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Oldham Athletic 1-3 Barnsley

Barnsley boss Lee Johnson made a winning return to his former club as the Tykes sealed three points against 10-man Oldham Athletic.

Lewin Nyatanga put Barnsley ahead from close range and Conor Hourihane made it two when the ball rebounded off him.

Mike Jones pulled one back for Oldham from 12 yards just before half-time, but the visitors put the game to bed.

Nyatanga scrambled home his second before Oldham captain Adam Lockwood was dismissed for a second yellow card.

Barnsley have now won their last six consecutive games, whilst Oldham have taken just one win from their last six, losing five.

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Holden on Oldham v Barnsley

Oldham caretaker manager Dean Holden told BBC Radio Manchester:

"It is what it is - the injury list is too big.

"There are too many injuries at the moment so we'll have an investigation looking at why, trying to fix it and same with the goals we're conceding at set pieces.

"There are problems there and we need to find a solution.

"We are playing ourselves out of games at the moment - that's the biggest problem."

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Johnson on Barnsley v Oldham

Barnsley head coach Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Sheffield:

"It was fantastic to get the win but it wasn't easy being back here because it was very raw.

"It was a mixed reception but I understand, I still don't think people know the full story of me leaving.

"I don't think the game was that good, but we put in a professional performance, scored from two set pieces and it's good to get the win."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 25Kean
  • 2BrownBooked at 35mins
  • 18LockwoodBooked at 90mins
  • 21Kusunga
  • 22Sadler
  • 15WinchesterSubstituted forTurnerat 87'minutes
  • 8Jones
  • 19WoodlandBooked at 45mins
  • 11Forte
  • 10PhilliskirkSubstituted forMurphyat 73'minutes
  • 17WilkinsonBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4Dieng
  • 12Mellor
  • 13Coleman
  • 23Turner
  • 29Bove
  • 32Jacobs
  • 39Murphy

Barnsley

  • 12Davies
  • 27Holgate
  • 6Cranie
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3John
  • 36PearsonBooked at 74minsSubstituted forBaileyat 81'minutes
  • 31O'Sullivan
  • 7Scowen
  • 8Hourihane
  • 37LalkovicSubstituted forWinnallat 62'minutes
  • 41WaringSubstituted forIbehreat 87'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 9Winnall
  • 11Jennings
  • 15Mvoto
  • 20Smith
  • 21Ibehre
  • 24Dibble
  • 32Bailey
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
6,344

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 3.

Booking

Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Martin Cranie (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic).

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

Foul by Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic).

Mason Holgate (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rhys Turner (Oldham Athletic).

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

Attempt missed. Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Adam Davies.

Attempt saved. Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Adam Davies.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Rhys Turner replaces Carl Winchester.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Jabo Ibehre replaces George Waring.

Mat Sadler (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

Attempt saved. Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. James Bailey replaces Ben Pearson.

Attempt missed. Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Scowen (Barnsley).

Delay in match Ben Pearson (Barnsley) because of an injury.

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by George Waring (Barnsley).

Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Ben Pearson (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Luke Woodland (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Pearson (Barnsley).

Foul by Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Rhys Murphy replaces Danny Philliskirk.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Barnsley 3. Lewin Nyatanga (Barnsley) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Conor Hourihane following a set piece situation.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

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

goal

As It Stood

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2Preston35209660312969
3Swindon36207963382567
4MK Dons36189969383163
5Sheff Utd35159114942754
6Barnsley36165155049153
7Peterborough36165154544153
8Fleetwood36149133739-251
9Bradford351311114440450
10Doncaster361311124445-150
11Chesterfield35139135148348
12Port Vale36146164549-448
13Rochdale341451558451347
14Gillingham361211135051-147
15Oldham351210134453-946
16Walsall361112133540-545
17Scunthorpe351110144753-643
18Notts County35119153544-942
19Crewe36126183564-2942
20Coventry36913144051-1140
21Leyton Orient35108174752-538
22Crawley36910173962-2337
23Colchester3697204261-1934
24Yeovil3789202856-2833
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