Fulham 2-0 Barnsley

Barnsley were behind at half time for first time in six matches and only the second time in nine.

Chris Martin has scored in both league meetings between Barnsley and Fulham this season and has netted four goals in his last four appearances against The Reds.

Barnsley have now conceded six goals from the penalty spot this season.

This was only the second time Fulham have scored from the spot this season- from six attempts.

Barnsley failed to score for only the sixth time this season in all competitions- they have failed to score in back to back games for only the second time this season.

Barnsley have now lost 10 times in the league this season, seven have been by at least two goals.

Fulham are the first team to do the double over Barnsley this season, the Reds have lost three of their last four meetings with Fulham and have won only two of the last seven.

Fulham have now won five of their last seven league home games v Barnsley and The Reds have kept just one clean sheet in their last 16 trips to Craven Cottage.

Barnsley lost for the first time in seven games in all competitions.

Barnsley made all three substitutions at the same time for the first time under Paul Heckingbottom. The last time was the 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Altrincham in the first round of the FA Cup in November 2015.

George Moncur made his first appearance for Barnsley since August 2016. The Reds have lost every match Moncur has featured in.


Barnsley Team:

Adam Davies

Aidy White

Marc Roberts

Angus MacDonald

James Bree

Adam Hammill

Conor Hourihane

Josh Scowen

Marley Watkins

Ryan Williams

Tom Bradshaw


Ryan Kent (for Hammill 70)

George Moncur (for Williams 70)

Adam Armstrong (for Bradshaw 70)

Unused Substitutes:

Nick Townsend, Callum Evans, Adam Jackson, Stefan Payne.


Match Reports:


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Sky Bet Championship results:

Thursday 12th January 2017:

Reading 0-1 QPR

                       Mackie 28

 Friday 13th January 2017:

Leeds 1-0 Derby

Wood 45

Saturday 14th January 2017:

Bristol City 2-3 Cardiff

Murphy 51 og   Pilkington 74 pen, 85, Harris 82

Abraham 78

Birmingham 0-0 Nottingham Forest

Brentford 1-2 Newcastle

Vibe 52            Gayle 20, Murphy79

Burton 0-2 Wigan

                     Connolly 45+1, 64

Fulham 2-0 Barnsley

Martin 45+2pen

Malone 55

Ipswich 3-2 Blackburn

Lawrence 38,         Akpan 43, Graham 74 pen


Berra 53

Preston 2-0 Brighton

Huntington 13

Robinson 53

Rotherham 2-1 Norwich

Yates 7                Jerome 51

Adeyemi 55

Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Huddersfield

Wallace 54

Forestieri 90+2

Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

Mason 15


Barnsley lie in 10th place in the Sky Bet Championship with 38 points from 26 games.

We are 7 points outside the Play-Offs, 16 points off the Automatic Promotion Places, 17 points off First place and 14 points above the Relegation Zone.

Up to 15/1/17


Next Up:

At Oakwell:

FA Cup Third Round Replay: Barnsley v Blackpool, Tuesday 17th January 2016. Kick-Off: 7:45pm.


Adult: £15

Over 60: £10

Under 19: £5

On The Road:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Twenty-Seven: Rotherham United v Barnsley: Saturday 28th January 2017. Kick-Off: 3pm