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Welling United 1-2 Barnet

Martin Allen
Martin Allen's Barnet side remain top of the Conference and have now won three games in a row

A last-minute winner from John Akinde gave leaders Barnet victory at Welling.

The striker had given his side a first-half lead, firing in right-footed from close range, and almost added a second shortly afterwards but headed over.

Joe Healy drew the hosts level just before the break with his first goal of the season, pouncing on a fumbled free-kick from Barnet's Graham Stack.

As the final whistle approached, Charlie MacDonald headed down for Akinde, who snatched all three points.

The result leaves Barnet with a nine-point lead at the top of the Conference table.

Line-ups

Welling

Formation 4-4-2

  • 22Büchel
  • 23Williams
  • 3Fyfield
  • 6BushBooked at 31mins
  • 14Jefford
  • 24HudsonSubstituted forNoubleat 71'minutes
  • 4Gallagher
  • 8BeautymanBooked at 87mins
  • 27DayBooked at 83mins
  • 33HealyBooked at 16mins
  • 10St Aimie

Substitutes

  • 1Henly
  • 9Penny
  • 16Nouble
  • 19Chambers
  • 20Corne

Barnet

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Stack
  • 6Stephens
  • 5N'Gala
  • 3Johnson
  • 2Yiadom
  • 16VilheteSubstituted forMacDonaldat 53'minutes
  • 14TogwellSubstituted forHuntat 76'minutes
  • 11Cook
  • 15Villa LopezSubstituted forGambinat 81'minutes
  • 8WestonBooked at 51mins
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 4Saville
  • 10MacDonald
  • 18Gambin
  • 23Mekki
  • 28Hunt
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
906

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Welling United 1, Barnet 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Welling United 1, Barnet 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Kieron St Aimie (Welling United).

  4. Post update

    Lee Cook (Barnet) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Chris Bush (Welling United).

  6. Post update

    John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Welling United 1, Barnet 2. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Charlie MacDonald with a headed pass.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Barnet. Charlie MacDonald tries a through ball, but Charlie MacDonald is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Barnet.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Harry Beautyman (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Elliot Johnson (Barnet).

  12. Post update

    Jamie Day (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  13. Booking

    Harry Beautyman (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Hand ball by Harry Beautyman (Welling United).

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. David Stephens (Barnet) header from the centre of the box is saved.

  16. Booking

    Jamie Day (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Day (Welling United).

  18. Post update

    Elliot Johnson (Barnet) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kieron St Aimie (Welling United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Jake Gallagher with a cross.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnet. Luke Gambin replaces Luisma.

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