WREXHAM secured a much needed win as the Reds beat relegated Braintree Town 3-1 at The Racecourse.

Victory leaves fourth placed Wrexham four points behind new leaders Salford City with four games to go, and nine ahead of Ebbsfleet, the side immediately outside the play-offs.

Here's how the players rated.

ROB LAINTON: Will be disappointed with the goal which denied him another clean sheet. 6

KEVIN ROBERTS: Defensively sound, offered more going forward second half. 6

JAKE LAWLOR: Forced off injured after just 10 minutes. 5

SHAUN PEARSON: Solid at the back and also had an assist and a goal. 7

MARK CARRINGTON: Slotted in at left-back and did a good job. 6

PAUL RUTHERFORD: Full of running but often left frustrated. 6

LUKE YOUNG: Energetic and superb delivery from set-pieces led to goals. 7

AKIL WRIGHT: Scored a well taken goal in a better second half display. 6

BOBBY GRANT: Much improved performance and a welcome goal. 6

STUART BEAVON: Worked hard and caused the Iron defence a lot of problems. 7

CHRIS HOLROYD: Had a second half goal ruled out for offside. 6

KIERAN KENNEDY: Brought into the action early on and did okay. 6

JASON OSWELL: Looked lively when he came on. 6

JAMES JENNINGS: Late introduction. 5