Eastleigh beat Barnet 3-0 at home as play-off boosted

Eastleigh boosted their play-off hopes and pushed Barnet closer to relegation with a 3-0 National League victory at The Silverlake Stadium.

Tyrone Barnett scored against Barnet for the second time this season in the ninth minute, heading in Pierce Bird’s pass.

With 72 minutes gone, Eastleigh were awarded a penalty after Bees keeper Adam Parkes brought down Adam Marriott and Joe Tomlinson converted.

Sam Smart’s cross-shot eight minutes from time wrapped up the points, with Eastleigh now four points off the top seven and Barnet eight points from safety.

The Spitfires now take on Hampshire rivals Aldershot Town tomorrow night away in what will be a must win for Ben Strevens’ men.