National League
BraintreeBraintree Town3WrexhamWrexham0
Danny Livesey of Wrexham battles with Braintree's Kenny Davis

Sean Marks, Dan Holman and Alex Jakubiak scored as Braintree extended their unbeaten run to five games with victory against Wrexham.

Braintree took a deserved lead when Marks linked well with Holman before he rounded keeper Andy Coughlin to roll the ball into an empty net.

Wrexham made a bright start to the second half and Joe Anyinsah's fierce half volley was saved by Nick Hamann.

Holman doubled Braintree's lead before substitute Jakubiak added a third.

Jakubiak came off the bench to make his Braintree debut having joined on a month's loan from Watford.

Wrexham caretaker-manager Billy Barr told BBC Radio Wales:

"It's a tough night for everybody connected with Wrexham. I just didn't see that first half coming, that's not what we've been like.

"I couldn't come up with anything positive at half time, I tried to rattle a few cages. We came out with a little bit more intent but still not enough.

"I'm lost for words in a way - it's hit me and it's horrible. The feeling I've got in my stomach at the moment - it's just sick.

"I'll hopefully try and get a few players in [on loan] ... because it looks as though we might need to."

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 15Massey
  • 19Wells
  • 3Habergham
  • 5Paine
  • 8DavisSubstituted forIsaacat 46'minutes
  • 23Laurent
  • 9Marks
  • 17MensahSubstituted forSparkesat 77'minutes
  • 2Peters
  • 10HolmanSubstituted forJakubiakat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Isaac
  • 12Daley
  • 27Jakubiak
  • 11Sparkes
  • 1McDonald

Wrexham

  • 13Coughlin
  • 2Wright
  • 14Tomassen
  • 5LiveseySubstituted forArtellat 46'minutes
  • 3Ashton
  • 16HuntSubstituted forOglebyat 59'minutes
  • 12Keates
  • 29Carrington
  • 8HarrisBooked at 70minsSubstituted forReynoldsat 76'minutes
  • 26Anyinsah
  • 10Ormerod

Substitutes

  • 17Clowes
  • 27Reynolds
  • 28Artell
  • 15Ogleby
  • 1Mayebi
Referee:
Paul Rees
Attendance:
699

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home21
Away10
Shots on Target
Home11
Away5
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Braintree Town 3, Wrexham 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Braintree Town 3, Wrexham 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brett Ormerod (Wrexham) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Braintree Town 3, Wrexham 0. Alex Jakubiak (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Wrexham.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Danny Reynolds (Wrexham) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

  8. Post update

    Joe Anyinsah (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

  10. Post update

    Neil Ashton (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Brett Ormerod (Wrexham).

  12. Post update

    Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Hand ball by Joe Anyinsah (Wrexham).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Alex Jakubiak replaces Dan Holman.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Stephen Wright (Wrexham).

  16. Post update

    Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).

  18. Post update

    Stephen Wright (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Braintree Town.

  20. Post update

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

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