Braintree Town 1-0 Barrow

Braintree won for the first time in six matches as they beat nine-man Barrow.

The visitors had Andy Cook sent off after only four minutes when he made a poor challenge on defender Dean Wells.

However, the Iron took 75 minutes to make a breakthrough, which finally came when Aswad Thomas scored from six yards following a low pass from Wells.

Barrow's Gavin Skelton had an effort saved by Nathan McDonald before Joseph Jackson was dismissed in injury time, after another foul on Wells.


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Barrow boss Bayliss blasts referee

Barrow joint-boss Dave Bayliss told BBC Radio Cumbria:

"There were a lot of decisions today that were very dubious.

"I just spoke to their manager when the game had finished, he actually said he [the referee] sent [Andy] Cook off and he was nowhere near the incident.

"What the linesman saw I don't know, on that same side again the linesman has got the decision completely wrong again, because the ball was actually out of play. "

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