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Bradford City 2-0 Southend United

Tony McMahon
Tony McMahon has netted five goals in 30 games for Bradford this season

Bradford City eased to their third victory in four games as they beat Southend United at Valley Parade.

Tony McMahon's curling free-kick beat keeper Daniel Bentley to give Bradford the lead after an aggressive start.

Wes Thomas came close to a second as he cut inside to pick up Josh Cullen's pass but chipped his shot over the bar.

Stephen McLaughlin shot over the bar for Southend after the break, but James Hanson's header deflected in off Bentley to secure victory for Bradford.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2DarbyBooked at 66mins
  • 5Clarke
  • 16Burke
  • 3Meredith
  • 29McMahonSubstituted forKnottat 90+5'minutes
  • 4Evans
  • 12Cullen
  • 17ReidSubstituted forMarshallat 90+2'minutes
  • 39ThomasSubstituted forDaviesat 64'minutes
  • 9Hanson

Substitutes

  • 7Marshall
  • 10Clarke
  • 11Knott
  • 15Leigh
  • 18Routis
  • 24Davies
  • 30Cracknell

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 24O'NeillBooked at 89mins
  • 15Bolger
  • 26Barrett
  • 3Coker
  • 12AtkinsonSubstituted forWorrallat 73'minutes
  • 4WordsworthBooked at 90mins
  • 8TimlinBooked at 70mins
  • 22DeeganSubstituted forLozaat 67'minutes
  • 17McLaughlinSubstituted forMcQueenat 59'minutes
  • 16Hunt

Substitutes

  • 5Thompson
  • 7Worrall
  • 9Mooney
  • 10Payne
  • 13Smith
  • 20McQueen
  • 23Loza
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
17,701

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home14
Away2
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 2, Southend United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 2, Southend United 0.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Billy Knott replaces Tony McMahon.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Marshall replaces Kyel Reid.

Adam Barrett (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Davies (Bradford City).

Booking

Anthony Wordsworth (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Lee Evans (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Booking

Luke O'Neill (Southend United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kyel Reid (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Luke O'Neill (Southend United).

Attempt saved. Anthony Wordsworth (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Michael Timlin (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kyel Reid (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Steve Davies (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kyel Reid (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Wordsworth (Southend United).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Cian Bolger.

Attempt blocked. Lee Evans (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Tony McMahon (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Worrall (Southend United).

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Ben Coker (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Reece Burke (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 2, Southend United 0. James Hanson (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal following a corner.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Michael Timlin.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. David Worrall replaces Will Atkinson.

Foul by Reece Burke (Bradford City).

Noel Hunt (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

Attempt saved. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Michael Timlin (Southend United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lee Evans (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Timlin (Southend United).

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Jamar Loza replaces Gary Deegan.

Booking

Stephen Darby (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Lee Evans (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Southend United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Gillingham31177757372058
3Walsall30169548311757
4Wigan311511550292156
5Coventry311410755332252
6Millwall31155114840850
7Southend31138104138347
8Bradford3013893532347
9Sheff Utd31129104642445
10Port Vale32129113536-145
11Peterborough30135125445944
12Scunthorpe30135123637-144
13Barnsley30133144944542
14Bury30117123749-1240
15Swindon31116144648-239
16Rochdale30108123942-338
17Doncaster3099123540-536
18Blackpool3197153038-834
19Shrewsbury3196163751-1433
20Chesterfield3194183951-1231
21Fleetwood2979133437-330
22Crewe31610153353-2028
23Oldham29414112740-1326
24Colchester3158183873-3523
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