Local rivals Barnsley and Sheffield United played out a draw at Oakwell this afternoon.
A vastly inexperienced Reds Under 21 side, including new recruit Dennis Knight took the lead after 49 minutes when McCauley Shillitto found himself unmarked six yards to stab home.
United equalised with 11 minutes remaining. Reds keeper Lukas Lidakevicius fumbled the ball and Jordan Roberts did not need a second invitation to fire home.
Reds: Lisakevicius, Jones, Smith, Kilburn, Ible, Shillitto, Rooney, Patterson, Rose, Clark, Knight.
Boland, Chadderton, Abbott, Sousa, Oates.
Willis, Hodder, Scarisbrick, Harriott, Kennedy. Barry, Carrillo, Pemberton, Smith, Whitehouse, Khan.
Robertson, Owen, Eyre, Whiteman, McDonagh.