Chesterfield 1 v 0 Torquay United: Our player ratings as Spireites end 10-match winless run

Scott Boden's first-half strike was enough for Chesterfield to beat Torquay United for their first win of the season.

Saturday, 14th September 2019, 7:55 pm
Chesterfield v Torquay United player ratings

Here are our player ratings from this afternoon's match...

Luke Coddington. 7. Was not called into action often but did what he had to do well. First clean sheet of the season will be a massive boost.
Jonathan Smith. 7. Played at right wing-back and showed lots of energy and commitment to dig in.

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Josef Yarney. 7. Nice and steady at the back and better in possession than in previous weeks.
Will Evans. 8. Put everything on the line to get that first win including a heroic last-ditch tackle deep into injury-time.
Haydn Hollis. 7. Much improved performance. Looked more comfortable on the ball and won all his headers and tackles.
Laurence Maguire. 7. Got forward in the first half to join in attacks. Very steady after the break.
Curtis Weston. 9. Man of the Match. Outstanding. Won several tackles to win possession back. Lots of important blocks and positive in possession. Assist for the goal.
Joe Rowley. 7. Linked-up good with Denton and Boden in the first-half. Found the pockets in front of the Torquay defence and was lively throughout.
Liam Mandeville. 7. Brought a top save from the Torquay goalkeeper with a curling effort from the edge of the area. Worked hard for the team.
Tom Denton. 8. Massive boost to have him back. Held the ball up well and won headers in both boxes. Had one header cleared off the line.
Scott Boden. 8. His goal was the difference and he ran himself into the ground. Closed down from the front.
Mike Fondop. 6. Replaced Denton with 20 minutes to go and did his bit for the team.
Robbie Weir. 6. Came on with 20 minutes to go and brought extra stability to midfield.
Jermaine McGlashan. N/A. Came on injury-time.