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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:

"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

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Chesterfield 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Chesterfield 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers).

  5. Substitution

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

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Chesterfield. Eoin Doyle replaces Armand Gnanduillet.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

  8. Post update

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

  9. Substitution

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

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Sam Wood.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Booking

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers).

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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