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Burton Albion 0-0 Barnsley

Barnsley striker Sam Winnall
Barnsley striker Sam Winnall was unable to add to his tally of 19 League One goals this season

Promotion-chasing Burton Albion were held to a goalless draw with League One play-off hopefuls Barnsley.

The Tykes had the better of the first-half chances, as Sam Winnall and Ivan Toney both fired over the bar.

Burton improved after the break, with Adam Davies twice having to make saves from winger Mark Duffy.

Calum Butcher also fired narrowly wide for the Brewers, before Winnall scooped the ball over from inside the six-yard box late on.

Burton remain second in the table, three points ahead of third-placed Walsall, while Barnsley are only two points adrift of the play-offs in seventh.

Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough told BBC Radio Derby:

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Nigel Clough on Burton Albion's 0-0 draw with Barnsley

"I thought first half they shaded it with a couple of opportunities - half chances, nothing serious.

"I thought second half it was ours. If we can just get a break in the penalty area, then we'll get a goal, but it's certainly not through the lack of effort.

"We have shots, it hits peoples' legs, it rebounds, it's bobbling around the six yard box, it's not dropping to a yellow shirt."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2EdwardsBooked at 89mins
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 30FlanaganBooked at 57mins
  • 8WeirSubstituted forChoudhuryat 69'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 21Duffy
  • 23Palmer
  • 12ButcherSubstituted forNaylorat 89'minutes
  • 10Akins
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forWalkerat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Reilly
  • 15Naylor
  • 18Walker
  • 19O'Connor
  • 31Bywater
  • 33Bennett
  • 34Choudhury

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 7Scowen
  • 26Mawson
  • 4Roberts
  • 22Williams
  • 34IsgroveSubstituted forChapmanat 81'minutes
  • 8Hourihane
  • 11Brownhill
  • 20Hammill
  • 9Winnall
  • 24ToneySubstituted forFletcherat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Nyatanga
  • 12McCourt
  • 13Townsend
  • 18Fletcher
  • 19Khan
  • 25Tuton
  • 32Chapman
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
4,858

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 0, Barnsley 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 0, Barnsley 0.

Booking

Hamza Choudhury (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.

Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Adam Hammill (Barnsley).

Tom Flanagan (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Chapman (Barnsley).

Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) right footed shot from very close range is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Tom Naylor replaces Callum Butcher.

Booking

Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Harry Chapman (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Philip Edwards (Burton Albion).

Foul by Mark Duffy (Burton Albion).

Josh Scowen (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by George Williams.

Attempt blocked. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Tyler Walker replaces Stuart Beavon.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Harry Chapman replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt blocked. Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Ashley Fletcher replaces Ivan Toney.

Foul by Mark Duffy (Burton Albion).

Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Adam Davies.

Attempt saved. Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by John Mousinho.

Attempt blocked. Ivan Toney (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Callum Butcher (Burton Albion).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Hamza Choudhury replaces Robbie Weir.

John Mousinho (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

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

Attempt missed. Callum Butcher (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan422214672393380
2Burton422381151351677
3Walsall412111960421874
4Bradford422011114839971
5Millwall422091364471769
6Gillingham4219111266481868
7Barnsley422061663511266
8Rochdale421810146253964
9Sheff Utd421711146153862
10Scunthorpe421711145346762
11Port Vale431711155251162
12Coventry4216121461461560
13Southend421611155555059
14Peterborough42176197366757
15Bury421512155163-1257
16Swindon42149195768-1151
17Chesterfield42147215466-1249
18Oldham421018144253-1148
19Fleetwood421114174952-347
20Shrewsbury411211185066-1647
21Blackpool43129223954-1545
22Doncaster421011214460-1641
23Colchester42911225391-3838
24Crewe42612244278-3630
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