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Barnsley 2-1 Oldham Athletic

Sam Winnall (left)
Sam Winnall (left) has scored 20 goals in 48 appearances for Barnsley so far this season

Sam Winnall's late penalty earned Barnsley a vital win over Oldham to take them within three points of the final League One play-off place.

Winnall converted from the spot with seven minutes left after Tareiq Holmes-Dennis fouled Adam Hammill.

The Tykes led when Winnall headed in Conor Hourihane's corner in first-half stoppage time.

Curtis Main levelled from close range, but Winnall's cool spot-kick secured the victory.

A head injury to Brian Wilson, who came on as a first-half substitute, saw nine minutes of first-half stoppage time.

Barnsley are three points behind sixth-placed Walsall, who won their first match in three league games, while Oldham remain only two points clear of the relegation places.

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 35White
  • 4Roberts
  • 26Mawson
  • 2BreeSubstituted forWilliamsat 42'minutes
  • 20Hammill
  • 8Hourihane
  • 11Brownhill
  • 15WatkinsSubstituted forScowenat 87'minutes
  • 24ToneySubstituted forFletcherat 65'minutes
  • 9WinnallBooked at 55mins

Substitutes

  • 5Nyatanga
  • 7Scowen
  • 13Townsend
  • 18Fletcher
  • 22Williams
  • 32Chapman
  • 34Isgrove

Oldham

  • 1ColemanBooked at 55mins
  • 17Holmes-Dennis
  • 5Wilson
  • 16GerrardBooked at 52mins
  • 36DummiganBooked at 74mins
  • 15WinchesterSubstituted forWilsonat 20'minutesSubstituted forForteat 34'minutes
  • 4DiengBooked at 81mins
  • 6Kelly
  • 8JonesSubstituted forTuohyat 45'minutes
  • 21Main
  • 14Cassidy

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 3Mills
  • 7Croft
  • 11Forte
  • 13Cornell
  • 20Wilson
  • 29Tuohy
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
8,871

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home8
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 2, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 2, Oldham Athletic 1.

Hand ball by Adam Hammill (Barnsley).

Hand ball by Adam Hammill (Barnsley).

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by James Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Josh Scowen replaces Marley Watkins.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by James Wilson.

Hand ball by Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 2, Oldham Athletic 1. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalty Barnsley. Adam Hammill draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Oldham Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley).

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Marley Watkins (Barnsley).

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Liam Kelly.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Joel Coleman.

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 1, Oldham Athletic 1. Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Cameron Dummigan.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Ashley Fletcher replaces Ivan Toney.

Attempt missed. Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Marc Roberts (Barnsley).

Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Jack Tuohy (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic).

Booking

Joel Coleman (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Barnsley).

Anthony Gerrard (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan412214571363580
2Burton412371151351676
3Walsall402011959421771
4Bradford412010114738970
5Millwall412091263451869
6Gillingham4119111166462068
7Barnsley412051663511265
8Rochdale411710145953661
9Scunthorpe411611145044659
10Sheff Utd411611145853559
11Southend411611145554159
12Port Vale421611155051-159
13Coventry4115121459451457
14Peterborough41166196965454
15Bury411412155063-1354
16Swindon41149185767-1051
17Chesterfield41147205463-949
18Oldham411017144152-1147
19Fleetwood411113174851-346
20Shrewsbury401210184965-1646
21Blackpool42129213951-1245
22Doncaster41911214159-1838
23Colchester41911215287-3538
24Crewe41612234075-3530
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