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Cheltenham Town 1-1 Chesterfield

Chesterfield moved off the bottom of the League Two table with a battling point at Cheltenham.

Jack Lester's side led for five second-half minutes after Kristian Dennis' 17th goal of the campaign but Robins substitute Brian Graham levelled with his first touch after 79 minutes to earn a draw.

Chesterfield's first chance came after 32 minutes when a poor headed clearance from centre-half Jamie Grimes looped straight into the air and fell to Dennis. The striker only had Flinders to beat, but he miskicked his effort from inside the penalty area.

Aaron Ramsdale made an excellent save to keep out Mohamed Eisa in the 36th minute, with Jake Andrews' follow-up effort from close range going just wide.

Andy Kellett saw a low shot roll past the far post just before half-time before Dennis capitalised on hesitation in Cheltenham's defence from a Kellett cross for the striker to tap in and make the breakthrough.

However, Graham netted 11 minutes from time with a close-range effort following a cross from Joe Morrell.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cheltenham

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 24Flinders
  • 28Moore
  • 2GrimesSubstituted forRodonat 76'minutes
  • 15Boyle
  • 33Chatzitheodoridis
  • 6Atangana
  • 8DawsonSubstituted forGrahamat 78'minutes
  • 11Winchester
  • 25Morrell
  • 35AndrewsBooked at 19minsSubstituted forPellat 54'minutes
  • 20Eisa

Substitutes

  • 3Cranston
  • 7Pell
  • 21Graham
  • 22Lovett
  • 27Rodon
  • 29Odelusi
  • 50Lloyd

Chesterfield

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Ramsdale
  • 27Barry
  • 33Whitmore
  • 35Nelson
  • 17Smith
  • 44BrownSubstituted forDoddsat 73'minutes
  • 28WeirBooked at 28mins
  • 22Talbot
  • 37KaySubstituted forBinnom-Williamsat 82'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 24Kellett
  • 9Dennis

Substitutes

  • 3Binnom-Williams
  • 10O'Grady
  • 12Anyon
  • 19Dodds
  • 20Maguire
  • 26McCourt
  • 41Hines
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
2,822

Match Stats

Home TeamCheltenhamAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cheltenham Town 1, Chesterfield 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cheltenham Town 1, Chesterfield 1.

  3. Post update

    Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Louis Dodds (Chesterfield).

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Brian Graham (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  6. Booking

    Jerome Binnom-Williams (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Taylor Moore (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Chesterfield).

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brian Graham (Cheltenham Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  10. Post update

    Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Chesterfield).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Chesterfield. Jerome Binnom-Williams replaces Josh Kay.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ilias Chatzitheodoridis (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  14. Post update

    Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Robbie Weir (Chesterfield).

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Cheltenham Town 1, Chesterfield 1. Brian Graham (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Morrell.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Brian Graham replaces Kevin Dawson.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Taylor Moore (Cheltenham Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Robbie Weir.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Joe Rodon replaces Jamie Grimes.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Accrington37235964402474
2Luton382011779403971
3Notts County381812860392166
4Wycombe37199970521866
5Mansfield371615656381863
6Coventry371871243311261
7Lincoln City371612953401360
8Exeter36186124640660
9Swindon37193155855360
10Carlisle381511125548756
11Newport371314104747053
12Crawley37158144446-253
13Colchester371312124643351
14Cambridge381311143850-1250
15Cheltenham381112155354-145
16Stevenage371111155055-544
17Yeovil37119174757-1042
18Morecambe36912153747-1039
19Port Vale37911174153-1238
20Crewe37114224461-1737
21Forest Green37107204464-2037
22Grimsby38910193257-2537
23Chesterfield3687213765-2831
24Barnet3879223456-2230
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