Chesterfield boss Lee Richardson admitted Droylsden were worthy winners after watching them beat his side 2-0 in the FA Cup second round.
A Sean Newton brace put the Bloods through to the third round and although Chesterfield fans will have reason to be aggrieved after the Spireites lead 2-0 before the lights cut in their previous replay fixture - Richardson bares no grudges.
"Droylsden were the underdogs obviously being from the non-league but they worked hard and thoroughly deserved to win," said Richardson.
"They did enough to win the game and even if we had pulled it back to 2-2 I don't think we would have been able to manage in extra-time."
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