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Chesterfield 1-3 Grimsby Town

Chesterfield's new-look team crashed to a defeat against Grimsby with both sides having a man sent off at the Proact Stadium.

Nathan Clarke and Sam Jones gave Grimsby a two-goal interval lead and, although Kristian Dennis replied, Ben Davies scored from the spot with Ian Evatt and Zak Mills dismissed in the closing minutes.

Chesterfield fielded seven new faces and started well but missed chances before Grimsby scored in the 33rd minute. Clarke headed in a corner at the back post and Kelly made it two after Siriki Dembele's strong run six minutes later.

Joe Anyon brilliantly saved from Clarke in the 53rd minute and Chesterfield's pressure told when Dennis fired in from a corner in the 82nd minute - only for Grimsby to seal victory moments later.

Evatt brought down Harry Cardwell and was given a second yellow before Davies fired in the penalty and Grimsby had Mills sent off for a clash with Dennis.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

Formation 4-4-2

  • 12Anyon
  • 5Wiseman
  • 4Hird
  • 6EvattBooked at 85mins
  • 16WakefieldSubstituted forDennisat 45'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 28WeirSubstituted forMcCourtat 79'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 25Reed
  • 8SinnottSubstituted forBrewsterat 69'minutes
  • 19DonohueBooked at 5mins
  • 11Ugwu
  • 10O'Grady

Substitutes

  • 1Lee
  • 7Mitchell
  • 9Dennis
  • 18Brewster
  • 20Maguire
  • 26McCourt
  • 27Barry

Grimsby

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McKeown
  • 12MillsBooked at 88mins
  • 6Collins
  • 5Clarke
  • 3Dixon
  • 27DembeleSubstituted forDaviesat 75'minutes
  • 11KellySubstituted forSummerfieldat 55'minutes
  • 7Berrett
  • 8RoseBooked at 70mins
  • 21VernonBooked at 43mins
  • 10JonesSubstituted forCardwellat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Davies
  • 14Osborne
  • 17Cardwell
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 19Summerfield
  • 24Keeble
  • 30Killip
Referee:
Eddie Ilderton
Attendance:
7,925

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home30
Away11
Shots on Target
Home13
Away6
Corners
Home13
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Chesterfield 1, Grimsby Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Chesterfield 1, Grimsby Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Jordan Sinnott (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Harry Cardwell (Grimsby Town).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gozie Ugwu (Chesterfield) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  6. Post update

    Ben Davies (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Dion Donohue (Chesterfield).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Dion Donohue.

  9. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Zak Mills (Grimsby Town).

  10. Booking

    Zak Mills (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Booking

    Kristian Dennis (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Chesterfield 1, Grimsby Town 3. Ben Davies (Grimsby Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  13. Dismissal

    Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) is shown the red card.

  14. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) after a foul in the penalty area.

  15. Post update

    Penalty Grimsby Town. James Berrett draws a foul in the penalty area.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Chesterfield 1, Grimsby Town 2. Kristian Dennis (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Paul Dixon.

  18. Post update

    Louis Reed (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Luke Summerfield (Grimsby Town).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Chesterfield. Jak McCourt replaces Robbie Weir.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton11008263
2Coventry11003033
3Accrington11003123
4Grimsby11003123
5Port Vale11003123
6Morecambe11002113
7Swindon11002113
8Exeter11001013
9Newport10103301
10Stevenage10103301
11Barnet10102201
12Crewe10102201
13Forest Green10102201
14Lincoln City10102201
15Mansfield10102201
16Wycombe10102201
17Carlisle100112-10
18Cheltenham100112-10
19Cambridge100101-10
20Chesterfield100113-20
21Colchester100113-20
22Crawley100113-20
23Notts County100103-30
24Yeovil100128-60
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