Match report

You can read our on the whistle report HERE.

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon netted against Sutton
Chester FC winger Craig Mahon netted against Sutton (Image: Dale Miles)

Full time: Chester 2 Sutton 3

Cadogan wins it at the death for Sutton.

GOAL! Chester 2 Sutton 3

Heartbreak for Chester as Cadogan races on to through ball and lifts over Mitchell for what looks like the winner.

Added time

Three minutes

Over

Corner cleared as far as James whose bobbled effort headed just over by Astles.

Chester corner

Great work from LRT to win it.

Wide

Great work from LRT on the left sees him break into area but he fires wide.

Double sub

Sutton bring on Emmanuel and Cadogan for Davis and Wright. 79 mins

Bailey booked

Cynical foul to bring down Akintunde who had turned Collins and skipped past Bailey.

Over and out

Bailey’s corner beats everyone and goes out for goal kick.

Sutton corner

Visitors putting a bit of pressure on again.

Over

Kenny Davis lashes over from 20 yards.

Sutton sub

Josh Taylor on for Craig Dundas - 66 mins

GOAL! Chester 2 Sutton 2

Lucas Dawson fires how low from 20 yards. 63 mins

So much better

Blues looking much better now. Akintunde’s low cross sidefooted wide by James from 18 yards. Crowd getting behind them.

Magic Mahon

Some great footwork from Mahon lifting the mood here now.

Booked

Kenny Davis booked for dissent.

Waved away

Referee waves away handball protests after Collins looked like he may have handled.

Gathered

Butler out to catch Dawson’s swinging free kick from 25 yards.

Wide

Bailey smashes 30 yard free kick wide.

NO GOAL

Free kick from the left hand side evades everyone and beats Mitchell. Discussions take place between ref and linesman and goal chalked off.

Second half is underway

Blues shooting towards Harry Mac.

The teams are back out

Can Chester build on their lifeline?

Half time: Chester 1 Sutton 2

Mahon’s beauty on stroke of half time gives Chester hope but, in truth, they have been so poor. Sutton been by far the better side.

GOAL! Chester 1 Sutton 2

Mahon gets on to clearance from corner and slams home a beauty from 20 yards.

GOAL! Chester 0 Sutton 2

Tommy Wright makes it 2-0. Runs on to long ball, takes it out wide and fires low near post, beating Mitchell. Keeper should have done better

Dawson wide

Blues move the ball around well before Dawson gets sight but shoots low and well wide past post.

Attendance

Crowd of 1,670.

Sutton corner

Astles deflects a Spence cross over.

First sniff of goal

Mahon gets down right and crosses for Akintunde whose shot is blocked.