How we rated each Chesterfield player in draw against Wrexham

Chesterfield were held to a goalless draw against Wrexham at the Racecourse Ground on Saturday.

Sunday, 25th April 2021, 8:32 am
Joel Taylor was the DT's man of the match in the draw against Wrexham on Saturday.

Town were the better side and probably should have taken all three points back to Derbyshire.

Joel Taylor hit the crossbar, Fraser Kerr had one cleared off the line and Nathan Tyson had a good chance late on.

It was a positive performance from the Blues against one of their play-off rivals so there is a lot to be happy about.

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Recalled to the side and recorded his 10th clean sheet in 15 starts. Did well to claim a few Wrexham corners in the first-half and after the break he made one good reaction save from Young's cross which bounced just in from of him. Other than that it was a fairly quiet afternoon for the stopper.

Here are Liam Norcliffe’s player ratings from the game...

Running out of superlatives to describe him! When it looks like he is under pressure or in a tricky spot nothing seems to faze him and he somehow always manages to get out of it. He let nothing past him all afternoon and got the better of his man.
The back three in general did well and Kerr was solid. For the second game running he could have scored but his effort was cleared off the line.
Cool as a cucumber. Always looks like he has got so much time on the ball. Got to hope his hamstring holds up.
There were some really good bits of defending in the first-half from him, preventing Wrexham crosses and stopping a counter. He was better in possession than in recent games.
My man of the match. On his first start since March 16 against Sutton United, Taylor took his chance and was on the front foot from the beginning with some dangerous crosses. That continued in the second-half when his cross/shot hit the crossbar and a number of other good deliveries came in from him. He defended well too. His was Town's biggest threat on the day and it was great to see him back. Lucky to not receive a booking for a late challenge on Hall-Johnson.
He bossed the midfield and hardly put a foot wrong. His ability to spot danger and fill in for his teammates is excellent. He won first and second contacts, was smart in possession and had bags of energy. Just gets better and better. Vital that he stays fit.
Probably his best game in a Town shirt from his four starts. A lack of a press from Wrexham gave him more time on the ball and that suited him.
Recalled to the side and he did well. He carried the ball, drew fouls and tried to make things happen. Just that final ball was missing.
He was denied by a great save from Wrexham 'keeper Lainton in the first-half. Glanced a header wide from Maguire after the break.
Played in a deep role and tried to pull the strings on his debut. A lovely chipped pass for Mitchell almost brought an early assist, as did another good weighted pass for Tyson late on. He did not have a chance of his own but he caused Wrexham problems and showed signs of his quality.
Replaced Clarke with 20 to go and made an impact. Picked up the ball behind Wrexham's midfield and looked lively. Led a good counter down the left which resulted in a great chance for Tyson late on.
Like Whelan, Tyson made an impact but his finishing let him down. On another day he could have bagged a couple.