Daggers 2 Chesterfield 1

A Paul Benson stunner sees Daggers take all three points against Chesterfield

COCA-COLA LEAGUE TWO

Daggers 2 Chesterfield 1

by MIKE SIMMONDS

A stunning goal from Paul Benson ensured Daggers maintained their 100 per cent record at Victoria Road this afternoon.

With 48 minutes on the clock, Benson chested down Kevin Austin's header, turned and volleyed into the top corner of the net from the edge of the box.

It was a truly superb goal, and was well worth winning any game of football.

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Daggers deserved their triumph too, as Will Antwi gave them the lead after 25 minutes, heading home his first goal for the club.

Chesterfield substitute Donal McDermott pulled one back late on, but it wasn't enough, and the result put Daggers back up to second in the table once more.

For a full report, see Wednesdays Dagenham Post

Daggers: Tony Roberts, Scott Doe, Scott Griffiths, Mark Arber, Will Antwi, Danny Green (Danny Spiller 89), Stuart Thurgood, Peter Gain, Jon Nurse (Graeme Montgomery 71), Paul Benson, Josh Scott (Wes Thomas 89).

Subs not used: Chris Lewington, Abu Ogogo, Billy Bingham, Tommy Tejan-Sie.

Chesterfield: Tommy Lee, Gregor Robertson, Jamie Lowry, Rob Page, Kevin Austin, Mark Allott, Derek Niven (Scott Boden 62), Jack Lester (Darren Currie 81), Ian Breckin, Drew Talbot (Donal McDermott 46), Wade Small.

Subs not used: Mark Crossley, Phil Picken, Paul Harsley, Danny Hall.

Att: 1,819 (inc 250 away).

If you have any thoughts on the game, email: mike.simmonds@archant.co.uk

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