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Accrington Stanley 0-2 Barnsley

Barnsley made it four successive wins as they overcame promotion rivals Accrington despite playing the final 26 minutes of a fiery encounter with a man less.

On-loan Fulham frontman Cauley Woodrow opened the scoring in the 36th minute, getting on the end of Kieffer Moore's backheel and slotting the ball past Connor Ripley.

And top scorer Moore made it 10 for the season and sealed the win for Barnsley with a late second, forcing the ball home after Ripley could only push a shot from Brad Potts into the air.

But the Tykes had to battle for almost half-an-hour with 10 men as defender Zeki Fryers was shown a red card after 64 minutes, having picked up a yellow in the first half.

It was only Stanley's second home defeat of 2018 in front of a record attendance at the Wham Stadium of 4,801.

The Tykes were thankful to emergency loan keeper Jordan Smith, who was making his debut from Nottingham Forest, in the early stages as he kept out powerful strikes from Jordan Clark and Sean McConville.

However, Barnsley grew into the game and Dimitri Cavare stung the hands of Ripley before Woodrow struck.

Fryers saw red after a foul on Callum Johnson and Barnsley fan Clark came close to levelling for Stanley just after. However, his effort was just wide and the Tykes made it safe with Moore's goal four minutes into stoppage time.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 30Ripley
  • 2JohnsonBooked at 68minsSubstituted forHallat 77'minutes
  • 4Ihiekwe
  • 3Hughes
  • 24Wilmer-Anderton
  • 7Clark
  • 11McConville
  • 26BarlaserSubstituted forBrownat 79'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 14Finley
  • 9Zanzala
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 1Maxted
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 8Brown
  • 10Hall
  • 15Sykes
  • 22Mingoia
  • 28Conneely

Barnsley

  • 43Smith
  • 12Cavaré
  • 6LindsayBooked at 28mins
  • 5Pinnock
  • 3FryersBooked at 64mins
  • 20Potts
  • 27MowattBooked at 25minsSubstituted forBähreat 90+2'minutes
  • 8McGeehan
  • 26ThiamSubstituted forBrownat 73'minutes
  • 19Moore
  • 25WoodrowSubstituted forPinillosat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hedges
  • 10Moncur
  • 21Bähre
  • 23Pinillos
  • 28Williams
  • 33Brown
  • 35Greatorex
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
4,801

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home8
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Barnsley 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Barnsley 2.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 0, Barnsley 2. Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jacob Brown (Barnsley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Mike-Steven Bähre replaces Alex Mowatt.

Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Sam Finley.

Foul by Connor Hall (Accrington Stanley).

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

Booking

Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley).

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

Attempt blocked. Jacob Brown (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley).

Alex Mowatt (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Scott Brown replaces Daniel Barlaser.

Attempt missed. Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Connor Hall replaces Callum Johnson.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Sean McConville.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Sean McConville.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Jacob Brown replaces Mamadou Thiam.

Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cameron McGeehan (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Nick Anderton.

Booking

Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley).

Mamadou Thiam (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Daniel Pinillos replaces Cauley Woodrow.

Attempt missed. Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Delay in match Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley) because of an injury.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ezekiel Fryers (Barnsley) for a bad foul.

Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ezekiel Fryers (Barnsley).

Attempt saved. Ethan Pinnock (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jordan Clark.

Attempt missed. Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Nick Anderton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth17115128141438
2Sunderland17106133141936
3Barnsley17104331141734
4Peterborough18104434231134
5Luton1895432201232
6Charlton178452620628
7Blackpool177732016428
8Doncaster188462725228
9Coventry188462019128
10Accrington187742121028
11Walsall187561924-526
12Fleetwood186662419524
13Burton177372322124
14Southend187292224-223
15Wycombe185762425-122
16Shrewsbury185671922-321
17Scunthorpe185672838-1021
18Rochdale185582434-1020
19Gillingham1853102630-418
20Oxford Utd184682127-618
21Bristol Rovers184591516-117
22Plymouth1834111934-1513
23Wimbledon1832131228-1611
24Bradford1832131332-1911
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