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Southport 1-2 Chester

Late goals from right-back Michael Kay and substitute Craig Mahon saw Chester come from behind to win at Southport.

Louis Almond gave the hosts a first-half lead after he lost his marker and slotted in from the edge of the area.

Kay equalised 11 minutes from time after John Rooney's corner was cleared straight to him and he fired home from 18 yards.

Mahon completed the comeback with a stinging effort which goalkeeper Andy Coughlin could not keep out.

Line-ups

Southport

  • 1Coughlin
  • 14Joyce
  • 18JonesBooked at 45minsSubstituted forThompsonat 66'minutes
  • 8Wright
  • 22Phenix
  • 9Stockton
  • 17Almond
  • 4Nolan
  • 20Davies
  • 10BishopSubstituted forRutherfordat 77'minutes
  • 6FosterBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 5Thompson
  • 7Allen
  • 12Blakeman
  • 16Rutherford
  • 19Viscosi

Chester

  • 1Worsnop
  • 22Heneghan
  • 6Sharps
  • 11ChapellSubstituted forHobsonat 78'minutes
  • 2HigginsBooked at 34minsSubstituted forMahonat 61'minutes
  • 4KayBooked at 40mins
  • 10RooneyBooked at 71mins
  • 8Shaw
  • 3Hunt
  • 14ThomsonSubstituted forRichardsat 61'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 9Hannah

Substitutes

  • 7Mahon
  • 12Hughes
  • 13Forth
  • 15Richards
  • 19Hobson
Referee:
Adrian Holmes
Attendance:
1,326

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamChester
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Southport 1, Chester FC 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southport 1, Chester FC 2.

Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).

Ben Davies (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Louis Almond (Southport) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked.

Corner, Southport.

Foul by Liam Nolan (Southport).

Ben Heneghan (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Paul Rutherford (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Southport.

Booking

Kane Richards (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kane Richards (Chester FC).

Louis Almond (Southport) wins a free kick.

Offside, Southport. Cole Stockton tries a through ball, but Cole Stockton is caught offside.

Foul by Ross Hannah (Chester FC).

Luke Foster (Southport) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Southport 1, Chester FC 2. Ben Heneghan (Chester FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Luke Foster (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luke Foster (Southport).

Michael Kay (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ben Heneghan (Chester FC).

Paul Rutherford (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, Chester FC.

Foul by Andrew Wright (Southport).

Craig Hobson (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Craig Hobson (Chester FC).

Cole Stockton (Southport) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Southport 1, Chester FC 1. Michael Kay (Chester FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Southport.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Hobson replaces Jordan Chapell.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Paul Rutherford replaces Andy Bishop.

Attempt missed. Ben Heneghan (Chester FC) right footed shot.

Corner, Chester FC.

Foul by Andy Bishop (Southport).

Ian Sharps (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ian Sharps (Chester FC).

Cole Stockton (Southport) wins a free kick.

Booking

John Rooney (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).

Charlie Joyce (Southport) wins a free kick.

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