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Chester 1-1 Grimsby Town

Padraig Amond rescued a point for Grimsby Town with an stoppage-time equaliser against Chester.

The visitors had started well, forcing home keeper Jon Worsnop into a terrific save to deny Omar Bogle an opener.

Chester went in front 17 minutes from time from a penalty by Ross Hannah after the former Grimsby striker had been fouled by Gregor Robertson.

But Grimsby grabbed a point when Bogle set up Amond's close-range header in the fifth minute of injury time.

Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Hurst on Chester v Grimsby Town

"We showed good character to keep going. We upped our intensity level once we were behind and that's my only slight criticism to the players afterwards.

"Chester are going to feel hard done by because it was slightly over the initial four minutes, but there were a couple of fouls within that.

"It would have been extremely harsh on us if we left here with nothing."

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 2Higgins
  • 22HeneghanBooked at 90mins
  • 10Rooney
  • 3Hunt
  • 6Sharps
  • 8Shaw
  • 14ThomsonSubstituted forHughesat 67'minutes
  • 11ChapellSubstituted forRichardsat 80'minutes
  • 9Hannah
  • 19HobsonSubstituted forPeersat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kay
  • 12Hughes
  • 13Forth
  • 15Richards
  • 21Peers

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 23East
  • 22Nsiala
  • 8DisleyBooked at 87mins
  • 3Robertson
  • 5PearsonBooked at 80minsSubstituted forPittmanat 88'minutes
  • 20Arnold
  • 25RobinsonSubstituted forClayat 70'minutes
  • 11MonkhouseBooked at 35minsSubstituted forMackrethat 77'minutes
  • 10Amond
  • 9BogleBooked at 42mins

Substitutes

  • 2Tait
  • 6Gowling
  • 7Mackreth
  • 16Clay
  • 18Pittman
Referee:
Jason Whiteley
Attendance:
1,964

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home7
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 1, Grimsby Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 1, Grimsby Town 1.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 1, Grimsby Town 1. Padraig Amond (Grimsby Town) header from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Omar Bogle.

Booking

Ben Heneghan (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Heneghan (Chester FC).

Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Offside, Grimsby Town. Omar Bogle tries a through ball, but Omar Bogle is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Jon-Paul Pittman replaces Shaun Pearson.

Booking

Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

Kane Richards (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town).

Ross Hannah (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Tom Peers replaces Craig Hobson.

Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).

Jack Mackreth (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Kane Richards replaces Jordan Chapell.

Booking

Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town).

Jordan Chapell (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Jack Mackreth replaces Andy Monkhouse.

Foul by Tom Shaw (Chester FC).

Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Ross Hannah (Chester FC).

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 1, Grimsby Town 0. Ross Hannah (Chester FC) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty conceded by Gregor Robertson (Grimsby Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Chester FC. Ross Hannah draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Chester FC.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Craig Clay replaces Matt Robinson.

Foul by Ross Hannah (Chester FC).

Matt Robinson (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Sam Hughes replaces George Thomson.

Attempt missed. George Thomson (Chester FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Ross Hannah (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Andy Monkhouse (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Padraig Amond (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved. Assisted by Nathan Arnold.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt saved. Nathan Arnold (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town).

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