Match ends, Chester FC 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.
Chester 3-0 Dagenham & Redbridge
Chester stunned Dagenham & Redbridge with a comprehensive 3-0 win home win the National League.
The unfancied Blues were galvanised from the outset, and took the lead after 12 minutes when Elliott Durrell netted with a stunning volley from 25 yards.
John Still's men were still reeling when Theo Vassell slid a superb ball through to Tom Shaw, and the midfielder bided his time before smashing past Elliot Justham.
Liam Roberts did his bit in the Chester goal, parrying a firm Oli Hawkins header.
After the break, an inspired Chester pushed on and Johnny Hunt whipped in a cross for James Alabi to head in and crown a fine night.
Report supplied by the Press Association.
- 3HorwoodBooked at 53minsSubstituted forMahonat 74'minutes
- 10DurrellSubstituted forChapellat 72'minutes
- 9AlabiSubstituted forWatersat 82'minutes
Dag & Red
- 10GuttridgeBooked at 54minsSubstituted forAssombalongaat 68'minutes
- 12HawkinsSubstituted forBensonat 77'minutes
- Tom Nield
Second Half ends, Chester FC 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.
Substitution, Chester FC. Matty Waters replaces James Alabi.
Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Paul Benson replaces Oliver Hawkins.
Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Mahon replaces Evan Horwood.
Substitution, Chester FC. Jordan Chapell replaces Elliott Durrell.
Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Christian Assombalonga replaces Luke Guttridge.
Goal! Chester FC 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 0. James Alabi (Chester FC).
Luke Guttridge (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Evan Horwood (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card.
Second Half begins Chester FC 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.
First Half ends, Chester FC 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.
Goal! Chester FC 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 0. Tom Shaw (Chester FC).
Goal! Chester FC 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 0. Elliott Durrell (Chester FC).
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.