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Barnsley 2-1 Huddersfield Town: Goals from Conor Chaplin and Alex Mowatt decide Yorkshire derby

Conor Chaplin scoring
Conor Chaplin scored his 10th goal of the season to secure the win for Barnsley

Goals from Alex Mowatt and Conor Chaplin were enough for Barnsley to beat Huddersfield and drag the Terriers back into a relegation battle.

Captain Mowatt latched onto Jacob Brown's low cross to give the Tykes the lead inside the first 15 minutes, despite their Yorkshire rivals dominating the early stages at Oakwell.

Brown later turned provider for Chaplin to score his 10th goal of season from close range but Lewis O'Brien instantly grabbed one back for the visitors with a superb half-volley into the top corner.

Fraizer Campbell and Steve Mounie had chances to rescue a point for Danny Cowley's side, but both forwards failed to hit the target as Barnsley climbed to 22nd, a point from safety.

Campbell had broken free into the area in the first half but was stopped from getting a shot away by former Terriers defender Jordan Williams with a superbly-timed slide tackle.

Gerhard Struber's side threatened Huddersfield's defence throughout the match but were unable to extend their lead in a scrappy second half.

Barnsley are now unbeaten in their last five games at home, a welcome change after going 17 matches without a win between August and November.

The Terriers, meanwhile, are just four points above the drop zone and host third-place Brentford next.

Barnsley manager Gerhard Struber:

"I am very proud of my team. We played very well against a big opponent. This is a big opponent, Huddersfield, and they have a big budget.

"We created a very good game. We made the next step in my style on the ball.

"I think this is the next very important step on this strong way to stay in the league.

"I think we have big support from our fans and I am happy that we have three points. We have a team that is always fighting."

Huddersfield manager Danny Cowley:

"It's a disappointing outcome, for sure.

"I thought we started the game quite well and then conceded with their first venture into our box.

"I was disappointed with how we responded to that goal. I didn't think we got to our levels for the rest of the first half.

"I didn't think that we played with the intensity or the energy that we would have liked after the first goal.

"We had some moments towards the end but if we're brutally honest we lacked that quality to be able to get back into the game."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Sahin-Radlinger
  • 2Williams
  • 5DiabyBooked at 73mins
  • 6Andersen
  • 22Oduor
  • 16ThomasBooked at 68minsSubstituted forSchmidtat 87'minutes
  • 24Halme
  • 17Ritzmaier
  • 27Mowatt
  • 7Brown
  • 11ChaplinSubstituted forSimoes Inacioat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Williams
  • 4Dougall
  • 10Bähre
  • 19Schmidt
  • 26Thiam
  • 28Simoes Inacio
  • 40Collins

Huddersfield

  • 1Grabara
  • 17SimpsonBooked at 53minsSubstituted forKoromaat 64'minutes
  • 26Schindler
  • 27Stankovic
  • 28BrownSubstituted forHadergjonajat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7BacunaBooked at 78mins
  • 8ChalobahBooked at 69mins
  • 9Kachunga
  • 39O'Brien
  • 16GrantSubstituted forMounieat 45'minutes
  • 22CampbellBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 13Coleman
  • 19Koroma
  • 24Mounie
  • 33Hadergjonaj
  • 35Edmonds-Green
  • 38Duhaney
  • 41Daly
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
17,158

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamHuddersfield
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away22

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 2, Huddersfield Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 2, Huddersfield Town 1.

Hand ball by Kamil Grabara (Huddersfield Town).

Attempt blocked. Lewis O'Brien (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Jordan Williams.

Attempt blocked. Josh Koroma (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christopher Schindler with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Marcel Ritzmaier (Barnsley) left footed shot from long range on the left is too high. Assisted by Elliot Simoes.

Foul by Jacob Brown (Barnsley).

Kamil Grabara (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Elliot Simoes replaces Conor Chaplin.

Booking

Fraizer Campbell (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Florent Hadergjonaj (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Offside, Huddersfield Town. Jon Gorenc Stankovic tries a through ball, but Steve Mounie is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Trevoh Chalobah with a headed pass.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Patrick Schmidt replaces Luke Thomas.

Offside, Huddersfield Town. Steve Mounie tries a through ball, but Josh Koroma is caught offside.

Aapo Halme (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town).

Marcel Ritzmaier (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Trevoh Chalobah (Huddersfield Town).

Mads Andersen (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Juninho Bacuna (Huddersfield Town).

Booking

Juninho Bacuna (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Bambo Diaby (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fraizer Campbell (Huddersfield Town).

Attempt missed. Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Juninho Bacuna with a cross following a set piece situation.

Booking

Bambo Diaby (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Bambo Diaby (Barnsley).

Lewis O'Brien (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Fraizer Campbell (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Juninho Bacuna.

Foul by Jacob Brown (Barnsley).

Elias Kachunga (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Trevoh Chalobah (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marcel Ritzmaier (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Trevoh Chalobah (Huddersfield Town).

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Samuel Sahin-Radlinger.

Attempt saved. Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Trevoh Chalobah.

Booking

Luke Thomas (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luke Thomas (Barnsley).

Florent Hadergjonaj (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

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