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Chorley 1-2 Yeovil Town

Rhys Murphy headed an 85th-minute winner as Yeovil beat Chorley in the National League.

Murphy nodded in emphatically as the final whistle closed in after a fantastic delivery from James Tilley.

Prior to that, it had looked as if Ntumba Massanka had earned Chorley a point when he replied to Matt Worthington's seventh-minute opener.

Massanka was in the right place to convert after a long throw fell to him in the box, with Worthington having earlier scored after fine set-up play from Murphy.

Jimmy Smith also hit the woodwork twice for Yeovil, who had a Tom Bradbury goal ruled out for offside.

Yeovil play again on Tuesday, with their abandoned FA Cup tie against Haringey to be replayed after the initial match was halted after allegations of racism in the crowd.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Chorley

  • 1Urwin
  • 2Challoner
  • 3BlakemanSubstituted forNewbyat 88'minutes
  • 13Cottrell
  • 7Newby
  • 6Meppen-Walter
  • 12Ross
  • 16Baines
  • 17NorteySubstituted forAlmondat 88'minutes
  • 18Massanka
  • 20Holroyd

Substitutes

  • 8O'Keefe
  • 10Almond
  • 11Newby
  • 14Dodds
  • 21Eccles

Yeovil

  • 1NelsonBooked at 70mins
  • 4Collins
  • 5SmithBooked at 50minsSubstituted forDagnallat 79'minutes
  • 11Hippolyte
  • 8D'Ath
  • 7WorthingtonSubstituted forTilleyat 71'minutes
  • 9Murphy
  • 14DuffusBooked at 59minsSubstituted forOmotayoat 71'minutes
  • 18Skendi
  • 19Bradbury
  • 24Hutton

Substitutes

  • 10Omotayo
  • 22McCoy
  • 28Tilley
  • 33Dagnall
  • 39Arnold
Referee:
Andrew Kitchen
Attendance:
1,279

Live Text

Match ends, Chorley 1, Yeovil Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chorley 1, Yeovil Town 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Chorley. Louis Almond replaces Nortei Nortey.

Substitution

Substitution, Chorley. Elliot Newby replaces Adam Blakeman.

Goal!

Goal! Chorley 1, Yeovil Town 2. Rhys Murphy (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Chris Dagnall replaces Jimmy Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. James Tilley replaces Matthew Worthington.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Gold Omotayo replaces Courtney Duffus.

Goal!

Goal! Chorley 1, Yeovil Town 1. Ntumba Massanka (Chorley).

Booking

Stuart Nelson (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Courtney Duffus (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jimmy Smith (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chorley 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chorley 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Goal!

Goal! Chorley 0, Yeovil Town 1. Matthew Worthington (Yeovil Town).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bromley18105332211135
2Yeovil18111631201134
3Halifax1810262621532
4Harrogate188552319429
5Barrow179173124728
6Woking187742721628
7Torquay188463328528
8Notts County187652618827
9Solihull Moors188372619727
10Dag & Red177642119227
11Hartlepool187562524126
12Barnet186752423125
13Eastleigh186752021-125
14Boreham Wood187382622424
15Maidenhead United187382219324
16Dover177372124-324
17Stockport177371825-724
18Chesterfield185672328-521
19Fylde175482232-1019
20Aldershot1853101724-718
21Sutton United173771823-516
22Wrexham183782128-716
23Ebbsfleet1834112236-1413
24Chorley1811071329-1613
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