Recap: Promotion-chasing Chesterfield record much-needed win against Maidenhead United

Chesterfield host Maidenhead United today in the National League (3pm KO).

By Liam Norcliffe
Saturday, 19th March 2022, 4:56 pm

The Spireites are second in the table but have fallen seven points behind leaders Stockport County after recording just two wins from their last seven fixtures.

The Blues are unbeaten in their last four but they have conceded late equalisers in each of their last two games.

Today’s opponents are fifth from bottom but are 13 points clear of the drop zone.

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Chesterfield v Maidenhead United - live updates.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe will bring you everything you need to know from the match.

Chesterfield v Maidenhead United: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 19 March, 2022, 20:00

  • FT: Chesterfield 1 v 0 Maidenhead United (3pm KO)
  • Sub Akwasi Asante scores winner on 76 minutes
  • Spireites stay 2nd in National League
  • Paul Cook names an unchanged line-up from the draw at Boreham Wood
  • (4-2-3-1) Loach; King, Grimes, Maguire, Whittle, Kellermann, Whelan; Mandeville, Khan, Miller; Quigley. Subs: Gunning, Williams, Weston, Rowley, Asante.

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Chesterfield recorded a much-needed victory against a well-organised Maidenhead United to stay second in the National League.

MAIDENHEAD REACTION: 'It is all about winning', says Spireites coach after scrappy victory

Spireites coach Danny Webb said it is ‘all about winning’ at this stage of the season as Chesterfield recorded a narrow victory against Maidenhead United.

FT: Chesterfield 1 v 0 Maidenhead United

Much-needed win for the Spireites.

Five minutes added time

1-0.

Blasts over from 25 yards.

Added time coming up.

Final Spireites sub - 85 minutes

Weston on, Khan off.

GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!! 1-0

ASANTE!!!

The substitute gives Chesterfield the lead on 76 minutes, firing low past Ashmore at his near post.

Ashmore saves...again!

He gets down well again to save Whittle’s low header from King’s cross. The visiting goalkeeper is having a great half...sadly.

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