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AltrinchamAltrincham0BraintreeBraintree Town4

Altrincham 0-4 Braintree Town

Two goals in each half saw Braintree ease past Altrincham.

Michael Cheek opened the scoring from close range before Kenny Davis made it two from the penalty spot after Cheek had been fouled by Andrew Parry.

Anthony Edgar made the points safe with a stunning 35-yard strike before Taylor Miles found the top corner from the edge of the box to round off the win.

The victory sees Braintree climb to seventh, two points outside the play-off spots, while Altrincham stay 19th.

Line-ups

Altrincham

Formation 3-5-2

  • 17Deasy
  • 8Richman
  • 6Leather
  • 22ParrySubstituted forO'Keefeat 74'minutes
  • 20Sinnott
  • 10Reeves
  • 3Griffin
  • 7Lawrie
  • 2DensmoreSubstituted forCrowtherat 35'minutes
  • 9RankineSubstituted forBowermanat 66'minutes
  • 5Havern

Substitutes

  • 4Moult
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 18Bowerman
  • 19Crowther

Braintree

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Norris
  • 2Clerima
  • 5PaineBooked at 45mins
  • 8Davis
  • 3Habergham
  • 15Phillips
  • 30Woodyard
  • 4Isaac
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMilesat 59'minutes
  • 10AkinolaSubstituted forEdgarat 74'minutes
  • 23CheekSubstituted forMarksat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Brundle
  • 9Marks
  • 14Miles
  • 18Cox
  • 22Edgar
Referee:
Joseph Johnson
Attendance:
861

Match Stats

Home TeamAltrinchamAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away14
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away3

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4. Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 3. Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

  6. Post update

    Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) hits the woodwork with a left footed shot from the left side of the box.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

  9. Post update

    Alex Woodyard (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

  12. Post update

    Damian Reeves (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces Michael Cheek.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  15. Post update

    Foul by James Lawrie (Altrincham).

  16. Post update

    Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Anthony Edgar replaces Simeon Akinola.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Josh O'Keefe replaces Andrew Parry.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Braintree Town.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved.

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