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Aldershot Town 2-1 Braintree Town

Substitute Matt Paterson's last-minute header gave 10-man Aldershot victory over Braintree.

The visitors went ahead when Kenny Davis scored from the spot after Adam Webster was fouled.

Brett Williams then prodded the ball home from Manny Oyeleke's ball into the box to draw level.

Aldershot had Jordan Roberts sent off for a second yellow card with 12 minutes left but Paterson pounced to nod in Adam Mekki's mis-hit shot.

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Aldershot manager Andy Scott told BBC Surrey:

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Showed great spirit - Scott

"It wasn't our best performance of the season, but it was a vital one. We kept going, we kept trying to win the game.

"I don't like sitting back, they only had one man up front. It's for them to score and it was an opportunity for us to get the ball in the net. The fans love it, and sometimes a little bit of drama like that is better than winning 5-1 on a Saturday.

"We'll take any win, and certainly given the circumstances with so many players out, that was a massive result, and huge credit to the players responding like they have, filling in positions and never moaning."

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 27Henly
  • 6Webster
  • 28Butler
  • 4Stanley
  • 14RobertsBooked at 79mins
  • 22Gibbs
  • 7Mekki
  • 15Young
  • 12Oyeleke
  • 29O'BrienSubstituted forPatersonat 83'minutes
  • 9Williams

Substitutes

  • 8Rowlands
  • 18Webbe
  • 21Williams
  • 10Paterson

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 19Wells
  • 3Habergham
  • 15Massey
  • 4Isaac
  • 8Davis
  • 26Mulley
  • 12DaleySubstituted forEnver-Marumat 85'minutes
  • 10Holman
  • 9MarksSubstituted forCoxat 83'minutes
  • 2Peters

Substitutes

  • 6Quinton
  • 23Geohaghon
  • 18Enver-Marum
  • 22Cox
  • 1McDonald
Referee:
Adam Bromley
Attendance:
1,215

Match Stats

Home TeamAldershotAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home3
Away2
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 2, Braintree Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 2, Braintree Town 1.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 2, Braintree Town 1. Matthew Paterson (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Adam Mekki with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Liam Enver-Marum replaces Luke Daley.
Attempt saved. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Kenny Davis.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Matthew Paterson replaces Aiden O'Brien.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox replaces Sean Marks.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) for a bad foul.
Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).
Luke Daley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).
Adam Webster (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).
Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).
Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Dan Holman (Braintree Town).
Jonathan Henly (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 1, Braintree Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Braintree Town 1.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Brett Williams (Aldershot Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).
Adam Webster (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).
Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town).
Dan Holman (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 1, Braintree Town 1. Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Adam Mekki with a cross.
Corner, Aldershot Town.
Attempt saved. Dan Butler (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved.
Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).
Aiden O'Brien (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).
James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, Braintree Town 1. Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
Penalty conceded by Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty Braintree Town. Dan Holman draws a foul in the penalty area.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Brett Williams (Aldershot Town).
Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Kick Off

First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
goal

As It Stood

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2Luton2111821941
3Kidderminster2012351439
4Grimsby1911351136
5Nuneaton211065436
6Alfreton211119134
7Barnet21894933
8Salisbury201037333
9Braintree21957632
10Gateshead201028532
11Halifax21948631
12Forest Green21939630
13Welling20857329
14Wrexham21849228
15Macclesfield20758026
16Lincoln City20758-226
17Hereford21678-225
18Southport216312-1621
19Woking205510-820
20Tamworth205510-1220
21Aldershot21858-119
22Chester214710-1319
23Dartford225314-2218
24Hyde United210318-373
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