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Barnsley 1-2 Shrewsbury Town

Jordan Clark
Jordan Clark's last-gasp winner was his first goal of this campaign

Jordan Clark's injury-time goal earned Shrewsbury Town their first league win of the season at his old club Barnsley.

The visitors took an early lead when Mark Ellis scrambled home a Liam Lawrence corner from a few yards out.

Marley Watkins' precise pass picked out ex-Shrewsbury loan signing Sam Winnall, who slotted beyond Jason Leutwiler to equalise just before half-time.

But Micky Mellon's Town took all three points when Clark's shot was deflected in four minutes into injury time.

Barnsley-born Clark, who moved to Shrewsbury from Oakwell in June 2014, was making his first appearance against his home-town club.

Shrewsbury manager Micky Mellon told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"We had to learn lessons from the defeat last week. It was a tough one to take to lose in the last minute. But you always believe you will get your roll of the dice and it was our turn today.

"Jordan will have mixed emotions about this result as they are big Barnsley people - but I thought he was fantastic."

"We have given good performances all season and been beaten by individual errors or moments of magic, but I am pleased with how it has all come together. We need to keep on churning out results."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 32Wabara
  • 4Roberts
  • 26Mawson
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 15Watkins
  • 19PearsonBooked at 45mins
  • 7ScowenBooked at 84mins
  • 8HourihaneBooked at 40minsSubstituted forSmithat 71'minutes
  • 21CrowleySubstituted forK Harrisat 70'minutes
  • 9Winnall

Substitutes

  • 2Bree
  • 3Smith
  • 11Jackson
  • 12Smith
  • 13Townsend
  • 20Rothwell
  • 27K Harris

Shrewsbury

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 5Grandison
  • 15Ellis
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 2Tootle
  • 7Lawrence
  • 14WesolowskiSubstituted forColeat 16'minutesBooked at 49mins
  • 17Ogogo
  • 12BrownSubstituted forSadlerat 66'minutes
  • 23BarnettSubstituted forAkpa-Akproat 77'minutes
  • 22ClarkBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Sadler
  • 9Collins
  • 10Whalley
  • 19McAlinden
  • 21Halstead
  • 26Akpa-Akpro
  • 29Cole
Referee:
Stuart Attwell
Attendance:
8,630

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home13
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnsley 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

  3. Booking

    Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Barnsley 1, Shrewsbury Town 2. Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Reece Wabara.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town).

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kadeem Harris (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Lawrence (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  11. Booking

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by Josh Scowen (Barnsley).

  13. Post update

    Larnell Cole (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Josh Scowen (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro replaces Tyrone Barnett.

  19. Post update

    Delay in match Jayson Leutwiler (Shrewsbury Town) because of an injury.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.