Chester produced a valiant performance in defeat at Boreham Wood, going down 4-2 against the promotion-chasing hosts.

Here's how the Blues players rated at Meadow Park:

ANDY FIRTH: Made some excellent saves and continues to impress. 7

SHAUN HOBSON: Shifted to right-back and performed admirably. 6

JAMES JONES: Back in the side after an ankle injury but had a tough afternoon. 5

RYAN ASTLES: Not at his best and Ferrier showed him a clean pair of heels on a few occasions. 5

MYLES ANDERSON: Coped well at times but Smith got the better of him down the right wing. 5

TOM CRAWFORD: Nice assist for Akintunde’s first goal and produced another promising display. 7

GARY ROBERTS: Playing through the pain barrier and got stuck in with some crunching tackles. 6

DOM VOSE: Largely anonymous for long periods and ineffective display. 4

CRAIG MAHON: Had a superb first-half and looked back to his best. Faded second-half. 7

JAMES AKINTUNDE: His best display in a long while, full of energy and capped it with two goals. 8

HARRY WHITE: Quiet for long spells and didn’t get much change out of Stephens. 5


NATHAN BROWN: Looked sparky when introduced for the final 15 minutes. 6

ALEX DOWNES: Another academy product to come on for his debut. 6

Boreham Wood: G Smith 7, K Smith 7, Woodards 6, Ricketts 6, Stephens 7, Shakes 7, Champion 7, Murtagh 8, Andrade 8, Folivi 7 (Sach 74), Ferrier 7; Subs: Harfield, Quigley, Doe, Davey.