Recap: Chesterfield continue winning start to National League season against Wealdstone

The Spireites take on Wealdstone in their first home game of the new season today (3pm KO).

Saturday, 28th August 2021, 8:08 pm
Chesterfield v Wealdstone - live updates.

Chesterfield got off to a winning start at Aldershot last weekend and they will be aiming for three more points on home turf this afternoon.

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The Stones took four points off the Blues in the last campaign but they lost their opening game at home to Woking.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the Technique Stadium and will have all the build-up, team news, updates and reaction.

Chesterfield v Wealdstone: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 28 August, 2021, 20:07

  • FT: Chesterfield 2 v 0 Wealdstone (3pm KO)
  • Saidou Khan scores on first start after five minutes
  • George Carline heads in second late on
  • XI (3-4-1-2): Loach; Kerr, Gunning, Maguire; King, Weston, Khan, Miller; Clarke; Rowe, Tshimanga. Subs: Carline, Grimes, McCourt, Mandeville, Payne.
  • Three changes for Chesterfield as Kerr, Khan and Clarke replace Grimes, Oyeleke (not in squad) and Mandeville.
  • Spireites’ first home game of new season
  • Stones lost at Woking last weekend

Final sub for Chesterfield as Rowe is replaced by Payne who is on for his Spireites debut.

Weston goes into the book for a shirt pull on halfway.

Chesterfield have responded quite well in the last five minutes or so.

Clarke has just broke clear down the right but the visitors managed to sniff the danger out.

Fasanmade goes close with a header from a free-kick from the right flank. Probably should have done better.

Dangerous attack by the Stones ends in a shot by Cooper from the edge of the box being blocked by Weston.

Back underway in second-half

1-0.

Half-time sub for Chesterfield as goalscorer Saidou Khan is replaced by Jak McCourt. Khan suffered a head injury towards the end of the first 45.

HT: Chesterfield 1 v 0 Wealdstone

Saidou Khan’s first goal for the Spireites has the hosts deservedly in the lead at the break. Khan has been the star of the show so far on his first start.

1-0.

Chance for Wealdstone - 36 mins

Fasanmade fires wide from the edge of the box on his left foot. Didn’t look far away.

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