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Havant & Waterlooville 2-1 Braintree Town

Alfie Rutherford denied bottom of the table Braintree a valuable point as he scored a last-minute winner for Havant and Waterlooville.

Rutherford broke the deadlock for the Hawks in the 55th minute after a first half with few clear chances.

He got onto the end of a long clearance and beat three defenders before finding the bottom corner of the net.

Braintree were back on level terms in the 76th minute thanks to an own goal by Havant substitute Ryan Woodford.

The strugglers looked set to take an unlikely draw until Rutherford's stoppage-time header stole all three points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Havant & Waterlooville

  • 21Dudzinski
  • 3WilliamsBooked at 79minsSubstituted forCosgraveat 86'minutes
  • 23RobinsonSubstituted forWoodfordat 18'minutes
  • 4StockBooked at 16mins
  • 25Cordner
  • 19Wood
  • 11Tarbuck
  • 16Robinson
  • 10KabambaSubstituted forBradleyat 75'minutes
  • 9Ayunga
  • 20RutherfordBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 5Woodford
  • 8Lewis
  • 12Cosgrave
  • 15Huggins
  • 26Bradley

Braintree

  • 36Legg
  • 5BorgBooked at 35minsSubstituted forMulebaat 64'minutes
  • 16Lyons-FosterBooked at 82mins
  • 10Richards
  • 26GabrielBooked at 78mins
  • 17Ellul
  • 39Okosieme
  • 14Della VerdeBooked at 68mins
  • 30Amaluzor
  • 18BarringtonSubstituted forWaboat 77'minutes
  • 24Morton

Substitutes

  • 2Muleba
  • 8Crook
  • 19Clayton-Phillips
  • 27Sagaf
  • 35Wabo
Referee:
Savvas Yianni
Attendance:
858

Live Text

Match ends, Havant & Waterlooville 2, Braintree Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Havant & Waterlooville 2, Braintree Town 1.

Goal!

Goal! Havant & Waterlooville 2, Braintree Town 1. Alfie Rutherford (Havant & Waterlooville).

Booking

Alfie Rutherford (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Aaron Cosgrave replaces Rory Williams.

Booking

Kodi Lyons-Foster (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Rory Williams (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Ricky Gabriel (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Norman Wabo replaces Marcel Barrington.

Goal!

Own Goal by Ryan Woodford, Havant & Waterlooville. Havant & Waterlooville 1, Braintree Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Alex Bradley replaces Nicke Kabamba.

Booking

Lyle Della Verde (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jonathan Muleba replaces Oscar Borg.

Goal!

Goal! Havant & Waterlooville 1, Braintree Town 0. Alfie Rutherford (Havant & Waterlooville).

Second Half

Second Half begins Havant & Waterlooville 0, Braintree Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Havant & Waterlooville 0, Braintree Town 0.

Booking

Oscar Borg (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Ryan Woodford replaces Paul Robinson.

Booking

Brian Stock (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient24148244143050
2Salford24147347212649
3Harrogate24137449301946
4Wrexham23137330141646
5Solihull Moors23135533201344
6Fylde24119438182042
7Gateshead2312382920939
8Sutton United2391043127437
9Eastleigh2410682627-136
10Ebbsfleet249782924534
11Boreham Wood238782425-131
12Barrow2494112729-231
13Hartlepool248792531-631
14Dag & Red2484122630-428
15Barnet218492226-428
16Halifax226882126-526
17Aldershot2474132039-1925
18Bromley2366113139-824
19Havant & Waterlooville2466123544-924
20Chesterfield2341182024-423
21Dover2456132543-1821
22Maidenhead United2363142345-2221
23Maidstone United2354141935-1619
24Braintree2435162144-2314
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