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Wrexham 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers

Kayden Jackson scores Wrexham's second against Kidderminster Harriers
Wrexham signed striker Kayden Jackson from Tamworth in June 2015

Wrexham moved into the play-off places in the National League after securing their third successive win with victory over struggling Kidderminster Harriers.

Kayden Jackson took full advantage of a defensive slip by Kelvin Longmead to fire home his first goal for Wrexham.

Jackson bundled home at the far post from Lee Fowler's pass to seal the win.

Goalkeeper Dean Snedker denied Jackson a hat-trick early in the second half while at the other end Rhys Taylor parried Arthur Gnahoua's effort.

Wrexham extended their unbeaten run to six games to move up to fourth in the National League.

Kidderminster, with only one away win all season, drop to the bottom of the table and nine points off safety.

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales: "We had to work hard for the win. I was pleased for Kayden, he's got two goals.

"Three points, three wins, three clean sheets - it's what we've been after for a while and you've got to keep backing it up.

"We're not getting carried away, but a lot of people were writing us off a few weeks ago and not really thinking we could get in there.

"I always did. I always believed and I want to keep believing and I do believe that come 30 April we can still be in that top five."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 30Taylor
  • 12Carrington
  • 4Smith
  • 23HeslopBooked at 75mins
  • 3Newton
  • 5Hudson
  • 10Jennings
  • 15EvansSubstituted forMokeat 83'minutes
  • 7FowlerSubstituted forYorkat 60'minutes
  • 25Beck
  • 14JacksonSubstituted forBriscoeat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Moke
  • 16York
  • 17O'Reilly
  • 21Briscoe
  • 22Royle

Kidderminster

  • 13Snedker
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 29Lowe
  • 4MaxwellSubstituted forMcQuilkinat 46'minutes
  • 17Kinsella
  • 5Langmead
  • 21Williams
  • 24FaneBooked at 42mins
  • 14WhiteSubstituted forPatrickat 70'minutes
  • 11Gnahoua
  • 34WhitfieldSubstituted forGarnettat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Garnett
  • 10Patrick
  • 18Jones
  • 26Brown
  • 36McQuilkin
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
3,899

Match Stats

Home TeamWrexhamAway TeamKidderminster
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away1
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home2
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Wrexham 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wrexham 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Omari Patrick (Kidderminster Harriers).

Connor Jennings (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Louis Briscoe (Wrexham).

James McQuilkin (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Louis Briscoe replaces Kayden Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Adriano Moke replaces Rob Evans.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Wrexham).

Evan Garnett (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Arthur Gnahoua (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Simon Heslop (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Simon Heslop (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Offside, Kidderminster Harriers. Jared Hodgkiss tries a through ball, but Jared Hodgkiss is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Wes York (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Wrexham. Kayden Jackson tries a through ball, but Kayden Jackson is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Omari Patrick replaces Harry White.

Foul by Tyrone Williams (Kidderminster Harriers).

Simon Heslop (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Connor Jennings (Wrexham).

Tyrone Williams (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Wrexham).

Kelvin Langmead (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Wrexham).

Evan Garnett (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Arthur Gnahoua (Kidderminster Harriers).

Rob Evans (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Wes York replaces Lee Fowler.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Kidderminster Harriers).

Mark Beck (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Kayden Jackson (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Wrexham. Kayden Jackson tries a through ball, but Kayden Jackson is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Kayden Jackson (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Evan Garnett replaces Ben Whitfield.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. James McQuilkin replaces Luke Maxwell.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham352310266224479
2Forest Green35245660322877
3Grimsby331711566293762
4Wrexham351671260441655
5Gateshead34167114449-555
6Tranmere341591044341054
7Braintree31158836241253
8Dover31157955421352
9Lincoln City351410115446852
10Eastleigh32148105045550
11Woking35147145748949
12Macclesfield33152164740747
13Aldershot33126153947-842
14Bromley32125155357-441
15Chester33109144149-839
16Southport33109143345-1239
17Barrow32108144158-1738
18Guiseley33911133148-1738
19Altrincham33810153255-2334
20Halifax3389164768-2133
21Boreham Wood33711152734-732
22Welling3368192547-2226
23Torquay3168173559-2426
24Kidderminster3459203455-2124
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