Sutton jump to the top with Chester doomed

Sutton moved top of the National League following a 3-2 home victory over relegation-threatened Chester.Harry Beautyman gave the U's the lead in the 13th minute when he smartly turned his marker and fired into the corner.Sutton had a goal disallowed 15 minutes later when Byron Harrison's header was ruled out for offside but the forward made up for it just before half-time with a tap-in from a corner.Chester pulled one back on the hour after James Akintunde won a foul and then got on the end of the resulting free-kick. However, Ross Stearn's 25-yard shot into the top corner regained Sutton's two-goal cushion 11 minutes from time.Chester, though, set up a tense finale when Harry White converted a penalty in the 87th minute after Akintunde was upended but Sutton held on to leapfrog Macclesfield on goal difference.