Date: 21st August 2015 at 2:46pm
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Barnet’s League 2 season continued with a, a first back in the Football League, against Northampton at the Hive on Tuesday.

Two second half goals were enough to give Barnet a two-nil win over Northampton, with the Cobblers a previously unbeaten side when it came to competitive action so far this season ahead of this game.

Barnet had the chance to go ahead, just past the hour mark, when Akinde was brought down in the area by Taylor, who saw red, with Akinde (61) himself making no mistake with his penalty.

Akinde (90) sealed the win in injury-time when he rounded Smith to make it two-nil.

These were the match highlights.

You can see more like this on Barnet FC – Official.

The other results this midweek were as follows:-

Tuesday 18th August
AFC W’don 1-2 Cambridge Utd
Accrington 1-0 Mansfield
Barnet 2-0 Northamptn
Crawley 0-0 Portsmth
Dag + Red 1-2 Exeter
Hartlepool 1-0 Newport
Leyton Or 3-0 Stevenage
Luton 0-1 Bristol R
Morecambe 0-1 Wycombe
Oxford Utd 3-1 Notts Co
Plymouth 4-1 Carlisle
York City 1-0 Yeovil

Looking at these results the stand out ones have to be Crawley’s draw and, aside from Barnet’s win of course, the Hartlepool win?

Hartlepool last season struggled at the start of the campaign, and basically throughout, looking dead certs to go down with just a few months of the season to go! A turnaround for Pools has seen them win every league and cup game so far this term, including the one-nil win at Victoria Park against Terry Butchers struggling Newport.

The phrase ‘parking the bus’ was made famous by Jose Mourinho and that’s what Crawley did against Portsmouth at the Broadfield Stadium, which brought them a ‘positive’ nil-nil draw with unbeaten Pompey to end their own 100% run.

Barnet are back in action this weekend with a League 2 game against Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.


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