ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

The Memorial Stadium, England

Referee: T Kettle | Attendance: 8527

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Bristol Rovers

  • Fabian Broghammer 78'
  • Ryan Brunt 90' +3'

2 - 1

FT

Barnet

  • Harry Crawford 90'

Brunt stings Bees

Ryan Brunt grabbed a dramatic injury-time winner to continue Bristol Rovers' revival under John Ward with a 2-1 victory over fellow League Two strugglers Barnet at the Memorial Stadium.

The recent signing from Stoke found the roof of the net from a narrow angle after Lee Brown's shot had been deflected into his path.

Fabian Broghammer had fired the home side in front from Brown's left-wing cross after 77 minutes but substitute Harry Crawford levelled for the visitors with a low shot in the last minute.

Crawford picked his spot from 10 yards just moments after being guilty of a glaring miss when he shot over an unguarded net.

But an 8,000 Friday night crowd roared Rovers to their fourth win in six games under Ward and a result which lifted them out of the bottom two.

Rovers made a fast start with Broghammer having a shot deflected just off target and Brunt and Mark McCrystal also going close.

But Barnet, driven on by player-boss Edgar Davids, gradually got into the game and the Dutchman turned the clock back with one moment of magic after 59 minutes, forcing a fine save from Steve Mildenhall with a perfectly-struck shot from 35 yards.

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Scoring Summary

  • Bristol Rovers
  • Barnet
Fabian Broghammer (78')
Ryan Brunt (90 + 3')

Match Stats

  • Bristol Rovers
  • Barnet
12(7) Shots (on goal) 8(5)
14 Fouls 8
7 Corner kicks 6
2 Offsides 0
39% Time of Possession 61%
0 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
9 Saves 6

Teams

  • Bristol Rovers
  • Barnet
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