FC Halifax Town welcome the visit of high flying Barnet on Saturday in the two teams’ first meeting this season. Here is a look at Barnet’s recent form and how there season has gone so far.
Goals certainly haven’t been a problem for Martin Allen’s men with his side scoring 70 goals already. The Bees’ form as of late has been a mixture of results with three wins outs of their last six, but despite that they still remain the team to catch at the top with an eight point lead over second place Macclesfield.
Last six games: WLLWDW
Barnet 4-0 Southport
The conference leaders put struggling Southport to the sword with comfortable 4-0 win, with three of the four goals coming in the final eight minutes. The Bees’ danger man John Akinde grabbed his 24th goal of the season with Charlie McDonald, Luisma Villa and Sam Muggleton also getting on the score sheet.
Grimsby 3-1 Barnet
Barnet suffered a tough away defeat in front of the BT cameras against fellow promotion chasers Grimsby Town. Despite and early John Akinde penalty, the bees went in 2-1 down at the break thanks to Ollie Palmer’s first goal for the home side and a Lenell John-Lewis penalty. Jack Mackreth made the game safe in the second half with tap in from close range
Lincoln 4-1 Barnet
The Bees didn’t have much more luck not far down the road in Lincoln where Martin Allen’s men went down to the Imps 4-1. Goals from Alan Power, Ben Tomlinson, Jon Nolan, Conner Robinson made it 4-0 before Luke GaMBin got a consolation goal for the away side. This defeat saw Barnet’s lead at the top cut to six points.
Barnet 1-0 Aldershot
A goal from Well-travelled striker Charlie McDonald was enough to give Barnet all three points against lowly Aldershot who could have grabbed a point late on but couldn’t convert their chances, so McDonald’s first half striker was enough to extend Barnet’s lead at the top.
Barnet 2-2 Dover
The Bees fought from 2-0 down at halftime to earn a draw thanks to goals from Curtis Weston and top scorer John Akinde. Tom Murphy and Sefan Payne had put the away side two goals to the good after 18 minutes but the conference leaders fought back to earn a well-earned point.
Aldershot 1-3 Barnet
A John Akinde hat trick saw off Aldershot and gave Barnet a solid away win. Akinde proved why he is looking to be this season’s player to watch, the forward gave Barnet a 2-0 lead at halftime. Jordan Roberts pulled one back for the Shots but Akinde sealed all three points and completed his hat trick with a penalty in the last minute.
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