Match ends, Gateshead 3, Braintree Town 1.
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.
- 12RamshawSubstituted forFinniganat 58'minutes
- 29WrightBooked at 75mins
- 10GuySubstituted forRankineat 68'minutes
- 23RodmanSubstituted forShawat 68'minutes
- 26MulleySubstituted forMarksat 76'minutes
- 8DavisBooked at 33minsSubstituted forSmithat 84'minutes
- 18CoxSubstituted forCaseat 82'minutes
- John Brooks
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Gateshead 3, Braintree Town 1.
Attempt missed. Michael Rankine (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Foul by Steven Smith (Braintree Town).
Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Steven Smith replaces Kenny Davis.
Offside, Braintree Town. Simeon Akinola tries a through ball, but Simeon Akinola is caught offside.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Ryan Case replaces Jordan Cox.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces James Mulley.
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.
Daniel Wright (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Hand ball by Daniel Wright (Gateshead).
Foul by Jon Shaw (Gateshead).
Alan Massey (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
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.
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.
Substitution, Gateshead. Michael Rankine replaces Lewis Guy.
Substitution, Gateshead. Jon Shaw replaces Alex Rodman.