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Barnet 3-0 Braintree Town

Luisma Villa Lopez
Spanish midfielder Luisma Villa Lopez netted either side of Braintree captain Sean Marks' red card

Luisma Villa Lopez scored twice as Barnet beat 10-man Braintree Town to move eight points clear at the top of the Conference table.

The Spaniard opened the scoring with a curling effort, before Braintree captain Sean Marks was given a straight red card for an elbow on Bondz N'Gala.

After being teed up by defender David Stephens, Luisma doubled Barnet's lead with his seventh goal of the season.

Luke Gambin added a third after the break, converting Adam Mekki's cross.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stack
  • 2Yiadom
  • 5N'Gala
  • 6Stephens
  • 3Johnson
  • 15Villa Lopez
  • 8Weston
  • 14Togwell
  • 11CookBooked at 29minsSubstituted forGambinat 46'minutes
  • 9Akinde
  • 20NurseSubstituted forMekkiat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Saville
  • 16Vilhete
  • 18Gambin
  • 23Mekki
  • 24Hoskins

Braintree

  • 1Hamann
  • 23Peters
  • 6Massey
  • 2Brundle
  • 14SmithBooked at 70mins
  • 26Mulley
  • 4IsaacBooked at 71mins
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forCaseat 65'minutes
  • 18CoxSubstituted forAkinolaat 72'minutes
  • 7Walker
  • 9MarksBooked at 28mins

Substitutes

  • 15Akinola
  • 17Case
  • 29Pentney
Referee:
Dean Treleaven
Attendance:
1,074

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamBraintree
Possession
Home68%
Away32%
Shots
Home9
Away4
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 3, Braintree Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 3, Braintree Town 0.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Offside, Barnet. John Akinde tries a through ball, but John Akinde is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Corner, Barnet.

Attempt saved. Adam Mekki (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Simeon Akinola replaces Jordan Cox.

Booking

Chez Isaac (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Adam Mekki (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Booking

Steven Smith (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Steven Smith (Braintree Town).

Adam Mekki (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Luisma (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Chez Isaac (Braintree Town).

Luke Gambin (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Foul by Luisma (Barnet).

James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Ryan Case replaces Dan Sparkes.

Foul by Elliot Johnson (Barnet).

Alan Massey (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jordan Cox (Braintree Town).

John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

James Mulley (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 3, Braintree Town 0. Luke Gambin (Barnet) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Adam Mekki.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Adam Mekki replaces Jon Nurse.

Attempt saved. Jon Nurse (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Andy Yiadom (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Luke Gambin replaces Lee Cook.

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnet 2, Braintree Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Barnet 2, Braintree Town 0.

Attempt missed. James Mulley (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Dan Walker (Braintree Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Barnet. Jon Nurse tries a through ball, but Jon Nurse is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Braintree Town 0. Luisma (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

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