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Rochdale 3-1 Barnet

Rochdale shook off a poor start to run out comfortable winners against Barnet.

The visitor took the lead after two minutes when Adam Birchall volleyed Joe Tabiri's flick-on across keeper Sam Russell and into the far corner.

Rochdale equalised through Adam Rundle in the six minutes before the break and they took the lead when Chris Dagnall volleyed in.

Jon Shaw sealed the win when he raced on to Russell's clearance and blasted his effort into the corner.

Rochdale: Russell, Ramsden, Stanton, McArdle, Kennedy, Higginbotham (Toner 60), Jones, Keltie, Rundle, Dagnall (Le Fondre 69), Shaw (Thorpe 82).
Subs Not Used: Spencer, Wiseman.

Booked: Rundle.

Goals: Rundle 39, Dagnall 45, Shaw 72.

Barnet: Beckwith, Carew, Yakubu, Leary, Tabiri, Adomah, Porter (St Aimie 68), Bishop, Devera, Medley, Birchall (Hart 80).
Subs: Harrison, Taj, Akurang.

Goals: Birchall 3.

Att: 2,442

Referee: O Langford (Darlaston)

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