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FC Halifax Town 5-2 Barnet

FC Halifax moved three points above the National League relegation zone as they ended an eight-match winless run in style with victory over fellow strugglers Barnet.

The hosts blew the Bees away in the first half, taking a 3-0 lead courtesy of goals from Jeff King, Nyal Bell and Jake Hyde.

King got his side off to a flying start, firing into the bottom corner inside the first minute.

Bell added a second 20 minutes later, heading home Tom Bradbury's cross on his home debut, before Hyde struck a minute before the interval.

Jack Earing tapped in a fourth two minutes after half-time after Scott Loach parried King's shot, with Martin Woods' free-kick making it 5-0 in the 57th minute.

Muhammadu Faal got Barnet on the board in the 67th minute before Inih Effiong added a second five minutes from time.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Halifax

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Johnson
  • 5Byrne
  • 31Maher
  • 19Summerfield
  • 2King
  • 6Bradbury
  • 11WilliamsSubstituted forSeniorat 68'minutes
  • 26WoodsSubstituted forDannsat 60'minutes
  • 10Earing
  • 9Hyde
  • 39BellSubstituted forNepomucenoat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Senior
  • 8Green
  • 12Davison-Hale
  • 15Nepomuceno
  • 32Danns

Barnet

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Loach
  • 31NugentBooked at 83mins
  • 26Binnom-Williams
  • 18Fonguck
  • 16Taylor
  • 7McQueen
  • 6DunneBooked at 35mins
  • 27Mason-Clark
  • 40WordsworthSubstituted forPascalat 75'minutes
  • 17Effiong
  • 14Faal

Substitutes

  • 2Pascal
  • 3Connors
  • 15Mohsni
  • 24Azaze
  • 33Vasiliou
Referee:
Scott Simpson

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2. Inih Effiong (Barnet).

  4. Booking

    Ben Nugent (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnet. Dwight Pascal replaces Anthony Wordsworth.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Senior replaces Danny Williams.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 1. Muhammadu Faal (Barnet).

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Gevaro Nepomuceno replaces Nyal Bell.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Neil Danns replaces Martin Woods.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 0. Martin Woods (FC Halifax Town).

  11. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 4, Barnet 0. Jack Earing (FC Halifax Town).

  12. Second Half

    Second Half begins FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0.

  13. Half Time

    First Half ends, FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0. Jake Hyde (FC Halifax Town).

  15. Booking

    James Dunne (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Barnet 0. Nyal Bell (FC Halifax Town).

  17. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Barnet 0. Jeff King (FC Halifax Town).

  18. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  19. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Torquay108112281425
2Sutton United117221912723
3Bromley115422113819
4Altrincham135351213-118
5Eastleigh85211910917
6Notts County105231711617
7Woking115241713417
8Wrexham11524139417
9Maidenhead United115241519-417
10Wealdstone125252025-517
11Solihull Moors8512135816
12Hartlepool104331212015
13Stockport7412137613
14King's Lynn114161728-1113
15Aldershot103341312112
16Halifax102441110110
17Chesterfield113171718-110
18Boreham Wood92347709
19Dag & Red923459-49
20Barnet102261024-148
21Weymouth8215710-37
22Dover9207624-186
23Yeovil10055916-75
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