League One
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Sheffield United 0-1 Barnsley

Barnsley ended a run of three League One games without a win as a Sam Winnall goal gave them victory at South Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.

The home side went close to scoring after only eight minutes when Craig Alcock's header was scrambled off the line by Tykes keeper Ross Turnbull.

Winnall sent an effort over and had a shot deflected wide before getting the winner after 56 minutes.

The Barnsley striker met a James Bailey corner and scored with a firm header.

Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough told BBC Radio Sheffield:

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Nigel Clough: Sheffield United manager on Barnsley loss

"Generally it was a good performance again. We had lots of situations and chances and half chances.

"We switch off from one corner and concede the goal. Fine margins in any level of football, especially the higher you go, can be the difference.

"I thought we got enough of the ball to Jamie Murphy and Jamal Campbell-Ryce, I just don't think they produced today.

"There won't be any hysteria from us. We don't like losing, especially at home, but we know what the problems are."

Barnsley manager Danny Wilson told BBC Radio Sheffield:

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Danny Wilson: Barnsley manager on Sheffield United win

"You've seen a typical derby here today with two very committed sides.

"We know this league and we know how tight it is and nobody can take anything for granted. Today proves that.

"They had a lot of balls into our box and defensively I thought we were fantastic.

"I don't make any excuses for needing a bit of luck today because I think we have earned that."

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 2Alcock
  • 26McCarthy
  • 19McEveley
  • 3Harris
  • 20Campbell-RyceSubstituted forFlynnat 81'minutes
  • 4WallaceSubstituted forMcNultyat 59'minutes
  • 8Doyle
  • 9Murphy
  • 10Scougall
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forPorterat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Basham
  • 7Flynn
  • 12McNulty
  • 17McGahey
  • 18Porter
  • 22Reed
  • 24Turner

Barnsley

  • 1TurnbullBooked at 79mins
  • 6Cranie
  • 16Ramage
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3DudgeonBooked at 71mins
  • 4Berry
  • 8Hourihane
  • 32Bailey
  • 13R Williams
  • 44ColeSubstituted forBreeat 90+2'minutes
  • 9WinnallSubstituted forHemmingsat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Treacy
  • 10Hemmings
  • 12Davies
  • 15Mvoto
  • 29Bree
  • 31Trotta
  • 33Lita
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
24,495

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield United 0, Barnsley 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield United 0, Barnsley 1.

Stefan Scougall (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Bailey (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. James Bree replaces Devante Cole.

Attempt saved. Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Peter Ramage.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Sheffield United).

Joe Dudgeon (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Chris Porter replaces Jose Baxter.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Kane Hemmings replaces Sam Winnall.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Joe Dudgeon.

Hand ball by Peter Ramage (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Ryan Flynn replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Jay McEveley (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

Booking

Ross Turnbull (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Stefan Scougall (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Booking

Joe Dudgeon (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Dudgeon (Barnsley).

Attempt blocked. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Michael Doyle (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Williams (Barnsley).

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Peter Ramage.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Lewin Nyatanga.

Attempt missed. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Paddy McCarthy (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Sheffield United).

Peter Ramage (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Robert Harris (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Sheffield United).

James Bailey (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Marc McNulty replaces James Wallace.

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City16106033171636
2Preston1594228161231
3MK Dons1483329161327
4Rochdale1582529151426
5Swindon1575331191226
6Notts County157532214826
7Peterborough168262519626
8Sheff Utd158252219326
9Oldham166732318525
10Fleetwood166461816222
11Chesterfield165562324-120
12Barnsley155462324-119
13Port Vale165472224-219
14Bradford165472022-219
15Crawley165471525-1019
16Walsall164661416-218
17Doncaster145361421-718
18Colchester164572224-217
19Coventry164572027-717
20Leyton Orient163761722-516
21Scunthorpe164391930-1115
22Gillingham163581422-814
23Yeovil163581226-1414
24Crewe1642101332-1914
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