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Chester 3-0 North Ferriby United

Chester celebrate
James Alabi celebrates the second goal after Chester hit bottom club North Ferriby with two strikes in as many minutes

Chester stretched their unbeaten run to five games as they comfortably beat bottom club North Ferriby United to climb four places in the National League table.

The visitors went close before the break when right back Sam Topliss twice had close-range shots blocked in quick succession.

But Chester should already have been ahead when James Alabi shot wide, before Elliott Durrell was just off target from long range.

And, within nine minutes of the restart, Jon McCarthy's side led 2-0.

Kane Richards bundled in at the near post on 52 minutes after the Yorkshire side had been opened up by a superb piece of left-wing trickery by Craig Mahon.

Just two minutes later, Alabi then fired home from the penalty spot after himself being brought down by keeper Rory Watson.

Alabi was then sent clear by Ryan Lloyd to blast home City's third a minute from the end.

Line-ups

Chester

  • 1Lynch
  • 12Hughes
  • 5Hudson
  • 8Shaw
  • 16Hunt
  • 6Astles
  • 10DurrellSubstituted forChapellat 76'minutes
  • 21Lloyd
  • 7MahonSubstituted forJoyceat 82'minutes
  • 9Alabi
  • 15RichardsSubstituted forMarshat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4George
  • 11Chapell
  • 14Joyce
  • 19Waters
  • 22Marsh

North Ferriby United

  • 1Watson
  • 12Hare
  • 2Topliss
  • 18ArmstrongSubstituted forThompsonat 59'minutes
  • 15Middleton
  • 3Brogan
  • 5Gray
  • 14Fallowfield
  • 7Sutton
  • 6EmertonSubstituted forStampat 81'minutes
  • 10Kendall

Substitutes

  • 17Stamp
  • 19Cooke
  • 20Skelton
  • 23Douglas
  • 25Thompson
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
1,392

Live Text

Match ends, Chester FC 3, North Ferriby United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chester FC 3, North Ferriby United 0.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 3, North Ferriby United 0. James Alabi (Chester FC).

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Will Marsh replaces Kane Richards.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Wade Joyce replaces Craig Mahon.

Substitution

Substitution, North Ferriby United. Darryn Stamp replaces Danny Emerton.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Jordan Chapell replaces Elliott Durrell.

Substitution

Substitution, North Ferriby United. Reece Thompson replaces Ross Armstrong.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 2, North Ferriby United 0. James Alabi (Chester FC) converts the penalty with a.

Goal!

Goal! Chester FC 1, North Ferriby United 0. Kane Richards (Chester FC).

Second Half

Second Half begins Chester FC 0, North Ferriby United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chester FC 0, North Ferriby United 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

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2Forest Green23145442212147
3Tranmere23145433161747
4Barrow22128239192044
5Dover22141748341443
6Dag & Red2313373223942
7Boreham Wood2210662618836
8Chester2398637261135
9Eastleigh239863427735
10Gateshead2397738261234
11Macclesfield2110472821734
12Aldershot239682624233
13Bromley2385102933-429
14Sutton United2385102733-629
15Wrexham237882128-729
16Solihull Moors2375112837-926
17Torquay2374122129-825
18Maidstone United2374122742-1525
19Woking2365123644-823
20Southport2356122548-2321
21Braintree2255122440-1620
22Guiseley2345142639-1317
23York2338122242-2017
24North Ferriby United2343161036-2615
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