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Gateshead 3-1 Braintree Town

Three quickfire goals saw Gateshead come from behind against Braintree to register their first win in five.

Jordan Cox put the visitors in front midway through the first half when he fired home from close range.

After the break, Carl Finnigan levelled for Gateshead from Andrai Jones' cross before Phil Turnbull put the home side ahead from distance.

Jon Shaw capped off Gateshead's second-half comeback, with his impressive strike sealing all three points.

Line-ups

Gateshead

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Bartlett
  • 2Jones
  • 5Curtis
  • 6Clark
  • 15Allan
  • 12RamshawSubstituted forFinniganat 58'minutes
  • 8Turnbull
  • 7Oster
  • 29WrightBooked at 75mins
  • 10GuySubstituted forRankineat 68'minutes
  • 23RodmanSubstituted forShawat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Shaw
  • 11Finnigan
  • 14Brown
  • 16Baxter
  • 19Rankine

Braintree

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Hamann
  • 23Peters
  • 2Brundle
  • 6Massey
  • 3Habergham
  • 26MulleySubstituted forMarksat 76'minutes
  • 4Isaac
  • 8DavisBooked at 33minsSubstituted forSmithat 84'minutes
  • 7Walker
  • 15Akinola
  • 18CoxSubstituted forCaseat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Marks
  • 14Smith
  • 17Case
  • 29Pentney
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
1,244

Match Stats

Home TeamGatesheadAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home11
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Gateshead 3, Braintree Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Gateshead 3, Braintree Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Rankine (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Steven Smith (Braintree Town).

  5. Post update

    Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Gateshead.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Steven Smith replaces Kenny Davis.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Braintree Town. Simeon Akinola tries a through ball, but Simeon Akinola is caught offside.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Ryan Case replaces Jordan Cox.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces James Mulley.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Gateshead 3, Braintree Town 1. Jon Shaw (Gateshead) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Carl Finnigan.

  12. Booking

    Daniel Wright (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Hand ball by Daniel Wright (Gateshead).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jon Shaw (Gateshead).

  15. Post update

    Alan Massey (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Gateshead 2, Braintree Town 1. Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Rankine.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Gateshead 1, Braintree Town 1. Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andrai Jones with a cross.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Gateshead. Michael Rankine replaces Lewis Guy.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Gateshead. Jon Shaw replaces Alex Rodman.

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