Full time: Tranmere 2 Chester 2

Astles the hero! Great second half from Chester. Get in


Blaine Hudson for challenge on Mekki. Rovers free kick


Johnny Hunt clips in a ball to Astles who slams home a volley on the turn to make it 2-2. 90+3

GOAL! Tranmere 2 Chester 2



Richards booked for challenge on Davies.

Added time

FIVE minutes added on here.


Durrell’s corner too close to Davies and he plucks it out the air with ease.

Chester corner

Mahon wins it off Ihiekwe.


Vaughan lucky to escape with just a yellow after crunching tackle on Mahon.

Rovers sub

Mekki on for Kirby. 79 mins.


7,790 (1,129 from Chester)

Hard work

Blues lose possession and Kane Richards tracks back to right back and wins the ball off Vaughan.

Well wide

Sam Hughes fires well wide with a speculative 30-yard effort.

Great chance

That should have been the leveller. Lloyd fires over when well placed from 12 yards.

At last!

Davies shown a yellow for time wasting.

Just over

Durrell’s corner finds Astles who glances just over.

Chester corner

Alabi wins it off Vaughan


Kane Richards flies down the wing and does well to beat his man but his low cross towards Alabi is saved by Davies.

Well over

Alabi’s effort blocked comes out to Durrell who blazes over from 20 yards.


Alabi tries to find a way past Davies from a tight angle but his effort is gathered easily.

Blues pressing

Tranmere definitely just trying to defend this lead now. Cook the lone frontman and they are just breaking when they can. 20 minutes to go.

Tranmere sub

Ihiekwe on for Mangan. 68 minutes.

Chester corner

Richards wins it off Vaughan.

Tollitt's gone!

Winger shown a second yellow for diving


Mangan rages as the flag is raised. Was offside to be fair.

Corner again

Great header from Hudson to beat Cook to the ball and head out a dangerous ball.

Rovers corner

Hudson challenges Kirby.

What a save!

Ball bounces to Mangan six yards out, unmarked, Lynch saves with his legs. Breathless stuff now.

Close again

High ball leaves Rovers all at sea and Richards puts centre backs under pressure, Shaw goes one on one with Davies but Rovers keeper smothers.

Great chance

Superb clipped ball from Durrell finds Shaw unmarked at the far post but his header is saved.