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Welling United 0-2 Braintree Town

Braintree kept alive their outside chances of a play-off place thanks to a Kenny Davis double at Welling.

Welling almost took an early lead when defender Alfie Mawson's free-kick clipped the top of the crossbar.

Home keeper Lee Butcher pulled off a fine save to keep out a Davis header but he was unable to stop a strike from the same player which made it 1-0.

James Mulley hit the post for Town before Davis converted his second from the penalty spot.

Braintree are now three points off the play-off places with three games in hand over Nuneaton.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 23Williams
  • 38TaylorSubstituted forBeautymanat 59'minutes
  • 36Mawson
  • 14Hudson
  • 8Clarke
  • 33HealyBooked at 56minsSubstituted forKaragiannisat 59'minutes
  • 4Gallagher
  • 2Fazackerley
  • 35Sho-SilvaBooked at 90mins
  • 32Wakefield

Substitutes

  • 21Beautyman
  • 5Karagiannis
  • 27Day

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 5Paine
  • 19Wells
  • 3Habergham
  • 4IsaacBooked at 90mins
  • 23Laurent
  • 8Davis
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forJakubiakat 90+1'minutes
  • 26MulleySubstituted forDaleyat 77'minutes
  • 9Marks
  • 2Peters

Substitutes

  • 1McDonald
  • 27Jakubiak
  • 12Daley
  • 28Holdsworth
  • 10Holman
Referee:
Lee Swabey

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home6
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 0, Braintree Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 0, Braintree Town 2.

Foul by Blaine Hudson (Welling United).

Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Harry Beautyman (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Alex Jakubiak replaces Daniel Sparkes.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Jake Gallagher (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Jake Gallagher (Welling United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Welling United.

Foul by Barney Williams (Welling United).

Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Corner, Welling United.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Luke Daley replaces James Mulley.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

Lee Clarke (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Offside, Braintree Town. Sean Marks tries a through ball, but Sean Marks is caught offside.

Foul by Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United).

Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Blaine Hudson (Welling United).

Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Lee Clarke (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Welling United.

Attempt saved. James Mulley (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Harry Beautyman replaces Quade Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Basile Karagiannis replaces Joe Healy.

Foul by Joe Healy (Welling United).

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