Recap: Kabongo Tshimanga returns as Chesterfield end perfect pre-season against Boston United

Chesterfield complete their pre-season schedule away at Boston United tonight (7pm KO).

The Spireites have won all four of their friendlies so far and they will be aiming to end with a 100 per cent record with victory in Lincolnshire this evening.

Boston lost to York City in last season’s National League North play-off final so they should provide a tough test for the Blues.

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

Boston United v Chesterfield - live updates.

Boston United v Chesterfield: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Friday, 29 July, 2022, 22:26

  • FT: Boston United 0 v 2 Chesterfield (7pm KO)
  • Jamie Grimes gives Town lead on 55 minutes; Michael Gyasi makes it 0-2
  • Chesterfield starting XI (4-2-3-1) Covolan; King, Williams, Grimes, Horton; Banks, Oldaker; Mandeville, Asante, Dobra; Quigley.
  • Kabongo Tshimanga on bench after long-term injury
  • Final pre-season game before new season starts on August 6
  • Spireites confirm signing of Jesurun Uchegbulum from Matlock Town

FT: Boston United 0 v 2 Chesterfield

Five wins from five in pre-season for the Spireites.

Goals from Grimes and Gyasi.

Tshimanga is back.

Now for Dorking.

Kabongo Tshimanga is on for the last couple of minutes. He enters the field to huge cheers. His first appearance since that horrible injury in February.

More subs - 83 minutes

Chesterfield have just made a load of subs, new signing Uchegbulum is on.

Tshimanga is getting ready as well.

Gyasi, who has just come on, finishes from six-yards after Davies parries Banks’ powerful shot from distance.

Chesterfiled lead 2-0after 78 minutes.

Tries his luck from distance but Davies is well behind his shot from a central position.

In another attack, Mandeville crosses from the right and Banks meets it on the volley but again Davies is behind it.

Jamie Grimes volleys in Jeff King’s corner at the near post. Chesterfield deservedly in front, 0-1.

55 minutes played.

Mandeville smacks a half-volley from the edge of the box against the bottom of the post.

No changes for Chesterfield.

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