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Chesterfield 1-2 Dover Athletic

Late Alfie Pavey headers saw Dover rally from behind to beat Chesterfield in a dramatic finale at the Proact Stadium.

Home goalkeeper Shwan Jalal was alert to the early danger when Michael Woods rifled Inih Effiong's lay-off towards goal.

Dover's Kevin Lokko then looped a header over the bar, with Jalal making another good save to keep out Bobby-Joe Taylor.

The Spireites responded well, with Scott Boden dodging his marker to shoot just wide.

Effiong smashed one over after the break, and Chesterfield bared their teeth when Will Evans curled a shot wide before the hour.

David Buchanan tried unsuccessfully to pick out Boden at the back post, but moments later, the latter controlled well and netted the opening goal.

The lead would not last long, however, as Pavey levelled by heading in Josh Passley's cross.

The Proact faithful fell silent five minutes from time when Pavey nodded home another to clinch all three points for Dover.

Report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Jalal
  • 3Buchanan
  • 5Evans
  • 8Weston
  • 4Yarney
  • 23Smith
  • 15WeirSubstituted forWakefieldat 86'minutes
  • 7Rowley
  • 21McKay
  • 10Mandeville
  • 19Boden

Substitutes

  • 12Coddington
  • 20Wedgbury
  • 22Wakefield
  • 27Sharman
  • 33Sheridan

Dover

  • 13Worgan
  • 2Passley
  • 4Doe
  • 18Gobern
  • 3Taylor
  • 5Lokko
  • 8Woods
  • 11MunnsSubstituted forReasonat 71'minutes
  • 12ModesteSubstituted forL'Ghoulat 71'minutes
  • 19Rigg
  • 9EffiongSubstituted forPaveyat 67'minutesBooked at 88mins

Substitutes

  • 1Mersin
  • 6De Havilland
  • 7Reason
  • 10L'Ghoul
  • 14Pavey
Referee:
Andrew Kitchen
Attendance:
4,332

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Dover Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Dover Athletic 2.

Booking

Alfie Pavey (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Charlie Wakefield replaces Robbie Weir.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Dover Athletic 2. Alfie Pavey (Dover Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Dover Athletic 1. Alfie Pavey (Dover Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Dover Athletic 0. Scott Boden (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Jai Reason replaces Jack Munns.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Nassim L'Ghoul replaces Ricky Modeste.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Alfie Pavey replaces Inih Effiong.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chesterfield 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

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4Fylde11002113
5Dover11002113
6Torquay11002113
7Wrexham11002113
8Barnet11001013
9Eastleigh11001013
10Maidenhead United11001013
11Harrogate10102201
12Solihull Moors10102201
13Bromley10100001
14Chorley10100001
15Aldershot100112-10
16Barrow100112-10
17Boreham Wood100112-10
18Chesterfield100112-10
19Notts County100101-10
20Stockport100101-10
21Yeovil100101-10
22Hartlepool100113-20
23Dag & Red100102-20
24Ebbsfleet100114-30
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