Barrow 3-1 Hartlepool United – BBC Sport

High scorer Josh Gordon reached double figures for the season as Barrow underlined their standing as shock League Two promotion contenders with a 3-1 victory over struggling Hartlepool.

Pete Wild’s aspect, now fourth within the desk, scored all three objectives within the opening 21 minutes to nearly seal the factors.

There have been simply 4 minutes left on the clock when a contemporary error from Hartlepool keeper Ben Killapp helped Barrow on their technique to a fourth straight dwelling league win.

Killip, caught unawares by Danny Rose in final week’s defeat at Stevenage, broke out of his space as Barrow superior however misplaced possession of the ball.

With out the safety of the web, Gordon curled in his tenth aim of the marketing campaign from 25 yards.

Barrow doubled their benefit 4 minutes later when Ben Whitfield received previous Killip to attain his fifth of the season and first since September 13.

Worse was to return for Keith Curle’s guests when Gordon arrange Billy Waters to faucet dwelling for his seventh aim of the marketing campaign.

Rock Backside Poles improved considerably after half-time however solely Chris Masilo’s first aim within the 77th minute was a comfort.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

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