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Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Mauro Vilhete. Anwar Uddin takes the direct free kick.
Kris Taylor takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Clovis Kamdjo makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Clovis Kamdjo on Robert Taylor. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kris Taylor from left wing, clearance made by Clovis Kamdjo.
Mark Marshall takes the inswinging corner, Exodus Geohaghon makes a clearance.
Mauro Vilhete has an effort at goal. Save by Stuart Tomlinson.
Anwar Uddin fouled by Justin Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joe Devera, Stuart Tomlinson makes a save.
Izale McLeod is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.
Charlie Taylor replaces Mark Hughes. Glen Southam leaves the field to be replaced by Sam Cox.
Justin Richards takes a shot. Save by Liam O'Brien.
(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Exodus Geohaghon coming on for Ritchie Sutton. Justin Richards takes a shot. Save made by Liam O'Brien. Kayleden Brown has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.
Mauro Vilhete is given a yellow card. Kris Taylor fouled by Mauro Vilhete, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kris Taylor from left channel, save by Liam O'Brien. Outswinging corner taken by Kris Taylor from the left by-line played to the near post, Clovis Kamdjo makes a clearance.
Mauro Vilhete is brought on as a substitute for Tommy Fraser.
Izale McLeod produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Stuart Tomlinson makes a save.
The referee shows Clovis Kamdjo a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Robert Taylor by Clovis Kamdjo results in a free kick. Kris Taylor delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half, save by Liam O'Brien.
Corner taken left-footed by Robert Taylor from the right by-line, save made by Liam O'Brien.
Kayleden Brown is brought on as a substitute for James O'Shea. Effort on goal by Izale McLeod from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Shot from just outside the box by Justin Richards misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommy Fraser on Kris Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Kris Taylor.
Mark Hughes goes into the book. Mark Hughes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith. Adam Yates crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James O'Shea on Glen Southam. Direct free kick taken by Rossi Jarvis.
Jordan Parkes challenges Lewis Haldane unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adam Yates from right wing, clearance by Clovis Kamdjo.
Shot by James O'Shea from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.
Justin Richards is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Liam O'Brien takes the indirect free kick.
John McCombe challenges Izale McLeod unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordan Parkes takes the free kick.
Foul by Clovis Kamdjo on Robert Taylor, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Kris Taylor from own half.
James O'Shea produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Kris Taylor takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Clovis Kamdjo makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by James O'Shea, Glen Southam manages to make a clearance. Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Kris Taylor goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Rossi Jarvis, John McCombe makes a clearance.
Shot from just outside the box by Robert Taylor misses to the right of the target.
The referee gives a free kick against Rossi Jarvis for handball. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Griffith takes a corner.
Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Tommy Fraser. Joe Devera restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Rossi Jarvis, Unfair challenge on John McCombe by Izale McLeod results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Rossi Jarvis from the left by-line to the near post, Adam Yates manages to make a clearance.
Mark Marshall challenges John McCombe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.
John McCombe has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
Corner taken left-footed by Kris Taylor to the near post, clearance by Glen Southam.
James O'Shea fouled by Jordan Parkes, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Yates crosses the ball in from the free kick, Glen Southam manages to make a clearance.
Lewis Haldane takes a shot. Save by Liam O'Brien.
The match gets underway.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
The second half has started.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Geohaghon set for Vale bow
Exodus Geohaghon is in line for his Port Vale debut as the out-of-sorts Burslem outfit look to get their promotion charge back on track at home to Barnet.
Geohaghon completed a season-long loan from Peterborough on Monday morning and is likely to move straight into the heart of defence with Gareth Owen serving a one-match ban for his dismissal against Cheltenham on Saturday.
Skipper Owen saw red for pulling back Robins striker Wes Thomas and joins suspended midfielder Gareth Roberts in the stands as he sits out the second game of his two-match ban for accruing 10 bookings this term.
Winger Rob Taylor will be assessed but should be okay having been replaced 14 minutes from time at the weekend nursing tight calves and a bit of cramp.
Forward Sean Rigg will also be monitored having missed out altogether with a thigh problem, while Marc Richards (thigh) and Doug Loft (calf) continue to miss out.
Louis Dodds and Sam Morsy recovered from slight injuries to take their places on the bench against Cheltenham, while there were debuts for loan duo Romaine Sawyers and Kayleden Brown.
Barnet are set to be unchanged.
The Bees are still without striker Steve Kabba, who is probably another week away from returning after a knee injury, and broken metatarsal-victim Ricky Holmes.
Izale McLeod, the goalscorer in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Macclesfield, will therefore start up front on his own again.
Defenders Daniel Leach and Darren Dennehy remain sidelined with foot injuries so Joe Devera and Anwar Uddin will continue their makeshift central-defensive partnership.
Tommy Fraser makes a swift return to his former club having been released by Vale last week prior to joining Barnet.
The midfielder put in an impressive display on his debut at Moss Rose and will keep his place.
Bees extend run to four games
Improving Barnet stretched their unbeaten run to four games as early-season leaders Port Vale again failed to inspire under new manager Jim Gannon in a goalless draw.
Barnet had appeared content to sit behind the ball in the first period, with Izale McLeod an isolated and frustrated figure in attack.
Vale attempted to increase the tempo at the start of the second half as their fans finally started to get behind their cause.
However, it was Barnet who finally landed the game's first attempt on target when McLeod's tame shot was easily collected by home goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson in the 64th minute.
Vale wasted their second gilt-edged opportunity four minutes later as substitute Kayleden Brown lost his footing after Lewis Haldane's shot was parried into his path by Liam O'Brien.
And an even easier chance went begging in the final minute when Rob Taylor scooped his shot high into the air from virtually on the goal-line.
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