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Barnet 1-2 Swindon Town

Barnet remain one point from safety after slipping to a home defeat against away-day specialists Swindon.

Ellis Iandolo and Matt Preston scored either side of John Akinde's header with all three goals coming in the first half.

In the 17th minute, Iandolo put the visitors ahead as he caught Craig Ross off his line and scored with a 35-yard free-kick from the right wing.

The lead didn't last long though as Akinde headed in from Jamal Campbell-Ryce's cross to level in the 20th minute.

The Robins nearly restored their advantage moments after conceding as Luke Norris forced Ross into a low save.

With the last kick of the first half, Preston's close-range finish from Iandolo's cross restored the lead for David Flitcroft's side.

In the second half, Jack Taylor's effort was smothered by Reice Charles-Cook.

The Bees came close to equalising when Akinde laid the ball off to Mauro Vilhete, who had a shot deflected and the ball looped just over the crossbar.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 2Brindley
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 6NelsonBooked at 45mins
  • 24BlackmanSubstituted forTutondaat 24'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 18FonguckSubstituted forAkinolaat 88'minutes
  • 20Vilhete
  • 11Coulthirst
  • 12Taylor
  • 10Campbell-RyceBooked at 89mins
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 4Clough
  • 7Watson
  • 13Tutonda
  • 14Akinola
  • 23Nicholls
  • 26Sweeney
  • 34McKenzie-Lyle

Swindon

  • 21Charles-Cook
  • 24KnoyleSubstituted forPurkissat 81'minutes
  • 5Robertson
  • 6Lancashire
  • 4Preston
  • 14Iandolo
  • 16LinganziSubstituted forGordonat 46'minutesBooked at 77mins
  • 8Dunne
  • 30Anderson
  • 9Norris
  • 22WoolerySubstituted forMullinat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Purkiss
  • 7Mullin
  • 12Henry
  • 18McDermott
  • 20Gordon
  • 27Twine
  • 31Taylor
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
2,038

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Barnet 1, Swindon Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnet 1, Swindon Town 2.

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Barnet) header from very close range misses to the right.

Foul by Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet).

Matt Preston (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Tutonda (Barnet).

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.

Paul Mullin (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Simeon Akinola replaces Wesley Fonguck.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Luke Norris.

Attempt blocked. John Akinde (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Booking

David Tutonda (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by David Tutonda (Barnet).

Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Ben Purkiss replaces Kyle Knoyle.

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

Foul by Kyle Knoyle (Swindon Town).

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

Foul by Luke Norris (Swindon Town).

Booking

Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town).

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by David Tutonda.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Paul Mullin replaces Kaiyne Woolery.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Kaiyne Woolery.

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

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Barnet) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Ellis Iandolo.

Attempt saved. Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Wesley Fonguck.

Attempt blocked. Luke Norris (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton26166462253754
2Notts County26148444261850
3Coventry26135828181044
4Wycombe26127746351143
5Lincoln City26127735241143
6Mansfield26111053829943
7Exeter2513393532342
8Colchester2611873527841
9Swindon25132103834441
10Accrington2412483830840
11Newport2610973530539
12Cambridge2610792531-637
13Carlisle2697103737034
14Grimsby2697102634-834
15Stevenage2696113639-333
16Crawley2696112531-633
17Cheltenham2687113338-531
18Port Vale2694132934-531
19Crewe2692152941-1229
20Yeovil2676133647-1127
21Morecambe2567122436-1225
22Chesterfield2656152647-2121
23Barnet2655162639-1320
24Forest Green2555152547-2220
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