Date: 24th November 2007 at 9:42pm
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Town went into this game on a high after beating Carlisle 1-0 in the FA Cup and kept their second clean sheet of the season has they beat Barnet 3-0 at Underhill.

New signings Rob Atkinson and Sam Hird went straight into the starting line-up while Danny North and Gary Jones kept their places upfront.

Barnet`s Neal Bishop was first to have a shot, coming in the first 2 minutes, but his effort went wide.

Danny North got a shot in on 10 minutes but seen the ball go wide, before Town got a corner. Ciaran Toner sent the ball to the far post and it was met by North who sent it in the top of the net to put the Mariners in the lead and make it Barnet 1 Grimsby 0.

Barnet were given a corner on 12 minutes and Jason Puncheon sent an out swinging corner to the near post and Ismail Yakubu headed towards goal but Town`s keeper, Gary Montgomery, held onto the ball.

Barnet looked dangerous at times and tried to even the score up on 13 minutes, Liam Hatch had a chance go wide and a couple of minutes later Puncheon`s shot was saved by Montgomery.

Barnet continued to put pressure on the Mariners defence and a shot by Adam Birchall was tipped round the post by Montgomery, before Birchall had another shot tipped round the post.

The only booking of the game arrived on 29 minutes to Town`s Gary Jones.

Barnet`s Puncheon shot wide just after 30 minutes before Josh Wright shot went wide.

Grimsby was holding out has Barnet continued to fight for an equaliser, Puncheon got a cross in on 38 minutes and Montgomery got hold of the ball before Puncheon sent the ball wide.

Grimsby then extended their lead on 44 minutes when a shot by North went into the net and make it Barnet 0 Grimsby 2.

Barnet made their first change on 49 minutes has they looked to get a goal and get back in to the match. Ismail Yakubu was replaced by Joe O`Cearuill.

A minute later Grimsby made a substitution, Peter Till was replaced by Peter Bore.

Liam Hatch had a header go wide on 51 minutes before Barnet made their second change, Michael Leary was replaced by Ashley Carew,

Town had their chances and on 60 minutes a shot by Bore from 20 yards went wide.

Town then made another change on 66 minutes with North being replaced by Andy Taylor.

Barnet then made their final change due to Joe Devera picking up a knock and was replaced by Nicky Nicolau.

Taylor got a shot in on 77 minutes from inside the area but the ball went wide before Birchall was having a chance at the other end but his effort was caught by Montgomery.

Has the game entered the last 10 minutes, Barnet`s Hatch had a chance go wide before James Hunt had a shot blocked by O`Cearuill.

Town got their third goal on 88 minutes when Taylor but the ball in to the net from 6 yards to make it Barnet 0 Grimsby 3.

Barnet looked for a consolation has the game entered stoppage time, Puncheon went wide and an header by Carew was saved by Montgomery.

Andy Taylor had to go of due to injury 1 minute into stoppage time and was replaced by Isaiah Rankin who is returning from injury.

Josh Wright failed to convert two attempts has the game ended with a 3-0 win to the Mariners who will be looking to continue and get a win at Huddersfield in next weekend`s FA Cup fixture.