Barnsley 0-1 Cardiff City

Last updated : 23 November 2017 By Rob Miles

A Barnsley game was goal-less at half time for the first time in five matches, but it is the second time in the last three at Oakwell where no goals were scored in the first half.

It is only the third time this season a Barnsley game has been goal-less at the break in the Championship (2 at home, 1 away)

The Reds have failed to win any of their last 10 league games that were goal-less at the break (D4 L6) The last time they secured victory from this point was the 28th January when a 70th minute Adam Armstrong strike secured a 1-0 win at Rotherham.

The last time Barnsley won at Oakwell when the score was 0-0 at the break was way back in August 2016, and again it was against Rotherham (4-0)

Callum Paterson broke the deadlock after 83 minutes - the latest the deadlock has been broken in a Barnsley match this season.

It is the latest overall since the 2nd January when Conor Hourihane netted an 88th minute winner at Nottingham Forest.

Barnsley failed to score at home in the league for the third time this season (including in two of the last three) They only failed to score in five home games in the entirety of 2016-2017.

In the last four Barnsley - Cardiff meetings, four goals have been scored after the 80th minute.

Barnsley have failed to score in three of the last four Oakwell clashes with the Bluebirds.

They have not scored more than once in any of the last nine home meetings (failing to score in four of those)

It means they have won only one of the last nine home league matches against Cardiff (D2 L6), a 1-0 win in November 2009.

Cardiff City who have been turned from relegation candidates to promotion hopefuls under Neil Warnock have won six of their last 10 away matches in the Championship and now have the third best away record in the division

Only Wolves (9) have kept more clean sheets in the Championship this season than Cardiff (8) and the Bluebirds with 13 have conceded the least amount of goals in the division.

Barnsley had 57% ball possession, meaning they have enjoyed more ball possession than their opponents in three successive matches.

Barnsley managed just one shot on target last night – their lowest amount at Oakwell since returning to the Championship.

For the second home game in succession no Barnsley player was booked – the only two occasions this has happened this season.

Barnsley Team:

Adam Davies

Andy Yiadom

Liam Lindsay

Matty Pearson

Zeki Fryers

Brad Potts

Gary Gardner

Cameron McGeehan

Adam Hammill

Ryan Hedges

Mamadou Thiam

Harvey Barnes (for Hedges 64)
Tom Bradshaw (for Thiam 64)
George Moncur (for McGeehan 74)

Unused Substitutes:
Jack Walton, Jason McCarthy, Jared Bird, Ike Ugbo.

Match Reports:

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Sky Sports

Sky Bet Championship results:

Tuesday 21st November 2017:

Aston Villa 2-1 Sunderland
Adomah 10       Grabban 72
Onomah 49

BARNSLEY 0-1 Cardiff
Paterson 83

Brentford 1-1 Burton Albion
Jozefzoon 54  Turner 78

Bristol City 1-2 Preston North End
Woodrow 90+4  Gallagher 45, Robinson 78

Derby County 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
Vydra 45+3
Lawrence 53

Millwall 0-0 Hull City

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Norwich City
Murphy 77

Sheffield United 4-5 Fulham
Clarke 6, 39, 90+1     Ojo 28, 69, Sessegnon 30,43,78
Carruthers 86

Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Reading
Burke 18 Moore 76       Bacuna pen 83
Pratley 23

Wednesday 22nd November 2017:

Ipswich Town 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Garner 48               Hooper pen 64, Nuhiu 90+4
Waghorn 70

Middlesbrough 2-0 Birmingham City
Assombalonga 10,41

Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-1 Leeds United
Douglas 15                                    Alioski 48
Cavaleiro 26
Jota 72
Costa pen 76

Barnsley lie in 17th place in the Sky Bet Championship with 20 points from 17 games.

We are 9 points outside the Play-Offs, 17 points off the Automatic Promotion Places, 21 points off First place and 6 points above the Relegation Zone.

Up to 23/11/17

Next Up:

At Oakwell:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Eighteen: Barnsley v Leeds United, Saturday 25th November 2017. Kick-Off: 12:30pm

On The Road:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Nineteen: Reading v Barnsley: Tuesday 28th November 2017. Kick-Off: 8pm