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Braintree Town 1-0 Bromley

Simeon Akinola
Simeon Akinola has scored seven times in 33 appearances for Braintree this season

Braintree registered their fifth consecutive victory as they beat Bromley to move up to fourth place in the National League.

Lee Minshull's 25-yard strike rose just over the bar and Ben May headed wide as the visitors started strongly.

The home side took the lead just before the break as Simeon Akinola tapped home Jack Powell's corner.

Bromley came close to equalising through Rob Swaine but his header was deflected wide in the closing minutes.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 1King
  • 7BrundleBooked at 73mins
  • 15PhillipsBooked at 55mins
  • 4IsaacSubstituted forPowellat 35'minutes
  • 3Habergham
  • 6Fry
  • 8Davis
  • 30Woodyard
  • 10AkinolaSubstituted forEdgarat 69'minutes
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMilesat 79'minutes
  • 25Cardwell

Substitutes

  • 12Gardner
  • 14Miles
  • 22Edgar
  • 32Palmer
  • 32Powell

Bromley

  • 1Julian
  • 19Francis
  • 5Swaine
  • 4Fuseini
  • 13Anderson
  • 6Holland
  • 7Joseph-Dubois
  • 15Minshull
  • 14DennisSubstituted forCoombesat 78'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9MaySubstituted forCunningtonat 64'minutes
  • 18EmmanuelSubstituted forGoldbergat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Goldberg
  • 11Cunnington
  • 12Rodgers
  • 20Coombes
  • 29Higgs
Referee:
Richard Wigglesworth
Attendance:
1,321

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamBromley
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home5
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Braintree Town 1, Bromley 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Braintree Town 1, Bromley 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Adam Cunnington (Bromley).

  4. Post update

    Matt Fry (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Bromley.

  6. Booking

    Adam Coombes (Bromley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Adam Coombes (Bromley).

  8. Post update

    Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Rob Swaine (Bromley).

  10. Post update

    Matt Fry (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Bromley.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rob Swaine (Bromley) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Joe Anderson.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Bromley.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Bromley.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Ali Fuseini (Bromley).

  16. Post update

    Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Anderson (Bromley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Taylor Miles (Braintree Town).

  19. Post update

    Ali Fuseini (Bromley) wins a free kick.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Braintree Town. Taylor Miles replaces Dan Sparkes.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham402511475264986
2Forest Green40258764362883
3Grimsby361912570313969
4Braintree381911843261768
5Tranmere4018121054401466
6Dover371981064461865
7Eastleigh38189115648863
8Wrexham381881264442062
9Gateshead40188144958-962
10Lincoln City401511146156556
11Bromley40167176162-155
12Macclesfield39166175243954
13Woking38147175855349
14Barrow371211144963-1447
15Aldershot39138184261-1947
16Chester381110175057-743
17Southport391110183855-1743
18Guiseley38914153656-2041
19Torquay37911174162-2138
20Altrincham37911174061-2138
21Boreham Wood39813183141-1037
22Halifax36910174869-2137
23Welling40611233057-2729
24Kidderminster3869233962-2327
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