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Wycombe Wanderers 3-1 Barnet

Wycombe made it three wins in seven days with a stylish defeat of Barnet.

Adebayo Akinfenwa opened the scoring against the run of play, while Josh Umerah increased their lead with his first EFL goal.

Nick Freeman's emphatic finish in the 76th minute put the game beyond any doubt, before Mauro Vilhete pulled a goal back in what was a disappointing game for the Bees.

Barnet started the game brightly, going close with efforts from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro, Shaq Coulthirst and Andre Blackman.

But Wycombe took the lead when an unmarked Akinfenwa headed Nathan Tyson's looping ball from the left on 23 minutes.

They doubled their lead 20 minutes after the restart when Umerah scrambled in Akinfenwa's knock down from a long ball from Scott Brown.

Substitute Freeman made it 3-0, chasing a seemingly lost cause before outmuscling Ricardo Santos and crashing the ball in.

Barnet restored some pride when Vilhete volleyed in Simeon Akinola's deflected shot as Wycombe ran out comfortable winners.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Brown
  • 16Harriman
  • 5Stewart
  • 6El-Abd
  • 3Jacobson
  • 8Bean
  • 7Saunders
  • 23TysonSubstituted forFreemanat 74'minutes
  • 27EzeSubstituted forGapeat 86'minutes
  • 25Mackail-SmithSubstituted forUmerahat 59'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa

Substitutes

  • 2Jombati
  • 4Gape
  • 13Richardson
  • 15Southwell
  • 22Freeman
  • 26Umerah
  • 28Scarr

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 4Clough
  • 6Nelson
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 13Tutonda
  • 25Akpa Akpro
  • 20Vilhete
  • 18FonguckSubstituted forTaylorat 55'minutes
  • 24Blackman
  • 10Campbell-RyceBooked at 82minsSubstituted forMason-Clarkat 85'minutes
  • 11CoulthirstSubstituted forAkinolaat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Taylor
  • 14Akinola
  • 15Bover
  • 16Taylor
  • 27Mason-Clark
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 35Hinckson-Mars
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
4,056

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 3, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 3, Barnet 1.

Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Charlie Clough (Barnet).

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Michael Harriman.

Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ephron Mason-Clark (Barnet).

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Taylor (Barnet).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Andre Blackman.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Dominic Gape replaces Eberechi Eze.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Ephron Mason-Clark replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Delay in match Scott Brown (Wycombe Wanderers) because of an injury.

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet).

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Michael Harriman.

Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Goal!

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

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

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

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 3, Barnet 0. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the top right corner. Assisted by Joe Jacobson.

Attempt missed. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Nathan Tyson.

Attempt missed. David Tutonda (Barnet) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Simeon Akinola (Barnet) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Barnet 0. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Foul by Andre Blackman (Barnet).

Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Andre Blackman.

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

Foul by Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Josh Umerah replaces Craig Mackail-Smith.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Joe Jacobson.

goal

As It Stood

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2Exeter118122012825
3Accrington117222113823
4Coventry11713146822
5Luton1163221101121
6Stevenage116321912721
7Wycombe116322217521
8Mansfield115421813519
9Swindon116141614219
10Newport115331512318
11Lincoln City114431312116
12Cambridge115151111016
13Cheltenham114251413114
14Carlisle114251516-114
15Grimsby114251418-414
16Colchester113351618-212
17Yeovil113351724-712
18Barnet113261516-111
19Crewe113261218-611
20Crawley113171114-310
21Morecambe112451016-610
22Port Vale11128817-95
23Chesterfield11128923-145
24Forest Green111281026-165
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