Edgar Davids felt Barnet conceded “horrifying and disappointing” goals in their 3-2 defeat at Torquay United but insists the Bees can escape the League Two relegation zone.

Torquay went into the interval ahead after Elliot Benyon headed home from close range.

The Bees equalised through Jake Hyde but the Gulls immediately hit back as Billy Bodin fired a low strike into the corner.

Brian Saah then scored a third for the home side but Hyde volleyed the Bees second with 15 minutes remaining.

However, Barnet couldn’t find an equaliser and the defeat leaves the Bees in the League Two relegation zone with just two matches remaining.

A disappointed Davids said after the loss: “We gave poor goals away and that is horrifying and disappointing. But in the second half we played well and we showed that we are definitely the better side.

“If you do not do what you can do though then you are not going to get the results.”

The Bees head coach continued: “When I first started here we were in the relegation zone and we were chasing and chasing. At the end of the day we got out of it but sometimes you come up short.

“We still believe that we can do it. The guys are showing great effort so we can’t wait for Saturday.”

Hyde started the contest on the bench but scored with his first touch after being introduced on 56 minutes.

His second goal was a well taken volley and Davids was pleased with the striker’s impact on the game.

He said: “He made a good impact and I love when substitutes do that. He lifted the team which is what you want a substitute to do.”