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Barnsley 1-1 Aston Villa

Barnsley v Aston Villa
Aston Villa have dropped 11 points from winning positions in their opening 10 league games

Sam Winnall's last-minute equaliser at Oakwell denied Aston Villa their second Championship win as Barnsley continued their good start to the season.

Jordan Ayew had given Villa the lead, picking up the ball inside the Tykes box before cutting inside and finding the bottom corner.

Jack Grealish, who missed Villa's game against Newcastle after being suspended by the club, played 90 minutes.

But Winnall headed in Cole Kpekawa's corner to deny the visitors victory.

Jonathan Kodija consistently tested Adam Davies in the first half, but the hosts' keeper made a string of good saves.

Ayew's first league goal of the season gave Villa a deserved lead just past the hour mark, as Roberto di Matteo's side dominated against newly promoted Barnsley.

However, after Kpekawa's blocked shot earned Barnsley a corner with a minute of play remaining, Winnall glanced the ball past Pierluigi Gollini.

Villa's failure to kill off the match means they have not won a league game since they beat Rotherham on 13 August, and have drawn their last five leaving them 17th in the table.

Barnsley slip to 10th, but are just two points off Brighton in third.

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 17YiadomBooked at 80mins
  • 4Roberts
  • 5MacDonaldBooked at 64mins
  • 19KpekawaBooked at 31mins
  • 15WatkinsSubstituted forHammillat 72'minutes
  • 29MorsyBooked at 34minsSubstituted forArmstrongat 67'minutes
  • 8Hourihane
  • 6Scowen
  • 40Kent
  • 20BradshawSubstituted forWinnallat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Bree
  • 7Hammill
  • 9Winnall
  • 11Lee
  • 13Townsend
  • 18Jackson
  • 32Armstrong

Aston Villa

  • 1Gollini
  • 7BacunaBooked at 53mins
  • 6Elphick
  • 12Chester
  • 28Cissokho
  • 37AdomahSubstituted forGestedeat 87'minutes
  • 40Grealish
  • 25JedinakBooked at 63mins
  • 8TshibolaBooked at 68minsSubstituted forWestwoodat 75'minutes
  • 10J Ayew
  • 26Kodjia

Substitutes

  • 2Baker
  • 14Gestede
  • 15Westwood
  • 21Hutton
  • 23Amavi
  • 31Bunn
  • 44McCormack
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
15,830

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamAston Villa
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 1, Aston Villa 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Aston Villa 1.

Foul by Adam Armstrong (Barnsley).

Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Adam Armstrong (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tommy Elphick (Aston Villa).

Attempt saved. Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jack Grealish.

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Andy Yiadom.

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 1, Aston Villa 1. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Cole Kpekawa following a corner.

Attempt missed. Cole Kpekawa (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jonathan Kodjia.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Aston Villa. Rudy Gestede replaces Albert Adomah because of an injury.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Mile Jedinak.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Tommy Elphick.

Attempt blocked. Josh Scowen (Barnsley) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Kent.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jonathan Kodjia.

Offside, Aston Villa. James Chester tries a through ball, but Jack Grealish is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Albert Adomah (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

Booking

Andy Yiadom (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Andy Yiadom (Barnsley).

Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Barnsley. Marc Roberts tries a through ball, but Adam Armstrong is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Sam Winnall.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jordan Ayew with a cross.

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Conor Hourihane.

Substitution

Substitution, Aston Villa. Ashley Westwood replaces Aaron Tshibola.

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Adam Hammill.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Adam Hammill replaces Marley Watkins.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Albert Adomah.

Booking

Aaron Tshibola (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Aaron Tshibola (Aston Villa).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Adam Armstrong replaces Sam Morsy.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Sam Winnall replaces Tom Bradshaw.

Foul by Ryan Kent (Barnsley).

Albert Adomah (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Huddersfield10712138522
2Norwich96211610620
3Brighton10532126618
4Brentford10523189917
5Bristol City105231711617
6Birmingham10451139417
7Sheff Wed105231212017
8Reading105231114-317
9Newcastle95131771016
10Barnsley105142014616
11Wolves104331412215
12Fulham10352911-214
13Ipswich1034388013
14Leeds104151012-213
15Nottm Forest103341820-212
16QPR103341216-412
17Aston Villa101721010010
18Burton102441416-210
19Preston103161014-410
20Derby1023559-49
21Wigan102261214-28
22Blackburn102261219-78
23Cardiff10226817-98
24Rotherham101361124-136
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