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Barnet 2-2 Morecambe

Morecambe twice came from behind to draw with Barnet, despite a John Akinde double at The Hive.

Shrimps forward Paul Mullin hit the post in the opening exchanges but it was the home side who took the lead.

Akinde latched onto Michael Nelson's long pass and chipped the ball over goalkeeper Barry Roche for his sixth of the season.

But Morecambe were level almost immediately, Tom Barkhuizen following in to nod his equaliser home after seeing the ball hit the post.

The visitors hit the woodwork twice more but the Bees retook the lead with another neat Akinde finish, converting Nicholls' clever pass.

The striker almost completed his hat-trick 10 minutes after the break, only for Roche to produce a brilliant one-handed save from point-blank range.

And Morecambe eventually claimed their second equaliser of the night when Cole Stockton turned in James Jennings' cross, the only real chance Jim Bentley's side created after half-time.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stephens
  • 3Johnson
  • 5N'Gala
  • 6Nelson
  • 32Vilhete
  • 8Weston
  • 14Togwell
  • 19Akpa-AkproSubstituted forGambinat 87'minutes
  • 23NichollsSubstituted forBattat 83'minutes
  • 13Campbell-Ryce
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 7Watson
  • 11Gambin
  • 12Vickers
  • 15Sesay
  • 16Taylor
  • 21Batt
  • 25Shomotun

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 21Jennings
  • 6Winnard
  • 5Edwards
  • 2Wakefield
  • 4KenyonSubstituted forMurphyat 76'minutes
  • 24Rose
  • 11Ellison
  • 9BarkhuizenSubstituted forMolyneuxat 68'minutes
  • 7MullinSubstituted forDunnat 66'minutes
  • 23Stockton

Substitutes

  • 3McGowan
  • 8Murphy
  • 10Molyneux
  • 12Nizic
  • 14Conlan
  • 19Massanka
  • 20Dunn
Referee:
Gavin Ward
Attendance:
1,164

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home15
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 2, Morecambe 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 2, Morecambe 2.

Attempt blocked. Shaun Batt (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Attempt missed. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Ryan Edwards (Morecambe) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Mauro Vilhete.

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Luke Gambin replaces Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Bondz N'Gala.

Attempt blocked. Michael Rose (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet).

Peter Murphy (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Shaun Batt replaces Alex Nicholls.

Elliot Johnson (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Dunn (Morecambe).

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Morecambe 2. Cole Stockton (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by James Jennings.

Alex Nicholls (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Wakefield (Morecambe).

John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Edwards (Morecambe).

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Michael Rose (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Peter Murphy replaces Alex Kenyon.

Attempt missed. Jack Dunn (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Cole Stockton (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Lee Molyneux replaces Tom Barkhuizen.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Dunn replaces Paul Mullin.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Barry Roche.

Attempt saved. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Paul Mullin.

John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Liam Wakefield (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Paul Mullin.

Attempt blocked. Alex Nicholls (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Barry Roche.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth10712137622
2Luton105231911817
3Doncaster105232013717
4Portsmouth105231710717
5Notts County105231714317
6Grimsby105141714316
7Carlisle103701411316
8Crewe104421414016
9Morecambe105141618-216
10Colchester104331614215
11Accrington104331413115
12Crawley104331213-115
13Blackpool103431511413
14Mansfield1034389-113
15Hartlepool102621418-412
16Leyton Orient103251214-211
17Barnet92521012-211
18Stevenage103251417-311
19Wycombe103251215-311
20Yeovil103161015-510
21Cambridge10235814-69
22Exeter10307815-79
23Cheltenham101541114-38
24Newport91351015-56
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