Two of the top sides from last season battled hard at Victoria Road, with Dagenham emerging 2-1 winners over Barrow. The Daggers took little time to get their next potential promotion campaign under way. Morgan Ferrier was felled in the box and Corey Whitely made no mistake from the penalty spot after 18 minutes.Michael Cheek doubled the advantage before the midway point of the first half with a decisive finish. The away side however responded with determination after the break.
Paul Cox’s visitors imparted late pressure with an 86th-minute goal. Alex-Ray Harvey found the onrushing Dan Jones with a delectable lofted pass, and the defender reduced the arrears with a deft lob.Barrow had half-chances to equalise, but Dagenham held on.Match report supplied by the Press Association.Line-upsLive TextLine-upsDag & Red30Cousins15N’Gala19Ling25Whitely3Pennell18Lokko5Robson17Boucaud10FerrierSubstituted forHawkinsat 65’minutes11Okenabirhie23CheekSubstitutes1Justham6Robinson9Hawkins16Wheeler29HowellsBarrow1Moore14HallSubstituted forPanayiotouat 71’minutes6Diarra3Jones5Dunne10YussufBooked at 70mins8Harvey23Gomis21BarthramBooked at 71mins9WhiteSubstituted forCockerlineat 77’minutes2AudelBooked at 68minsSubstitutes11Bauress15Panayiotou18L Hughes19Cockerline26NieskensReferee:Carl BrookAttendance:1,362Live TextPosted at Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 1.Full TimePosted at 90′ Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 1.Goal!Posted at 86′ Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 1. Dan Jones (Barrow).SubstitutionPosted at 77′ Substitution, Barrow. Daniel Cockerline replaces Jordan White.SubstitutionPosted at 71′ Substitution, Barrow. Harry Panayiotou replaces Asa Hall.BookingPosted at 71′ Jack Barthram (Barrow) is shown the yellow card.BookingPosted at 70′ Adi Yussuf (Barrow) is shown the yellow card.BookingPosted at 68′ Thierry Audel (Barrow) is shown the yellow card.SubstitutionPosted at 65′ Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Oliver Hawkins replaces Morgan Ferrier.Second HalfPosted at Second Half begins Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 0.Half TimePosted at 45′ First Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 0.Goal!Posted at 21′ Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barrow 0. Michael Cheek (Dagenham and Redbridge).Goal!Posted at 18′ Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Barrow 0. Corey Whitely (Dagenham and Redbridge) converts the penalty with a.Kick OffPosted at First Half begins.Lineups are announced and players are warming up.goal
Source: BBC Cumbria