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Stevenage 4-1 Barnet

Dino Maamria claimed his first victory as Stevenage manager with a 4-1 win over relegation-threatened Barnet.

Two goals apiece from Danny Newton and Alex Revell saw off the Bees, who remain bottom of League Two, five points from safety with as many games to go.

Martin Allen's side started this local derby on top, with Ryan Watson's in-swinging corner hitting the crossbar after eight minutes.

But the hosts improved as the half progressed and Newton broke the deadlock a minute before the interval, meeting Ben Kennedy's deep cross to head in his 14th of the season.

His left-footed volley from 25 yards rebounded in off a post to double their advantage in the 62nd minute.

January signing Revell sealed Boro's victory five minutes later when he beat Craig Ross with a low drive.

Shaquile Coulthirst scored a fine solo consolation for the Bees, beating Tom King with a powerful shot into the bottom corner.

Newton unselfishly played in Revell to score Boro's fourth after the duo beat the offside trap three minutes from time.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 13King
  • 25Henry
  • 4King
  • 6Wilkinson
  • 3Martin
  • 7WhelpdaleSubstituted forGormanat 70'minutes
  • 8Sheaf
  • 14Amos
  • 10KennedySubstituted forGoddenat 76'minutes
  • 9RevellSubstituted forSmithat 88'minutes
  • 19Newton

Substitutes

  • 1Fryer
  • 2Smith
  • 5Franks
  • 11Goddard
  • 15Samuel
  • 17Gorman
  • 24Godden

Barnet

  • 21Ross
  • 7Watson
  • 5Almeida Santos
  • 6NelsonSubstituted forTaylorat 63'minutes
  • 32PayneSubstituted forTutondaat 68'minutes
  • 23NichollsSubstituted forAkinolaat 51'minutes
  • 8Weston
  • 26Sweeney
  • 25Akpa Akpro
  • 9Akinde
  • 11Coulthirst

Substitutes

  • 2Brindley
  • 4Clough
  • 12Taylor
  • 13Tutonda
  • 14Akinola
  • 19Shomotun
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
3,350

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home15
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 4, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 4, Barnet 1.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Curtis Weston (Barnet) because of an injury.

Foul by Jonathan Smith (Stevenage).

Curtis Weston (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Jonathan Smith replaces Alex Revell.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 4, Barnet 1. Alex Revell (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Danny Newton.

Foul by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Barnet).

Matt Godden (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Matt Godden (Stevenage) header from the left side of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Dan Sweeney.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 3, Barnet 1. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Matt Godden replaces Ben Kennedy.

Attempt missed. Dale Gorman (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Barnet) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Jack Taylor (Barnet) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dale Gorman (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Joe Martin (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by David Tutonda (Barnet).

Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Dale Gorman replaces Chris Whelpdale.

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

Foul by Alex Revell (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. David Tutonda replaces Joe Payne.

Attempt missed. Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 3, Barnet 0. Alex Revell (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ben Kennedy.

Delay in match Tom King (Stevenage) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Jack Taylor replaces Michael Nelson.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 2, Barnet 0. Danny Newton (Stevenage) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Whelpdale.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Ronnie Henry.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Ben Sheaf.

Foul by Joe Payne (Barnet).

Danny Newton (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Craig Ross.

Ricardo Santos (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

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

Foul by Alex Revell (Stevenage).

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Accrington39255966402680
2Luton412211884434177
3Wycombe412111975552074
4Exeter40216135445969
5Notts County4118131061431867
6Lincoln City401813957421567
7Coventry401981350381265
8Mansfield401615957431463
9Swindon40195166160162
10Colchester411613125145661
11Carlisle411612135750760
12Newport391315114950-154
13Crawley41159175158-754
14Cambridge401412144252-1054
15Cheltenham411212175960-148
16Stevenage401212165457-348
17Yeovil38129175359-645
18Crewe41135235267-1544
19Port Vale411013184557-1243
20Morecambe39915153848-1042
21Forest Green40117224869-2140
22Grimsby41911213363-3038
23Chesterfield3897224168-2734
24Barnet4189243763-2633
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