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Accrington Stanley 4-1 Barnet

Accrington moved up to second in League Two with victory over struggling Barnet.

Stanley dominated the first half and got their deserved goal through Sean McConville, the captain taking the ball inside the box from Billy Kee and smashing it home for his fourth of the season.

However two minutes later, Barnet were awarded a penalty with Jack Taylor fouled in the area by Jordan Thorniley, but Bees forward Jamal Campbell-Ryce hit the underside of the crossbar with his spot-kick and the ball bounced out to safety.

The game then burst into life with three goals in eight minutes after the break.

Stanley made it two on 51 minutes when Thorniley's ball in found Jordan Clark, who fired it into the bottom corner for his third in as many games.

Barnet got one back when Campbell-Ryce made amends for his penalty miss, firing home from a tight angle after a surging run from Jack Taylor.

Kee then took his tally to 11 for the season when he got the ball off Clark on 59 minutes and drilled home from 15 yards.

Striker Kayden Jackson then pushed the ball past keeper Craig Ross and finished with an easy tap-in to take his own tally to seven for the campaign.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 1Chapman
  • 4Donacien
  • 3Hughes
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 12Thorniley
  • 7Clark
  • 8BrownSubstituted forNolanat 90'minutes
  • 26Johnson
  • 11McConvilleSubstituted forLeacock-McLeodat 84'minutes
  • 29KeeSubstituted forWilksat 83'minutes
  • 10Jackson

Substitutes

  • 6Nolan
  • 14Leacock-McLeod
  • 16Stryjek
  • 17Sousa
  • 19Wilks
  • 20Ogle
  • 27Rawson

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 6NelsonBooked at 32mins
  • 4Clough
  • 20Vilhete
  • 12Taylor
  • 7Watson
  • 23NichollsSubstituted forAkpa Akproat 67'minutes
  • 10Campbell-Ryce
  • 14AkinolaSubstituted forMason-Clarkat 80'minutes
  • 24BlackmanSubstituted forTutondaat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Tutonda
  • 15Bover
  • 16Taylor
  • 18Fonguck
  • 25Akpa Akpro
  • 27Mason-Clark
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
1,485

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home18
Away11
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home14
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 4, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 4, Barnet 1.

Ben Richards-Everton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Kayden Jackson (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Charlie Clough.

Attempt missed. Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Barnet) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Liam Nolan replaces Scott Brown.

Mekhi Leacock-McLeod (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by David Tutonda.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Ricardo Santos.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Mekhi Leacock-McLeod replaces Sean McConville.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Mallik Wilks replaces Billy Kee.

Attempt missed. Ryan Watson (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Ben Richards-Everton.

Attempt blocked. David Tutonda (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Ephron Mason-Clark replaces Simeon Akinola.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley).

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Simeon Akinola (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Kayden Jackson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley).

Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro replaces Alex Nicholls.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 4, Barnet 1. Kayden Jackson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Kayden Jackson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

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

Hand ball by Kayden Jackson (Accrington Stanley).

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 3, Barnet 1. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jordan Clark.

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Accrington Stanley).

Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Charlie Clough (Barnet).

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 2, Barnet 1. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jack Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. David Tutonda replaces Andre Blackman.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Michael Nelson.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Notts County16103328161233
2Accrington16102430191132
3Luton1694334151931
4Exeter169342318530
5Swindon169162418628
6Coventry16835178927
7Wycombe167633125627
8Newport167452318525
9Lincoln City166641614224
10Cambridge167361616024
11Stevenage167362427-324
12Grimsby166551921-223
13Colchester166462321222
14Mansfield165742221122
15Cheltenham166372323021
16Carlisle165562223-120
17Yeovil165472429-519
18Crewe165291625-917
19Crawley164481216-416
20Forest Green164391632-1615
21Barnet163581924-514
22Port Vale1642101623-714
23Morecambe163581222-1014
24Chesterfield1623111531-169
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