Recap: Chesterfield come from behind against Southend United to book place in FA Cup second round

Chesterfield host Southend United in the FA Cup first round today (3pm KO).

Saturday, 6th November 2021, 5:00 pm
Chesterfield v Southend United - live updates.

The Spireites are going well in the National League and are third, while the Shrimpers are struggling and are fourth bottom.

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Town beat Southend 4-0 last month but today’s visitors have a new manager in Kevin Maher and they beat Dover 4-1 in midweek.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the game and will provide all the team news, build-up, match updates and reaction so stay with us throughout the day.

Chesterfield v Southend United: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 06 November, 2021, 20:11

  • FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Southend United (3pm KO
  • Rhys Murphy opens scoring for Southend on four minutes, Saidou Khan equalises on six minutes
  • Luke Croll puts Town 2-1 on 14 minutes with debut goal
  • Kabongo Tshimanga makes it 3-1 in second-half just four minutes after coming on
  • Sam Dalby misses a penalty in injury-time for Southend
  • Calvin Miller and Zak Brunt sent off late on after scuffle
  • Minter; Kerr, Croll, Whittle; King, Oyeleke, McCourt, Miller; Mandeville, Khan; Payne. Subs: Loach, Weston, Kellermann, Tyson, Tshimanga.
  • FA Cup first round tie

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The draw for the FA Cup second round is on Monday on ITV4 following Dag & Red v Salford City.

Chesterfield are ball number 20.

Town bank £22,629 for that win today. Prize money in next round is £34,000.

Chesterfield’s progress means game v Notts County on Dec 4 will be postponed.

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from FA Cup win against Southend United

Chesterfield are in the hat for the FA Cup second round draw after beating Southend United 3-1.

SOUTHEND REACTION: Rowe praises 'outstanding' performance from injury-hit Spireites against Southend

James Rowe praised an ‘outstanding’ performance from his injury-hit Chesterfield side as they booked their place in the FA Cup second round with a 3-1 win against Southend United.

FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Southend United

Spireites book place in FA Cup second round.

Goals from Croll, Khan and Tshimanga.

Late drama as Southend miss a penalty and then Zak Brunt and Calvin Miller are both sent off.

Calvin Miller and Zak Brunt are both shown late red cards.

Both teams finish with ten men.

There was a scuffle on the far side, it was difficult to see what happened to be honest.

Southend miss a penalty!

Minter is penalised for a foul and a penalty is awarded.

But Dalby hammers it well over the bar!

Still 3-1.

Almost makes it 4-1 with a chance at the near post. He took a whack and is hobbling.

3-1.

For Weston.

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