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Welling United 1-2 Braintree Town

Braintree came from behind against Welling to secure their third straight National League win.

Afolabi Obafemi got on the end of George Porter's flick to finish past Will Norris and give the hosts an early lead.

Braintree equalised eight minutes later when Michael Cheek turned Matt Paine's cross past Tom King.

Anthony Edgar then teed up leading scorer Dan Sparkes to hit the winner with a left-foot shot.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 21King
  • 4Fagan
  • 19Lokko
  • 20CorneBooked at 9mins
  • 3Jefford
  • 6Chambers
  • 32VidalSubstituted forWellardat 63'minutes
  • 8Lee
  • 22HarrisBooked at 90mins
  • 17Obafemi
  • 7PorterSubstituted forAdeyinkaat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McEntegart
  • 5Osborne
  • 9Kabba
  • 11Wellard
  • 14Adeyinka

Braintree

  • 1Norris
  • 2Clerima
  • 15Phillips
  • 11Sparkes
  • 3HaberghamBooked at 80mins
  • 30Woodyard
  • 5Paine
  • 12Dallison-Lisbon
  • 23CheekSubstituted forEdgarat 75'minutes
  • 8DavisSubstituted forChiedozieat 69'minutes
  • 14MilesSubstituted forIsaacat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Isaac
  • 7Brundle
  • 9Marks
  • 20Chiedozie
  • 22Edgar
Referee:
Derek Eaton
Attendance:
521

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 1, Braintree Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 1, Braintree Town 2.

Booking

Reece Harris (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Reece Harris (Welling United).

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Foul by Kevin Lokko (Welling United).

Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Welling United.

Booking

Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Habergham (Braintree Town).

Afolabi Obafemi (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Corner, Welling United.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 1, Braintree Town 2. Dan Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Anthony Edgar.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Anthony Edgar replaces Michael Cheek.

Foul by Dan Sparkes (Braintree Town).

Harry Lee (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Zac Fagan (Welling United).

Jordan Chiedozie (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jordan Chiedozie replaces Kenny Davis.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Tashan Adeyinka replaces George Porter.

Attempt saved. Dan Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Ricky Wellard replaces Xavier Vidal.

Attempt missed. Reece Harris (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Offside, Welling United. George Porter tries a through ball, but George Porter is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Xavier Vidal (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Afolabi Obafemi (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Alex Woodyard (Braintree Town).

Harry Lee (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Chez Isaac replaces Taylor Miles.

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

Hand ball by Taylor Miles (Braintree Town).

Attempt saved. Michael Cheek (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Remy Clerima with a cross.

Second Half

Second Half begins Welling United 1, Braintree Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Welling United 1, Braintree Town 1.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Xavier Vidal (Welling United) wins a free kick.

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