Full time: Chester 1 Ebbsfleet 1

We didn’t win but that was so much better. Akintunde salvages a point for the Blues.

Added time

Bell goes close with angled effort. Four minutes added time.

Curled over

Lucas Dawson curls just over from 20 yards.

Get in!

Decent move sees Akintunde pick up the ball in space on the edge of the area and he strokes past Ashmore to find the bottom corner. Get in!

GOAL! Chester 1 Ebbsfleet 1


Great play

Nice move ends with Akintunde shooting low at Ashmore. Blues really pressing now. Tails up.

Double save

Asmore saves from rasping Halls effort before Bell sees header from corner pushed away.

Chester sub

Lucas Dawson on for Wade Joyce - 76 mins.


James finds Bell at the back post but his header is saved by Ashmore. Good chance, there.

Away change

Ebbsfleet bring on Andy Drury for Jack Powell - 71 mins.

Chester sub

Mahon on for Hannah - 68 mins.

Hits the wall

Hannah free kick hits the wall and Ashmore smothers.

Ebbsfleet sub

Luke Coulson on for Sean Shields. 65 mins.


Ashmore out to pick off a Halls cross into the box from the right.

Fleet sub

Kenny Clark on for Yado Mambo - 60 mins.

GOAL! Chester 0 Ebbsfleet 1

Jack Powell thunders one in the top corner from 25 yards with his left foot. Not saving that.

Great chance

Chance! Great cross from Turnbull has Ashmore all at sea but nobody there to turn home.

More dominant

Ebbsfleet showing more purpose going forward early in the second half here.


Jack Powell’s 25-yarder easily gathered by Mitchell.

Second half kicks off

We’re back at it.

Back out

The teams are back out.

Half time: Chester 0 Ebbsfleet 0

An encouraging display from the Blues so far.

Added time

Minimum of one minute.


Ross Hannah tries his luck with a low strike from 30 yards that forces Ashmore into save.

Well held

Mitchell makes light work of a rasping McQueen effort from 20 yards.


Hannah offside as Akintunde looked to set him free.


Paul Turnbull shoots just wide with first time effort in the box.

Comes to nothing

Turnbull corner is cleared by Ebbsfleet.

Chester corner

Hannah effort from 20 deflects wide.

High tempo

Turned into an open and entertaining game here now. A lot of hard work going on from the Blues.