Match ends, FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2.
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
- 11WilliamsSubstituted forSeniorat 68'minutes
- 26WoodsSubstituted forDannsat 60'minutes
- 39BellSubstituted forNepomucenoat 60'minutes
- 31NugentBooked at 83mins
- 6DunneBooked at 35mins
- 40WordsworthSubstituted forPascalat 75'minutes
- Scott Simpson
Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2.
Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 2. Inih Effiong (Barnet).
Ben Nugent (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Barnet. Dwight Pascal replaces Anthony Wordsworth.
Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Senior replaces Danny Williams.
Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 1. Muhammadu Faal (Barnet).
Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Gevaro Nepomuceno replaces Nyal Bell.
Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Neil Danns replaces Martin Woods.
Goal! FC Halifax Town 5, Barnet 0. Martin Woods (FC Halifax Town).
Goal! FC Halifax Town 4, Barnet 0. Jack Earing (FC Halifax Town).
Second Half begins FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0.
First Half ends, FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0.
Goal! FC Halifax Town 3, Barnet 0. Jake Hyde (FC Halifax Town).
James Dunne (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.
Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Barnet 0. Nyal Bell (FC Halifax Town).
Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Barnet 0. Jeff King (FC Halifax Town).
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.