Chester FC continued their recent unbeaten run and good defensive record by holding league leaders Cambridge to a goalless draw. Cambridge did their part of course by shanking a penalty wide in the first half and generally not creating too much. Here are some thoughts…
My as well start with the game’s biggest incident. Wasn’t convinced about this decision to be honest. Firstly Horan got the ball first and any contact (and there wasn’t that much) looked outside the box. Thankfully the lad who took felt charitable and obviously didn’t want to cheapen any victory with a poor decision for the pen knocking it comfortably wide. Very sporting of him.
2. Another 0-0
Certainly would have taken a draw before the game and was happy coming away with a point at the end. Is this the corner we have all been looking for? Its hard to say – what’s likely is this corner is one of those sweeping curves and isn’t a sharp bend into good form road. On balance of play I think we deserved a point. We didn’t create much but neither did they. I was happy we nullified the best team in the division so far and everyone put a shift in defensively even if we weren’t at the races going forward. Be nice to see a 1-1 though!
Going forward today – pretty poor but I think they were pretty great defensively. Positioning was very good from all the midfielders although the 5 minutes when Macca kept giving the ball away were pretty frustrating!
4. Points mean…
Finally making progress with points on the board but its getting annoying that every time we pick up points so do the rest of the teams around us. Really hate looking at the table and seeing us below the dotted line.