with this result and others in the league going against them witham now find themselves back in the relegation zone and with only five more games to go , at the moment its bleak. in this game with a very strong wind behind them witham started well and had shots from lewis godbold and ryan blackman blocked by the home defenders in the opening minutes , and david hughs the home keeper saved a fierce shot from tom wraight. on a rare visit to the witham goal lawrance yiga cleared off the line during a goalmouth scramble , witham took the lead in the 39th minute when a long wind assisted free kick by wraight was headed in by towns top goal scorer this season LEWIS GODBOLD , but just when it seemed as though witham were going to have a half time lead in the 45th minute plus 3 sam higgins headed in an easily - being the only one of both sets of players - to move, making it look easy .
with the wind behind them in the second half thurrock put the witham defence under pressure , but they fought well and guest made some good saves . in the 79th minute thurrock were awarded a penalty ( hotly disputed ) and higgins scored from the spot although guest got his hands to the ball.