The home team was coming off a disappointing loss at Halifax, while Notts County had taken the top spot in the standings after a convincing 3-0 win over Wealdstone.
The match got off to a slow start
Wrexham and Notts County, two of the National League’s top teams, faced off in a crucial match for promotion. The home team was coming off a disappointing loss at Halifax, while Notts County had taken the top spot in the standings after a convincing 3-0 win over Wealdstone. The match got off to a slow start, with both teams feeling each other out in the early stages. Notts County began to take control of the game as the first half wore on, and they were rewarded just before the break with a stunning goal from John Bostock. Despite trailing at half time, Wrexham came out firing in the second half, and they equalized shortly after the restart through Paul Mullin’s 44th goal of the season. From there, the home team seized control of the match, and they took the lead after Mendy scored with a tidy finish from Mullin’s cross.
Notts County had a chance to salvage a draw
However, Notts County refused to go down without a fight, and they equalized once again with a superb goal from fullback Kyle Cameron. The visitors had the momentum on their side at this point, and they continued to press for a winner. But it was Wrexham who would have the last laugh, as Elliot Lee took advantage of a Notts County mistake to score what would prove to be the winning goal. The home crowd erupted in celebration, but there was still drama to come. In injury time, chaos erupted in the Wrexham box, and the referee pointed to the penalty spot after spotting a handball.
Notts County had a chance to salvage a draw, but veteran goalkeeper Ben Foster had other ideas. The former Premier League star, who had come out of retirement to play for Wrexham, made a heroic save to deny Notts County’s Scott and secure all three points for the home team.
Ryan Reynolds had recently become a co-owner of Wrexham
The win was a massive boost for Wrexham’s promotion hopes, and it left owner Ryan Reynolds ecstatic. The Hollywood actor had recently become a co-owner of the club, and he had made no secret of his desire to take the team back to the Football League. For Notts County, the loss was a setback, but they remain in contention for promotion with several games left to play. The National League is notoriously competitive, and every point is crucial in the race for promotion. As for Wrexham, they will look to build on this result and continue their push for promotion. The club has a rich history and a passionate fanbase, and they will be hoping to make a triumphant return to the Football League after years in the lower divisions.
Overall, the match was a thrilling spectacle for fans of both teams, and it showcased the intensity and drama of the National League. With the season entering its final stages, there promises to be plenty more excitement to come in the race for promotion.