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Braintree Town 2-1 Alfreton Town

Second-half goals from Sean Marks and Chez Isaac secured a 2-1 win for Braintree at home to Alfreton.

Isaac had a goal ruled out for offside before Simeon Akinola glanced a header wide for the home team.

Marks headed in from a corner to break the deadlock before setting up Isaac to curl into the bottom corner for 2-0.

Alfreton scored a consolation when Anthony Howell headed home in stoppage time, but it was too late and they remain inside the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 1Hamann
  • 2Brundle
  • 20ClerimaBooked at 38mins
  • 3Habergham
  • 4Isaac
  • 6Massey
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMaybanksat 90'minutes
  • 5Paine
  • 8Davis
  • 15Akinola
  • 18CoxSubstituted forMarksat 18'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Marks
  • 16Maybanks
  • 23Peters
  • 29Pentney

Alfreton

  • 20Mooney
  • 15Keane
  • 5GrahamBooked at 82mins
  • 3Rowe-Turner
  • 26HeatonBooked at 56mins
  • 27JohnstonSubstituted forHowellat 62'minutes
  • 2Wood
  • 12ShawSubstituted forLeesleyat 65'minutes
  • 10BradleySubstituted forThanojat 82'minutes
  • 8Stevenson
  • 23Hawley

Substitutes

  • 1Flynn
  • 11Howell
  • 18Ironside
  • 21Thanoj
  • 24Leesley
Referee:
Christopher Powell
Attendance:
468

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamAlfreton
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 2, Alfreton Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 2, Alfreton Town 1.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 2, Alfreton Town 1. Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) header from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Bradley Wood (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).

Lathanial Rowe-Turner (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Joe Maybanks replaces Dan Sparkes.

Attempt missed. Andi Thanoj (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Andi Thanoj (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) header from the right side of the box is saved. Assisted by Dan Sparkes with a cross.

Attempt missed. Karl Hawley (Alfreton Town) header from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Bradley Wood with a cross.

Foul by Luke Graham (Alfreton Town).

Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Andi Thanoj replaces Danny Bradley.

Booking

Luke Graham (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Foul by Bradley Wood (Alfreton Town).

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Joe Leesley (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Dan Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Foul by Joe Leesley (Alfreton Town).

Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Alfreton Town. Lee Stevenson tries a through ball, but Lee Stevenson is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 2, Alfreton Town 0. Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Marks.

Attempt missed. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box.

Foul by Jordan Keane (Alfreton Town).

Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town).

Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

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

Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Joe Leesley replaces Tom Shaw.

Offside, Alfreton Town. Karl Hawley tries a through ball, but Karl Hawley is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Anthony Howell replaces John Johnston.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 1, Alfreton Town 0. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) header from the right side of the box to the top left corner.

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