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Tamworth 0-0 Braintree Town

Tamworth held in-form Braintree to a draw despite having debutant Charlie Allen sent off in the first half.

Allen, who joined on loan from Gillingham on Thursday, came on as a 33rd-minute substitute but lasted only eight minutes before seeing red for a foul on Chez Isaac.

However the visitors failed to make the extra man count.

James Mulley fired wide before Daniel Holman hit the crossbar, while keeper Cameron Belford denied Kenny Davis.

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Braintree manager Alan Devonshire told BBC Essex:

"It was a tough old game. We knew what they were going to do with two forwards they started with - route one.

"We've got a draw, we're disappointed we didn't get all three points. To be fair we lacked a bit of quality in front of goal so maybe they deserved a draw.

"It was difficult conditions. If you go through the whole team, one or two did OK, but we didn't play that well.

"After playing against 10 men, it's two points dropped."

Line-ups

Tamworth

  • 1Belford
  • 34KeaneBooked at 3mins
  • 15Courtney
  • 19Capaldi
  • 6Richards-Everton
  • 33MorganSubstituted forAllenat 33'minutesBooked at 41mins
  • 29HildrethBooked at 74mins
  • 26Elford-AlliyuSubstituted forToddat 46'minutes
  • 17PeniketBooked at 62mins
  • 28Chadwick
  • 9RichardsSubstituted forWrightat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 27Wright
  • 20Todd
  • 32Allen
  • 7Kerry
  • 25Higgins

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 14Carney
  • 15Massey
  • 19Wells
  • 5PaineBooked at 20mins
  • 26Mulley
  • 8Davis
  • 4IsaacSubstituted forDaleyat 60'minutes
  • 9MarksSubstituted forCoxat 77'minutes
  • 10HolmanSubstituted forEnver-Marumat 77'minutes
  • 2Peters

Substitutes

  • 22Cox
  • 11Sparkes
  • 12Daley
  • 1McDonald
  • 18Enver-Marum
Referee:
Chris Kavanagh
Attendance:
716

Match Stats

Home TeamTamworthAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home4
Away7
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Tamworth 0, Braintree Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tamworth 0, Braintree Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Mark Wright replaces Justin Richards.

Foul by Justin Richards (Tamworth).

Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

Hand ball by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

Corner, Braintree Town.

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

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

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

Jordan Keane (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Andy Todd (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox replaces Sean Marks.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Liam Enver-Marum replaces Dan Holman.

Booking

Lee Hildreth (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Lee Hildreth (Tamworth).

James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Dan Holman (Braintree Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left.

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).

Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Tamworth. Nick Chadwick tries a through ball, but Nick Chadwick is caught offside.

Foul by Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).

Richard Peniket (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Booking

Richard Peniket (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Richard Peniket (Tamworth).

Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Luke Daley replaces Chez Isaac.

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

Corner, Tamworth.

Foul by Dan Holman (Braintree Town).

Andy Todd (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Foul by Justin Richards (Tamworth).

Newman Carney (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Nick Chadwick (Tamworth).

Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. James Mulley (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Nick Chadwick (Tamworth).

James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Andy Todd replaces Lateef Elford-Alliyu.

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