Ten-man Woking registered their first league win of the season as second-half goals from Gavin Williams and Joe McNerney consigned Chester to defeat.

The Cards had Josh Payne sent off for violent conduct just before half-time.

Williams broke the deadlock for the visitors with a neat right-footed finish just before the hour.

Woking doubled their lead with defender McNerney heading home John Nutter's free kick. Chester are still waiting for their first goal of the season.

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Woking manager Garry Hill told BBC Surrey:

Post-match: Woking manager Hill

"losing a player didn't help the situation and I've got no complaints with the decision.

"So coming in at half-time at 0-0 we had to reshuffle and rethink where we were going to go. If there were any questions to be asked about character or spirit or belief or hard work, I felt we showed it.

"Gavin Williams is a quality player, he's played 28 games last year in League One and I think we can see the quality when he put the ball in the net and that was a cushion for us at the time and we kept things tight.

"To come away and play the way we did and show that character second half and keep a clean sheet was a big three points."

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