Date: 25th August 2011 at 6:54pm
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Exeter City face Chesterfield on Saturday in a big game at the foot of League One where both sides have made slow starts to the season.

The Grecians come into the game on the back of a big night in the League Cup where over 8,000 watched a strong Liverpool side win their second round tie by three goals to one.

Prior to that Exeter were narrowly defeated at Preston but manager Paul Tisdale, having seen his side reduced to ten men early in the game, was more than happy with the display.

‘That would rank with one of the best away performances we have constructed,’ Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon.

‘[Steve Tully’s red card] was heartbreaking really because it was an innocuous incident and I think a soft decision.’

The Spireites meanwhile have had a blank midweek in which to recover from their hammering at MK Dons and have been strengthened at the back by the loan signing of Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Grounds.

Boro boss Tony Mowbray told BBC Tees: ‘He needs to go and play some football. We’ll see how he gets on and what happens after that.’