Davids did not see win coming

Barnet boss Edgar Davids admitted he would have been delighted with one point as his side recorded a 2-0 win over Rotherham.

Last Updated: 12/01/13 at 20:21

Davids: Pleasantly surprised

Davids: Pleasantly surprised

Jake Hyde got the show on the road for Barnet with a clever lob over advancing Millers goalkeeper Andy Warrington after 21 minutes, racing on to Mark Byrne's ball down the right flank.

And eight minutes from time Barnet completed the job against their promotion-chasing hosts, Ricky Holmes beating his marker wide on the left and squaring for substitute Andy Yiadom to sweep home an unmissable chance.

"I didn't expect it," Davids said. "But it went our way.

"Two very good goals as well but we have played better without getting the points, but we got the points. We had some good spells which I am happy about, but we have played better.

"If it had been 0-0 I would definitely have been delighted, but now I am even happier because we won.

"That's three wins in four but we still have to stay focused because every game for us is a final no matter who we play against because, at the end of the day, we are still close to the bottom of the league. Four of the bottom five have won so if they keep on winning we have to keep on winning."

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worry about these types of conclusions on a teams brilliance when it was very clear that Argentina had 4 chances where they really should have scored and on chances alone then it would have been the more pragmatic Argentinians who would be the best in the world. I like the Germany team but this just shows that even with planning it relies on a great deal of luck and finding your opponents at just the right time.

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e all know the British public don't have the patience to plan for 14 years. No chance. As soon as our young players don't win the world cup they get harrassed and abused to the point of mental breakdown. No, England likes to react to failure by sacking the manager and tearing up their best laid plans in favour of something shiny and new to keep the knee jerkers happy.

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lad Messi was player of the tournament, there was no-one more deserving. Except Robben. And James Rodriguez. Or Muller and half the Germany team etc etc

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