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Barnsley 2-0 Accrington Stanley

Dimitri Cavare's strike and an own-goal from Will Wood gave Barnsley victory over Accrington to maintain their push for automatic promotion.

The hosts dominated during the first 45 minutes and deservedly went in at the break with a two-goal lead.

Cauley Woodrow's low angled shot went narrowly wide and Kenny Dougall had a long-range effort saved.

Cavare opened the scoring after 41 minutes, drilling a low shot beyond Jonny Maxted after Woodrow's fine ball picked him out on the right side of the area.

Maxted saved Jordan Green's low shot before Barnsley extended their lead in time added on at the end of the half when Mamadou Thiam's cross was turned into his own net by Wood.

Green was unlucky to see his low drive hit the inside of Maxted's right-hand post and bounce away to safety soon after the re-start.

Accrington substitute Billy Kee wasted a great chance, shooting wide after being put through on goal.

Liam Lindsay went close to adding a third for Barnsley when his towering header was blocked on the line.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 12Cavaré
  • 6Lindsay
  • 5Pinnock
  • 23PinillosBooked at 62mins
  • 27Mowatt
  • 4Dougall
  • 15GreenSubstituted forWilliamsat 59'minutes
  • 21BähreSubstituted forHedgesat 87'minutes
  • 9Woodrow
  • 26ThiamSubstituted forStylesat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hedges
  • 13Walton
  • 18Jackson
  • 20Styles
  • 22Williams
  • 28Williams
  • 29Adeboyejo

Accrington

  • 1Maxted
  • 2Johnson
  • 3Hughes
  • 4Donacien
  • 18Rodgers
  • 7ClarkSubstituted forZanzalaat 69'minutes
  • 16WoodSubstituted forSmythat 53'minutes
  • 14Finley
  • 26Barlaser
  • 11McConvilleBooked at 26mins
  • 39ArmstrongSubstituted forKeeat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 8Brown
  • 9Zanzala
  • 17Esteves Sousa
  • 29Kee
  • 38Smyth
  • 40Savin
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
11,533

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home26
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 2, Accrington Stanley 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 2, Accrington Stanley 0.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Daniel Pinillos.

Attempt missed. Cauley Woodrow (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Liam Lindsay (Barnsley).

Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Ryan Hedges replaces Mike-Steven Bähre.

Foul by Jordan Williams (Barnsley).

Janoi Donacien (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Callum Johnson.

Attempt blocked. Mike-Steven Bähre (Barnsley) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jon Maxted.

Attempt saved. Mike-Steven Bähre (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Callum Styles replaces Mamadou Thiam.

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

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

Foul by Dimitri Kevin Cavaré (Barnsley).

Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Lindsay (Barnsley).

Attempt saved. Mamadou Thiam (Barnsley) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Daniel Barlaser (Accrington Stanley).

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

Attempt missed. Cauley Woodrow (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jordan Williams (Barnsley).

Attempt blocked. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Pinillos (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Offrande Zanzala replaces Jordan Clark.

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

Attempt saved. Liam Lindsay (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Janoi Donacien.

Foul by Paul Smyth (Accrington Stanley).

Dimitri Kevin Cavaré (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Daniel Pinillos (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Luke Armstrong (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Daniel Pinillos (Barnsley).

Harvey Rodgers (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mamadou Thiam (Barnsley).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton362210469294076
2Barnsley362110564283673
3Sunderland351815262332969
4Portsmouth361811761392265
5Charlton36189953361763
6Doncaster3515101060451555
7Peterborough361510115751655
8Blackpool361313103836252
9Coventry36148143940-150
10Fleetwood361310134639749
11Burton361211134442247
12Wycombe361111144553-844
13Gillingham36127174758-1143
14Southend36126184650-442
15Plymouth36119164556-1142
16Walsall36119163955-1642
17Accrington351011143548-1341
18Scunthorpe36118174261-1941
19Bristol Rovers351010153637-140
20Shrewsbury36913143947-840
21Oxford Utd36912154354-1139
22Rochdale36107194475-3137
23Bradford36106204261-1936
24Wimbledon3696213053-2333
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