Recap: Laurence Maguire scores twice as Chesterfield complete stunning comeback against Notts County

Chesterfield are gunning for back-to-back wins as they host promotion rivals Notts County tonight (7.45pm KO).

By Liam Norcliffe
Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 9:45 pm
Chesterfield v Notts County - live updates.
Chesterfield v Notts County - live updates.

The second-placed Spireites recorded their first victory in five on Saturday against Yeovil Town.

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The Magpies, meanwhile, jumped into the play-off places with a 2-0 success at Woking.

Notts could close the gap on Town to just three points with a win in Derbyshire this evening.

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

Chesterfield v Notts County: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Tuesday, 01 March, 2022, 23:45

  • FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Notts County (7.45pm KO)
  • Elisha Sam scores excellent opener on 40 minutes for Notts County
  • Laurence Maguire heads equaliser on 60 minutes and then scores again on 86 minutes
  • Spireites stay 2nd after win but cut gap to leaders Stockport to three points
  • Akwasi Asante scores late penalty after Liam Mandeville fouled
  • One change for Chesterfield as Saidou Khan replaces Joe Quigley
  • (4-2-3-1) Loach; King, Grimes (C), Maguire, Whittle; Kellermann, Whelan; Mandevile, Khan, Miller; Asante. Subs: Minter, Kerr, Williams, Rowley, Quigley.

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What a night. Enjoyed that.

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from thrilling comeback win against Notts County

Two goals from Laurence Maguire and an Akwasi Asante penalty secured a thrilling second-half Chesterfield comeback against rivals Notts County.

NOTTS COUNTY REACTION: Chesterfield's stunning comeback was memorable night for Paul Cook

Chesterfield’s stunning second-half comeback against Notts County was one of Paul Cook’s most memorable moments in his two spells at the Spireites.

FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Notts County

A brilliant comeback from the Spireites. Deserved win in the end.

Reaction coming up.

From Loach to keep out Cameron’s header.

GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!! 3-1

ASANTE!!!

He tucks away the penalty.

Five minutes added.

Penalty to Chesterfield!

Mandeville brought down. Chance for a third. Asante to take.

GOOOOOAAALLL!!! 2-1

MAGUIRE AGAIN!!!

Loz is at the double with a scrambled effort.

Chesterfield lead 2-1 with four minutes remaining.

For Chesterfield. Jaros denied Rowley and then King’s shot is parried for a corner.

For Asante but he scuffs his shot.

83 played, 1-1.

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