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Chester v Hereford FC minute by minute updates and scores

By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Chester 0 Hereford 1
  • 22) John-Lewis breaks down the right on a counter-attack and plays in Owen-Evans who slots home from close range.
  • Chester 0 Hereford 2
  • 38) Dan Jones charges forward and crosses which is knocked down for Owen-Evans who gratefully fires home
  • Chester 1 Hereford 2
  • 45) A corner comes out to Declan Weeks who fires home a volley into the Hereford net.
  • Chester 2 Hereford 2
  • 49) Bulls goalkeeper Paul White looked to have collected a Goodwin header but it squirms out of White's gloves and Elliot gratefully taps home.
  • Chester 3 Hereford 2
  • 52) Declan Weeks corner sees White punch the ball into his own net
  • Chester 4 Hereford 2
  • 63) Johnson rifles home after having space outside the box and giving White no chance.
  • Chester 4 Hereford 3
  • 73) Gray punches a ball off Digie into the own net as the Bulls pull a goal back
  • Chester 5 Hereford 3
  • 85) A free-kick finds Danny Livesay at the back post and Chester wrap up the points
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • An even opening 15 minutes saw Kyle Finn have two efforts off-target for Hereford while Will Goodwin miss-timed his volley inside the box inside the opposite box.
  • With their first effort of the game Hereford took the lead on 22 minutes when Lenell John-Lewis broke down the right on a counter-attack before squaring for Tom Owen-Evans to tap home.
  • Former Bulls trialist Declan Weeks had a chance to respond riding one challenge before blazing over.
  • Dan Jones showed his danger crossing from the left during the first half.
  • On 38 minutes the Bulls capitalised and Jones' cross was knocked down for Owen-Evans to slide home the second of the evening.
  • Just moments before the break a cross was headed back out and Weeks fired a rocket of an effort home.
  • After the break Bulls goalkeeper Paul White will have the blame for handing Chester the lead.
  • Firstly Chester were level on 49 minutes when White looked to have collected a soft Will Goodwin header only to see it squirm it out of his arms and into the path of striker Danny Elliott to tap home the equaliser.
  • Three minutes later White had his head back in his hands when his punch from a Weeks corner landed in the Bulls net.
  • Chester made it 4-2 on 63 minutes when John Johnston unmarked outside the box rifled his effort into the net.
  • However, with 17 minutes remaining Hereford pulled a goal back with Kennedy Digie claiming the goal through a crowd of bodies.
  • Finn would have leveled the tie moments later but saw his effort plucked out of the top corner by goalkeeper Gray.
  • However, a fifth Chester goal killed the game off when a free-kick found Danny Livesay unmarked at the back post to settle the tie.
  • STATS
  • Hereford: White, Hodgkiss, Grimes, Coke (Camwell 45), Owen-Evans, Finn, Digie, John-Lewis, McQuilkin (Klukowski 85), Lloyd, D Jones
  • Subs: , Hall, Nabi, Whittingham
  • One change with Owen-Evans coming in for an absent Mooney
  • Chester: Gray, Roberts, Morgan, Weeks, Livesay, Grand, Johnston, Glendon, Elliot, Goodwin, Bauress
  • Subs: Hughes, Dudley, Waring, Lacey, Roberts
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC play Chester in their eighth National League North game of the season.
  • The Bulls have had a good spell of away form so far this season with a draw and two wins at Blyth and Guiseley.
  • Hereford visit the Deva Stadium in August last year losing 4-1.
  • The home game was cancelled due to Covid
  • Hereford sit in 19th- P7, W2, D3, L2
  • Chester sit in 10th- P10, W4, D2, L4