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Barnet 3-2 Stevenage

Barnet twice came from behind to end a six-game winless streak with victory at home to Stevenage.

Fraser Franks headed Boro in front on 11 minutes before Bondz N'Gala poked home a leveller on 48 minutes.

Tom Hitchcock nodded Stevenage back in front in similar circumstances to their first goal before Aaron Mclean's first Bees goal made it 2-2.

With 12 minutes left, substitute Michael Gash tapped in the winner after John Akinde's cross was not cleared.

Barnet manager Martin Allen told BBC London 94.9:

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Allen on Barnet v Stevenage

"I don't think we played very well in the first half, but I thought we played really well in the second half.

"It wasn't easy to watch in the first half, but all credit's got to go to the players for the way they picked themselves up in the second half.

"They upped their game, sharpened it up again and thoroughly deserved the win."

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 25Crocombe
  • 2Hoyte
  • 4DembéléBooked at 50mins
  • 5N'Gala
  • 3JohnsonBooked at 67mins
  • 7Yiadom
  • 8Weston
  • 14TogwellSubstituted forGashat 57'minutes
  • 11VilheteSubstituted forGambinat 54'minutes
  • 24McLean
  • 9AkindeSubstituted forNelsonat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Nelson
  • 12Gambin
  • 17Muggleton
  • 18Gash
  • 20Shomotun
  • 22Stevens
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle

Stevenage

  • 1Joronen
  • 5Franks
  • 6Hughes
  • 19Wells
  • 23Okimo
  • 7Whelpdale
  • 8Schumacher
  • 28SmithSubstituted forParrettat 60'minutes
  • 11Pett
  • 22LeeSubstituted forWilliamsat 81'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 15HitchcockSubstituted forAkinyemiat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McCombe
  • 9Williams
  • 16Day
  • 18Parrett
  • 20Akinyemi
  • 24Jebb
  • 25Henry
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
2,480

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 3, Stevenage 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 3, Stevenage 2.

Attempt missed. Dipo Akinyemi (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Steven Schumacher (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Tom Pett (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Brett Williams (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Luke Gambin (Barnet) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brett Williams (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Michael Nelson replaces John Akinde.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Bira Dembélé.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Dean Wells.

Attempt saved. Dean Parrett (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Bondz N'Gala (Barnet) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brett Williams (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Brett Williams replaces Charlie Lee.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Jesse Joronen.

Attempt saved. Bira Dembélé (Barnet) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Chris Whelpdale.

Attempt missed. Charlie Lee (Stevenage) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 3, Stevenage 2. Michael Gash (Barnet) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by John Akinde.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Tom Pett (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Dipo Akinyemi replaces Tom Hitchcock.

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

Hand ball by Aaron McLean (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Steven Schumacher (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Booking

Elliot Johnson (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Elliot Johnson (Barnet).

Tom Hitchcock (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Dean Wells.

Attempt blocked. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 2, Stevenage 2. Aaron McLean (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by John Akinde.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Dean Parrett replaces Connor Smith.

Attempt missed. Aaron McLean (Barnet) left footed shot from long range on the right is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Michael Gash replaces Sam Togwell.

Foul by Chris Whelpdale (Stevenage).

Elliot Johnson (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gavin Hoyte (Barnet).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient8521159617
2Portsmouth8440147716
3Plymouth8512147716
4Wycombe8431115615
5Oxford Utd8341117413
6Accrington834196313
7Morecambe84131614213
8Northampton8413119213
9Exeter84131312113
10Carlisle83411717013
11Mansfield8332116512
12Wimbledon83321010012
13Cambridge82421112-110
14Hartlepool831489-110
15Bristol Rovers831467-110
16York82331011-19
17Stevenage82331114-39
18Luton82241213-18
19Notts County7214914-57
20Yeovil8215914-57
21Barnet8215915-67
22Crawley713358-36
23Dag & Red8134713-66
24Newport8026515-102
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