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Oldham Athletic 1-2 Barnsley

Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson has won 12 of his 37 games since leaving Oldham to take charge of Barnsley last season

Barnsley ended a run of eight straight defeats in League One with a narrow victory at Oldham Athletic, which eased the pressure on manager Lee Johnson.

Adam Hammill hit the post for the visitors, before Conor Hourihane fired Barnsley ahead from 20 yards.

Oldham improved after the break and drew level when Mark Yeates fired home after collecting Dominic Poleon's pass.

But on-loan defender Kevin Long's powered in from close range to seal a crucial three points for the Tykes.

Oldham manager David Dunn told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Dunn on Oldham v Barnsley

"Bitter cold day, bitter result, disappointing to come off the back of two wins.

"Poor first half performance, probably as bad as we've played to be honest.

"We started the second half really well and got ourselves back in the game with a goal."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Coleman
  • 36Dummigan
  • 20WilsonBooked at 10mins
  • 5Wilson
  • 3Mills
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 6Kelly
  • 4DiengSubstituted forFultonat 45'minutes
  • 22YeatesBooked at 89mins
  • 12RasuloSubstituted forHigdonat 66'minutes
  • 9Poleon

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 13Cornell
  • 15Winchester
  • 24Eckersley
  • 30Fuller
  • 32Fulton
  • 34Higdon

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2Bree
  • 26Mawson
  • 6Long
  • 35WhiteBooked at 32minsSubstituted forSmithat 74'minutes
  • 20Hammill
  • 19PearsonBooked at 71mins
  • 8Hourihane
  • 34IsgroveSubstituted forWinnallat 68'minutes
  • 15WatkinsBooked at 21mins
  • 21ToneySubstituted forJacksonat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 4Roberts
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 9Winnall
  • 11Jackson
  • 13Townsend
  • 32Wabara
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
4,300

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home5
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 2.

Foul by Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic).

Adam Hammill (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Mark Yeates (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 2. Kevin Long (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Booking

Mark Yeates (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Mark Yeates (Oldham Athletic).

Ben Pearson (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor Hourihane (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Simeon Jackson replaces Ivan Toney.

Attempt missed. Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Long (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Cameron Dummigan.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 1. Mark Yeates (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dominic Poleon.

Attempt missed. Ivan Toney (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. George Smith replaces Aidan White.

Jay Fulton (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marley Watkins (Barnsley).

Booking

Ben Pearson (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Pearson (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Sam Winnall replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt missed. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Michael Higdon replaces Giorgio Rasulo.

Hand ball by Adam Hammill (Barnsley).

Ivan Toney (Barnsley) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aidan White (Barnsley).

Hand ball by Giorgio Rasulo (Oldham Athletic).

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Barnsley).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Aidan White.

Foul by Jay Fulton (Oldham Athletic).

Adam Hammill (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry18114336191737
2Gillingham18104435231234
3Walsall1796229151433
4Wigan1896329181133
5Burton1710251614232
6Bury188643027330
7Bradford188642118330
8Millwall178452824428
9Peterborough1883739291027
10Southend187652020027
11Sheff Utd187562925426
12Port Vale187562321226
13Rochdale186662220224
14Scunthorpe187292222023
15Chesterfield187292528-323
16Doncaster185581524-920
17Colchester185582741-1420
18Oldham1831052026-619
19Fleetwood1853102527-218
20Shrewsbury1752101924-517
21Barnsley1852112230-817
22Swindon1844102333-1016
23Blackpool1844101526-1116
24Crewe1834111531-1613
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