Recap: Chesterfield concede two late goals to draw against Torquay United after Kabongo Tshimanga double

It is matchday again as Chesterfield entertain Torquay United in the National League (5.20pm KO).

Saturday, 25th September 2021, 7:19 pm
Chesterfield v Torquay United - live updates.

Both these teams made the play-offs last season, with the Gulls agonisingly losing out to Hartlepool United on penalties in the final.

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These sides have had contrasting starts to the new campaign as the Spireites top the table and are unbeaten in seven, while the visitors have managed just two wins so far.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the game and will provide all the build-up, team news, updates and reaction.

Chesterfield v Torquay United: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 25 September, 2021, 22:24

  • FT: Chesterfield 2 v 2 Torquay United (5.20pm KO)
  • Kabongo Tshimanga gives Spireites lead just before the hour and then adds a second
  • Visitors score two late goals to pinch a point
  • Spireites unbeaten in seven
  • Two changes for Chesterfield as Laurence Maguire and Jak McCourt replace Jamie Grimes and Manny Oyeleke (knock).
  • Torquay 13th after just two wins so far

A frustrating end but Town remain unbeaten in eight.

Woking away next up on Tuesday night.

Night all!

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from frustrating draw against Torquay

Chesterfield conceded two late goals to draw 2-2 against Torquay United at the Technique Stadium on Saturday.

TORQUAY REACTION: 'We will have to take our medicine,' says Rowe after Spireites concede twice late on

James Rowe said Chesterfield will have to take their ‘medicine’ after throwing away a two-goal lead to draw against Torquay United.

FT: Chesterfield 2 v 2 Torquay United


Equalaiser for Torquay: 2-2

Second goal for Torquay deep into added time. 2-2. The keeper is claiming it but think it might be an own goal. Gutted.

Torquay’s Wright leaps at the far post but thankfully heads straight at Loach.


Armani Little. Going to be a nervy finish now. 2-1. 88 minutes gone.

Khan tests MacDonald with a powerful left-footed shot from about 20 yards.

Four minutes left, 2-0.

Chesterfield working ever so hard to keep a clean sheet now. Loach does well to claw out a dangerous cross and then McCourt makes a good block on the edge of the box.

80 played, 2-0.

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