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Braintree Town 3-2 Dagenham & Redbridge

Simeon Akinola scored twice as Braintree beat promotion-chasing Dagenham 3-2 in a thrilling National League game.

Oliver Hawkins put Dagenham ahead after 32 minutes when he headed in Jordan Maguire-Drew's cross, but the hosts levelled just three minutes later through Michael Cheek.

Akinola's penalty on the stroke of half-time put Braintree ahead at the break but two minutes after the interval the Daggers were awarded a spot-kick of their own and, while Hawkins' effort was saved, Maguire-Drew smashed home the rebound.

The away side had Scott Doe sent off for a second booking, and Braintree took advantage as Akinola scored his second.

Braintree's Manny Parry was also given his marching orders but Dagenham were reduced to nine men when Magnus Okuonghae went off injured with all three substitutions made.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 22Beasant
  • 27Clohessy
  • 3Okimo
  • 8Isaac
  • 29Parry
  • 5GayleSubstituted forJulesat 83'minutes
  • 30AdamsBooked at 73mins
  • 17Hall-JohnsonBooked at 52minsSubstituted forLeeat 76'minutes
  • 10Akinola
  • 7Midson
  • 23Cheek

Substitutes

  • 4Lee
  • 9Barnard
  • 19Jules
  • 20Corne
  • 26Patterson

Dag & Red

  • 1Justham
  • 3Widdowson
  • 4DoeBooked at 59mins
  • 17Boucaud
  • 12Hawkins
  • 8Raymond
  • 15Maguire-DrewSubstituted forBensonat 72'minutes
  • 19LingBooked at 42minsSubstituted forHeardat 66'minutes
  • 25Whitely
  • 32Staunton
  • 20HydeSubstituted forOkuonghaeat 51'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Benson
  • 21Heard
  • 26Okuonghae
  • 30Cousins
  • 33White
Referee:
Anthony Serrano
Attendance:
1,353

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Zak Jules replaces Ian Gayle.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Harry Lee replaces Reece Hall-Johnson.

Dismissal

Ebou Adams (Braintree Town) is shown the red card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Paul Benson replaces Jordan Maguire-Drew.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Scott Heard replaces Sam Ling.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 2. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Scott Doe (Dagenham and Redbridge) for a bad foul.

Booking

Reece Hall-Johnson (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Magnus Okuonghae replaces Tyrique Hyde.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 2. Jordan Maguire-Drew (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Second Half

Second Half begins Braintree Town 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Braintree Town 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) converts the penalty with a.

Booking

Sam Ling (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Michael Cheek (Braintree Town).

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 0, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Oliver Hawkins (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Booking

Ebou Adams (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Tranmere26165536181853
2Lincoln City25164552252752
3Forest Green25146546262048
4Barrow241210240202046
5Dag & Red2614484031946
6Dover25143851381345
7Chester26109742301239
8Aldershot2611693226639
9Bromley26115103434038
10Macclesfield2411493224837
11Boreham Wood2510782722537
12Gateshead2699839281136
13Eastleigh249873731635
14Sutton United2595112834-632
15Wrexham2688102232-1032
16Solihull Moors2586113543-830
17Torquay2585122532-729
18Braintree2576122943-1427
19Maidstone United2675142947-1826
20Woking2566133648-1224
21Southport2566132952-2324
22Guiseley2657142941-1222
23York2649132343-2021
24North Ferriby United2663171338-2521
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