Match ends, Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 4.
Braintree Town 0-4 Harrogate Town
Harrogate strengthened their hold on a National League play-off spot with a convincing 4-0 win at bottom side Braintree.
Three first-half goals earned the visitors a routine win as they condemned sorry Braintree to a fifth straight defeat.
Harrogate came flying out of the blocks and Jack Emmett opened the scoring after only two minutes, poking his finish over Ben Killip as the goalkeeper advanced off his line.
Mark Beck made it two in the 10th minute, taking advantage of a loose ball to round Killip and fire home.
George Thomson killed the contest with a third in the 37th minute, knocking home the rebound after the over-worked Killip denied Jack Muldoon.
Muldoon was involved in number four early in the second half too as his fine low ball across the face of goal was knocked home by Beck for his second of the match.
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- 5BorgBooked at 51minsSubstituted forGipsonat 67'minutes
- 11KellySubstituted forEyomaat 46'minutes
- 27SagafSubstituted forRichardsat 46'minutes
- 9HenryBooked at 56mins
- 8EmmettSubstituted forAgnewat 46'minutes
- 9BeckSubstituted forWoodsat 75'minutes
- 18MuldoonSubstituted forWilliamsat 67'minutes
- Carl Brook
Second Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 4.
Substitution, Harrogate Town. Michael Woods replaces Mark Beck.
Substitution, Harrogate Town. Aaron Williams replaces Jack Muldoon.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Jayden Gipson replaces Oscar Borg.
Goal! Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 4. Mark Beck (Harrogate Town).
Korrey Henry (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.
Oscar Borg (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Harrogate Town. Liam Agnew replaces Jack Emmett.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Aaron Eyoma replaces Sam Kelly.
Substitution, Braintree Town. Courtney Richards replaces Mohammed Sagaf.
Second Half begins Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 3.
First Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 3.
Goal! Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 3. George Thomson (Harrogate Town).
Goal! Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 2. Mark Beck (Harrogate Town).
Goal! Braintree Town 0, Harrogate Town 1. Jack Emmett (Harrogate Town).
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.