Worcester City 2 Bradford Park Avenue 0

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  • 10 mins: Rowe 1-0
  • 54 mins: Deacey red card
  • 73 mins: Mills 2-0
  • 90 mins: Hotte red card

4:57pm

Full-time. City win for the first time in the league at the Lane for three months.

4:55pm

City take it quickly and Weir shoots at the keeper from distance.

4:54pm

Thorley's free-kick hits the wall and goes out for a corner.

4:53pm

Mills has stayed down and needs treatment.

4:52pm

RED CARD. Bradford (90 mins): Nathan Hotte for a sliding lunge on Mills.

4:50pm

Tom Conner slips in the area and a chance goes begging for the visitors.

4:49pm

Weir concedes a free-kick. It's launched into the box by Richard Marshall, Rowe heads clear.

4:46pm

Bradford still pressing for a way back into the match.

4:44pm

SUB. Bradford (81 mins): Callum Howe and Rob O'Brien replace Alex Davidson and Paul Walker.

4:43pm

Reece fires over from distance. He had options in the box.

4:43pm

Glover's shot is svaed by Deasy. City finishing strongly.

4:40pm

YELLOW CARD. Bradford (78 mins): James Knowles for clattering challenge on Symons.

4:39pm

Deeney is now the stand-in skipper.

4:39pm

SUB. City (76 mins): Matt Breeze replaces Rob Elvins.

4:37pm

Glover pulls an effort wide following good pass from Thorley.

4:36pm

GOAL. City (73 mins): Glover cuts the ball back from the right, Mills takes it round the keeper and slides the ball home. 

4:34pm

Graham Hutchison produces a superb block to deny Hotte from point blank range. Excellent defending.

4:33pm

Sargeant saves well from Knowles and Holland mis-kicks with the rebound.

4:31pm

SUB. City (68 mins): Danny Glover replaces Kyle Patterson. Bradford: Tom Conner on for Tom Greaves.

4:30pm

YELLOW CARD. Bradford (67 mins): Duckworth for foul on Elvins.

4:28pm

Reece bursts down the right, cuts inside and shoots into the arms of Deasy.

4:25pm

Holland's shot from inside the six-yard box is wild but also deflected over. Corner is awful.

4:24pm

Deeney takes aim form distance; that was never going to trouble Deasy.

4:23pm

Mills with a corner from the left, headed goalwards by Elvins and headed back out by Nathan Hotte.

4:20pm

Attempted chip from Walker goes wide. City living a bit dangerously.

4:19pm

Sargeant saves from Davidson.

4:17pm

RED CARD. Bradford (54 mins): Deacey shown a second yellow, this time for encroaching at a free-kick.

4:15pm

YELLOW CARD. Bradford (52 mins): Jordan Deacey for off-the-ball push on Deeney.

4:13pm

Bradford's 10th corner is met by James Knowles and his header is claimed by Sargeant.

4:11pm

YELLOW CARD. City (49 mins): Mills for trip on Jamie Price on the edge of the area. Free-kick wasted.

4:10pm

Patterson wins a corner for City. It's taken quickly and Reece wastes it.

4:08pm

Attendance is 709. That's a pre-Christmas crowd if ever there was one.

4:08pm

Second-half kicks off.

3:50pm

Half-time.

3:50pm

Deacey's free-kick into the box, whistle goes for a foul on Hutchison.

3:49pm

Sargeant's long kick forward is headed out by his opposite number at the other end.

3:47pm

Patterson breaks into the box, Bradford scramble clear.

3:46pm

Corner to Worcester. Taken by Mills, keeper claims.

3:42pm

Greaves feeds a neat ball to Alex Davidson but he prods the ball wide.

3:40pm

At the other end, Mills chases a long ball forward, tries to lob the keeper but puts his effort over.

3:39pm

Duckworth's shot is spilled by Sargeant and Ellis Deeney clears.

3:39pm

Symons shows a great first touch to control Sargeant's kick, plays in Thorley and then to Patterson but he loses the ball.

3:37pm

Braford on the attack but Walker's cross is overhit from the left.

3:36pm

Bradford have had seven corners now but City have defended them well.

3:35pm

Mills takes City's first corner of the game, it's flicked across the six-yard box and cleared.

3:34pm

Reece gets beyond the full-back but his cross is over hit by some distance.

3:33pm

Another free-kick, this time to Braford. Very stop-start at the moment.

3:29pm

Looping header from Danny Holland is tipped over the bar by Sargeant. Corner cleared by Elvins.

3:28pm

Shot on the turn from Symons goes straight into the keeper's midriff.

3:27pm

Good work from Symons on the left but he is penalised for a challenge. Soft decision.

3:26pm

Symons is fouled but goes down rather theatrically. He's better than that.

3:24pm

Charlie Reece's shot takes a slight deflection and the keeper catches.

3:24pm

3:23pm

A great City move finally breaks down on the edge of the area following a one-two between Weir and Kyle Patterson. What a goal that would have been.

3:20pm

Jordan Deacey takes the corner, Thorley puts the ball out for another flag-kick. This time Rob Elvins clears.

3:20pm

Tom Greaves delivers a cross from the right, Hutchison puts the ball behind.

3:19pm

Another corner from Walker is poor and Thorley clears at the near post.

3:18pm

Walker with it, Graham Hutchison gets to the ball first.

3:18pm

Tyler Weir puts a cross from the right over his own bar for a Bradford corner.

3:15pm

GOAL. City (10 mins): Mills with the free-kick from deep, the keeper's missed it and Jacob Rowe heads the ball over the line.

3:12pm

Free-kick from Paul Walker is easily plucked from the air by Matt Sargeant.

3:10pm

Thorley's throw-in to Symons, who turns and fires at the keeper.

3:07pm

Greg Mills delivers a pin-point free-kick from the right, on to the head of Symons, straight into the arms of the keeper.

3:06pm

Good cross from Tom Thorley is aimed at Mike Symons but he's beaten to the ball.

3:06pm

Good cross from Tom Thorley is aimed at Mike Symons but he's beaten to the ball.

3:05pm

The game kicks off.

2:38pm

There is one change in the City line-up with Charlie Reece coming in for Matt Breeze. Matt Sargeant keeps his place in goal and on-loan centre-half Graham Hutchison starts after recovering from concussion.

Worcester City: Sargeant, Weir, Deeney, Thorley, Hutchison, Rowe, Reece, Elvins, Symons, Patterson, Mills. Subs: Ayres, Glover, Breeze, Taylor, Thompson.

Bradford Park Av enue: Deasy, Duckworth, Price, Marshall, Knowles, Hotte, Greaves, Davidson, Holland, Deacey, Walker. Subs: Home, OBrien, Conner, Howe, Radcliffe.

Referee: Simon Bennett (Staffordshire).

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