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Barnsley 1-2 Port Vale

Ajay Leitch-Smith heads Port Vale ahead at Barnsley
Ajay Leitch-Smith headed Port Vale ahead in the first half

Barnsley crashed to their eighth straight defeat in League One as they lost at home to Port Vale.

After early Barnsley pressure, goals from Ajay Leitch-Smith and Sam Foley put Vale well on their way to victory.

Leitch-Smith headed in a looping cross five minutes before the break before Foley found the top corner after the restart following Bryon Moore's run.

Substitute Sam Winnall pulled a goal back late on for Barnsley, who slipped to second bottom in the table.

Barnsley's last league win came at home against league leaders Gillingham on 26 September.

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2Bree
  • 26Mawson
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3Smith
  • 34IsgroveSubstituted forSmithat 62'minutes
  • 19Pearson
  • 8HourihaneBooked at 34mins
  • 20Hammill
  • 15WatkinsBooked at 90mins
  • 21ToneySubstituted forWinnallat 55'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Roberts
  • 9Winnall
  • 11Jackson
  • 12Smith
  • 13Townsend
  • 16Maris
  • 17Abbott

Port Vale

  • 21AlnwickBooked at 85mins
  • 16Yates
  • 6Duffy
  • 5McGivern
  • 3Dickinson
  • 19Moore
  • 8O'ConnorBooked at 19mins
  • 42GrantBooked at 90mins
  • 11FoleySubstituted forDanielat 80'minutes
  • 10Dodds
  • 20Leitch-SmithSubstituted forIkpeazuat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Neal
  • 4Streete
  • 7Birchall
  • 9Ikpeazu
  • 14Daniel
  • 15Hooper
  • 18Kelly
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
8,696

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away3
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 1, Port Vale 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Port Vale 2.

Booking

Marley Watkins (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Michael Smith (Barnsley).

Louis Dodds (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Marley Watkins (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Louis Dodds (Port Vale).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Ryan McGivern.

Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale).

Booking

Jak Alnwick (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Colin Daniel replaces Sam Foley.

Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael O'Connor (Port Vale).

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 1, Port Vale 2. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jak Alnwick.

Attempt saved. Michael Smith (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by James Bree (Barnsley).

Sam Foley (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Louis Dodds (Port Vale).

Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Uche Ikpeazu replaces A-Jay Leitch-Smith.

Attempt missed. Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Byron Moore (Port Vale).

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Conor Hourihane.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Michael Smith replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor Hourihane (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Sam Winnall replaces Ivan Toney.

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 0, Port Vale 2. Sam Foley (Port Vale) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Adam Yates.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Sam Foley.

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnsley 0, Port Vale 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham17104334191534
2Coventry17104332181434
3Walsall1695228141432
4Burton1610241613332
5Wigan1786328181030
6Bury177642927227
7Bradford177641918127
8Sheff Utd177462824425
9Millwall167452423125
10Peterborough177373428624
11Southend176651920-124
12Scunthorpe177282220223
13Port Vale176562019123
14Chesterfield177282325-223
15Rochdale175662020021
16Doncaster175571522-720
17Colchester175572637-1120
18Oldham1731041924-519
19Shrewsbury165291923-417
20Swindon174492228-616
21Blackpool174491525-1016
22Fleetwood1743102026-615
23Barnsley1742112029-914
24Crewe1734101426-1213
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