461113224864-1646
22Blackpool461210244063-2346
23Colchester46913245799-4240
24Crewe46713264683-3734
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