Date: 4th August 2007 at 12:05pm
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Another behind-closed-doors match was played this week, the penultimate friendly on the pre-season, at Watford’s training ground, but a failure to convert chances cost Barnet dearly. Barnet’s need for clinical finishing and a new goalscoring striker was realised as Barnet played against a strong Watford side but couldn’t take their chances.

This was well illustrated when Anthony Thomas did the hard work, rounding the home keeper, but his shot hitting the outside of the post. Jason Puncheon and Adam Birchall had other efforts just wide of the target in the first-half, whilst Rory May had his goal wrongly ruled out by the ref for a foul.

It was then up to the Hornets to punish the Bees for poor finishing, Cavalli hitting a hat-trick with a smart lob over Robert Beckwith, a good strike from the edge of the box and a nice lob from a cross out wide. Steve Kabba also got a goal, rounding Beckwith and hitting the net.

Meanwhile at the other end, Barnet hit the post a second time from May, Michael Leary mis-hitting the rebound.