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Solihull Moors 3-3 Braintree Town

Solihull hit back from three goals down inside the first 25 minutes to earn an incredible draw against Braintree.

The visitors had lost their past two games, but got off to a great start when Reece Hall-Johnson's free-kick from the left evaded everyone on its way into the back of the net after just six minutes.

The visitors doubled their lead in the 17th minute when a free-kick was headed back across the face of goal for top scorer Michael Cheek to turn the ball home.

It looked to be game over six minutes later as Joel Kettle brought down Cheek, who dusted himself down to convert the resulting penalty for his 17th goal of the season, but Simeon Maye pulled one back in the 26th minute, heading in Dapo Afolayan's free-kick.

Harry Lee nearly restored the visitors' three-goal lead when his free-kick struck the post, but Afolayan burst into the box with just 11 minutes to go and scored with a powerful left-footed shot which beat Ben McNamara at the near post.

And with four minutes remaining Ashley Sammons delivered a great free-kick which was powerfully headed home by George Carline.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Solihull Moors

  • 24Baxter
  • 2Murombedzi
  • 7Sammons
  • 12Green
  • 4Daly
  • 14MayeBooked at 76mins
  • 5KettleBooked at 27mins
  • 17AfolayanSubstituted forCoyleat 90'minutes
  • 34Charles-CookSubstituted forUdohat 75'minutes
  • 31NorteySubstituted forSterling-Jamesat 61'minutes
  • 25Carline

Substitutes

  • 1Lewis
  • 3Franklin
  • 22Sterling-James
  • 26Udoh
  • 33Coyle

Braintree

  • 33McNamara
  • 3Okimo
  • 7Midson
  • 17Hall-Johnson
  • 4Lee
  • 20CorneSubstituted forMaybanksat 89'minutes
  • 5Gayle
  • 23CheekSubstituted forBarnardat 88'minutes
  • 35Musonda
  • 29Parry
  • 26TwardekSubstituted forFarrellat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Barnard
  • 12Maybanks
  • 15Henshall
  • 25Dias
  • 36Farrell
Referee:
Joe Johnson
Attendance:
556

Live Text

Match ends, Solihull Moors 3, Braintree Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Solihull Moors 3, Braintree Town 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Callum Coyle replaces Oladapo Afolayan.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Joe Maybanks replaces Sam Corne.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Lee Barnard replaces Michael Cheek.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 3, Braintree Town 3. George Carline (Solihull Moors).

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Kyron Farrell replaces Kristopher Twardek.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 2, Braintree Town 3. Oladapo Afolayan (Solihull Moors).

Booking

Kristian Green (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Danny Udoh replaces Regan Charles-Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Omari Sterling-James replaces Nortei Nortey.

Second Half

Second Half begins Solihull Moors 1, Braintree Town 3.

Half Time

First Half ends, Solihull Moors 1, Braintree Town 3.

Booking

Joel Kettle (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 1, Braintree Town 3. Simeon Maye (Solihull Moors).

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Braintree Town 3. Michael Cheek (Braintree Town) converts the penalty with a.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Braintree Town 2. Michael Cheek (Braintree Town).

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Braintree Town 1. Reece Hall-Johnson (Braintree Town).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City34226667323572
2Dag & Red362141161412067
3Forest Green35199772442866
4Tranmere34206851312066
5Gateshead361710961362561
6Dover351861167491860
7Aldershot3716111048331559
8Barrow361513852361658
9Macclesfield331651245341153
10Wrexham371410133745-852
11Bromley37147164556-1149
12Chester351210135450446
13Eastleigh371113134749-246
14Boreham Wood361112133333045
15Solihull Moors36129154852-445
16Sutton United34128143845-744
17Guiseley37128174555-1044
18Braintree37119174460-1642
19Maidstone United36117184463-1940
20Torquay36108184151-1038
21Woking37108195066-1638
22York36615153656-2033
23North Ferriby United37103242356-3333
24Southport3687214177-3631
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