A pretty miserable afternoon all round means that Monday’s trip to Guiseley is even more significant with the Blues just five points above the drop zone.
Thanks for joining us this afternoon, we’ll be live at Nethermoor Park on Monday for the crunch clash.
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Full-time: Chester FC 1 Barrow 2
The Blues slip further into the relegation mire as two second-half goals condemn them to defeat. Bleak.
Goal ruled out
Tom Shaw fired home from Ryan Higgins’ cross but the former was offside. Still 2-1 Barrow.
Four minutes added time
Final added time a minimum of four minutes. Is there any way back for Chester?
Barrow keeper Dixon booked for smashing Alabi. Striker was through but going away from goal.
Hannah goes close
Ross Hannah with a fizzing strike from 25 yards that flies wide of the post.
It had been coming
That had been coming. Jordan Williams gets hs second of the game with five minutes to go. Williams’ shot took a deflection and had too much power for Thompson. Can the Blues respond?
GOAL! Chester FC 1 Barrow 2
Jordan Williams - 85 minutes
Haworth goes close
Andy Haworth with a low shot from 25 yards that whistles past the post. Still 1-1.
The Blues make a change on 78 minutes as Danny O’Brien replaces Ryan Lloyd.
Visitors are in control
Cook fires wide as Barrow assert themselves on the contest heading into the final 20 minutes.
Southport now 2-0 up
Rooney goes close
John Rooney chests a cross down and shoots but it’s blocked and goes behind for a corner.
Barrow on top
Barrow well on top now. Haworth causing problems as Andy Cook just fails to reach a cross.
Williams ties things up
Jordan Williams equalises. The winger nutmegged Ryan Higgins and bent the ball into the bottom corner. 1-1.
GOAL! Chester FC 1 Barrow 1
All square at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium.
Weather puts paid to one game
Yellow card for Barrow’s Jordan Williams for a foul on Jonny Hunt on the left wing.
Barrow start on front foot in second half
Ben Tomlinson with a chance for the Bluebirds, he shoots from a tight angle and Thompson holds on.
Ian Sharps with an excellent last-ditch tackle as Andy Cook prepares to shoot from 10 yards out
Second half is under way
Chester kick us off. A half-time change for the visitors as Haworth replaces the booked Donohue.
Ross Hannah’s goal on 37 minutes the difference so far as the Blues hold a 1-0 advantage over Barrow.
Two minutes added on at the end of the first half.
Hannah reaches 20
Hannah’s goal today means he has notched 20 league goals this season for the Blues. Superb.
Big save! Ross Hannah with a free shot from 12 yards,. he smacks it low and Dixon blocks with his legs. Could have been 2-0.