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Dover Athletic 3-1 Chester

Dover ended a three-match winless run with an emphatic victory over Chester at Crabble.

Ricky Miller ended a run of two games without a goal with a penalty in the 26th minute, sending Liam Roberts the wrong way after his own trickery in the box drew the foul from Chester's Matthew Waters.

James Alabi was a constant threat for Chester and he showed great strength with his back to goal to spin and lash home an equaliser on the half-hour mark.

Miller then raced clear of the visitors' backline and finished his 29th goal of the season after 49 minutes, before Joe Healy completed the scoring with a superb volley from the edge of the box nine minutes later.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 18Arnold
  • 5Essam
  • 6Orlu
  • 23Parkinson
  • 3Thomas
  • 15Grimes
  • 2Magri
  • 26HealySubstituted forKinnearat 86'minutes
  • 7ModesteBooked at 45minsSubstituted forSterlingat 89'minutes
  • 25Lafayette
  • 9MillerBooked at 37minsSubstituted forEmmanuelat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kinnear
  • 10Marsh
  • 11Pinnock
  • 16Sterling
  • 17Emmanuel

Chester

  • 13Roberts
  • 17Vassell
  • 5Hudson
  • 8Shaw
  • 16HuntSubstituted forHorwoodat 75'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 6Astles
  • 10DurrellBooked at 63mins
  • 19WatersSubstituted forJoyceat 56'minutes
  • 21Lloyd
  • 9Alabi
  • 15RichardsSubstituted forMahonat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lynch
  • 2Killock
  • 3Horwood
  • 7Mahon
  • 14Joyce
Referee:
Neil Hair
Attendance:
1,183

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 3, Chester FC 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 3, Chester FC 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Ricky Modeste.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Chris Kinnear replaces Joe Healy.

Booking

Evan Horwood (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Evan Horwood replaces Johnny Hunt.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Mahon replaces Kane Richards.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Moses Emmanuel replaces Ricky Miller.

Booking

Elliott Durrell (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 3, Chester FC 1. Joe Healy (Dover Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Wade Joyce replaces Matty Waters.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 2, Chester FC 1. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic).

Second Half

Second Half begins Dover Athletic 1, Chester FC 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dover Athletic 1, Chester FC 1.

Booking

Ricky Modeste (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Chester FC 1. James Alabi (Chester FC).

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Chester FC 0. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) converts the penalty with a.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City28184657292858
2Forest Green30169561362557
3Dag & Red29174849311855
4Tranmere28165738241453
5Dover301641061461552
6Barrow291310647301749
7Aldershot3013893729847
8Macclesfield281441041291246
9Gateshead301110947331443
10Chester30111094638843
11Boreham Wood30119103127442
12Wrexham31119113038-842
13Eastleigh29101184236641
14Bromley29125123842-441
15Solihull Moors29107124045-537
16Sutton United28106123136-536
17Torquay3096153543-833
18Braintree2987143249-1731
19Woking2986154153-1230
20Southport3086163763-2630
21Maidstone United3085173356-2329
22Guiseley2977153446-1228
23North Ferriby United3183201847-2927
24York30511142747-2026
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