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Crewe Alexandra 1-2 Barnsley

Alfie Mawson
Alfie Mawson (right) scored the winning goal with a 20-yard free-kick

Barnsley fought back against Crewe Alexandra to make it nine wins from 11 games and close in on the League One play-off places.

Struggling Crewe went in front when defender Jon Guthrie deflected in Marcus Haber's effort.

Barnsley levelled after Sam Winnall fired in from Conor Hourihane's corner.

Alfie Mawson won the game for the Tykes with a 20-yard free-kick after the hour, finding the top corner beyond Crewe goalkeeper Ben Garratt.

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 41Bakayogo
  • 6NugentBooked at 66mins
  • 3Guthrie
  • 11Cooper
  • 20Jones
  • 15FoxBooked at 5minsSubstituted forAinleyat 77'minutes
  • 10Inman
  • 9Haber
  • 36HitchcockSubstituted forKirkat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ray
  • 13Richards
  • 14Saunders
  • 23Ng
  • 25Ainley
  • 31Kirk
  • 32Howell

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2BreeBooked at 45mins
  • 4Roberts
  • 26MawsonBooked at 67mins
  • 22Williams
  • 15WatkinsBooked at 62mins
  • 8Hourihane
  • 11Brownhill
  • 34IsgroveBooked at 69minsSubstituted forChapmanat 73'minutes
  • 18FletcherSubstituted forTutonat 90+6'minutes
  • 9WinnallSubstituted forScowenat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 7Scowen
  • 13Townsend
  • 19Khan
  • 25Tuton
  • 32Chapman
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
4,451

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home5
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Barnsley 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Barnsley 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Shaun Tuton replaces Ashley Fletcher.

Callum Ainley (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Brownhill (Barnsley).

Callum Ainley (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Brownhill (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Josh Scowen replaces Sam Winnall.

Attempt blocked. George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Ben Nugent.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Callum Ainley replaces David Fox.

Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Charlie Kirk (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Harry Chapman replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley).

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

Attempt missed. Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Charlie Kirk replaces Tom Hitchcock.

Booking

Lloyd Isgrove (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Tom Hitchcock (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by George Williams (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 1, Barnsley 2. Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Booking

Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra).

Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).

Booking

Marley Watkins (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Marley Watkins (Barnsley) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Ben Nugent.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 1, Barnsley 1. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jon Guthrie.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton32204842271564
2Wigan331711555302562
3Gillingham33177959411858
4Walsall321610649331658
5Millwall331661152411154
6Coventry321410856352152
7Bradford3214993834451
8Southend33148114542350
9Barnsley33154145245749
10Sheff Utd33139114744348
11Port Vale34139123838048
12Swindon33136145151045
13Rochdale33129124444045
14Scunthorpe32136133840-245
15Peterborough33135155652444
16Bury33128134254-1244
17Doncaster32910133642-637
18Chesterfield33114184453-937
19Fleetwood3299143840-236
20Blackpool3397173242-1034
21Shrewsbury3297163751-1434
22Oldham32615113243-1133
23Crewe33610173558-2328
24Colchester3359194078-3824
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