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Kidderminster Harriers 3-1 Braintree Town

Kidderminster earned their first win since January with three first-half goals sealing victory over lowly Braintree.

Danny Wright opened the scoring when he finished Callum Gittings' through ball.

Lee Hughes doubled the lead five minutes later when he fired home his 10th goal of the season, converting Jared Hodkiss' pass.

Wright headed home Jack Byrne's cross for 3-0 before Kenny Davis sent a 30-yard effort arrowing into the corner.

Line-ups

Kidderminster

  • 1Lewis
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 5Kelly
  • 7ByrneSubstituted forMaxwellat 63'minutes
  • 4Fry
  • 15Grimes
  • 18GittingsBooked at 76mins
  • 17Verma
  • 3Green
  • 35HughesBooked at 84minsSubstituted forObengat 87'minutes
  • 9WrightSubstituted forAsanteat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Obeng
  • 23Reffell
  • 24Maxwell
  • 28Nicholson
  • 29Asante

Braintree

  • 1Hamann
  • 23Peters
  • 2Brundle
  • 5Paine
  • 3Habergham
  • 6Massey
  • 4IsaacSubstituted forSparkesat 63'minutes
  • 8Davis
  • 15Akinola
  • 17MensahSubstituted forMulleyat 82'minutes
  • 9MarksSubstituted forCoxat 33'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Sparkes
  • 16Maybanks
  • 18Cox
  • 26Mulley
  • 29Pentney
Referee:
Paul Rees
Attendance:
1,317

Match Stats

Home TeamKidderminsterAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home6
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Kidderminster Harriers 3, Braintree Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Kidderminster Harriers 3, Braintree Town 1.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Offside, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox tries a through ball, but Jordan Cox is caught offside.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt missed. Luke Maxwell (Kidderminster Harriers) header from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Ryan Peters (Braintree Town).

Ahmed Obeng (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Ahmed Obeng replaces Lee Hughes.

Attempt missed. Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Luke Maxwell (Kidderminster Harriers).

James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Lee Hughes (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. James Mulley replaces Bernard Mensah.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Akwasi Asante replaces Daniel Wright.

Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers).

Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Aman Verma (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Offside, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox tries a through ball, but Jordan Cox is caught offside.

Foul by Nathaniel Kelly (Kidderminster Harriers).

Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Luke Maxwell replaces Jack Byrne.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Dan Sparkes replaces Chez Isaac.

Attempt saved. Jake Green (Kidderminster Harriers) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved. Assisted by Jared Hodgkiss with a cross.

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

Nathaniel Kelly (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt missed. Matt Paine (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Offside, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox tries a through ball, but Jordan Cox is caught offside.

Foul by Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers).

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

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