Braintree Town 3-1 Alfreton Town
Braintree climbed into the top five in the Conference Premier with a convincing home victory over Alfreton.
With all the goals coming in the second half, it was Charlie Strutton's well-struck volley that gave the hosts the advantage.
Sean Marks' 84th-minute header and Daniel Sparkes' tap in three minutes later wrapped up the points for high-flying Braintree.
Bradley Wood netted late consolation for the visitors.
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Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire told BBC Essex:
"We've had to grind it out, they are very tough side to play against. Very direct, big, strong and I thought we stood up well to it.
"We knew that later on in the game it would open up and we would get a few chances, Charlie [Strutton] took his goal well and then we was never in danger.
"I'm absolutely delighted, the boys deserve a lot of credit, I'm so proud of them.
"The week we've had is absolutely fantastic."