BEES striker Jake Hyde was full of praise for his team-mates after his brace at the weekend got Barnet’s Skrill Premier campaign off to the perfect start.
Hyde was Barnet’s top goalscorer last year, netting 14 times for the Bees in what was ultimately a disappointing season for the club which ended in relegation from League 2.
And the 23-year-old paid tribute to midfielders Mark Byrne and Luisma Villa for the part they played in his double-strike in the 3-0 victory over Chester FC at The Hive on Saturday.
“They were striker’s goals really,” said Hyde. “It was a fantastic ball for the first one - Mark Byrne has done really well to get down there and whip it in and I got across my man.”
“The second one was lovely as well. Luisma has come on, brought a little flavour to the team, and slipped me in nicely again and I managed to score the one-on-one.”
The win over Chester ensured Barnet equalled their points tally after the first 12 matches of last season.
And Hyde insisted the Bees would have taken that scoreline if it had been offered before the game.
“The most important thing was getting the first three points on the board especially in the new stadium and you can’t ask for much more than a clean sheet and a 3-0 win.”
Hyde and Barnet travel to Tamworth tonight (Tuesday).
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