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Barnsley 1-0 Burton Albion

Conor Hourihane
Conor Hourihane came off the bench before scoring the only goal from the penalty spot

Conor Hourihane's penalty gave Barnsley a narrow victory over Burton Albion.

Marc Roberts went close to giving the hosts an early lead before Burton's Abdenasser El Khayati twice threatened with low drives.

Substitute Hourihane won it from the spot after Josh Scowen had been brought down in the area by Damien McCrory.

Mark Duffy missed a great chance to level from inside the box before Brewers sub Timmy Thiele rattled the bar with a tremendous 30-yard shot.

Tykes boss Lee Johnson confirmed after the game that former Manchester City full-back Reece Wabara has joined the club on a short-term deal.

The 25-year-old left South Yorkshire rivals Doncaster at the end of last season.

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Hasselbaink on Barnsley v Burton

Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

"The boys did well. The first 20 minutes I thought they had it difficult but after that we looked good. We were the better side. Their keeper worked a lot harder than our goalkeeper. I think our goalkeeper didn't have a save to make in the first half.

!They had a lot of ball possession but they didn't really create. I think we created a lot more. We get a penalty against and then it's always difficult because they don't need to come out. They can keep the ball and make it difficult for us."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2Bree
  • 26Mawson
  • 4Roberts
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 3SmithSubstituted forCrowleyat 45'minutes
  • 7ScowenBooked at 50mins
  • 19Pearson
  • 20RothwellSubstituted forHourihaneat 54'minutes
  • 15Watkins
  • 9WinnallSubstituted forWilkinsonat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Hourihane
  • 10Williams
  • 13Townsend
  • 14Digby
  • 18Wilkinson
  • 21Crowley
  • 22Williams

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 15NaylorBooked at 28mins
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 10AkinsSubstituted forBinnom-Williamsat 64'minutes
  • 8WeirSubstituted forPalmerat 80'minutes
  • 14McCrory
  • 21Duffy
  • 11El Khayati
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forThieleat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Reilly
  • 12Butcher
  • 19O'Connor
  • 20Thiele
  • 22Binnom-Williams
  • 23Palmer
  • 31Matthews
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
8,583

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home3
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 1, Burton Albion 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Burton Albion 0.

Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Conor Hourihane (Barnsley).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Conor Wilkinson replaces Sam Winnall.

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

Timmy Thiele (Burton Albion) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Marley Watkins (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Matthew Palmer replaces Robbie Weir.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Timmy Thiele replaces Stuart Beavon.

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

Marc Roberts (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Hand ball by Ben Pearson (Barnsley).

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

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 1, Burton Albion 0. Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty conceded by Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Barnsley. Josh Scowen draws a foul in the penalty area.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Jerome Binnom-Williams replaces Lucas Akins.

Attempt missed. Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Ben Pearson.

Attempt missed. Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by James Bree.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Conor Hourihane replaces Joe Rothwell.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

Booking

Josh Scowen (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Josh Scowen (Barnsley).

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnsley 0, Burton Albion 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Daniel Crowley replaces George Smith.

Half Time

First Half ends, Barnsley 0, Burton Albion 0.

Foul by Josh Scowen (Barnsley).

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

Attempt missed. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

goal

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