National League
BraintreeBraintree Town2Hyde UnitedHyde United1

Dan Holman's late winner secured a narrow victory for Braintree over basement side Hyde.

Braintree took the lead after just five minutes when loanee Bernard Mensah crashed in his first goal for the club.

Alex Brown's low drive from long range fooled Braintree keeper Nick Hamann to level matters before half-time.

Hyde's Adam Thurston was then sent off for a foul on Josh Laurent and 60 seconds later Holman swept in James Mulley's pass to snatch three points.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 3Habergham
  • 15Massey
  • 5PaineBooked at 90mins
  • 23LaurentBooked at 90mins
  • 8DavisSubstituted forIsaacat 81'minutes
  • 26Mulley
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forDaleyat 75'minutes
  • 17MensahSubstituted forHolmanat 61'minutes
  • 2Peters
  • 9Marks

Substitutes

  • 4Isaac
  • 7Long
  • 1McDonald
  • 10Holman
  • 12Daley

Hyde United

  • 20Kettings
  • 24McQuade
  • 21BlakemanSubstituted forKirbyat 86'minutes
  • 4Haining
  • 2Brizell
  • 8Brown
  • 3Lomax
  • 12ThurstonBooked at 83mins
  • 11Hughes
  • 15Carlton
  • 18Clark

Substitutes

  • 23Pollard
  • 30Kirby
  • 16Thornton
  • 17Fitzgerald
  • 14Frith
Referee:
Declan Ford
Attendance:
754

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamHyde United
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1.

  3. Booking

    Matt Paine (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Hand ball by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Hyde FC.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Brizell (Hyde FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  7. Booking

    Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

  9. Post update

    Connor Hughes (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

  11. Post update

    Connor Hughes (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Hyde FC. James Kirby replaces Adam Blakeman because of an injury.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Danny Carlton (Hyde FC).

  14. Post update

    Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Mulley.

  16. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Adam Thurston (Hyde FC) for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Adam Thurston (Hyde FC).

  18. Post update

    Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Chez Isaac replaces Kenny Davis.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Luke Daley.

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