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Barnet 1-2 Crawley Town

Jimmy Smith scored twice to earn Crawley a 2-1 win at Barnet, who conceded a late goal for the third successive match.

Smith gave the Red Devils the lead in the 63rd minute with a close-range finish into the roof of the net.

Bees striker Simeon Akinola came off the bench and made an immediate impact as he levelled the score in the 65th minute with an easy finish after Mauro Vilhete squared the ball to him.

Crawley captain Smith was not be denied, though, and he grabbed the winner with a header three minutes from time.

The visitors were inches away from scoring an early goal when Enzio Boldewijn's header rattled the crossbar and bounced down onto the line but Barnet managed to scramble it clear.

At the other end, Glenn Morris made a great double save to deny Shaq Coulthirst after he latched onto the rebound of Jack Taylor's effort.

Shortly after the half-hour mark, David Tutonda make an excellent block to stop Lewis Young from scoring and Tutonda was the hero again in the second half as he cleared an Ibrahim Meite shot off the line.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 13TutondaBooked at 79mins
  • 6Nelson
  • 4Clough
  • 24Blackman
  • 12TaylorSubstituted forFonguckat 75'minutes
  • 20Vilhete
  • 16TaylorSubstituted forHinckson-Marsat 90+1'minutes
  • 10Campbell-Ryce
  • 11Coulthirst
  • 25Akpa AkproSubstituted forAkinolaat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Akinola
  • 15Bover
  • 18Fonguck
  • 27Mason-Clark
  • 28Smith
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 35Hinckson-Mars

Crawley

  • 1Morris
  • 22LelanBooked at 28mins
  • 15Yorwerth
  • 6ConnollyBooked at 68mins
  • 2Young
  • 20TajbakhshSubstituted forRandallat 75'minutes
  • 8Smith
  • 19Evina
  • 7BoldewijnSubstituted forPayneat 90'minutes
  • 26MeiteSubstituted forCamaraat 84'minutes
  • 11Roberts

Substitutes

  • 3Doherty
  • 4Payne
  • 12Mersin
  • 21Bulman
  • 25Randall
  • 27Sanoh
  • 28Camara
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
1,602

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away17
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 1, Crawley Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 1, Crawley Town 2.

David Tutonda (Barnet) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Josh Lelan (Crawley Town).

Foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet).

Panutche Camara (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Malakai Hinckson-Mars replaces Harry Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Josh Payne replaces Enzio Boldewijn.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 1, Crawley Town 2. Jimmy Smith (Crawley Town) header from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Mark Connolly.

Mark Randall (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Tutonda (Barnet).

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Josh Lelan.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Panutche Camara replaces Ibrahim Meite.

Attempt blocked. Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Mark Randall.

Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mark Connolly (Crawley Town).

Harry Taylor (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town).

Booking

David Tutonda (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Roberts (Crawley Town).

Attempt saved. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Mark Randall replaces Aryan Taj.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Wesley Fonguck replaces Jack Taylor.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Craig Ross.

Attempt saved. Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by David Tutonda.

Attempt blocked. Ibrahim Meite (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Mark Connolly (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Mark Connolly (Crawley Town).

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 1, Crawley Town 1. Simeon Akinola (Barnet) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mauro Vilhete.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Simeon Akinola replaces Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro.

Goal!

Goal! Barnet 0, Crawley Town 1. Jimmy Smith (Crawley Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ibrahim Meite.

Attempt missed. Ibrahim Meite (Crawley Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Roberts (Crawley Town) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Josh Lelan.

Michael Nelson (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Roberts (Crawley Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Notts County9711178922
2Exeter9711168822
3Luton9522189917
4Accrington95221812617
5Mansfield9441159616
6Coventry9513115616
7Swindon95131312116
8Newport9432128415
9Stevenage94321512315
10Wycombe94321614215
11Cambridge941489-113
12Lincoln City93331111012
13Grimsby94051216-412
14Barnet93241311211
15Carlisle93241414011
16Crewe93241014-411
17Crawley93151011-110
18Morecambe9234912-39
19Yeovil92341421-79
20Colchester92251316-38
21Cheltenham9225913-48
22Port Vale9126713-65
23Chesterfield9126718-115
24Forest Green91261022-125
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