Signing off

Well, it’s done. Pre-season is over and Saturday will see us get back to business. We’ll be at Gateshead for all the action. Here’s hoping the Blues can make a winning start!

Full time: Chester 1 Burnley U21s 2

Next up, Gateshead.

Mahon's night is done

Chester will have to finish with 10 men as Mahon limps off. with four minutes remaining.

Just wide

Agyei proving dangerous again as he bursts into the box but fires wide. 84mins.

McNeil close

Winger drags his shot just wide of Worsnop’s goal with Murdock close to pouncing.

Mahon hurt

Winger in some discomfort at the side of the pitch after a heavy challenge. Not sure he will return.

Clarets in front

Substitute Agyei receives a through ball and is left one on one with Hughes, beating his man for pace before slotting beyond Worsnop. The young Blues defence struggling.

GOAL! Chester 1 Burnley U21s 2

Daniel Agyei - 72 mins

Burnley sub

Matty McNeil’s son Dwight comes on to replace Metz.

Great save

Jon Worsnop makes a superb save to tip over a Murdock effort from 10 yards.

Burnley sub

Birch off, Koiki on.

Chester sub

Tom Crawford on for Durrell. 63mins

Burnley sub

Jackson off, Chakwana on.

Against the run of play

Khius Metz puts in a low ball and Murdock slides the ball home easily. Disappointing.

GOAL! Chester 1 Burnley U21s 1

Frazier Murdock - 57mins

Almost!

Ball in from Waters is flicked on from Akintunde but it its the post and bounces across the goal and out.

Durrell wide

Ball fed to Durrell on the edge of the area after some heavy Blues pressure but he drags it wide.

Young back four for the Blues

Sam Hughes, James Jones, Kieran Evans and Matty Waters make up the Blues defence for this second half.

Great ball

Matty Waters feeds an exquisite ball through to Akintunde who reaches the byline but the ball just runs out.

Second half kicks off

Burnley get us under way.

Chester subs

Jones, Edwards, Waters, Shaw and Mahon on for Vassell, Alabi, George, Hunt and Astles.

The teams are back out

Some Blues changes on the way.

This, pretty much.

Half time: Chester 1 Burnley U21s 0

Akintunde’s goal separates the sides.

Unlucky

Great ball from Durrell and superb control from Hunt sees the latter cut inside but his cross can’t find Akintunde.

Skewed effort

Murdock can’t capitalise on mistakes from Hughes and Vassell and his shot bobbles well wide. 43mins.

Livened up a little

The goal has put a bit of a spark in the match. Some neat play between Durrell and Joyce but the latter’s cross can’t find Alabi.

Scrappy but it's 1-0

A ball in from Hunt, Sam Hughes goes up with the keeper, Akintunde heads it back towards goal and the keeper paws it away but is had crossed the line.

GOAL! Chester 1 Burnley U21s 0

James Akintunde 36 mins.

Attendance

577 here at the LVS tonight.