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Chesterfield 2-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Chesterfield maintained their promotion challenge with a 2-0 victory over mid-table Wycombe.

Wycombe defended well until a Jay O'Shea cross from the right was met by Ollie Banks, who nodded home.

The advantage was doubled when Armand Gnanduillet rose to head a Gary Roberts corner past Matt Ingram.

A smart save from Tommy Lee denied Billy Knott, as the Spireites held on for their fourth consecutive clean sheet in all competitions.

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Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth told BBC 3CR:

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Post-match: Wycombe boss Ainsworth

"We didn't turn up first half, and that really, really frustrates me. I said this time last year, we were encouraged, we were getting better. Now it's really frustrating.

"I had a pop at them at half-time because they didn't turn up, second half they come and perform like they did. It just really does frustrate me because the energy levels were there, the closing was there, but it took a rollocking at half-time and a change of shape for us to keep anywhere near them today.

"You look at the chances - Chesterfield have had three shots at our goal today and scored two. We must have had five or six and not got anywhere near really.

"We'll work on it, but we've got a big game on Tuesday. We can't be dwelling on games and going through things and working on them in training all week, because we've got Exeter just round the corner, and I want to get back to winning ways against them."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25Talbot
  • 15Humphreys
  • 4Hird
  • 23EvattBooked at 51mins
  • 6Cooper
  • 10O'SheaBooked at 56minsSubstituted forDarikwaat 62'minutes
  • 12Ryan
  • 21GnanduilletSubstituted forDoyleat 88'minutes
  • 2BanksSubstituted forMcFadzeanat 62'minutes
  • 11Roberts

Substitutes

  • 7Darikwa
  • 8Togwell
  • 9Richards
  • 16Devitt
  • 17Doyle
  • 20Chapman
  • 24McFadzean

Wycombe

  • 1Ingram
  • 2McCoy
  • 11Wood
  • 4Scowen
  • 5Stewart
  • 30Doherty
  • 12Cowan-HallSubstituted forKretzschmarat 84'minutes
  • 8Lewis
  • 29McClureSubstituted forMorganat 60'minutes
  • 20CraigBooked at 76mins
  • 28KnottSubstituted forBloomfieldat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Dunne
  • 6Johnson
  • 7Morgan
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 13Horlock
  • 17Morias
  • 22Kretzschmar
Referee:
Andy Woolmer
Attendance:
5,798

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home4
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home16
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt Bloomfield replaces Billy Knott because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Eoin Doyle replaces Armand Gnanduillet.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Billy Knott (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Max Kretzschmar replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

Attempt blocked. Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Sam Wood.

Attempt saved. Dean Morgan (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Billy Knott (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers).

Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gary Doherty (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Callum McFadzean.

Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield).

Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Dean Morgan (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Dean Morgan (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.

Foul by Sam Hird (Chesterfield).

Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Callum McFadzean replaces Oliver Banks.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Tendayi Darikwa replaces Jay O'Shea.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Dean Morgan replaces Matt McClure.

Foul by Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield).

Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Oxford Utd1795329141532
2Chesterfield1795325141132
3Rochdale1710252821732
4Fleetwood17101631211031
5Southend179262215729
6Newport177642419527
7Burton178362120127
8Scunthorpe177641920-127
9Dag & Red177552522326
10Wimbledon177462220225
11Morecambe177462325-225
12Hartlepool177372119224
13Exeter177372122-124
14Plymouth176471317-422
15Wycombe166372121021
16Mansfield175662023-321
17Cheltenham175662328-521
18Portsmouth165562428-420
19York174582327-417
20Accrington174581623-717
21Bury173681822-415
22Bristol Rovers173681320-715
23Torquay173591829-1114
24Northampton1734101424-1013
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