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Chesterfield 1-1 Exeter City

Eoin Doyle's second-half penalty earned promotion-chasing Chesterfield a draw and denied Exeter a precious win in their battle to avoid relegation.

The visitors went in front with a deflected free-kick from Matt Grimes.

Sam Morsy was sent off for a lunging tackle on Grimes but Doyle levelled for the 10 men after he had been tripped.

Chesterfield are second, three points inside the top three, while Exeter lie two points above the relegation zone with three games left to play.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 4Hird
  • 7Darikwa
  • 26GardnerSubstituted forGnanduilletat 50'minutes
  • 25EvattBooked at 59mins
  • 6Cooper
  • 5MorsyBooked at 75mins
  • 17Doyle
  • 9RichardsSubstituted forKearnsat 71'minutes
  • 11Roberts
  • 3SmithSubstituted forHumphreysat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Togwell
  • 10O'Shea
  • 15Humphreys
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 29Kearns
  • 35Dunbavin
  • 44Beesley

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 8Oakley
  • 4Bennett
  • 6Coles
  • 7SercombeBooked at 79mins
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 14Richards
  • 19O'FlynnSubstituted forNicholsat 68'minutes
  • 29Grimes

Substitutes

  • 1Krysiak
  • 5Baldwin
  • 11Davies
  • 20Nichols
  • 22Keohane
  • 32Wheeler
  • 35Gill
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
7,331

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1.
Attempt saved. Matt Oakley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Cooper.
Attempt missed. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.
Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Daniel Coles (Exeter City).
Sam Hird (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Eliot Richards (Exeter City).
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.
Attempt saved. Scott Bennett (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ritchie Humphreys.
Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Matt Oakley.
Attempt missed. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).
Eliot Richards (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).
Craig Woodman (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

Booking

Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.
Liam Cooper (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 1, Exeter City 1. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
Penalty Chesterfield. Eoin Doyle draws a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty conceded by Danny Butterfield (Exeter City) after a foul in the penalty area.
Tom Nichols (Exeter City) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box.
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Cooper.
Attempt blocked. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Dismissal

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) is shown the red card for fighting.
Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).
Foul by Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield).
Daniel Coles (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Daniel Kearns replaces Marc Richards.
Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tom Nichols replaces John O'Flynn.
Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Daniel Coles.
Attempt saved. Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Sam Hird (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City).
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Cooper.
Attempt blocked. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).
Eliot Richards (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Craig Woodman.
Foul by Gary Roberts (Chesterfield).
Scott Bennett (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.
Attempt saved. John O'Flynn (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Dan Gardner.
Foul by Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield).
John O'Flynn (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chesterfield 0, Exeter City 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Ritchie Humphreys replaces Nathan Smith.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Exeter City 1.
Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Danny Butterfield.
Foul by Eliot Richards (Exeter City).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Scunthorpe43192042577
2Chesterfield43201582775
3Rochdale43229121975
4Fleetwood43219131472
5Burton42181410568
6Southend431714121565
7York43161611964
8Oxford Utd43161413762
9Plymouth43161017-658
10Bury43131812957
11Dag & Red43141514-357
12Mansfield43141514-657
13Newport43131515-354
14Wimbledon43131416-553
15Cheltenham43121615-952
16Accrington43121516-351
17Portsmouth42121515-1251
18Morecambe43121417-1450
19Hartlepool42131019-249
20Exeter43121318-649
21Wycombe43111418-947
22Bristol Rovers42111417-947
23Northampton43111418-1947
24Torquay4310924-2439
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