Full time: Southport 1 Chester 0

The Blues are out of the FA Cup.

Added time

FIVE minutes.

Chester booking

Alabi shown a yellow for challenge on Cofie.

Blazed over

Ryan Lloyd lashes well over from Craig Mahon’s pass.

Yellow for Yellows

Callum Howe booked.

Time running out

This game is getting away from Chester. They are labouring a bit now. Five to go.

Southport sub

Cofie on, Allen off.

Southport booking

Higgins shown a yellow for hauling down Akintunde.

Chester sub

Hunt off, Horwood on. 81 mins.

Chester free kick

Dangerous position after Vassell is hauled down.

Southport sub

Declan Weeks off, Gary Jones on. 78 mins.

Evades everyone

A Lloyd corner misses every Blues head and goes out for a throw. 15 minutes left.

Southport sub

One-time Chester loanee James Caton on for Nathan Ferguson.

Southport corner

Jones wins it off Astles.

Break in play

Higgins receiving treatment after a heavy challenge.

Attendance

1,674 (738 Chester fans).

End to end

This came is really ramping up now. Both teams going for it.

Saved!

Alabi checks back in the area and crosses for Akintunde whose effort is saved by Norman.

Phew

George does superbly to charge down a Jones effort and then Lussey’s strike from 18 yards is saved well by Roberts.

Chester change

Kane Richards off, Oluwaseun Akintunde on. 60 minutes.

Headed wide

Astles glancing header is well wide from the corner.

So close

Norman tips a low Chapell effort just wide.

Gathered

Mahon’s corner easily gathered by Norman.

Pressure

A Blues corner as they look to hit back.

Southport yellow

Andrai Jones shown a yellow for handball.

Comedy of errors

Hughes’s looped clearance isn’t caught by Roberts and he can’t get round the striker to gather. Worked out and eventually saved.

Southport booking

Josh Thompson for a foul on Richards.

Just over

Lussey’s looping header drops just over from Jones’s cross.

Just wide

Mahon does superbly to twist and turn Higgins before crossing for Alabi who glances a header just wide.

Not a great start

Blues continue to look disjointed at the start of the second half. Offering little going forward.