National League
Braintree2Hyde United1

Braintree Town 2-1 Hyde

Dan Holman's late winner secured a narrow victory for Braintree over basement side Hyde.

Braintree took the lead after just five minutes when loanee Bernard Mensah crashed in his first goal for the club.

Alex Brown's low drive from long range fooled Braintree keeper Nick Hamann to level matters before half-time.

Hyde's Adam Thurston was then sent off for a foul on Josh Laurent and 60 seconds later Holman swept in James Mulley's pass to snatch three points.

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 20Hamann
  • 3Habergham
  • 15Massey
  • 5PaineBooked at 90mins
  • 23LaurentBooked at 90mins
  • 8DavisSubstituted forIsaacat 81'minutes
  • 26Mulley
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forDaleyat 75'minutes
  • 17MensahSubstituted forHolmanat 61'minutes
  • 2Peters
  • 9Marks

Substitutes

  • 4Isaac
  • 7Long
  • 1McDonald
  • 10Holman
  • 12Daley

Hyde United

  • 20Kettings
  • 24McQuade
  • 21BlakemanSubstituted forKirbyat 86'minutes
  • 4Haining
  • 2Brizell
  • 8Brown
  • 3Lomax
  • 12ThurstonBooked at 83mins
  • 11Hughes
  • 15Carlton
  • 18Clark

Substitutes

  • 23Pollard
  • 30Kirby
  • 16Thornton
  • 17Fitzgerald
  • 14Frith
Referee:
Declan Ford
Attendance:
754

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamHyde United
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1.

Booking

Matt Paine (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Hand ball by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Corner, Hyde FC.

Attempt saved. Josh Brizell (Hyde FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Braintree Town).

Connor Hughes (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Connor Hughes (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Hyde FC. James Kirby replaces Adam Blakeman because of an injury.

Foul by Danny Carlton (Hyde FC).

Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 2, Hyde FC 1. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Mulley.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Adam Thurston (Hyde FC) for a bad foul.

Foul by Adam Thurston (Hyde FC).

Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Chez Isaac replaces Kenny Davis.

Attempt saved. Dan Holman (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Luke Daley.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Luke Daley replaces Daniel Sparkes.

Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).

William Haining (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Booking

Adam Thurston (Hyde FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Adam Thurston (Hyde FC).

Josh Laurent (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Danny Carlton (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Alan Massey (Braintree Town).

Danny Carlton (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).

Chris Kettings (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Alan Massey (Braintree Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt saved. Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Hyde FC. Jordan Clark tries a through ball, but Jordan Clark is caught offside.

Corner, Hyde FC.

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