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Braintree Town 1-0 FC Halifax Town

Kenny Davis scored a second-half penalty to hand Braintree Town three home points against Halifax, their first victory in four games.

The spot-kick was awarded for a foul by Marc Roberts on striker Sean Marks, with Davis converting coolly.

Before the penalty, Josh Wilson twice shot wide for Halifax, who remain without a Conference Premier away win.

But chances were at a premium in an even contest, with Marks coming closest to adding to the home side's tally.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 3Habergham
  • 19Wells
  • 15Massey
  • 5PaineBooked at 88mins
  • 26MulleyBooked at 68mins
  • 12Daley
  • 8Davis
  • 10HolmanSubstituted forCoxat 78'minutes
  • 2Peters
  • 9Marks

Substitutes

  • 22Cox
  • 1McDonald
  • 18Enver-Marum
  • 11Sparkes
  • 23Geohaghon

Halifax

  • 1Glennon
  • 5Pearson
  • 20MaynardSubstituted forLoveat 76'minutes
  • 15Roberts
  • 3McManusBooked at 43mins
  • 6Lowe
  • 22AingeBooked at 45mins
  • 18MarshallSubstituted forIronsideat 66'minutes
  • 7SmithSubstituted forMcReadyat 62'minutes
  • 14WilsonBooked at 78mins
  • 11Gregory

Substitutes

  • 36Ironside
  • 12Senior
  • 16Worthington
  • 37Love
  • 17McReady
Referee:
Dean Treleaven
Attendance:
943

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamHalifax
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away25

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 1, FC Halifax Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 1, FC Halifax Town 0.
Foul by Lee Gregory (FC Halifax Town).
Nick Hamann (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Joe Ironside (FC Halifax Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Joe Ironside (FC Halifax Town).
Dean Wells (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town).
James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).
Joe Ironside (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Simon Ainge (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved.

Booking

Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Matthew Paine (Braintree Town).
Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).
Danny Lowe (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt blocked. Jordan Cox (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Foul by Lee Gregory (FC Halifax Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by James Mulley (Braintree Town).
Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jordan Cox replaces Dan Holman.

Booking

Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town).
Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).
Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Archie Love (FC Halifax Town).
Luke Daley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Archie Love replaces Lois Maynard.
Foul by Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town).
James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Offside, FC Halifax Town. Lee Gregory tries a through ball, but Lee Gregory is caught offside.
Corner, FC Halifax Town.
Attempt saved. Joe Ironside (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Ryan Peters (Braintree Town).
Joe Ironside (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

James Mulley (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by James Mulley (Braintree Town).
Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Joe Ironside replaces Paul Marshall.
Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).
Samuel Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Matthew Paine (Braintree Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved. Assisted by Luke Daley.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. John McReady replaces Adam Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 1, FC Halifax Town 0. Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.
Penalty conceded by Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty Braintree Town. Sean Marks draws a foul in the penalty area.
Attempt missed. Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt blocked. Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Braintree Town.
Foul by Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town).
Ryan Peters (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Braintree Town.

Second Half

Second Half begins Braintree Town 0, FC Halifax Town 0.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Cambridge2013612445
2Kidderminster2012351439
3Luton2010821638
4Grimsby1911351136
5Alfreton201118434
6Salisbury191036633
7Nuneaton20965133
8Braintree20956732
9Gateshead201028532
10Halifax20947731
11Barnet20794730
12Welling20857329
13Wrexham21849228
14Forest Green20839327
15Macclesfield20758026
16Lincoln City20758-226
17Hereford20578-322
18Southport206311-1321
19Woking205510-820
20Tamworth205510-1220
21Chester214710-1319
22Dartford215313-2018
23Aldershot20758-216
24Hyde United210318-373
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