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Barnet 0-2 Cheltenham Town

Goals from Kevin Dawson and Carl Winchester gave Cheltenham a deserved win against Barnet.

Dawson broke the deadlock in the 32nd minute with a finish from close range after getting on the end of Mohamed Eisa's pass across the face of goal.

The Robins doubled their lead in the 38th minute when Winchester weaved through the defence to score a fine solo goal.

The visitors nearly took an early lead but Andre Blackman headed clear off the line before Eisa fired the rebound over the crossbar.

Jamie Stephens conceded an indirect free-kick in his own area when his attempt to clear a backpass flew up in the air and he picked up the ball.

The Bees had a chance to get back into the game when they had a two-on-one opportunity, but Shaquile Coulthirst opted to have a shot, which was blocked by Jamie Grimes, instead of playing John Akinde through on goal.

It could have been worse for the home side but Will Boyle headed off target before Eisa curled a shot just wide of the goal.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 1Stephens
  • 4CloughSubstituted forAkinolaat 45'minutes
  • 6NelsonBooked at 59mins
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 2BrindleySubstituted forVilheteat 82'minutes
  • 7WatsonBooked at 54mins
  • 12TaylorBooked at 68mins
  • 24Blackman
  • 10Campbell-Ryce
  • 9Akinde
  • 11CoulthirstSubstituted forNichollsat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Tutonda
  • 14Akinola
  • 18Fonguck
  • 20Vilhete
  • 21Ross
  • 23Nicholls
  • 26Sweeney

Cheltenham

  • 24Flinders
  • 28MooreBooked at 81mins
  • 2Grimes
  • 15Boyle
  • 11Winchester
  • 8Dawson
  • 7PellBooked at 75minsSubstituted forStorerat 83'minutes
  • 6Atangana
  • 25Morrell
  • 27HindsSubstituted forWrightat 87'minutes
  • 20Eisa

Substitutes

  • 4Storer
  • 9Wright
  • 16Page
  • 18Bower
  • 21Graham
  • 22Lovett
  • 32Dawes
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
1,487

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away16
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 0, Cheltenham Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 0, Cheltenham Town 2.

Attempt missed. Alex Nicholls (Barnet) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by William Boyle.

Attempt missed. Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right.

Foul by Ricardo Santos (Barnet).

Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Alex Nicholls (Barnet).

Joe Morrell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Daniel Wright replaces Freddy Hinds.

Attempt blocked. Kevin Dawson (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Kyle Storer replaces Harry Pell because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Mauro Vilhete replaces Richard Brindley.

Delay in match (Cheltenham Town).

Foul by John Akinde (Barnet).

Jamie Grimes (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Taylor Moore (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Simeon Akinola (Barnet) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Taylor Moore (Cheltenham Town).

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

Foul by Joe Morrell (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Alex Nicholls replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

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

Foul by William Boyle (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt saved. Simeon Akinola (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Nigel Atangana.

Booking

Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt missed. William Boyle (Cheltenham Town) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Michael Nelson.

Attempt blocked. Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Freddy Hinds (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Booking

Jack Taylor (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Hand ball by Jack Taylor (Barnet).

Attempt missed. Kevin Dawson (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

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1Luton23146353193448
2Notts County23128339241544
3Exeter2312383229339
4Coventry2311572617938
5Wycombe2310764132937
6Lincoln City2310762819937
7Accrington2211473427737
8Colchester2310673327636
9Mansfield239953226636
10Swindon2211293528735
11Newport239863226635
12Grimsby239682528-333
13Carlisle238783332131
14Cheltenham238693131030
15Stevenage238693234-230
16Cambridge238692130-930
17Crawley2376102228-627
18Port Vale2374122433-925
19Yeovil2366113041-1124
20Crewe2372142438-1423
21Morecambe2357111929-1022
22Barnet2355132434-1020
23Chesterfield2355132644-1820
24Forest Green2355132343-2020
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