Recap: Chesterfield lose for first time this season against Woking as Spireites concede two late goals

Chesterfield will return to the top of the National League with a win against Woking tonight (7.45pm KO).

Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 9:43 pm
Woking v Chesterfield - live updates.

The Spireites will go above leaders Dagenham and Redbridge, who are not in action this evening, if they can collect all three points at the Kingfield Stadium.

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Opponents Woking, currently 18th, will be aiming to bounce back from a 3-2 defeat to Eastleigh on Saturday, a match they led 2-0.

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

Woking v Chesterfield: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Wednesday, 29 September, 2021, 11:37

  • FT: Woking 3 v 1 Chesterfield
  • Saidou Khan scores from inside own half with incredible lob to give Town lead on 12 minutes
  • Tahvon Campbell equalises in second-half on 65 minutes and adds second on 87 minutes
  • Inih Effiong grabs a third late on
  • 3-4-1-2: Loach; Kerr, Gunning, Grimes; King, Weston, Khan, Miller; Mandeville; Payne, Tshimanga. Subs: Carline, Maguire, Whittle, McCourt, Rowe.
  • Three changes for Chesterfield as Jamie Grimes, Jeff King and Saidou Khan replace Laurence Maguire, George Carline and Jak McCourt.

A miserable night as Chesterfield suffer their first defeat of the season.

Wrexham away next up on Tuesday.

Woking coach hails 'incredible night' after comeback win ends Town's unbeaten start

Woking assistant manager Ian Dyer said they ‘thoroughly deserved’ their 3-1 win against Chesterfield and that the scoreline was a ‘fair reflection’ of the game.

Bad night at the office - big talking points from Town's first defeat of season against Woking

Chesterfield conceded three times in the second-half at Woking to fall to their first defeat of the season.

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from Woking defeat on Tuesday night

The Spireites had a nightmare second-half as they lost 3-1 at Woking on Tuesday night.

WOKING REACTION: 'To concede three goals in any half is not acceptable,' says James Rowe

James Rowe said the ‘best team won’ as Chesterfield suffered their first defeat of the season at Woking.

FT: Woking 3 v 1 Chesterfield

The hosts score three times in the second-half, including two late on, to turn this one around. Unbeaten run for Spireites comes to an end.

Third goal for Woking: 3-1

Effiong grabs a third. Game over.

Six minutes added.

Second goal for Woking. Campbell again. 2-1. James Rowe is not happy with a decision which went Woking’s way in the build-up. Three minutes left.

Campbell heads a cross back where it came from and it just goes wide. It looked like it was going in.

Eight minutes remaining

1-1. I would take this now.

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