Barnet and Chelmsford City played out an uninspiring goalless draw at Melbourne Park in the 4th qualifying round of the FA Cup. A difficult pitch didn't help Barnet's cause and the main chance fell to Luisma Villa who failed to take it. The two clubs will replay the tie at the Hive on Tuesday.
Barnet: Stack; Yiadom, Stephens, N'Gala, Vilhete; Luisma (Cook 46), Togwell, Weston, Johnson; Akinde, Hoskins (Stevens 71).
Subs not used: Cowler, Saville, Gambin, Mekki, Nurse.
In the replay at the Hive, John AKINDE put the Bees ahead early on following a misguided header by former Barnet skipper, Mark Hughes. David STEPHENS then made it 2-0 following a Luisma corner and Cutis WESTON gave the Bees a 3-0 half time lead following a fine run by Luke Gambin. In the second half, Chelmsford pulled a goal back following a mistake by Jack Saville before LUISMA VILLA wrapped things up with a deflected shot from the edge of the penalty area.
FT: Barnet 4 Chelmsford City 1
Barnet: Stack; Yiadom, Stephens, N'Gala (Saville 33), Vilhete; Luisma Villa, Weston, Togwell, Johnson (Mekki 46); Gambin (Nurse 64), Akinde.
In the first round of the FA Cup, Barnet drew league Two, Wycombe Wanderers at home. John AKINDE put the Bees ahead after just 3 minutes but Barnet crashed out of the FA Cup after Sam Togwell and Andy Yiadom were sent off and Wycombe score three goals through Paul Hayes, Aaron Pierre and Sam Wood.
Barnet: Stack; Yiadom, Stephens. N'Gala, Johnson; Luisma Villa (Mensah 61), Weston, Togwell, Cook (Gambin 70); Akinde, MacDonald (Hunt 45).
Subs not used: Saville, Cowler, Vilhete, Mekki.