Recap: Chesterfield throw away two-goal lead against Solihull Moors after Curtis Weston is sent off

Paul Cook takes charge of his first home match today since returning to Chesterfield as the Spireites take on Solihull Moors (3pm KO).

By Liam Norcliffe
Saturday, 19th February 2022, 5:04 pm
Chesterfield v Solihull Moors - live updates.
Chesterfield v Solihull Moors - live updates.

A bumper crowd is expected at the Technique Stadium as Town fans get ready to welcome Cook back to the club.

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But the Blues will have to do it without top goalscorer Kabongo Tshimanga, who has undergone an operation on a serious injury.

Today’s opponents Solihull are sixth in the table.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the game.

Chesterfield v Solihull Moors: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 19 February, 2022, 21:01

  • FT: Chesterfield 2 v 3 Solihull Moors (3pm KO)
  • Alex Whittle and Akwasi Asante put Town 2-0 up after 20 minutes
  • Curtis Weston sent off for off-the-ball incident on 22 minutes
  • James Clarke pulls goal back for 2-1 on 37 minutes; Callum Maycock equalises on 51 minutes; Harry Boyes make it 2-3 on 55 mins
  • Jak McCourt stretchered off late on following bad tackle - Town finish game with nine-men
  • Three changes for Chesterfield as Williams, Weston and Quigley replace Miller, Oyeleke and Tshimanga
  • Spireites XI: Loach; Williams, Kerr, Grimes; Kellermann, McCourt, Weston, Whittle; Mandeville; Asante, Quigley. Subs: Maguire, Whelan, Khan, Miller, Denton.
  • Paul Cook’s first home game since returning to club

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Solihull Moors boss gives his verdict on game-changing red card for Chesterfield's Curtis Weston

Solihull Moors boss Neal Ardley said the decision to send Chesterfield’s Curtis Weston off was the correct decision.

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from defeat to Solihull Moors

Chesterfield paid the price for Curtis Weston’s red card as they threw away a two-goal lead to lose against Solihull Moors in Paul Cook’s first home match.

No post-match interviews

Chesterfield camp stay silent after controversial defeat to Solihull Moors

The Spireites camp gave no post-match interviews to the media after Chesterfield’s controversial 3-2 home defeat to Solihull Moors.

FT: Chesterfield 2 v 3 Solihull Moors.

Reaction coming up.

Loach saves from Boyes

He tips over. Late corner to Solihull.

Gets a shot off but it is an easy save for Boot.

Penalty appeal for handball

Whelan appeals but it is not given. Cook fumes.

Drags a shot wide from inside the area on his left foot.

2-3.

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