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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:

"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:

"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

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 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

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1TurnbullBooked at 79mins
  • 6Cranie
  • 16Ramage
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3DudgeonBooked at 71mins
  • 4Berry
  • 8Hourihane
  • 32Bailey
  • 13Williams
  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sheffield United 0, Barnsley 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sheffield United 0, Barnsley 1.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by James Bailey (Barnsley).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. James Bree replaces Devante Cole.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Peter Ramage.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Marc McNulty (Sheffield United).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Chris Porter replaces Jose Baxter.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. Kane Hemmings replaces Sam Winnall.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Joe Dudgeon.

  13. Post update

    Hand ball by Peter Ramage (Barnsley).

  14. Substitution

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

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

  17. Booking

    Ross Turnbull (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

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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