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Fratton Park (ATT 15,999) 31st August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Bratt

Portsmouth Portsmouth vs Chesterfield Chesterfld

Portsmouth 0

D Connolly (S/O 38)

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Chesterfld 2

A Gnanduillet (87)
T Darikwa (90+2)

Spireites subs earn away win

Last Updated: 31/08/13 8:13pm

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Tendayi Darikwa: Amongst the goals

Tendayi Darikwa: Amongst the goals

Chesterfield substitutes Armand Gnauduillet and Tendayi Darikwa struck late goals to earn a 2-0 triumph over 10-man Portsmouth.

Gnauduillet headed home Eoin Doyle's cross from the right in the 87th minute.

Darikwa then produced a super strike across Pompey keeper John Sullivan in the second minute of stoppage time to secure the Spireites' fourth win in their opening five League Two matches.

Pompey were reduced to 10 men seven minutes before the break when skipper David Connolly was given a straight red card by referee Stephen Bratt for an off-the-ball incident near the centre circle with Sam Hird.

After furious protests from the Chesterfield side, Bratt consulted assistant referee Michael Webb and then gave Connolly his marching orders.

Portsmouth defender Sonny Bradley came close with nine minutes remaining. He produced a furious charge into the Chesterfield box. Spireites stopper Tommy Lee could not hold his shot on goal, but he saved Andy Barcham's follow-up.

That was before Gnauduillet's header and Darikwa's clincher denied battling Pompey a share of the spoils.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Scunthorpe United 42 76
2 Rochdale 42 75
3 Chesterfield 42 74
4 Fleetwood Town 42 69
5 Burton Albion 42 68
6 Southend United 42 62
7 Oxford United 42 62
8 York City 42 61
9 Plymouth Argyle 42 58
10 Mansfield Town 42 56
11 Bury 42 54
12 Dagenham & Redbridge 42 54
13 Newport County AFC 42 53
14 AFC Wimbledon 42 52
15 Cheltenham Town 42 52
16 Portsmouth 42 51
17 Accrington Stanley 42 50
18 Hartlepool United 42 49
19 Morecambe 42 49
20 Exeter City 42 48
21 Bristol Rovers 42 47
22 Wycombe Wanderers 42 46
23 Northampton Town 42 46
24 Torquay United 42 39