What pleased John Pemberton most in Chesterfield's dramatic win against Wrexham

John Pemberton hailed Chesterfield’s character as they came back twice to eventually beat Wrexham with a dramatic 94th minute winner to clinch a vital three points for the Spireites in their bid to avoid relegation.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 2:21 pm

An own goal by Will Evans gave the visitors the lead on 21 minutes but Tom Denton equalised four minutes later.

Jordan Ponticelli then gave Wrexham the lead in the second-half but again the Spireites levelled soon after through substitute Liam Mandeville.

And with just seconds remaining Curtis Weston struck the winner with a half-volley then clipped the underside of the crossbar to spark jubilant scenes at the Proact.

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Pile on! Curtis Weston is mobbed by his Chesterfield teammates after hitting a 94th minute winner against Wrexham.

Pemberton said: “There is nothing like a last-minute winner is there?

“It was a good game for the neutral probably but not from where I am standing!

“I was really pleased that we came back twice.

“I think you can see there is still fight in them.

“They are trying, God bless them.

“They do make mistakes and they do find it difficult having to deal with the pressure but we showed a lot of character today.

“I felt we deserved it overall.

“We just never give up today, that was the biggest plus for me.”

He added: “The second goal disappointed me because the goalkeeper shanked his kick and it just went flat and it ended up going through us.

“But again we showed spirit and we score from a set-piece.

“I am really pleased for them they are having a go and I think you can see that.”