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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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Taylor
  • 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

Formation 3-5-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Brackley Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Brackley Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

  4. Post update

    Glenn Walker (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    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.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town. Conceded by Tom Sharpe.

  7. Post update

    Joe Connor (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Owen Story (Brackley Town).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town).

  10. Post update

    Ryan Austin (Brackley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Brett Solkhon (Brackley Town).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Brackley Town. Conceded by Carl Martin.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Brackley Town. Nathaniel Jarvis replaces Curtis McDonald.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Andrew (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Joe Connor replaces Peter Winn.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Winn (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. 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.