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Barnsley 1-2 Ipswich Town

Tom Bradshaw
Tom Bradshaw scored two goals against Morecambe in the EFL Cup in Barnsley's previous game

Ipswich Town made it two wins out of two at the start of the new Championship campaign as they came from behind to beat Barnsley at Oakwell.

Tom Bradshaw headed the Tykes in front, but a series of fine saves by Bartosz Bialkowski denied them a second.

Ipswich sent on David McGoldrick and Martyn Waghorn after the interval and it proved an inspired move.

McGoldrick volleyed Town level and recent signing Waghorn fired a shot in off the post from Joe Garner's pass.

Barnsley, who had not won any of their nine previous league fixtures against Ipswich, went into the game without full-back Andy Yiadom, who has been linked with a move to Huddersfield.

Their 4-5-1 formation gave them the upper hand in the first half as George Moncur and Bradshaw both tested Bialkowski before the latter netted from Ryan Hedges' overhead kick.

Moncur also had an effort cleared off the line by Garner as Ipswich failed to muster a single shot on target in the opening 45 minutes, but the introduction of McGoldrick and Waghorn boosted their potency as Barnsley lost their attacking verve.

Adam Jackson was just wide for the home side with an acrobatic effort shortly after McGoldrick levelled from Jonas Knudsen's cross, before Waghorn drove home his first for the club as Ipswich achieved back-to-back wins in their first two games for the first time since George Burley was manager in 2002-03.

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom:

"To lose a game when they only had two shots on target is deflating, but the performance was there and there were lots of good things.

"We should have been out of sight at half-time. Mick McCarthy made changes at half-time and brought on a lot of experience.

"We played well and lost, so we will have to play well on Tuesday night [at home to Nottingham Forest] and ensure that we win."

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy:

"When a manager makes two substitutions and they go on and win the game for you it's great. But they have to take the credit.

"They haven't gone and just shown their displeasure at not playing. They've gone on and won the game for us, which is brilliant.

"They had the better of the first half but the changes we made at half-time made the difference."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2McCarthy
  • 18JacksonBooked at 47mins
  • 5MacDonald
  • 24Pearson
  • 4Williams
  • 7HammillSubstituted forBarnesat 80'minutes
  • 20Potts
  • 10Moncur
  • 34HedgesSubstituted forPayneat 78'minutes
  • 9BradshawSubstituted forUgboat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Townsend
  • 15Barnes
  • 16Pinnock
  • 19Ugbo
  • 23Payne
  • 27Mowatt
  • 37Bird

Ipswich

  • 33Bialkowski
  • 12Spence
  • 4Chambers
  • 3KnudsenBooked at 54mins
  • 2IorfaBooked at 52mins
  • 21DownesSubstituted forMcDonnellat 77'minutes
  • 8Skuse
  • 22NydamSubstituted forWaghornat 45'minutes
  • 30KenlockSubstituted forMcGoldrickat 45'minutes
  • 20Sears
  • 14Garner

Substitutes

  • 1Gerken
  • 9Waghorn
  • 10McGoldrick
  • 11Celina
  • 17Rowe
  • 37McDonnell
  • 39Woolfenden
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
12,009

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamIpswich
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home25
Away9
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home11
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnsley 1, Ipswich Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Ipswich Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Barnsley. Joe Williams tries a through ball, but Stefan Payne is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Joe Williams (Barnsley).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jordan Spence.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Bartosz Bialkowski.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Harvey Barnes (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Brad Potts.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Luke Chambers.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ike Ugbo (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. Harvey Barnes replaces Adam Hammill.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. Stefan Payne replaces Ryan Hedges.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Adam McDonnell replaces Flynn Downes because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich Town).

  18. Post update

    Ryan Hedges (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Spence (Ipswich Town).

  20. Post update

    Brad Potts (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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