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Braintree Town 2-0 Guiseley

Braintree kept Guiseley firmly entrenched in the survival struggle with a 2-0 win at Cressing Road, considerably enhancing their own prospects of staying in the National League.

There was little for the supporters to get excited about in the first period. Will Hatfield found space but shot wide for the visitors, and Craig Braham-Barrett fired just over for Braintree.

Jerome Okimo helped to break the deadlock early in the second half, coming up from the back to head in a set-piece, getting the Braintree faithful dreaming of salvation in two weeks' time.

Michael Cheek added a second from close range on 71 minutes to put matters beyond Adam Lockwood's men.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 22Beasant
  • 11Braham-BarrettSubstituted forTwardekat 69'minutes
  • 27Clohessy
  • 20CorneSubstituted forFarrellat 90+2'minutes
  • 18Goodman
  • 3Okimo
  • 29Parry
  • 8Isaac
  • 4Lee
  • 7Midson
  • 23Cheek

Substitutes

  • 6Ashton
  • 9Barnard
  • 17Hall-Johnson
  • 26Twardek
  • 36Farrell

Guiseley

  • 26Maxted
  • 20Williams
  • 15Palmer
  • 8Hatfield
  • 6Lawlor
  • 2Brown
  • 7Hurst
  • 24WaltonSubstituted forPurverat 79'minutes
  • 33Wesolowski
  • 9BoyesSubstituted forRankineat 74'minutes
  • 19PrestonSubstituted forAsamoahat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Rankine
  • 16Wells
  • 22Purver
  • 23East
  • 34Asamoah
Referee:
Constantine Hatzidakis
Attendance:
624

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 2, Guiseley 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 2, Guiseley 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Kyron Farrell replaces Sam Corne.

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Alex Purver replaces Simon Walton.

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Michael Rankine replaces Adam Boyes.

Goal!

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

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Kristopher Twardek replaces Craig Braham-Barrett.

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Derek Asamoah replaces Jordan Preston.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 1, Guiseley 0. Jerome Okimo (Braintree Town).

Second Half

Second Half begins Braintree Town 0, Guiseley 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Guiseley 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City42287778374191
2Tranmere43268972373586
3Forest Green43259984503484
4Dag & Red432541475502579
5Dover422361379562375
6Aldershot4320131060372373
7Barrow4318151065491669
8Gateshead4318131267472067
9Macclesfield422061660501066
10Bromley43177195563-858
11Boreham Wood431413164743455
12Wrexham431412174358-1554
13Sutton United431411185459-553
14Eastleigh431314165359-653
15Maidstone United42158195672-1653
16Chester431410195961-252
17Guiseley431310204763-1649
18York431115175164-1348
19Woking43139216176-1548
20Solihull Moors43139215673-1748
21Braintree43139215069-1948
22Torquay431111214759-1244
23North Ferriby United43123283174-4339
24Southport4398264892-4435
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