Date: 5th October 2007 at 8:44pm
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Barnet look to extend their six-match unbeaten run but must hold a good-looking Stockport County side away from home to do so.

Vital Quotes:

Stockport County Team News:

Winger/striker Leslie Thompson will be handed an instant debut after being signed on loan this week as Michael Rose and Anthony Pilkington are still on the sidelines with injuries.

Player to watch: Anthony Elding – Striker

County’s top scorer this season with five league goals, and as a previous target, Paul Fairclough will know exactly what the hit-man’s all about.

Barnet Team News:

Barnet should name an unchanged line-up at Stockport. Michael Leary and Kenny Gillet are out with injuries, and Giuliano Grazioli is still on loan.

Liam Hatch will push Jason Norville for a starting place having scored a goal as Barnet came back to win 2-1 against Wycombe Wanderers in mid-week.

Likely Line-up (4-4-2):

GK: Harrison

RB: Devera
CB: Burton
CB: Yakubu (c)
LB: Gillet

RM: Carew
CM: Wright
CM: Bishop
LM: Puncheon

ST: Norville
ST: Birchall

Subs: Beckwith, O’Cearuill, Porter, Hatch, Thomas

Player to watch: Ismail Yakubu – Centre-Back

Another strong performance needed from both him and his partner, Burton, to deny the Stockport attack.

Match Facts & Stats

Match Prediction:

Stockport County 2 – 1 Barnet

Next Fixtures:

vs Brighton & Hove Albion – second round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, (away) – Tuesday evening