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Colchester United 2-3 Barnsley

Ivan Toney
Ivan Toney is on loan at Barnsley from Premier League strugglers Newcastle United

Barnsley held off a comeback from fellow strugglers Colchester United to move off the bottom of League One.

The Tykes took the lead when Conor Hourihane slotted home and Adam Hammill made it 2-0 after latching on to Sam Winnall's through ball.

Tom Eastman hit the bar for the U's before Ivan Toney's header increased the Yorkshire side's lead.

George Moncur and Chris Porter struck to reduce the deficit but Colchester could not find an equaliser.

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 12Jones
  • 24Brindley
  • 18Eastman
  • 6Elokobi
  • 3BriggsSubstituted forVincent-Youngat 66'minutes
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forPorterat 45'minutes
  • 10Moncur
  • 8Gilbey
  • 11MasseySubstituted forBonneat 74'minutes
  • 45Sordell
  • 31Harriott

Substitutes

  • 9Porter
  • 15Kent
  • 17Szmodics
  • 19Bonne
  • 20Lapslie
  • 22Vincent-Young
  • 33Parish

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 32Wabara
  • 26Mawson
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 35White
  • 15Watkins
  • 19PearsonBooked at 90mins
  • 8Hourihane
  • 20Hammill
  • 9Winnall
  • 21Toney

Substitutes

  • 2Bree
  • 4Roberts
  • 10R Williams
  • 11Jackson
  • 12Smith
  • 13Townsend
  • 34Isgrove
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
3,265

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Colchester United 2, Barnsley 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Colchester United 2, Barnsley 3.

Attempt missed. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Ben Pearson (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Marvin Sordell (Colchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

Chris Porter (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Chris Porter (Colchester United) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left.

Delay in match Marley Watkins (Barnsley) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Callum Harriott (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Marley Watkins (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Macauley Bonne replaces Gavin Massey.

Delay in match Ivan Toney (Barnsley) because of an injury.

Ivan Toney (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Adam Davies.

Attempt saved. George Elokobi (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 2, Barnsley 3. Chris Porter (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Callum Harriott.

Ivan Toney (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Elokobi (Colchester United).

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 1, Barnsley 3. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Porter.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Kane Vincent-Young replaces Matthew Briggs.

Aidan White (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Harriott (Colchester United).

Attempt blocked. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Barnsley).

George Elokobi (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Matthew Briggs (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 0, Barnsley 3. Ivan Toney (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marley Watkins.

Foul by Conor Hourihane (Barnsley).

Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Reece Wabara (Barnsley).

Gavin Massey (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Chris Porter (Colchester United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton21142527161144
2Coventry20116338211739
3Walsall20116335191639
4Gillingham21115539281138
5Peterborough21104747321534
6Wigan219752920934
7Bury219663230233
8Millwall209473128331
9Southend208752522331
10Bradford208752220231
11Port Vale218672724330
12Sheff Utd207673230227
13Rochdale217682525027
14Scunthorpe2183102528-327
15Doncaster217682328-527
16Swindon2174103135-425
17Chesterfield2172122536-1123
18Shrewsbury2164112732-522
19Blackpool2164111728-1122
20Fleetwood2063112729-221
21Barnsley2163122836-821
22Colchester2155113252-2020
23Oldham2031072232-1019
24Crewe2154122136-1519
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