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Nuneaton Town 1-1 Braintree Town

Theo Streete's first goal for Nuneaton earned a point against Braintree and secured their third consecutive draw.

Matt Paine put the visitors in front when he headed in from Alan Massey's cross.

James Armson should have drawn the hosts level but somehow missed the target with the goal at his mercy.

However, Nuneaton levelled just after the hour mark through Streete's tidy finish to leave them in fifth place in the Conference Premier table.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Braintree Town assistant manager Keith Rowland told BBC Essex:

"The first 30 minutes, I thought we were excellent to a point where they couldn't get to grips with us.

"We were pushing for the second goal and that would have made all the difference in the game.

"To be fair to them, they came right after us in the second half but we knew they were going to do it.

"We didn't hold on to the ball well enough. One thing we have learned is when we lose, we come away to the next game and make sure we pick something up and we've done that."

Line-ups

Nuneaton

  • 19Belshaw
  • 5Dean
  • 15Gordon
  • 3Bell
  • 6Walker
  • 11Streete
  • 7Armson
  • 8Adams
  • 16York
  • 9Moult
  • 18PearsonSubstituted forHibbertat 46'minutesBooked at 55mins

Substitutes

  • 26Hibbert
  • 17Taylor
  • 13Sleath
  • 23Richens
  • 21Bell

Braintree

  • 1McDonald
  • 19Wells
  • 15Massey
  • 3HaberghamBooked at 90mins
  • 5PaineBooked at 90mins
  • 4IsaacBooked at 61mins
  • 11Sparkes
  • 8DavisBooked at 69mins
  • 7StruttonSubstituted forHolmanat 68'minutes
  • 2Peters
  • 22CoxSubstituted forEnver-Marumat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Holman
  • 18Enver-Marum
  • 14Carney
  • 20Hamann
  • 21Griffiths
Referee:
Peter Banks
Attendance:
1,031

Match Stats

Home TeamNuneatonAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Nuneaton Town 1, Braintree Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 1, Braintree Town 1.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Booking

Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.
Hand ball by Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).

Booking

Samuel Habergham (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Samuel Habergham (Braintree Town).
Wesley York (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Nuneaton Town.
Attempt missed. Dave Hibbert (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Foul by James Armson (Nuneaton Town).
Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Attempt blocked. Liam Enver-Marum (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Liam Enver-Marum replaces Jordan Cox.
Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).
Jon Adams (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Nuneaton Town.

Booking

Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).
Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Dan Holman replaces Charlie Strutton.
Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).
James Armson (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Wesley York (Nuneaton Town).
Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 1, Braintree Town 1. Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town).
Attempt missed. Louis Moult (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).
James Armson (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Dave Hibbert (Nuneaton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Dave Hibbert (Nuneaton Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Ryan Peters with a cross.
Corner, Nuneaton Town.
Corner, Nuneaton Town.
Attempt blocked. Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Wesley York (Nuneaton Town).
Samuel Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Dave Hibbert (Nuneaton Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Dave Hibbert replaces Greg Pearson.

Second Half

Second Half begins Nuneaton Town 0, Braintree Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Braintree Town 1.
Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.
Foul by Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town).
Charlie Strutton (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt blocked. Louis Moult (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Louis Moult (Nuneaton Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. James Armson (Nuneaton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Attempt blocked. Amari'i Bell (Nuneaton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. Charlie Strutton (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box is saved.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).
Jon Adams (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Braintree Town 1. Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).
goal

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