National League
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Braintree Town 1-0 Bromley

Simeon Akinola
Simeon Akinola has scored seven times in 33 appearances for Braintree this season

Braintree registered their fifth consecutive victory as they beat Bromley to move up to fourth place in the National League.

Lee Minshull's 25-yard strike rose just over the bar and Ben May headed wide as the visitors started strongly.

The home side took the lead just before the break as Simeon Akinola tapped home Jack Powell's corner.

Bromley came close to equalising through Rob Swaine but his header was deflected wide in the closing minutes.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 1King
  • 7BrundleBooked at 73mins
  • 15PhillipsBooked at 55mins
  • 4IsaacSubstituted forPowellat 35'minutes
  • 3Habergham
  • 6Fry
  • 8Davis
  • 30Woodyard
  • 10AkinolaSubstituted forEdgarat 69'minutes
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMilesat 79'minutes
  • 25Cardwell

Substitutes

  • 12Gardner
  • 14Miles
  • 22Edgar
  • 32Palmer
  • 32Powell

Bromley

  • 1Julian
  • 19Francis
  • 5Swaine
  • 4Fuseini
  • 13Anderson
  • 6Holland
  • 7Joseph-Dubois
  • 15Minshull
  • 14DennisSubstituted forCoombesat 78'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9MaySubstituted forCunningtonat 64'minutes
  • 18EmmanuelSubstituted forGoldbergat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Goldberg
  • 11Cunnington
  • 12Rodgers
  • 20Coombes
  • 29Higgs
Referee:
Richard Wigglesworth
Attendance:
1,321

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamBromley
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home5
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 1, Bromley 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 1, Bromley 0.

Foul by Adam Cunnington (Bromley).

Matt Fry (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Bromley.

Booking

Adam Coombes (Bromley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Adam Coombes (Bromley).

Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Rob Swaine (Bromley).

Matt Fry (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Bromley.

Attempt missed. Rob Swaine (Bromley) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Joe Anderson.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Bromley.

Foul by Ali Fuseini (Bromley).

Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Joe Anderson (Bromley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Taylor Miles (Braintree Town).

Ali Fuseini (Bromley) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Taylor Miles replaces Dan Sparkes.

Foul by Lee Minshull (Bromley).

Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. Adam Coombes replaces Louis Dennis.

Offside, Braintree Town. Harry Cardwell tries a through ball, but Harry Cardwell is caught offside.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Ali Fuseini (Bromley) wins a free kick.

Booking

Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Anthony Edgar replaces Simeon Akinola because of an injury.

Foul by Rob Swaine (Bromley).

Harry Cardwell (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Bradley Goldberg (Bromley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. Adam Cunnington replaces Ben May.

Attempt missed. Lee Minshull (Bromley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. Bradley Goldberg replaces Moses Emmanuel.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Booking

Mark Phillips (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Mark Phillips (Braintree Town).

Louis Dennis (Bromley) wins a free kick.

Offside, Bromley. Ben May tries a through ball, but Ben May is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham402511475264986
2Forest Green40258764362883
3Grimsby361912570313969
4Braintree381911843261768
5Tranmere4018121054401466
6Dover371981064461865
7Eastleigh38189115648863
8Wrexham381881264442062
9Gateshead40188144958-962
10Lincoln City401511146156556
11Bromley40167176162-155
12Macclesfield39166175243954
13Woking38147175855349
14Barrow371211144963-1447
15Aldershot39138184261-1947
16Chester381110175057-743
17Southport391110183855-1743
18Guiseley38914153656-2041
19Torquay37911174162-2138
20Altrincham37911174061-2138
21Boreham Wood39813183141-1037
22Halifax36910174869-2137
23Welling40611233057-2729
24Kidderminster3869233962-2327
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