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Chesterfield 2-1 Swindon Town

Chesterfield ended a run of four defeats with victory over Swindon to boost their hopes of staying in the Football League.

Chris O'Grady's second league goal of the season and Andy Kellett's strike was enough despite Rollin Menayese's header after Swindon had Ollie Banks sent off.

Chesterfield scored with their first attack when Kellett's cross was pushed out by Reice Charles-Cook and O'Grady bundled the ball over the line.

Aaron Ramsdale turned behind a Matt Taylor free-kick but both teams had to make a change when the Robins lost captain Ollie Lancashire and Chesterfield skipper Robbie Weir went off with a knee injury.

The away side missed a chance in the 42nd minute when a corner dropped to former Chesterfield striker Marc Richards but he fired over from 12 yards and the hosts went further ahead in the 51st minute.

Jak McCourt played Kellett in and the midfielder turned inside a defender before steering a low shot inside the right post from 16 yards.

Banks had a shot deflected against the bar before he was sent off for a late challenge on Louis Reed in the 72nd minute.

Menayese headed in a Taylor free-kick three minutes later but the Spireites held on.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Ramsdale
  • 27BarryBooked at 90mins
  • 33Whitmore
  • 35Nelson
  • 22TalbotSubstituted forBinnom-Williamsat 79'minutes
  • 24KellettSubstituted forRowleyat 86'minutes
  • 28WeirSubstituted forMcCourtat 36'minutes
  • 25ReedBooked at 82mins
  • 41Hines
  • 19Dodds
  • 10O'Grady

Substitutes

  • 3Binnom-Williams
  • 9Dennis
  • 15Rowley
  • 20Maguire
  • 26McCourt
  • 34Jones
  • 44Brown

Swindon

Formation 3-5-2

  • 21Charles-Cook
  • 2Purkiss
  • 6LancashireSubstituted forRobertsonat 28'minutes
  • 32Menayese
  • 24Knoyle
  • 30AndersonSubstituted forNorrisat 59'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 29BanksBooked at 72mins
  • 31Taylor
  • 20GordonSubstituted forWooleryat 60'minutes
  • 7Mullin
  • 17Richards

Substitutes

  • 5Robertson
  • 8Dunne
  • 9Norris
  • 14Iandolo
  • 22Woolery
  • 28Moore
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
4,668

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Chesterfield 2, Swindon Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Chesterfield 2, Swindon Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Bradley Barry (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Knoyle (Swindon Town).

  5. Booking

    Bradley Barry (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Post update

    Jak McCourt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Marc Richards (Swindon Town).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Rollin Menayese.

  9. Post update

    Sid Nelson (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Marc Richards (Swindon Town).

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Louis Reed (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Chris O'Grady (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Chris Robertson (Swindon Town).

  14. Post update

    Chris O'Grady (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Rollin Menayese (Swindon Town).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jak McCourt (Chesterfield).

  17. Post update

    Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Chesterfield. Joe Rowley replaces Andy Kellett.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  20. Booking

    Louis Reed (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton34208674344068
2Accrington34205958382065
3Wycombe34188867501762
4Notts County351710856362061
5Mansfield341612653351860
6Exeter33184114437758
7Swindon35183145551457
8Lincoln City34141194637953
9Coventry33156123728951
10Carlisle35149125045551
11Crawley35156144143-251
12Colchester351311114541450
13Newport341212104143-248
14Cambridge35139133545-1048
15Stevenage35119154651-542
16Cheltenham351010154852-440
17Yeovil34108164655-938
18Crewe35113214157-1636
19Forest Green34106183956-1736
20Grimsby3599173051-2136
21Morecambe33811143444-1035
22Port Vale3498173749-1235
23Chesterfield3486203561-2630
24Barnet3578203352-1929
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