Ebbsfleet 1-2 Barrow

Midfielder Paul Smith scored the winner as Barrow came from behind to beat Ebbsfleet United.

The hosts led when Liam Enver-Marum fired home from 30 yards out to find the bottom corner.

Adam Boyes drilled home a leveller and could have handed Barrow the lead but he fired over the bar.

Enver-Marum forced a fine save from Danny Hurst with an overhead kick before Smith fired home after good work from Louis Almond.

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Barrow joint-boss Dave Bayliss told BBC Radio Cumbria:

Win was great response - Barrow boss

"If we hadn't won it would have been really unlucky.

"The lads know they let themselves down on Monday (in defeat by Southport) but today we've shown what a good side we are.

"If we had been a bit more clinical in and around the penalty area we could have won by more but a win's a win and they're hard to come by at this level."

LINE-UPS

Another missed opportunity - Daish

Ebbsfleet United: Edwards, Howe, Simpemba, Stone, Herd, Azeez, Marwa, Enver-Marum, Phipp (Stavrinou 84), Willock (Ginty 80), Shakes (Fakinos 84). Subs Not Used: Welch, McCarthy.

Goals: Enver-Marum 12.

Barrow: Hurst, Lomax, Mike Pearson (Bolland 66), Quinn, Skelton, Mackreth, Owen, Smith, Rutherford, Cook (Almond 43), Boyes. Subs Not Used: Shaun Pearson, Baker, Ferrell.

Booked: Smith.

Goals: Boyes 17, Smith 79.

Att: 983

Ref: Kevin Johnson (Somerset).

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