Marcus Barnes makes immediate impact for Yeovil

Bradford City

Southampton loanee Marcus Barnes had a debut to remember for Yeovil as he scored in a 2-0 FA Cup third-round victory upset against Bradford.

The Glovers were the stronger side in the first half and Bradford had to put bodies on the line as Matt Kilgallon chested a fiercely-struck Tom James half-volley away inside the six-yard box.

The visitors improved after the break but it was Yeovil who made the breakthrough on 61 minutes. Otis Khan played in Barnes one-on-one on the counter and the man who only joined on Friday coolly slotted in.

Paul Taylor was inches away from an equaliser when his dipping shot from distance hit the underside of the bar before goalkeeper Artur Krysiak recovered brilliantly to save Shay McCartan’s follow up.

In the 76th minute it was 2-0 to the hosts when Francois Zoko broke forward with purpose and set up Jordan Green to sidefoot in a second, before James denied a Bantams consolation by heading a Daniel Devine shot off the line late on.

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