League One
BarnsleyBarnsley1DoncasterDoncaster Rovers0

Barnsley 1-0 Doncaster Rovers

Ashley Fletcher
Ashley Fletcher has scored two goals for Barnsley since joining on loan from Manchester United in January

Ashley Fletcher's late goal secured a hard-fought derby victory for Barnsley over South Yorkshire rivals Doncaster.

Sam Winnall headed narrowly wide for the Tykes early on, before Thorsten Stuckmann saved well from Adam Hammill as Barnsley pressed for an opener.

Doncaster struggled to create chances, while Winnall and Conor Hourihane both drew further stops from Stuckmann.

But the German keeper was unable to hold on to another Hourihane shot, and Fletcher tapped in to grab the points.

The victory, Barnsley's eighth in nine league games, put them 10th in the table, seven points outside the play-off places, with Doncaster still 17th.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Christian Dibble has left Oakwell to join National League South club Chelmsford City.

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2Bree
  • 4Roberts
  • 26Mawson
  • 35WhiteBooked at 13minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 25'minutes
  • 34IsgroveSubstituted forFletcherat 60'minutes
  • 11BrownhillSubstituted forScowenat 60'minutes
  • 8Hourihane
  • 20Hammill
  • 15Watkins
  • 9Winnall

Substitutes

  • 5Nyatanga
  • 7Scowen
  • 13Townsend
  • 18Fletcher
  • 19Khan
  • 22Williams
  • 25Tuton

Doncaster

  • 12Stuckmann
  • 4McCullough
  • 2Lund
  • 20Taylor-Sinclair
  • 27StewartSubstituted forAlcockat 52'minutes
  • 22GrantBooked at 22mins
  • 18KeeganSubstituted forGoochat 82'minutes
  • 29MiddletonSubstituted forCoppingerat 45'minutes
  • 3Evina
  • 11Williams
  • 14Tyson

Substitutes

  • 6Butler
  • 8Chaplow
  • 10Gooch
  • 21Mandeville
  • 23Marosi
  • 26Coppinger
  • 38Alcock
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
11,638

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home15
Away4
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home14
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnsley 1, Doncaster Rovers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Doncaster Rovers 0.

  3. Post update

    Adam Hammill (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Craig Alcock (Doncaster Rovers).

  5. Post update

    George Williams (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers).

  7. Post update

    Foul by Marley Watkins (Barnsley).

  8. Post update

    Cedric Evina (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Lynden Gooch replaces Paul Keegan.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Barnsley 1, Doncaster Rovers 0. Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Conor Hourihane.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

  15. Post update

    Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

  17. Post update

    (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Wigan321611552302259
3Gillingham32177858391958
4Walsall31169649331657
5Millwall321651151401153
6Coventry311410755332252
7Sheff Utd32139104742548
8Bradford3113993734348
9Southend31138104138347
10Barnsley31143145044645
11Port Vale33129123537-245
12Peterborough31135135448644
13Scunthorpe31135133739-244
14Bury31127124251-943
15Swindon32126144950-142
16Rochdale31109124144-339
17Doncaster3199133541-636
18Blackpool3297163241-934
19Chesterfield32104184252-1034
20Fleetwood3089133638-233
21Shrewsbury3196163751-1433
22Oldham30514112941-1229
23Crewe32610163456-2228
24Colchester3258194078-3823
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