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Braintree Town 0-0 Torquay United

Torquay secured a well-earned point after holding on for a goalless draw at Braintree in the National League.

Braintree's Michael Cheek had the best chance of the first half, heading against the crossbar from six yards out in the first 10 minutes.

The chances continued for Braintree, with Cheek and Alex Woodyard hitting the post as Torquay rode their luck.

And Nathan Smith's late block from Simeon Akinola's shot proved crucial in earning the Gulls a point.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 1Norris
  • 2Clerima
  • 5PaineBooked at 90mins
  • 8DavisBooked at 73mins
  • 3Habergham
  • 6Fry
  • 32PowellSubstituted forMilesat 65'minutes
  • 30Woodyard
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMarksat 78'minutes
  • 10Akinola
  • 23CheekSubstituted forSekajjaat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Brundle
  • 9Marks
  • 12Sekajja
  • 14Miles
  • 22Edgar

Torquay

  • 21Lavercombe
  • 29Berry
  • 18Smith
  • 26Heslop
  • 24Nicholson
  • 5MacDonaldBooked at 90mins
  • 11Murombedzi
  • 16Richards
  • 3Butler
  • 25Verma
  • 28Wright

Substitutes

  • 1Spiess
  • 7Briscoe
  • 12Carmichael
  • 15Prynn
  • 22Gerring
Referee:
Stephen Ross
Attendance:
773

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home6
Away1
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away1
Fouls
Home6
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Braintree Town 0, Torquay United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Torquay United 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Courtney Richards (Torquay United).

  4. Post update

    Remy Clerima (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Ibra Sekajja replaces Michael Cheek.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Aman Verma (Torquay United).

  8. Post update

    Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Sam Habergham (Braintree Town).

  10. Post update

    Nathan Smith (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Torquay United. Andre Wright tries a through ball, but Andre Wright is caught offside.

  12. Post update

    Offside, Braintree Town. Sean Marks tries a through ball, but Sean Marks is caught offside.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces Dan Sparkes.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Shepherd Murombedzi (Torquay United).

  16. Post update

    Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Taylor Miles (Braintree Town).

  18. Post update

    Dan Butler (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Andre Wright (Torquay United).

  20. Post update

    Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

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