League Two
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Barnet 0-0 Carlisle United

Carlisle missed the chance to climb into the League Two play-off places as they were held to a goalless draw at Barnet.

The hosts had the better of a quiet first half, with Gavin Hoyte volleying over when unmarked and Shaun Batt scuffing wide.

At the other end, Jason Kennedy was narrowly wide with a 25-yard volley.

Hallam Hope's low strike was saved by Bees keeper Jamie Stephens as United stayed a point outside the play-offs.

Barnet manager Martin Allen told BBC Radio London:

"We had about four good chances in the first half where we perhaps should have scored.

"It was difficult to get our team up the pitch to play higher up, because it was difficult with our forward players. They're not quite at full fitness.

"Of course there's bits to work on and improve. But what I would say is in the past perhaps numerous times where you play those games, you lose one-nil off a sneaky counter attack.

"But, in the second half I don't actually think they had a chance at our goal."

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 21Stephens
  • 2Hoyte
  • 4Dembélé
  • 5N'GalaBooked at 19mins
  • 3Johnson
  • 35HackettBooked at 28minsSubstituted forSesayat 58'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8WestonSubstituted forRandallat 76'minutes
  • 14Togwell
  • 12Gambin
  • 18GashSubstituted forChampionat 58'minutes
  • 19Batt

Substitutes

  • 16Champion
  • 17Muggleton
  • 28Nwogu
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 34Randall
  • 36Sesay
  • 40Taylor

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 6Atkinson
  • 27Ellis
  • 5Raynes
  • 3Grainger
  • 7Kennedy
  • 10HérySubstituted forSweeneyat 83'minutes
  • 4JoyceBooked at 9mins
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forAsamoahat 89'minutes
  • 9Wyke
  • 24HopeSubstituted forGillieadat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Miller
  • 12Sweeney
  • 13Hanford
  • 16Dicker
  • 17Gilliead
  • 20Archibald-Henville
  • 25Asamoah
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
2,079

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away13
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnet 0, Carlisle United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnet 0, Carlisle United 0.

  3. Booking

    Alie Sesay (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Alie Sesay (Barnet).

  5. Post update

    Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Jabo Ibehre.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Antony Sweeney replaces Bastien Héry.

  9. Post update

    Gavin Hoyte (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Alex Gilliead (Carlisle United).

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Bira Dembélé (Barnet).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnet. Mark Randall replaces Curtis Weston.

  15. Post update

    Bira Dembélé (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United).

  17. Post update

    Tom Champion (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Michael Raynes (Carlisle United).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Alex Gilliead replaces Hallam Hope.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Hallam Hope (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.