National League
WellingWelling United0BraintreeBraintree Town2

Braintree kept alive their outside chances of a play-off place thanks to a Kenny Davis double at Welling.

Welling almost took an early lead when defender Alfie Mawson's free-kick clipped the top of the crossbar.

Home keeper Lee Butcher pulled off a fine save to keep out a Davis header but he was unable to stop a strike from the same player which made it 1-0.

James Mulley hit the post for Town before Davis converted his second from the penalty spot.

Braintree are now three points off the play-off places with three games in hand over Nuneaton.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 23Williams
  • 38TaylorSubstituted forBeautymanat 59'minutes
  • 36Mawson
  • 14Hudson
  • 8Clarke
  • 33HealyBooked at 56minsSubstituted forKaragiannisat 59'minutes
  • 4Gallagher
  • 2Fazackerley
  • 35Sho-SilvaBooked at 90mins
  • 32Wakefield

Substitutes

  • 21Beautyman
  • 5Karagiannis
  • 27Day

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 5Paine
  • 19Wells
  • 3Habergham
  • 4IsaacBooked at 90mins
  • 23Laurent
  • 8Davis
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forJakubiakat 90+1'minutes
  • 26MulleySubstituted forDaleyat 77'minutes
  • 9Marks
  • 2Peters

Substitutes

  • 1McDonald
  • 27Jakubiak
  • 12Daley
  • 28Holdsworth
  • 10Holman
Referee:
Lee Swabey

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home6
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Welling United 0, Braintree Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Welling United 0, Braintree Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Blaine Hudson (Welling United).

  4. Post update

    Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Harry Beautyman (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  6. Booking

    Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Booking

    Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

  9. Post update

    Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Alex Jakubiak replaces Daniel Sparkes.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

  12. Post update

    Jake Gallagher (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jake Gallagher (Welling United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Barney Williams (Welling United).

  16. Post update

    Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Braintree Town.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Luke Daley replaces James Mulley.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

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