FA Cup - Second Round
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Macclesfield Town 3-2 Brackley Town

Jack Mackreth killed off Brackley's comeback hopes and booked Conference Premier side Macclesfield's place in the FA Cup third round.

Danny Andrew slotted home for the hosts before Scott Boden's close range tap-in doubled the lead.

Minutes later, Steve Diggin reduced the deficit for the visitors before Owen Story's volley pulled Brackley level.

Mackreth sealed the win nine minutes from time with an impressive goal from a tight angle.

The victory means that Macclesfield progress to the third round of the FA Cup for the third season in a row.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1R Taylor
  • 26Halls
  • 3Andrew
  • 23Whitaker
  • 12Williams
  • 4Martin
  • 7Mackreth
  • 6Turnbull
  • 19Boden
  • 8Jennings
  • 24RoweSubstituted forWinnat 77'minutesSubstituted forConnorat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Connor
  • 9Holroyd
  • 10Kissock
  • 11Winn
  • 15Lewis
  • 20Branagan
  • 25Kay

Brackley Town

  • 1Turley
  • 2Reid
  • 11Walker
  • 6Austin
  • 5Sharpe
  • 8Solkhon
  • 7SandySubstituted forStoryat 53'minutes
  • 4Towers
  • 9MulliganSubstituted forMillsat 54'minutes
  • 10Diggin
  • 3McDonaldSubstituted forJarvisat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Cartwright
  • 14Story
  • 15Odhiambo
  • 16Mills
  • 17Worby
  • 18Griffin
  • 19Jarvis
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
2,438

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamBrackley Town
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home6
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Brackley Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Brackley Town 2.
Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).
Glenn Walker (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Owen Story (Brackley Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Tom Sharpe.
Joe Connor (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Owen Story (Brackley Town).
Foul by Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town).
Ryan Austin (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Brett Solkhon (Brackley Town).
Corner, Brackley Town. Conceded by Carl Martin.

Substitution

Substitution, Brackley Town. Nathaniel Jarvis replaces Curtis McDonald.
Attempt missed. Danny Andrew (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Joe Connor replaces Peter Winn.
Attempt missed. Peter Winn (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.
Attempt saved. Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 3, Brackley Town 2. Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. Steve Diggin (Brackley Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Peter Winn replaces Danny M. Rowe.
Attempt missed. Steve Diggin (Brackley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Brackley Town 2. Owen Story (Brackley Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal.
Corner, Brackley Town. Conceded by Rhys Taylor.
Attempt saved. Owen Story (Brackley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
Danny Andrew (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Owen Story (Brackley Town).
Attempt saved. Izak Reid (Brackley Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Steve Towers (Brackley Town).
Attempt missed. Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) header from the centre of the box is too high.
Foul by Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town).
Owen Story (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Glenn Walker (Brackley Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Ben Mills (Brackley Town).

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Brackley Town 1. Steve Diggin (Brackley Town) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.
Corner, Brackley Town. Conceded by Steve Williams.
Corner, Brackley Town. Conceded by Carl Martin.
Attempt missed. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Brackley Town. Ben Mills replaces Gary Mulligan.

Substitution

Substitution, Brackley Town. Owen Story replaces Elliot Sandy.
Attempt blocked. Steve Towers (Brackley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town).
Curtis McDonald (Brackley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Brackley Town 0. Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny M. Rowe with a cross.
Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Steve Diggin (Brackley Town).
Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Billy Turley.
Attempt saved. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Macclesfield Town 1, Brackley Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Brackley Town 0.
Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Izak Reid.
Attempt missed. Danny M. Rowe (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Carl Martin (Macclesfield Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Ryan Austin.
Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Ryan Austin.
Foul by Steve Williams (Macclesfield Town).
Gary Mulligan (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
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