Match ends, Braintree Town 1, Barrow 1.
Dan Pilkington came off the bench to rescue a draw for Barrow against Braintree in the National League.
The hosts took the lead after the break when Simeon Akinola fired a powerful strike past keeper Joel Dixon.
But, with nine minutes remaining, substitute Pilkington struck across goal to level the score and secure a point for the Bluebirds.
Paddy Lacey had gone close for the visitors early on, while Sean Marks and Andy Cook tested the Barrow goal.
- 11SparkesSubstituted forCheekat 84'minutes
- 20ChiedozieSubstituted forBrundleat 76'minutes
- 24WilliamsBooked at 89mins
- 15MellorSubstituted forCowperthwaiteat 77'minutes
- 4LaceyBooked at 65mins
- 10CookSubstituted forCosgroveat 86'minutes
- 26van den BroekSubstituted forPilkingtonat 71'minutes
- Alan Young
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Braintree Town 1, Barrow 1.
Attempt saved. Danny Pilkington (Barrow) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.
George Williams (Barrow) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by George Williams (Barrow).
Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Offside, Barrow. Jason Walker tries a through ball, but Jason Walker is caught offside.
Substitution, Barrow. Sam Cosgrove replaces Andy Cook.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Michael Cheek replaces Dan Sparkes.
Offside, Braintree Town. Simeon Akinola tries a through ball, but Simeon Akinola is caught offside.
Goal! Braintree Town 1, Barrow 1. Danny Pilkington (Barrow) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Neil Ashton.
Substitution, Barrow. Niall Cowperthwaite replaces David Mellor.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Mitch Brundle replaces Jordan Chiedozie.
Attempt missed. Jordan Chiedozie (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Chez Isaac with a cross.
Substitution, Barrow. Danny Pilkington replaces Benjamin van den Broek.
Foul by Simon Grand (Barrow).
Jordan Chiedozie (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Paddy Lacey (Barrow) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.