FT: Chester 1 Boreham Wood 2
Another defeat as the Blues’ woes worsen.
Time running out here as Shaw volleys over from an Astles knock down.
Making a fist of it
Chester pressing and two corners in quick succession end with James volleying wide.
Rowe-Turner’s cross finds Bell who holds it up, and fashions room before slamming beyond Smith from 15 yards.
GOAL! Chester 1 Boreham Wood 2
Nyal Bell slams home in the area. Game on!
Paul Turnbull on for Lucas Dawson. 74 mins.
Balanta nods over after a spell of pressure.
A little more fight
A little more fight shown these past five minutes but Blues can’t string anything meaningful together.
Nyal Bell on for Harry White. 62 mins
Boreham Wood man shown yellow for pulling back Zanzala.
Flurry of chances
Wood go close as Lynch first denies Andrade and then Astles blocks a Balanta effort.
Hannah breaks from own half but opts to pull trigger from 25 yards and it flies wide. Had options.
Second half kicks off
We’re back at it.
The teams are back out. Hannah on for Chapell it looks.
Half time: Chester 0 Boreham Wood 2
Some boos ring around the ground after another turgid first half. A mountain to climb.
Lynch down well to save angled low effort from Kane Smith.
GOAL! Chester 0 Boreham Wood 2
Awful. Bruno Andrade bundles home after Chester are carved open with ease. 38 minutes and feels like game over.
Chester have failed to respond to going behind. Really laboured stuff at the moment. Pretty miserable.
1,501 here today
GOAL! Chester 0 Boreham Wood 1
Jeffers heads home corner after LRT had inexplicably put ball out.
Great work from Zanzala to hold up ball and lay off White but his volley flies well over.
Shaun Jeffers curls an effort just wide from 18 yards. Drops just wide. 23 mins.
Good work from LRT on the left sees him stand cross up to Zanzala at the near post but he nods just wide.
Dawson corner cleared as far as Shaw and his first-time effort from 25 yards blazes wide
Woodards heads behind LRT cross.
LRT gives ball away on halfway line and Balanta runs at defence but opts to slide ball through and it runs out. His manager is furious.
We’re back at it now. Linesman is ok
Break in play
The linesman has done his hamstring and is getting treatment. Six minutes gone.
White does well to bring down ball on edge of area, turns man and shoots but Smith gathers.