And to make it an even better three points for the Bluebirds, they achieved
it with ten-men.
Chances were very few and far between in the game, and the teams went into
the break all-square at 0-0 and fairly evenly-matched.
Disaster struck though for Barrow on the hour-mark as Akil Wright was shown
a second yellow card after a hefty challenge on Macc full-back David
Six minutes later though, the ten-men were awarded a penalty for handball.
Richie Bennett (pictured) stepped up and sent Scott Flinders the wrong way to put the
Paul Cox`s side managed the game well after that and restricted the
Silkmenís goalscoring opportunities for the remainder of the game, although
Chris Holroyd did think he`d equalised in the 74th minute, only to
see the assistant`s flag raised for offside.
The win lifts Barrow onto 53 points, the same as Dover Athletic, but with a
better goal difference, while Macclesfield remain in ninth and now six points
behind the play-off places, although they do possess a game in hand on most
around and above them.