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Keeper Gillet sees red at Rovers.

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Ten-man Chester suffered their seventh straight league defeat.

And City's Luxembourg international goalkeeper Stephane Gillet was shown a straight red card in the 70th minute after clashing with former Chester striker Junior Agogo just outside the City box.

Chester trailed 2-0 at that stage in the match and centre-half Dave Artell was appointed to pull on the green jersey for the remainder of the contest.

Rovers broke the deadlock in the 10th minute when Christian Edwards nodded home unchallenged at the back post from a left-sided cross from Stuart Campbell.

Steve Elliot was denied a chance to put the home club 2-0 ahead in the 22nd minute when his close-range header was pawed wide by Gillet.

But Rovers doubled their lead in the 42nd minute when good work by Agogo and Campbell set up Craig Disley, who steered a left-footed shot from the edge of the box beyond Gillet to find the far right corner of the net.

Derek Asamoah had a chance to reduce City's arrears a minute into first half stoppage time but his snap shot from a Scott McNiven free kick was saved by home 'keeper Scott Shearer from close range.

Chester stepped up a gear after the break following the introduction of midfielder Ben Davies, who had replaced Wayne Corden.

He provided bleak hope for City two minutes from time when he received a pass from sub Marcus Richardson before converting a low angled drive.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jan 22, 2006
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