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Barnsley 1-1 Norwich City

Josh Murphy celebrates scoring for Norwich at Barnsley
Josh Murphy's goal was his ninth in 38 games this season and his first since 26 December

Josh Murphy's second-half strike earned Norwich a point at struggling Barnsley and extended the hosts' winless home run to 10 games.

Barnsley went ahead when Oli McBurnie steered Andy Yiadom's cross from the right inside the near post.

Kieffer Moore had a shot saved after going through on goal, while Mamadou Thiam also went close for the Tykes.

But Murphy earned his side a point with their first clear chance, firing past Adam Davies from a tight angle.

Barnsley midfielder Stevie Mallan shot inches wide of Angus Gunn's goal from just outside the box, while Murphy lifted the ball over on the turn in stoppage time.

Norwich had failed to register a single shot on target in the first half, as McBurnie's stylish finish put Jose Morais' side on track for a first win at Oakwell since 4 November.

The on-loan Swansea forward has scored six goals in eight appearances since signing on 31 January, with his form earning him a first call-up to Scotland's senior side.

Despite being pegged back by an improved Norwich performance after the break, the Tykes are now three points clear of the relegation zone in 21st place.

The Canaries have failed to win in their past seven games, and their latest disappointment was compounded by the loss of Alex Tettey late in the second-half as the midfielder was taken off the pitch on a stretcher.

Line-ups

Barnsley

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Davies
  • 17Yiadom
  • 18Jackson
  • 6LindsayBooked at 14mins
  • 3Fryers
  • 20Potts
  • 4WilliamsSubstituted forMallanat 85'minutes
  • 22GardnerBooked at 75mins
  • 26ThiamSubstituted forIsgroveat 61'minutes
  • 19Moore
  • 15McBurnie

Substitutes

  • 9Bradshaw
  • 10Moncur
  • 11Isgrove
  • 12Cavare
  • 13Townsend
  • 14Mallan
  • 24Pearson

Norwich

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Gunn
  • 31Hanley
  • 6ZimmermannSubstituted forHernándezat 56'minutes
  • 15Klose
  • 2Pinto
  • 27TetteySubstituted forHoolahanat 81'minutes
  • 8VrancicBooked at 77mins
  • 3Husband
  • 23Maddison
  • 12WatkinsSubstituted forSrbenyat 90+2'minutes
  • 11Murphy

Substitutes

  • 4Reed
  • 14Hoolahan
  • 20Raggett
  • 25Hernández
  • 26Lewis
  • 32Srbeny
  • 33McGovern
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
11,508

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamNorwich
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home20
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnsley 1, Norwich City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Norwich City 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Timm Klose (Norwich City).

  4. Post update

    Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Josh Murphy (Norwich City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Mario Vrancic (Norwich City).

  7. Post update

    Gary Gardner (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Ivo Pinto (Norwich City).

  9. Post update

    Brad Potts (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Norwich City. Conceded by Andy Yiadom.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Norwich City. Dennis Srbeny replaces Marley Watkins.

  12. Post update

    Hand ball by Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley).

  13. Post update

    Grant Hanley (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kieffer Moore (Barnsley).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stephen Mallan (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Oliver McBurnie.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Grant Hanley (Norwich City).

  17. Post update

    Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Maddison (Norwich City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Stephen Mallan with a cross following a corner.

As It Stood

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1Wolves37247666323479
2Cardiff37237758312776
3Aston Villa37209861362569
4Fulham371911764392568
5Derby371614755342162
6Middlesbrough371871253351861
7Sheff Utd37185145143859
8Bristol City371513953421158
9Preston37141584637957
10Millwall371413104437755
11Brentford371411125345853
12Ipswich37157154747052
13Leeds37148154951-250
14Norwich371213123842-449
15QPR371210154353-1046
16Nottm Forest37136184354-1145
17Hull37912165356-339
18Sheff Wed37814153951-1238
19Reading37812174254-1236
20Bolton37812173256-2436
21Barnsley37712183754-1733
22Birmingham3786232557-3230
23Burton3779212664-3830
24Sunderland37513193866-2828
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