National League
Altrincham0Braintree4

Altrincham 0-4 Braintree Town

Two goals in each half saw Braintree ease past Altrincham.

Michael Cheek opened the scoring from close range before Kenny Davis made it two from the penalty spot after Cheek had been fouled by Andrew Parry.

Anthony Edgar made the points safe with a stunning 35-yard strike before Taylor Miles found the top corner from the edge of the box to round off the win.

The victory sees Braintree climb to seventh, two points outside the play-off spots, while Altrincham stay 19th.

Line-ups

Altrincham

  • 17Deasy
  • 8Richman
  • 6Leather
  • 22ParrySubstituted forO'Keefeat 74'minutes
  • 20Sinnott
  • 10Reeves
  • 3Griffin
  • 7Lawrie
  • 2DensmoreSubstituted forCrowtherat 35'minutes
  • 9RankineSubstituted forBowermanat 66'minutes
  • 5Havern

Substitutes

  • 4Moult
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 18Bowerman
  • 19Crowther

Braintree

  • 1Norris
  • 2Clerima
  • 5PaineBooked at 45mins
  • 8Davis
  • 3Habergham
  • 15Phillips
  • 30Woodyard
  • 4Isaac
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forMilesat 59'minutes
  • 10AkinolaSubstituted forEdgarat 74'minutes
  • 23CheekSubstituted forMarksat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Brundle
  • 9Marks
  • 14Miles
  • 18Cox
  • 22Edgar
Referee:
Joseph Johnson
Attendance:
861

Match Stats

Home TeamAltrinchamAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away14
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away3

Live Text

Match ends, Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4.

Goal!

Goal! Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 4. Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 3. Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) hits the woodwork with a left footed shot from the left side of the box.

Attempt missed. Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

Alex Woodyard (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Taylor Miles (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Damian Reeves (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces Michael Cheek.

Attempt missed. Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by James Lawrie (Altrincham).

Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Anthony Edgar replaces Simeon Akinola.

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. Josh O'Keefe replaces Andrew Parry.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved.

Attempt saved. Michael Cheek (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. George Bowerman replaces Michael Rankine.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Taylor Miles replaces Dan Sparkes.

Foul by Scott Leather (Altrincham).

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jordan Sinnott (Altrincham).

Alex Woodyard (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. James Lawrie (Altrincham) header from the right side of the box is saved.

Second Half

Second Half begins Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 2.

Attempt missed. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

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

Foul by Matt Paine (Braintree Town).

Damian Reeves (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Altrincham 0, Braintree Town 2. Kenny Davis (Braintree Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Andrew Parry (Altrincham) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Braintree Town. Michael Cheek draws a foul in the penalty area.

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