Gateshead had keeper Adam Bartlett to thank for maintaining fifth spot with his late penalty save ensuring a point against rivals Braintree.

Victory for Braintree would have seen them go above their opposition in the play-off zone on goal difference, with three games left in Conference Premier.

Bartlett saved Daniel Holman's late spot kick after he had been fouled by Jamie Chandler.

The keeper had earlier denied Matt Paine and Jordan Cox.

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (2)

Braintree Town

  • 01 McDonald
  • 03 Habergham
  • 11 Sparkes Booked
  • 15 Massey
  • 19 Wells
  • 02 Peters
  • 26 Mulley
  • 04 Isaac
  • 10 Holman
  • 22 Cox
  • 05 Paine

Substitutes

  • 06 Quinton
  • 12 Daley
  • 14 Carney
  • 23 Laurent
  • 28 Holdsworth

Gateshead

  • 01 Bartlett
  • 02 Magnay
  • 16 Baxter
  • 08 Turnbull
  • 05 Curtis
  • 06 Clark
  • 04 Chandler
  • 29 Oster (Ramshaw - 60' Booked )
  • 25 Maddison (Walker - 57' )
  • 18 Marwood
  • 38 O'Donnell

Substitutes

  • 11 Cummins
  • 13 Baird
  • 17 Walker
  • 21 Ramshaw
  • 35 Noble
Ref: Richard Martin
Att: 901

Match Stats

Shots

18 1

On target

3 0

Corners

0 0

Fouls

16 4

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +1:04

Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

90:00 +1:04

Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

90:00 +0:23 Booking

Booking Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

90:00 +0:17

Foul by Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead).

90:00 +0:17

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

88:53

Foul by James Mulley (Braintree Town).

88:53

JJ O'Donnell (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

87:27

Attempt blocked. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alan Massey with a cross.

85:05

Attempt missed. Dean Wells (Braintree Town) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

84:53

Corner, Braintree Town.

83:30

Foul by James Mulley (Braintree Town).

83:30

Carl Magnay (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

82:54

Attempt missed. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right.

82:30

Penalty saved! Dan Holman (Braintree Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

81:53

Penalty conceded by Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) after a foul in the penalty area.

81:53

Penalty Braintree Town. Dan Holman draws a foul in the penalty area.

78:52

Corner, Gateshead.

76:23

Corner, Gateshead.

75:41

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

75:41

Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

68:07

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

68:07

Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

63:36 Booking

Booking Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

63:31

Foul by Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town).

63:31

James Curtis (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

62:38

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

62:38

Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

61:37

Attempt saved. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) header from the right side of the box is saved. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

61:21

Corner, Braintree Town.

61:08

Attempt missed. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box.

60:13

Foul by James Mulley (Braintree Town).

60:13

Carl Magnay (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

59:37 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Gateshead. Rob Ramshaw replaces John Oster.

57:26

Attempt missed. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) header from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by James Mulley with a cross.

56:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Gateshead. Josh Walker replaces Marcus Maddison.

53:10

Attempt missed. Alan Massey (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

47:47

Attempt missed. Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

47:32

Attempt blocked. Matt Paine (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Habergham with a cross.

46:05

Attempt missed. Dean Wells (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

45:41

Corner, Braintree Town.

45:18

Corner, Braintree Town.

45:00

Second Half begins Braintree Town 0, Gateshead 0.

45:00 +1:20 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Gateshead 0.

45:00 +1:09

Attempt blocked. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

44:08

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

44:08

JJ O'Donnell (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

36:38

Foul by Sam Habergham (Braintree Town).

36:38

John Oster (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

34:14

Attempt missed. Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

34:03

Corner, Braintree Town.

32:08

Corner, Braintree Town.

29:01

Attempt missed. Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

27:56

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

27:56

Carl Magnay (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

25:21

Foul by Ryan Peters (Braintree Town).

25:21

JJ O'Donnell (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

23:45

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

23:45

Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

19:32

Foul by Daniel Sparkes (Braintree Town).

19:32

Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

19:16

Attempt saved. Matt Paine (Braintree Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

19:04

Corner, Braintree Town.

17:59

Offside, Gateshead. JJ O'Donnell tries a through ball, but JJ O'Donnell is caught offside.

17:26

Attempt blocked. Dean Wells (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Sparkes.

17:09

Corner, Braintree Town.

16:33

Foul by Ben Clark (Gateshead).

16:33

Dan Holman (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

15:01

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

10:38

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

10:38

Carl Magnay (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

5:17

Foul by Sam Habergham (Braintree Town).

5:17

Phillip Turnbull (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

4:26

Attempt missed. James Mulley (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

3:18

Corner, Braintree Town.

1:46

Offside, Gateshead. James Marwood tries a through ball, but James Marwood is caught offside.

0:55

Attempt missed. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Chez Isaac with a cross.

0:34

Foul by John Oster (Gateshead).

0:34

Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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