Recap: Kabongo Tshimanga scores hat-trick as Chesterfield hit four past Barnet in dramatic encounter

Chesterfield return to action tonight against Barnet at the Technique Stadium (7.45pm KO).

Wednesday, 15th September 2021, 12:55 am
Chesterfield v Barnet - live updates.

The Spireites are unbeaten in five but have drawn their last two so they will be hoping to return to winning ways.

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The Blues hammered the Bees 6-0 in this fixture last season but a lot has changed at Barnet over the summer, including in the dugout where they are now managed by former Leeds and Liverpool winger Harry Kewell.

Liam Norcliffe is there tonight and will bring you everything you need to know.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 15 September, 2021, 24:54

  • FT: Chesterfield 4 v 2 Barnet (7.45pm KO)
  • Tshimanga tap-in and penalty make it 2-0 after eight minutes, completes hat-trick with another spot-kick in second-half
  • Visitors score two deflected strikes in three minutes to equalise before half-time
  • Gunning scores deflected free-kick for goal number four
  • Five changes for Chesterfield tonight as Grimes, King, Weston, Khan and Payne replace Maguire, Carline, McCourt, Mandeville and Rowe.
  • (3-4-1-2): Loach; Kerr, Gunning, Grimes; King, Weston, Oyeleke, Miller; Khan; Payne, Tshimanga. Subs: Carline, Whittle, McCourt, Mandeville, Rowe.
  • Maguire missed out with ankle injury

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The big talking points from Chesterfield's entertaining win against Barnet

Kabongo Tshimanga scored a hat-trick as Chesterfield hit four past Barnet to continue their strong start to the season and remain unbeaten.

BARNET REACTION: James Rowe praises 'great togetherness' in dramatic win against Barnet

‘Proud’ manager James Rowe said Chesterfield showed ‘great togetherness’ to beat Barnet 4-2 and extend their unbeaten run to six matches.

FT: Chesterfield 4 v 2 Barnet

Kabongo Tshimanga scores a hat-trick as the Spireites extend unbeaten run to six games and return to winning ways. Thriller.

Good save from Loach to deny Mason-Clark. Got fingertips to it.

Three minutes to go.

It should be 5-2. Barnet keeper Sargeant makes a great save from King’s header. Payne follows in for tap-in but it is blocked. Five to go.

Final Spireites sub - 80 mins

McCourt replaces Weston, who limps off. He has been excellent this half.


Gunning thumps a free-kick from distance, it takes a deflection off the Barnet wall and goes in. A night of deflections. 4-2. 77 minutes played.

Second Spireites sub - 75 mins

Miller off, Whittle on.

For Chesterfield.

Payne thought he had his first goal for the club when he bundled in from close-range but he ruled offside.

74 minutes gone, 3-2.

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