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Barnet 3-1 Cambridge United

Mauro Vilhete's brace and a goal from Shaq Coulthirst gave Barnet all three points as they beat Cambridge at the Hive.

Vilhete broke the deadlock with a deft header from Coulthirst's cross, before the striker scored himself to double the lead.

Cambridge responded through Leon Legge's header but Vilhete added gloss to the scoreline with a stoppage-time third.

The result takes the Bees up to seventh place in League Two.

The home side enjoyed the better of the early chances as they forced goalkeeper David Forde into several good saves.

Rossi Eames' side took the lead in the 40th minute when Vilhete flicked Coulthirst's cross into the back of the net.

The visitors grew into the game during the second half but Coulthirst doubled Barnet's lead after 62 minutes with a powerful low shot into the bottom corner.

The U's struck back through Legge's header from Medy Elito's free-kick but as Cambridge searched for an equaliser, Vilhete scored in the fifth minute of time added on to secure the points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 6Nelson
  • 4Clough
  • 16TaylorBooked at 57mins
  • 20Vilhete
  • 12TaylorSubstituted forFonguckat 77'minutes
  • 13Tutonda
  • 10Campbell-Ryce
  • 36TarpeySubstituted forAkpa Akproat 7'minutes
  • 11CoulthirstSubstituted forMason-Clarkat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Bover
  • 18Fonguck
  • 19Shomotun
  • 25Akpa Akpro
  • 27Mason-Clark
  • 28Smith
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle

Cambridge

  • 1Forde
  • 2HallidayBooked at 90mins
  • 6Legge
  • 5Taylor
  • 11Dunk
  • 7MingoiaSubstituted forAmooat 66'minutes
  • 4Deegan
  • 20Brown
  • 18MarisSubstituted forElitoat 65'minutes
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forAzeezat 66'minutes
  • 9Ikpeazu

Substitutes

  • 10Azeez
  • 12Taft
  • 13Mitov
  • 16O'Neil
  • 19Amoo
  • 21Elito
  • 24Davies
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
2,031

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home23
Away12
Shots on Target
Home11
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 3, Cambridge United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 3, Cambridge United 1.

Booking

Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

David Tutonda (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 3, Cambridge United 1. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Ephron Mason-Clark replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

Attempt missed. David Amoo (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Brad Halliday.

Attempt missed. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. David Tutonda (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

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

Attempt blocked. David Amoo (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Wesley Fonguck (Barnet).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Wesley Fonguck replaces Jack Taylor.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

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

Attempt blocked. Adebayo Azeez (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Cambridge United 1. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Medy Elito following a set piece situation.

Jevani Brown (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ricardo Santos (Barnet).

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Adebayo Azeez replaces Jabo Ibehre.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. David Amoo replaces Piero Mingoia.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Medy Elito replaces George Maris.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Jack Taylor (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Cambridge United 0. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jack Taylor.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Ricardo Santos.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Ricardo Santos.

Booking

Harry Taylor (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Harry Taylor (Barnet).

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Gary Deegan.

Attempt blocked. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

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

Attempt missed. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

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1Exeter6510115616
2Accrington6411148613
3Notts County6411117413
4Crewe6321105511
5Stevenage6321107311
6Wycombe63211311211
7Barnet6312106410
8Coventry631263310
9Swindon631289-110
10Mansfield623112849
11Lincoln City62319639
12Newport62319639
13Luton622213858
14Colchester6213101007
15Cambridge621346-27
16Carlisle6213811-37
17Yeovil62131016-67
18Crawley620478-16
19Grimsby6204813-56
20Morecambe612347-35
21Cheltenham6114510-54
22Forest Green6114918-94
23Chesterfield6114514-94
24Port Vale610559-43
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