League Two
Exeter0Chesterfield2

Exeter City 0-2 Chesterfield

Marc Richards

Second-half goals from Ollie Banks and Marc Richards sent Chesterfield top of League Two after dominating Exeter.

After forcing seven corners in the first half, the Spireites took the lead on 48 minutes when Banks's header went over the line before being cleared.

Richards headed straight at Exeter keeper Artur Krysiak before scoring his sixth of the season from a flowing counter attack 20 minutes from time.

Exeter offered very little all night, mustering only one shot on target.

Chesterfield move two points clear at the top of the table, having played one game more than Oxford United, ahead of the weekend's fixtures with Exeter staying in 11th.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Krysiak
  • 2ButterfieldBooked at 90mins
  • 3Woodman
  • 7Sercombe
  • 4Bennett
  • 15Moore-TaylorSubstituted forBaldwinat 69'minutes
  • 32WheelerSubstituted forGrimesat 69'minutes
  • 35Gill
  • 20Nichols
  • 25ParkinSubstituted forGowat 57'minutes
  • 11Davies

Substitutes

  • 5Baldwin
  • 10Gow
  • 19O'Flynn
  • 21Gosling
  • 22Keohane
  • 29Grimes
  • 30Pym

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25Talbot
  • 15Humphreys
  • 8Togwell
  • 23Evatt
  • 4Hird
  • 7Darikwa
  • 2Banks
  • 17DoyleSubstituted forO'Sheaat 85'minutes
  • 9RichardsSubstituted forBrownat 75'minutes
  • 24McFadzeanSubstituted forGnanduilletat 60'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 5Morsy
  • 10O'Shea
  • 16Devitt
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 22Brown
  • 28McSheffrey
  • 33Mason
Referee:
Carl Berry
Attendance:
3,449

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away10
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 2.

Booking

Danny Butterfield (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Artur Krysiak.

Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Matt Brown.

Foul by Drew Talbot (Chesterfield).

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Jay O'Shea replaces Eoin Doyle.

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

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ritchie Humphreys.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ritchie Humphreys.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Matt Brown replaces Marc Richards.

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Drew Talbot (Chesterfield).

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 2. Marc Richards (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Pat Baldwin replaces Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Matt Grimes replaces David Wheeler.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Sam Togwell (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Callum McFadzean.

Attempt saved. Marc Richards (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Scott Bennett (Exeter City).

Marc Richards (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Alan Gow replaces Sam Parkin.

Hand ball by Sam Parkin (Exeter City).

Attempt missed. Sam Parkin (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Oliver Banks.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 1. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Callum McFadzean following a corner.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Craig Woodman.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Matthew Gill (Exeter City).

Sam Togwell (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Exeter City 0, Chesterfield 0.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield2111641439
2Oxford Utd2010731637
3Fleetwood201127935
4Newport20974834
5Southend211047734
6Scunthorpe20974534
7Burton201046334
8Rochdale211047234
9Morecambe21957-132
10Dag & Red20866430
11Exeter21858-229
12Wimbledon20767-127
13Cheltenham21696-427
14Hartlepool20758126
15Wycombe20668-224
16Plymouth20659-723
17Mansfield20578-522
18Portsmouth20578-722
19Bury20488-320
20York20488-420
21Accrington205510-720
22Bristol Rovers20479-519
23Northampton204610-918
24Torquay204610-1218
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