Recap: Eastleigh concede late equaliser against Altrincham to put Chesterfield in driving seat for play-offs
Chesterfield will find out tonight what they need to do on Saturday to secure a play-off place.
Ninth-placed Eastleigh play their game in hand at Altrincham this evening (7pm KO) and a win for the visitors will leapfrog them to fifth, with the Spireites dropping out of the play-off positions.
If that happens Town will need to beat Halifax this weekend and hope that either Wrexham or Eastleigh don’t win.
But a draw or defeat for Eastleigh tonight would keep the Spireites’ fate in their own hands.
Altrincham v Eastleigh: LIVE UPDATES
Last updated: Tuesday, 25 May, 2021, 21:59
- FT: Altrincham 1 v 1 Eastleigh (7pm KO)
- Draw puts Chesterfield’s play-off fate in their own hands
- Town play Halifax away on final day of season on Saturday
- Tyrone Barnett heads Eastleigh in front early in second-half, Ryan Colcloush equalises with 10 to go
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So there we have it.
Eastleigh’s draw tonight means Chesterfield know a win against Halifax will be enough to secure a top seven spot.
Join us again on Saturday for what is sure to be a rollercoaster of a day.
BREAKING: Chesterfield's play-off fate in their own hands after Eastleigh slip-up against Altrincham
Chesterfield go into the final day of the season knowing a win against Halifax will secure a place in the National League play-offs.
IT’S ALL OVER!
FT: Altrincham 1 v 1 Eastleigh
The draw means Chesterfield go into the final day of the season on Saturday in seventh and knowing that a win will secure a play-off spot.
Four minutes added
1-1. Hold on, Alty...please!
For a second goal here. Looking dangerous.
Long-range strike from Senior almost puts Alty in front but McDonnell palms it out. 1-1. Seven to go.
GOAALLLLLLL FORRRR ALTRINCHAMMMMM! 1-1
Colclough slots in after the ref played a BEAUTIFUL advantage when he could have stopped play for a foul. Ten minutes to go, 1-1.
Eastleigh still lead 1-0. They look very well organised. Alty are strugglling to find a way through.
By Eastleigh’s Partington who blocks Hannigan’s powerful effort from about six yards out after a corner dropped to him.
20 minutes to go, 0-1.
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