Fourth Nantwich goal - Ryan Brooke celebrates his penalty v Warrington

Nantwich Town extended their unbeaten run in the league to nine games beating Warrington Town 4-1 at the Weaver Stadium.

The Dabbers won the game by half-time with three unanswered goals.

Warrington pulled one back after the break, but Nantwich completed the scoring with a last minute penalty.

Phil Parkinson named an unchanged squad from the Hednesford Town victory, with John Johnston making his home debut.

The first half chance went to the visitors as Danny Hattersley scuffed a shot wide from a tight angle.

The next chance saw Nantwich take the lead.

Matt Bell picked up the ball 25 yards from goal and unleashed a powerful shot, which deflected passed McMillan.

First Nantwich goal - Matt Bell against Warrington

Joe Mwasile danced through several defenders before being fouled, and Johnston fired the free kick straight at McMillan.

Warrington should have levelled as the ball broke to Hattersley in the box.

His shot was deflected and then blocked on the line by Ibou Touray.

On 17 minute, a strong gust of wind blew across the ground and appeared to trip out four sets of floodlights.

The referee stopped proceedings and took the players off, for a 10 minute delay while the lights were fixed.

Four minutes after the restart, the Dabbers doubled their lead.

Second Nantwich goal - Matt Bell - Curtis Jones watches the ball into the net

Touray was fouled by Will Smart and from the free kick, Johnston whipped the ball into the box and it deceived everyone as it bounced into the far corner.

Bell eventually took the credit, getting a touch as it flew in.

And a minute later and it was 3-0.

Andy White picked the ball up 35 yards out with the wind behind him.

He let fly and the ball took off, flying over the stranded McMillan and in to give the Dabbers a commanding lead.

Warrington responded with good build up play which ended with Connor McCarthy dragging a shot wide.

Third Nantwich goal - Andy White curls one in from 30 yards

Third Nantwich goal - Andy White curls one in from 30 yards (2)

Johnston then had chances to make it four, but was blocked by McMillan on two occasions.

Warrington made a triple sub at half time, bringing on Scott Harries, Michael Monaghan and Ruben Jerome.

And they scored on 50 minutes as they broke at pace from a Dabbers corner.

All three subs were involved as Jerome put a ball across the pitch to Harries.

He then squared for Monaghan to score.

The Dabbers weathered a Warrington storm as the visitors looked to get back in to the game.

Tom Peers had a great opening to put the game to bed as he beat his man on the halfway line and broke 2-on-1 with Mwasile in support.

His touch was heavy and Carden cleared the danger.

Mwasile and Touray were a constant threat as Nantwich looked to break.

Joe Mwasile wrong-foots a defender

Sub Ryan Brooke shot wide as the chances continued to come.

White had to withdraw with an injury, with Joel Stair replacing him.

As the minutes passed, Warrington struggled to test Gyollai’s goal.

They came close when Hattersley let fly from 35 yards, but was wide of goal.

Parkinson made his final sub 12 minutes from time, taking off Johnston for Osebi Abadaki.

Mwasile set up Brooke as time ticked away, but the shot was blocked for a corner.

Warrington came close to setting up a grandstand finish as a corner into the box dropped to Jerome, but his shot clipped the top of the bar.

Fourth Nantwich goal - Ryan Brooke scores from a penalty

In injury time, Mwasile beat his man for pace into the penalty area.

He was dragged back and the referee pointed to the spot.

Brooke stepped up and smashed the penalty hard down the middle with the final kick off the game to wrap up another excellent win for the Dabbers.

Nantwich Town: Dan Gyollai, Andy White(Joel Stair, 73), Ibou Touray, Curtis Jones, Ben Harrison, Sam Hall(c), Wayne Riley, John Johnston(Osebi Abadaki, 78), Matt Bell, Tom Peers(Ryan Brooke, 64), Joe Mwasile. Unused subs: Steve Jones, Joe Howell

(Pictures by Jonathan White)

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