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Morecambe 0-1 Barnet

Tom Champion scored the only goal of the game as Barnet took the points against 10-man Morecambe with a 1-0 League Two win.

Champion scored with a neat header on 65 minutes after the home side, who lost skipper Peter Murphy on 26 minutes to a straight red card for a tackle on Ruben Bover, dropped their guard for the first time in the game as Jamal Campbell-Ryce crossed from a quickly-taken corner.

The visitors kept possession well with the man advantage and should have made the victory more comfortable as they created a number of chances.

On 34 minutes the Bees were awarded a penalty when John Akinde went down under the challenge of Ryan Edwards but the prolific Bees striker saw his spot kick easily saved by Barry Roche.

The first chance of any note fell to the visitors when Campbell-Ryce delivered a pinpoint cross for Mauro Vilhete but the striker turned his header wide of the target from a great position.

Barnet went close again with Morecambe defender Alex Whitmore producing two superb blocks to deny Campbell-Ryce and Bover firing straight at Roche from good openings on two occasions when he should have done better.

Morecambe's only effort of any note came early in the game when Kevin Ellison turned and shot straight at Josh Vickers.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 4KenyonSubstituted forWakefieldat 70'minutes
  • 5Edwards
  • 16Whitmore
  • 10MolyneuxSubstituted forJordanat 80'minutes
  • 24Rose
  • 15Wildig
  • 8MurphyBooked at 27mins
  • 19Duckworth
  • 11Ellison
  • 7MullinSubstituted forTurnerat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Wakefield
  • 3McGowan
  • 12Nizic
  • 14Conlan
  • 18Turner
  • 21Evans
  • 27Jordan

Barnet

  • 12Vickers
  • 41Clough
  • 6Nelson
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 3Johnson
  • 32VilheteBooked at 90mins
  • 11BoverBooked at 60minsSubstituted forTaylorat 83'minutes
  • 20Champion
  • 13Campbell-RyceSubstituted forAmaluzorat 90+4'minutes
  • 8WestonSubstituted forSweeneyat 90'minutes
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 16Taylor
  • 17Coulson
  • 30Amaluzor
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 34Mason-Clark
  • 39Sweeney
  • 40Tutonda
Referee:
David Coote
Attendance:
1,100

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home3
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Barnet 1.

Foul by Ryan Edwards (Morecambe).

Dan Sweeney (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Justin Amaluzor replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Dan Sweeney replaces Curtis Weston.

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

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Liam Wakefield (Morecambe).

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Luke Jordan (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Charlie Clough (Barnet).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Harry Taylor replaces Ruben Bover.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Alex Whitmore.

Attempt blocked. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Luke Jordan replaces Lee Molyneux.

Attempt missed. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Elliot Johnson (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Lee Molyneux (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ruben Bover (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Curtis Weston (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Michael Rose (Morecambe).

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

Michael Duckworth (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Liam Wakefield replaces Alex Kenyon because of an injury.

Delay in match Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Morecambe 0, Barnet 1. Tom Champion (Barnet) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jamal Campbell-Ryce with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Alex Kenyon.

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

Attempt missed. Ruben Bover (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Rhys Turner replaces Paul Mullin.

Booking

Ruben Bover (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Paul Mullin (Morecambe) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Lee Molyneux.

Attempt missed. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Paul Mullin (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Champion (Barnet).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Doncaster3119662363
2Plymouth3019381760
3Carlisle31141341055
4Luton31141071852
5Portsmouth3015691651
6Exeter31154121649
7Mansfield3112118747
8Wycombe3013710146
9Stevenage3114314145
10Colchester3012810744
11Barnet3111119-244
12Blackpool30101191241
13Grimsby3111812-341
14Cambridge3011712240
15Crawley3011613-939
16Yeovil3191111-538
17Morecambe2911513-938
18Crewe3181112-1135
19Hartlepool3171014-1831
20Accrington297913-1130
21Notts County318617-2230
22Cheltenham3161114-1229
23Leyton Orient318518-1429
24Newport3051015-1425
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