Barnet 1-3 Port Vale

Sean Rigg grabbed a double as Port Vale comfortably beat Barnet at Underhill to secure their first win of the season.

Vale settled first and Doug Loft and Adam Yates went close before Rigg's glorious 25-yard strike put them ahead.

Gary Roberts doubled the lead before the break when he beat Bees defender Anwar Uddin on the left and smashed the ball high into the far corner.

Rigg's 18-yard drive made the game safe before Barnet's Jason Price completed the scoring with a close-range header.


Barnet boss Lawrie Sanchez told BBC London 94.9:

"We were disappointing in the first half and it's always going to be difficult after you've got two wins out of two.

"We had to go out and start bright and breezy but Port Vale did that with a great opening goal.

"At half-time we said let's regroup and make sure we don't give away a third goal before we start scoring. But unfortunately we gave them a third through not the best defending."

Port Vale boss Micky Adams told BBC Radio Stoke:

"Everybody stuck to their task and other than the goal that we conceded, it was a complete away performance really.

"We looked a big side today and there's no great secret to getting out of this league, you need to be big, strong and physical at times."

"To get the first goal at the time that we did was great and then we needed that second goal, and Gary Roberts came up with it."

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