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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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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

Formation 4-4-2

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

Substitutes

  • 2Bree
  • 4Roberts
  • 10Williams
  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Colchester United 2, Barnsley 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Colchester United 2, Barnsley 3.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Booking

    Ben Pearson (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    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.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Macauley Bonne replaces Gavin Massey.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

  19. Post update

    Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Adam Davies.

  20. Post update

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