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Bootham Crescent (ATT 3,322) 28th January 2014 - Kick off 19:45

York City York City vs Chesterfield Chesterfld

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Chesterfld 2

E Doyle (2)
G Roberts (39)

Cook's men top League Two

Last Updated: 29/01/14 3:25pm

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Eoin Doyle: Opened the scoring

Eoin Doyle: Opened the scoring

Chesterfield capitalised on Scunthorpe's draw on Monday night by moving to the top of League Two with a 2-0 win at York.

The visitors made the best possible start and opened the scoring after two minutes with Eoin Doyle collecting Gary Roberts' through ball and finding the top corner following David McGurk's error.

Chesterfield almost doubled the lead moments later but Nick Pope saved expertly from Roberts before Tommy Lee denied York's Lanre Oyebanjo with a fine save.

The pressure finally told on the hosts with the Spireites doubling their lead through Roberts in the 39th minute. It was a classic counter-attack from the visitors with Dan Gardner breaking and teeing up Roberts who slotted the ball home.

Paul Cook's team almost put the game out of sight five minutes after the restart as Roberts picked out Doyle but he could only shoot at Pope.

Josh Carson went close for York in the closing stages as they looked to reduce the deficit but Chesterfield held strong as they took top spot.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39