Story of the night: Hartlepool United 1-1 Chesterfield - bore draw extends winless run to four

Hartlepool United were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw at home to Chesterfield as their winless run in the National League stretched to four matches.

Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 16:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 22:05 pm
Hartlepool United's Peter Kioso puts them into a 1-0 lead during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Chesterfield at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Tuesday 24th September 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

Peter Kioso’s close range finish from a Josh Hawkes corner looked to set the tone early on as Pools were well on top in the opening half-hour.

It took Chesterfield 37-minutes to finally start to make things happen as Tom Denton headed in with their first decent chance of the game from a corner.

After that the Spireites looked a lot more threatening with Denton missing a sitter from close range in the second half. For Pools, chances were few and far between.

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The result sees Craig Hignett’s side drop to 17th in the table while Chesterfield remain second bottom.

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