Notts County’s 25 game unbeaten run came to an end at the hands of managerless Dagenham and Redbridge in a disappointing display at Meadow Lane.

The Urracas had taken the lead through Ruben Rodrigues’ 14th goal of the season, only for Angelo Balanta to equalize the score ten minutes later.

But after several chances to fall to the home team, they undid themselves with another counter-attack, this time Inih Effiong was on hand to fire the Daggers up front to give Steve Gritt and Dave Jupp back to put the title race back in the hands of Wrexham. .

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Before kick-off, Williams made two changes from the midweek win over Southend, with Aaron Nemane and Jim O’Brien replacing Jodi Jones and Sam Austin.

And both changes were involved in the first chance of the game with just two seconds left when O’Brien’s clipped ball found Nemane behind, however his shot failed to trouble Elliot Justham as it crashed into the side netting. . .

The hosts continued to dominate the early proceedings but were nearly undone by a midfield error, with a misplaced pass from Connell Rawlinson giving Junior Morias the chance to run into the Magpies defense and earn a shot from corner, with the resulting set piece finding Dean’s head. Rance who watched his header just wide of the far post.

However, Notts found the first goal his patient possession deserved just after 20 minutes. Having threatened on the edge of the box, Rodrigues took aim after maneuvering the ball off his right foot, sending a low shot into the bottom corner with Justham poking his finger in the effort.

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