CHESTERFIELD had the better of possession at Accrington today, but could not capitalise on their territorial advantage and lost to a single goal.
The teams had gone in 0-0 at half time. although the Spireites deserved better.
The visitors maintained their pressure after the interval, Luis Boa Morte a thorn in Accrington’s side.
Jack Lester forced a save from Cameron Belford, too.
But Stanley held firm and then went ahead.
Romuald Boco, the French midfielder, did the fatal damage on 65 minutes.
Accrington Stanley: Belford, Murphy, Winnard, Hunt, Molyneux, Joyce, Miller, Lindfield, Beattie, Amond, Boco.
Substitutes Dawber, Liddle, Barnett, Hatfield, Mingoia, Dixon, Carver.
Chesterfield: Lee, Smith, Hird, Darwikwa, Cooper, Togwell, Randall, Talbot, Richards Lester, Boa Morte.
Substitutes: O’Donnell, Trotman, Whitaker, Clay, O’Shea, Boden, Dickenson.
Bookings: Boa Morte (Chesterfield), Hunt, Murphy, Belford (Accrington)
Read Phil Tooley’s analysis in Wednesday’s Star.