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Gateshead1Braintree0

Gateshead 1-0 Braintree Town

JJ O'Donnell scored a last-gasp winner as Gateshead put distance between themselves and fellow Conference Premier promotion hopefuls Braintree.

The midfielder pounced on James Marwood's pass before firing home in the 90th minute to win the game.

The visitors were on top for much of the match but were caught with the sucker punch after failing to score.

Gateshead now sit third while Braintree are two points off the play-offs although they have two games in hand.

Line-ups

Gateshead

  • 1Bartlett
  • 16Baxter
  • 6Clark
  • 5Curtis
  • 38O'Donnell
  • 25MaddisonSubstituted forMagnayat 63'minutes
  • 8Turnbull
  • 18MarwoodBooked at 8mins
  • 29OsterSubstituted forChandlerat 63'minutes
  • 19Lester
  • 14BrownSubstituted forRamshawat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 35Noble
  • 4Chandler
  • 2Magnay
  • 17Walker
  • 21Ramshaw

Braintree

  • 30Hamann
  • 19WellsBooked at 20mins
  • 15Massey
  • 5Paine
  • 3Habergham
  • 4Isaac
  • 8Davis
  • 23Laurent
  • 26Mulley
  • 10HolmanSubstituted forSparkesat 79'minutes
  • 9Marks

Substitutes

  • 11Sparkes
  • 28Holdsworth
  • 12Daley
  • 1McDonald
  • 27Jakubiak
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
859

Match Stats

Home TeamGatesheadAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home6
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Gateshead 1, Braintree Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gateshead 1, Braintree Town 0.

Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

James Curtis (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Gateshead 1, Braintree Town 0. JJ O'Donnell (Gateshead) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Marwood with a cross.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Daniel Sparkes replaces Dan Holman.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

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

Offside, Gateshead. Rob Ramshaw tries a through ball, but Rob Ramshaw is caught offside.

Corner, Gateshead.

Corner, Gateshead.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Jamie Chandler replaces John Oster.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Rob Ramshaw replaces James Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Carl Magnay replaces Marcus Maddison.

Foul by James Brown (Gateshead).

Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

Jack Lester (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt blocked. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked. Assisted by Kenny Davis with a cross.

Foul by Ben Clark (Gateshead).

Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Gateshead.

Attempt saved. James Marwood (Gateshead) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved.

Foul by John Oster (Gateshead).

Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 0.

Attempt missed. John Oster (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Dean Wells (Braintree Town).

Jack Lester (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Foul by Jack Lester (Gateshead).

Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

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