Match ends, Gateshead 1, Chesterfield 0.
A Steven Rigg penalty ensured Gateshead ended their six-match winless run with victory against Chesterfield.
Keeping with the form book, the three points had to be ground out in gutsy fashion by the hosts.
Less than 30 minutes in, the Heed went ahead when Will Evans nudged Rigg too forcibly in the box and the latter got up to stick away the resultant penalty kick.
Ben Clark's men could easily have doubled their lead before the break, but Shwan Jalal saved from Rigg and Connor Thomson hit the rebound against a post.
Match report supplied by the Press Association.
- 15WhiteBooked at 42mins
- 17ForbesSubstituted forHunterat 34'minutes
- 5EvansBooked at 27mins
- 7CarterSubstituted forKiwomyaat 63'minutes
- 6MaguireSubstituted forChapmanat 76'minutes
- 28ReidBooked at 50mins
- 32FortunéSubstituted forDentonat 58'minutes
- Matthew Dicicco
Second Half ends, Gateshead 1, Chesterfield 0.
Substitution, Chesterfield. Ellis Chapman replaces Laurence Maguire.
Substitution, Chesterfield. Alex Kiwomya replaces Charlie Carter.
Substitution, Chesterfield. Tom Denton replaces Marc-Antoine Fortuné.
Kyel Reid (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Second Half begins Gateshead 1, Chesterfield 0.
First Half ends, Gateshead 1, Chesterfield 0.
Tom White (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Substitution, Gateshead. Jack Hunter replaces Elliot Forbes.
Will Evans (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Goal! Gateshead 1, Chesterfield 0. Steven Rigg (Gateshead) converts the penalty with a.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.