Recap: Kabongo Tshimanga scores a hat-trick as Chesterfield thrash 10-man Weymouth to go top of National League

Chesterfield v Weymouth - live updates.Chesterfield v Weymouth - live updates.
Chesterfield v Weymouth - live updates.
Chesterfield take on Weymouth in the National League at the Technique Stadium today (3pm KO).

The Spireites are third in the table, one point behind leaders Boreham Wood.

Town are seven unbeaten in all competitions and are yet to lose at home this season.

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Weymouth are 17th in the table but have won their last two.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the game and will provide all the build-up, team news, match updates and reaction so stay with us throughout the day.

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Key Events

  • FT: Chesterfield 4 v 0 Weymouth (3pm KO)
  • Spireites go top of the league
  • Weymouth's Oliver Harfield sent off for handball, Kabongo Tshimanga scores resulting penalty on 23 minutes
  • Tshimanga adds second just before half-time, his 15th goal of the season
  • Tshimanga completes hat-trick in second-half
  • Saidou Khan makes it 4-0
  • New signing Tyrone Williams makes debut
  • 3-4-2-1: Loach; Williams; Grimes, Croll; King, Weston, Oyeleke, Whittle; Kellermann; Khan; Tshimanga. Subs: Kerr, McCourt, Mandeville, Tyson, Payne.

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Top of the league!

Grimsby’s defeat and Boreham Wood’s draw means Chesterfield go top of the league by a point. Just one defeat in 15 for the injury-hit Spireites. Excellent work.

FT: Chesterfield 4 v 0 Weymouth

Kabongo Tshimanga scores a hat-trick as the Spireites thrash the 10-man visitors.

Eight unbeaten in all competitions.

Home record extended to 11 without defeat.

Weymouth have their first shot

From a free-kick in the 90th minute.

Chesterfield want five or six here.

Debutant Williams has a header saved from Mandeville’s cross.

Six minutes remaining.

McCourt to Croll, who rolls the ball into Khan on the half-turn in the box, his shot hits the side-netting.

Weymouth desperate for the final whistle here as King fires another shot wide. He has had LOTS of attempts this afternoon.

Spireites sub - 75 minutes

Kellermann, who has been excellent, is replaced by Mandeville.