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Barnet 2-3 Torquay United

Louis Briscoe
Louis Briscoe joined Torquay from Mansfield in the summer

Louis Briscoe scored twice as Torquay pulled off a surprise win at leaders Barnet to end a run of four defeats.

Briscoe put the Gulls ahead after good work by Ryan Bowman and Luke Young.

United went 2-0 up with an own goal by Barnet keeper Graham Stack from Young's free-kick, but substitute Luisma Villa Lopez replied at a long throw.

Briscoe restored the two-goal lead 30 seconds later with a low 30-yard shot before Charlie MacDonald set up Bernard Mensah for Barnet's second.

But Torquay held on to move to within two points of the play-off places and inflict Barnet's second home defeat in four days following their FA Cup exit on Saturday.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stack
  • 28Hunt
  • 6Stephens
  • 5N'Gala
  • 3Johnson
  • 16VilheteSubstituted forMensahat 56'minutes
  • 18GambinSubstituted forCookat 46'minutes
  • 8Weston
  • 23MekkiSubstituted forVilla Lopezat 32'minutes
  • 9Akinde
  • 10MacDonald

Substitutes

  • 4Saville
  • 11Cook
  • 15Villa Lopez
  • 20Nurse
  • 31Mensah

Torquay

  • 1Rice
  • 29Berry
  • 5Pearce
  • 4Downes
  • 3CruiseBooked at 26mins
  • 8Young
  • 16Richards
  • 11CameronSubstituted forThompsonat 76'minutes
  • 10AjalaBooked at 34mins
  • 9Bowman
  • 7BriscoeSubstituted forOfori-Acheampongat 72'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 14Yeoman
  • 15Thompson
  • 23Seabright
  • 24Ofori-Acheampong
  • 30Odofin
Referee:
Steven Rushton

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home68%
Away32%
Shots
Home7
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 2, Torquay United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 2, Torquay United 3.

Corner, Torquay United.

Attempt saved. Ryan Bowman (Torquay United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by Lee Cook (Barnet).

Ryan Bowman (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Booking

Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Luke Young (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Bernard Mensah (Barnet) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Barnet.

Attempt missed. Toby Ajala (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Niall Thompson replaces Courtney Cameron.

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

Corner, Barnet.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Duane Ofori-Acheampong replaces Louis Briscoe.

Foul by Bondz N'Gala (Barnet).

Louis Briscoe (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Barnet.

Foul by Ryan Bowman (Torquay United).

Elliot Johnson (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Torquay United 3. Bernard Mensah (Barnet) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Charlie MacDonald.

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Barnet.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Bernard Mensah replaces Mauro Vilhete.

Offside, Torquay United. Ryan Bowman tries a through ball, but Ryan Bowman is caught offside.

Foul by John Akinde (Barnet).

Krystian Pearce (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Elliot Johnson (Barnet).

Luke Young (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

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

Foul by Durrell Berry (Torquay United).

Charlie MacDonald (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 1, Torquay United 3. Louis Briscoe (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 1, Torquay United 2. Luisma (Barnet) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Lee Cook replaces Luke Gambin.

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnet 0, Torquay United 2.

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