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York City 1-1 Barnet

Lewis Alessandra's debut goal was not enough to stop League Two strugglers York being held to a draw by Barnet.

York took the lead when Jake Hyde's shot cannoned off the right-hand post and Alessandra, on loan from Rochdale, pounced to net from 10 yards.

The visitors levelled just before half-time as John Akinde swept the ball home from James Pearson's right-wing cross.

Danny Galbraith and Luke Summerfield both tested Bees keeper Jamie Stephens but York were unable to find a winner.

The Minstermen are now seven points adrift of safety, following Hartlepool's victory over relegation-threatened rivals Dagenham & Redbridge.

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McNamara on York v Barnet

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York: "We deserved to win on chances created. I felt we could have got that second goal.

They got a lift and there's was very preventable. But, in saying that, we had a number of chances.

"The difference with fight and passion compared to last week was a lot better."

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Allen on York v Barnet

Barnet manager Martin Allen told BBC Radio London: "It was always going to be a difficult game.

"I thought we looked a bit lacklustre first half, not quite up to the speed that we've been at, but in the second half I thought we played much, much better.

"I thought we had more opportunities where we perhaps could have won the game."

Line-ups

York

  • 1Flinders
  • 27HendrieBooked at 42mins
  • 16Winfield
  • 15Cameron
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forMcEvoyat 77'minutes
  • 5Bennett
  • 8Summerfield
  • 37GalbraithSubstituted forOliverat 90'minutes
  • 19HydeSubstituted forFewsterat 66'minutes
  • 26Alessandra

Substitutes

  • 4Berrett
  • 9Oliver
  • 11Carson
  • 23Dixon
  • 24Ingham
  • 32Fewster
  • 33McEvoy

Barnet

  • 21Stephens
  • 37Pearson
  • 6NelsonBooked at 75mins
  • 36Sesay
  • 3Johnson
  • 7Yiadom
  • 14Togwell
  • 16ChampionBooked at 60minsSubstituted forShomotunat 71'minutes
  • 12GambinSubstituted forBattat 87'minutes
  • 34RandallSubstituted forVilheteat 60'minutes
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 11Vilhete
  • 17Muggleton
  • 18Gash
  • 19Batt
  • 20Shomotun
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 38Roberts
Referee:
Mark Haywood
Attendance:
2,890

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home13
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, York City 1, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 1, Barnet 1.

Foul by Dave Winfield (York City).

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

Corner, York City. Conceded by John Akinde.

Vadaine Oliver (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alie Sesay (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Vadaine Oliver (York City) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Jamie Stephens.

Attempt saved. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Vadaine Oliver replaces Daniel Galbraith.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Shaun Batt replaces Luke Gambin.

Attempt missed. Femi Ilesanmi (York City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Daniel Galbraith.

Attempt saved. Luke Summerfield (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Kenneth McEvoy (York City).

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

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Kenneth McEvoy replaces Michael Coulson.

Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Booking

Michael Nelson (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lewis Alessandra (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Nelson (Barnet).

Foul by Daniel Galbraith (York City).

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

Dave Winfield (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Nelson (Barnet).

Foul by Dave Winfield (York City).

John Akinde (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Fumnaya Shomotun replaces Tom Champion.

Attempt missed. Luke Hendrie (York City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

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

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Bradley Fewster replaces Jake Hyde.

Luke Summerfield (York City) hits the bar with a header from the right side of the six yard box.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Scott Flinders.

Attempt saved. Sam Togwell (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Daniel Galbraith (York City) right footed shot from very close range is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Mauro Vilhete replaces Mark Randall.

Booking

Tom Champion (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Daniel Galbraith (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Pearson (Barnet).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton36247565353079
2Oxford Utd361811761352665
3Plymouth36198951321965
4Bristol Rovers361951252361662
5Accrington35179958431560
6Portsmouth361514757342359
7Leyton Orient361511105248456
8Wycombe35167123832655
9Wimbledon361411115345853
10Carlisle35131395452252
11Mansfield36149134642451
12Cambridge36149135048251
13Luton36148145049150
14Exeter361310134751-449
15Barnet36138154852-447
16Crawley36136174156-1545
17Morecambe36117185764-740
18Newport351010153949-1040
19Notts County35117174658-1240
20Yeovil36911163647-1138
21Stevenage36810184260-1834
22Hartlepool33104193655-1934
23York3669213867-2927
24Dag & Red36510213461-2725
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