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Barnet 3-1 Macclesfield Town

Curtis Weston
Curtis Weston has now scored two goals this season

Conference leaders Barnet came from behind to defeat Macclesfield at home.

Adriano Moke fizzed a 25-yard shot into the bottom corner to give the fifth-placed visitors the lead, before the hosts staged a second-half fightback.

Andy Yiadom levelled for Barnet when he tapped in from close range, before John Akinde gave them the lead, heading in Luisma Villa's excellent cross.

Curtis Weston completed the scoring with a calm finish from 12 yards to help send Barnet eight points clear.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stack
  • 2Yiadom
  • 5N'Gala
  • 4SavilleBooked at 48mins
  • 3Johnson
  • 15Villa LopezSubstituted forHuntat 62'minutes
  • 8Weston
  • 14Togwell
  • 11CookSubstituted forStephensat 84'minutes
  • 9Akinde
  • 10MacDonaldSubstituted forMensahat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Stephens
  • 18Gambin
  • 28Hunt
  • 31Mensah
  • 32Spiegel

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 31Hogan
  • 3Barrow
  • 28Grant
  • 5Pilkington
  • 6TurnbullSubstituted forBaileyat 90+4'minutes
  • 11MokeBooked at 39mins
  • 23Whitaker
  • 9HolroydSubstituted forGnahouaat 64'minutes
  • 10FairhurstSubstituted forJohnstoneat 64'minutes
  • 29Barnes-Homer

Substitutes

  • 12Cowan
  • 14Gnahoua
  • 20Branagan
  • 30Bailey
  • 33Johnstone
Referee:
Richard Martin
Attendance:
1,610

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home6
Away2
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home4
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 3, Macclesfield Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 3, Macclesfield Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Will Bailey replaces Paul Turnbull.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 3, Macclesfield Town 1. Curtis Weston (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by John Akinde.

Foul by Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town).

Bondz N'Gala (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Offside, Barnet. John Akinde tries a through ball, but John Akinde is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. David Stephens replaces Lee Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Bernard Mensah replaces Charlie MacDonald.

Foul by Sam Togwell (Barnet).

Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

Foul by Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town).

Curtis Weston (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Foul by Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town).

Jack Saville (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Arthur Gnahoua replaces Chris Holroyd.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Denny Johnstone replaces Waide Fairhurst.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. David Hunt replaces Luisma.

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

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Macclesfield Town 1. John Akinde (Barnet) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luisma with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 1, Macclesfield Town 1. Andy Yiadom (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Charlie MacDonald with a cross.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Booking

Jack Saville (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jack Saville (Barnet).

Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnet 0, Macclesfield Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Barnet 0, Macclesfield Town 1.

Offside, Barnet. John Akinde tries a through ball, but John Akinde is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 0, Macclesfield Town 1. Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Foul by Luisma (Barnet).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Lee Cook (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Corner, Barnet.

Corner, Barnet.

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Barnet).

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