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Full time: Torquay 0 Chester 1

Sam Hughes’ strike wins it for the Blues.

Just wide

Durrell curls an effort wide from 18 yards.

Booked

Alabi yellow for foul on Gallifuoco.

Added time

FIVE minutes.

Attendance

1,881 here at Plainmoor today.

Blasted wide

Lathrope volleys wide from the edge of the area after corner is only partially cleared.

Succession of corners

Gulls pressing late on.

Crikey!

Williams’ low cross is almost put through his own net by Astles. Corner.

Fired wide

Brett Williams finds room but fires well wide.

Get in!

Sam Hughes drives a powerful effort from the edge of the area that takes a deflection off McGinty and sneaks past Moore. 1-0 Blues. 80 minutes.

GOAL! Torquay 0 Chester 1

SAM HUGHES! 81 MINS

Chester sub

Tom Shaw on, Kane Richards off. 80 mins.

Double sub

Torquay bring on Dan Sparkes and Brett Williams for Keating and Reid. 75 mins.

Moore called into action again

Durrell finds room from 18 yards to get an effort off but Moore down well.

Saved

Chance for the Blues as Richards plays in Alabi but, with the angle narrowing, his effort from 10 yards is held by Moore.

Chester sub

Durrell for Joyce - 70 mins.

Chester struggling

Torquay have their tails up here. Plenty of pressure from them, despite being a man down.

Home side buoyant

That passage of play has boosted the home side. They have found their voice.

Wow!

Alex Lynch with the save of the season. Saves first from Keating before Hunt blocks the rebound and Lynch turns Reid’s goalbound effort onto the post.

Just wide

James Alabi shoots wide under pressure from 10 yards after being played in from the right by Hughes.

Gulls yellow

Young booked for challenge on Waters.

Cleared

The Gulls deal with the corner and subsequent cross from Waters and break but Blues get back to snuff out the danger.

Blues corner

Little spell of pressure for Chester here.

Good effort

Dawson’s deep free kick met strongly by Ryan Astles’ head which forces Brendan Moore into action.

Gets it all wrong

Joyce, who has been decent today, tried his effort first time from 25 yards but it skews out for a throw in.

Blues clear their lines

Corner dealt with but the home side have started very brightly.

Torquay started well

Gulls corner as Reid effort deflects out.

Second half kicks off

Lashing down now. Torquay get things started.

The teams are back out

The second half coming up shortly.