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Chester 1-1 Gateshead

Gateshead battled back against struggling Chester to earn their second successive 1-1 draw.

Chester, who are now winless in eight, took an early lead when Ross Killock nodded in John Rooney's free-kick.

James Marwood equalised for the visitors when he latched on to Liam Hatch's ball over the top and fired home.

James Brown and James Curtis both went close as the visitors searched for a late winner, but Chester held on.

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Chester manager Neil Young told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"We've got to remember that we're part-time and we only played 48 hours ago. A lot of these lads haven't played for a while.

"The effort and commitment again - you can't fault it. They've kept going and got something from the game and it would have been unfair if they hadn't."

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Danby
  • 12Turner
  • 27KillockBooked at 19mins
  • 4Horan
  • 3HeathBooked at 26mins
  • 24Rooney
  • 25Miller
  • 8Jarrett
  • 34MenaghSubstituted forMcIntyreat 77'minutes
  • 22Titchiner
  • 7ReedSubstituted forPeersat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 23Peers
  • 2Kay
  • 14McIntyre
  • 21Mahon
  • 16Williams

Gateshead

  • 1Bartlett
  • 6Clark
  • 5Curtis
  • 16Baxter
  • 22Sirrell
  • 17WalkerSubstituted forCumminsat 51'minutes
  • 4ChandlerSubstituted forBrownat 67'minutes
  • 8TurnbullBooked at 63mins
  • 18Marwood
  • 29Oster
  • 25MaddisonSubstituted forHatchat 33'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Magnay
  • 9Hatch
  • 11Cummins
  • 21Ramshaw
  • 14Brown
Referee:
Peter Banks
Attendance:
2,017

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterAway TeamGateshead
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 1, Gateshead 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 1, Gateshead 1.
Offside, Gateshead. Phillip Turnbull tries a through ball, but Phillip Turnbull is caught offside.
Foul by George Miller (Chester FC).
James Curtis (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. George Horan (Chester FC) header from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Chester FC.
Hand ball by Lewis Sirrell (Gateshead).
Foul by Jason Jarrett (Chester FC).
Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Offside, Chester FC. George Miller tries a through ball, but George Miller is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Kevin McIntyre replaces Jamie Menagh.
Offside, Gateshead. James Marwood tries a through ball, but James Marwood is caught offside.
Attempt missed. James Brown (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Alex Titchiner (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Tom Peers replaces Jamie Reed.
Offside, Gateshead. Liam Hatch tries a through ball, but Liam Hatch is caught offside.
Attempt missed. James Curtis (Gateshead) header from the right side of the box misses to the right.
Corner, Gateshead.
Foul by George Horan (Chester FC).
Liam Hatch (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Offside, Gateshead. Liam Hatch tries a through ball, but Liam Hatch is caught offside.
Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).
Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Corner, Chester FC.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 1, Gateshead 1. James Marwood (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Liam Hatch with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. James Brown replaces Jamie Chandler.
Attempt saved. Liam Hatch (Gateshead) header from the right side of the box is saved. Assisted by John Oster.
Corner, Gateshead.

Booking

Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.
Offside, Gateshead. James Marwood tries a through ball, but James Marwood is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Jamie Menagh (Chester FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Corner, Gateshead.
Foul by Jason Jarrett (Chester FC).
John Oster (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Offside, Chester FC. John Rooney tries a through ball, but John Rooney is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Liam Hatch (Gateshead) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Liam Hatch (Gateshead) header from the right side of the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Michael Cummins replaces Josh Walker.
Offside, Gateshead. Jamie Chandler tries a through ball, but Jamie Chandler is caught offside.
Attempt saved. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Jason Jarrett (Chester FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by John Rooney.
Corner, Chester FC.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chester FC 1, Gateshead 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chester FC 1, Gateshead 0.
Offside, Chester FC. Jamie Reed tries a through ball, but Jamie Reed is caught offside.
Attempt saved. James Marwood (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Jason Jarrett (Chester FC).
Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Lewis Turner (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Corner, Gateshead.
Offside, Chester FC. Jamie Reed tries a through ball, but Jamie Reed is caught offside.
Offside, Gateshead. James Marwood tries a through ball, but James Marwood is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Liam Hatch replaces Marcus Maddison.
Offside, Gateshead. Josh Walker tries a through ball, but Josh Walker is caught offside.

Booking

Joe Heath (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Joe Heath (Chester FC).
Marcus Maddison (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Jamie Menagh (Chester FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.
Foul by Ben Clark (Gateshead).
Jamie Reed (Chester FC) wins a free kick.
goal

As It Stood

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1Luton2515823353
2Cambridge2415722752
3Alfreton2615110146
4Grimsby2313461443
5Kidderminster251339442
6Halifax2612591141
7Nuneaton251186341
8Salisbury241248540
9Barnet251096939
10Braintree241158938
11Gateshead241149437
12Macclesfield241059235
13Welling24978234
14Forest Green2410311633
15Wrexham249510432
16Hereford258710-231
17Woking248511-629
18Lincoln City247611-927
19Aldershot241059525
20Southport246513-1723
21Chester2541011-1522
22Tamworth235612-2021
23Dartford265318-2618
24Hyde United240321-443
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