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Shot from just outside the area by Micah Evans misses to the left of the target.
A cross is delivered by Danny Whitaker, Michael Poke makes a save.
Craig Westcarr leaves the field to be replaced by Jacob Hazel.
Handball decision goes against Craig Westcarr. Aaron Downes takes the free kick.
Neal Trotman leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Whitaker.
Danny Stevens leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Jarvis.
Shot from 6 yards by Lee Mansell. Save by Richard O'Donnell.
Craig Westcarr produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.
Rene Howe fires in a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chesterfield 1-1 Torquay.Lee Mansell provided the assist for the goal.
Tendayi Darikwa grabs a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chesterfield 1-0 Torquay.The assist for the goal came from Sam Togwell.
Jack Lester is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Aaron Downes takes the free kick.
Jack Lester takes a shot. Save by Michael Poke.
Liam Ridehalgh challenges Lloyd Macklin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Nicholson crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right by-line, Chris Atkinson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Craig Westcarr played to the near post, Jack Lester produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Unfair challenge on Jack Lester by Lee Mansell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh. Joe Oastler booked.
The referee gives a free kick against Kevin Nicholson for handball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Craig Westcarr from right channel, Aaron Downes manages to make a clearance. Corner from left by-line taken by Craig Westcarr.
Corner taken by Craig Westcarr, Brian Saah manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Joe Oastler by Liam Ridehalgh results in a free kick. The ball is sent over by Kevin Nicholson, Lloyd Macklin takes a shot. Comfortable save by Richard O'Donnell.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Stevens.
Shot by Thomas Cruise. Sam Togwell gets a block in.
Effort from inside the area by Tendayi Darikwa misses to the left of the target.
Corner taken by Craig Westcarr from the left by-line to the near post, Thomas Cruise replaces Craig Easton. Clearance by Joe Oastler.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rene Howe on Neal Trotman. Sam Hird takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Liam Ridehalgh by Rene Howe results in a free kick. Richard O'Donnell takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Westcarr. Free kick taken by Michael Poke. Chris Atkinson receives a yellow card.
Shot from outside the area by Chris Atkinson misses to the left of the target.
Lee Mansell concedes a free kick for a foul on Drew Talbot. Free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.
Sam Togwell challenges Billy Bodin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Billy Bodin.
Rene Howe challenges Richard O'Donnell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard O'Donnell takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Lloyd Macklin.
Drew Talbot has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Kevin Nicholson sends in a cross, clearance by Liam Ridehalgh.
Inswinging corner taken by Craig Westcarr from the left by-line, Michael Poke makes a save.
Drew Talbot takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Michael Poke.
Foul by Craig Easton on Craig Westcarr, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Richard O'Donnell.
Craig Easton concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Lester. Free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.
Corner taken left-footed by Kevin Nicholson from the right by-line, Terrell Forbes makes a clearance.
Lloyd Macklin takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Liam Ridehalgh.
The ball is sent over by Kevin Nicholson, clearance made by Sam Hird.
The official flags Rene Howe offside. Free kick taken by Richard O'Donnell.
Whitaker boosts Spireites
Fit-again Danny Whitaker is likely to return to Chesterfield's starting line-up when Torquay visit the Proact Stadium.
Whitaker, recently absent due to a groin injury, came on as a 76th-minute substitute during the goalless draw at Northampton last weekend and played an hour for the reserves on Tuesday.
The 31-year-old has featured on the left of midfield this season but his preferred position is just off one or two strikers and it is that role he is likely to occupy against the Gulls.
With Marc Richards expected to be out for a handful of weeks with the ankle injury he sustained during the home win over Accrington 10 days ago, and Scott Boden nursing a minor groin problem, caretaker manager Tommy Wright has brought in Blackburn teenager Micah Evans on loan to support Craig Westcarr and veteran striker Jack Lester.
Traditionally, Chesterfield have a decent record against Torquay, though last season the Gulls won an FA Cup tie in north Derbyshire.
In league games, Torquay have won just one of the last 10 meetings and they have not returned to Devon with maximum points since their first trip to Saltergate back in 1960.
Torquay boss Martin Ling hopes to have midfielder Nathan Craig available.
Craig lasted less than 45 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Burton at Plainmoor last weekend before he hobbled off with an ankle injury.
But, with a full week of rest, Ling believes Craig will have shaken off the problem in time to feature against the Spireites.
Midfielder Damon Lathrope continues to remain on the sidelines with a knee injury he sustained last month against Cheltenham.
However, Ling thinks his return is closer than first thought, admitting he could return to the line-up in two weeks.
Prolific striker Rene Howe and midfielder Ian Morris played last week despite concerns with knee and groin injuries respectively, and neither player has suffered any adverse reaction.
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