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Barnet 2-2 Dover Athletic

John Akinde
John Akinde has scored in five successive games for Barnet

Conference leaders Barnet fought back from 2-0 down at half-time to draw at home to Dover as John Akinde netted his 21st league goal of the season.

Tom Murphy reacted quickest to a Graham Stack save to give the visitors the lead, before Sefan Payne doubled the lead with a shot into the top corner.

Curtis Weston finished Charlie MacDonald's cross 20 seconds after the break to pull one back for the hosts.

Akinde then tapped in from a corner on 75 minutes to share the points.

Barnet's lead at the top was cut to seven points by Bristol Rovers, while Dover extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 15 games.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stack
  • 2Yiadom
  • 5N'Gala
  • 4Saville
  • 3JohnsonSubstituted forMensahat 73'minutes
  • 15Villa LopezSubstituted forMarsh-Brownat 57'minutes
  • 8WestonBooked at 10mins
  • 14Togwell
  • 11CookSubstituted forStephensat 88'minutes
  • 9Akinde
  • 10MacDonald

Substitutes

  • 6Stephens
  • 7Marsh-Brown
  • 16Vilhete
  • 28Hunt
  • 31Mensah

Dover

  • 30Rafferty
  • 16Sterling
  • 5Raggett
  • 6Orlu
  • 26Bonner
  • 29EssamBooked at 77mins
  • 8Bellamy
  • 11CoganSubstituted forWynterat 87'minutes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 14PayneBooked at 61minsSubstituted forPooleat 84'minutes
  • 10Murphy

Substitutes

  • 3Wynter
  • 12Lock
  • 19Reid
  • 20Nanetti
  • 31Poole
Referee:
Justin Amey
Attendance:
2,048

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamDover
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home12
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home7
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 2, Dover Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 2, Dover Athletic 2.

Foul by Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic).

Jack Saville (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Corner, Barnet.

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Barnet).

Liam Bellamy (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. David Stephens replaces Lee Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tom Wynter replaces Barry Cogan.

Foul by Richard Orlu (Dover Athletic).

Charlie MacDonald (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. James Poole replaces Stefan Payne.

Foul by Bernard Mensah (Barnet).

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Foul by John Akinde (Barnet).

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Bernard Mensah (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Connor Essam (Dover Athletic).

Bernard Mensah (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Dover Athletic 2. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Keanu Marsh-Brown with a cross.

Corner, Barnet.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Bernard Mensah replaces Elliot Johnson.

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

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

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Barnet).

Tom Bonner (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Keanu Marsh-Brown (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lee Cook.

Corner, Barnet.

Booking

Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic).

Jack Saville (Barnet) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Keanu Marsh-Brown (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Keanu Marsh-Brown replaces Luisma.

Foul by John Akinde (Barnet).

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

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

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

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