League One
BarnsleyBarnsley0ScunthorpeScunthorpe United0
Marc Roberts
Marc Roberts has scored once in 28 appearances for the Tykes this season

Scunthorpe extended their unbeaten run to seven games by holding play-off-chasing Barnsley to a draw at Oakwell.

The Iron, under new manager Graham Alexander, dominated a scrappy first half as goalkeeper Adam Davies saved George Williams' low effort and Jim O'Brien twice shot wide.

Conor Hourihane came close for Barnsley after the break but goalkeeper Luke Daniels tipped his effort over the bar.

Josh Brownhill's strike in the final minutes then went wide for the Tykes.

The draw keeps Barnsley in the final League One play-off position, just one point ahead of Bradford City.

Scunthorpe United manager Graham Alexander told BBC Radio Humberside:

"We were the better team in the first half. We caused some problems and mixed the play up really well when we had possession.

"I don't think some of the decisions helped. There were too many nothing 50/50 goings against us. But I want to have a good relationship with referees and he was good enough to have a proper chat with me.

"For the team and the players the effort was fantastic. You could see the determination to get a result."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 22Williams
  • 4RobertsBooked at 60mins
  • 26Mawson
  • 35White
  • 32ChapmanSubstituted forTutonat 65'minutes
  • 11Brownhill
  • 7ScowenBooked at 37mins
  • 8Hourihane
  • 20Hammill
  • 24Toney

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 12McCourt
  • 13Townsend
  • 19Khan
  • 21Harris
  • 25Tuton

Scunthorpe

  • 1Daniels
  • 33Clarke
  • 5Mirfin
  • 23Wallace
  • 17Townsend
  • 7WilliamsSubstituted forKingat 86'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 26NessSubstituted forLairdat 88'minutes
  • 22Hopper
  • 15Dawson
  • 11O'BrienSubstituted forAdelakunat 50'minutes
  • 9Madden

Substitutes

  • 3Laird
  • 8Vose
  • 13Anyon
  • 16Adelakun
  • 18King
  • 20Goode
  • 31Sutton
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
10,122

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnsley 0, Scunthorpe United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnsley 0, Scunthorpe United 0.

  3. Post update

    Shaun Tuton (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Booking

    Jack King (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jack King (Scunthorpe United).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Foul by Ivan Toney (Barnsley).

  8. Post update

    Murray Wallace (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Hand ball by George Williams (Barnsley).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Scott Laird replaces Jamie Ness.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Jack King replaces Luke Williams.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Josh Brownhill.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Conor Townsend.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Ness (Scunthorpe United).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Conor Hourihane.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Paddy Madden.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United).

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