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2017-18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Danny Newton (44', 62')
  • Alex Revell (67', 87')
  • Shaquile Coulthirst (82')

Maamria off the mark at Stevenage with victory over Barnet

Dino Maamria claimed his first victory as Stevenage manager with a 4-1 win over relegation-threatened Barnet.
Two goals apiece from Danny Newton and Alex Revell saw off the Bees, who remain bottom of Sky Bet League Two, five points from safety with as many games to go.
Martin Allen's side started this local derby on top, with Ryan Watson's in-swinging corner hitting the crossbar after eight minutes.
But the hosts improved as the half progressed and Newton broke the deadlock a minute before the interval, meeting Ben Kennedy's deep cross to head in his 14th of the season.
His left-footed volley from 25 yards rebounded in off a post to double their advantage in the 62nd minute.
January signing Revell sealed Boro's victory five minutes later when he beat Craig Ross with a low drive.
Shaquile Coulthirst scored a fine solo consolation for the Bees, beating Tom King with a powerful shot into the bottom corner.
Newton unselfishly played in Revell to score Boro's fourth after the duo beat the offside trap three minutes from time.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Carlisle United 21 +12 39
2 Newport County 20 +10 38
3 Cambridge United 22 +14 37
4 Forest Green Rovers 21 +9 37
5 Salford City 22 +12 36
6 Cheltenham Town 21 +9 35
7 Crawley Town 22 +6 34
8 Morecambe 20 -3 34
9 Leyton Orient 22 +6 33
10 Exeter City 20 +14 32
11 Walsall 22 -3 30
12 Mansfield Town 23 +1 29
13 Colchester United 21 -2 29
14 Port Vale 23 -1 28
15 Tranmere Rovers 20 -2 28
16 Oldham Athletic 22 -5 27
17 Bolton Wanderers 22 -8 27
18 Harrogate Town 21 -4 25
19 Bradford City 21 -5 24
20 Scunthorpe United 22 -11 23
21 Barrow 22 -3 20
22 Stevenage 20 -6 20
23 Grimsby Town 23 -21 20
24 Southend United 21 -19 19