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Blackpool 0-1 Barnsley

Barnsley returned to winning ways thanks to Cameron McGeehan's strike against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.

McGeehan's second-half goal ended a winless December for the visitors and consigned Terry McPhillips' side to back-to-back league defeats.

The visitors were dangerous on the counter-attack, with Brad Potts setting up Mamadou Thiam but he failed to make a clean connection.

Blackpool's brightest first-half moment came when John O'Sullivan forced Adam Davies to save at his near post.

Dimitri Cavare then found Kieffer Moore unmarked at the back post but the Barnsley striker could only direct his header straight at goalkeeper Mark Howard.

The Reds started the second period on the front foot as former Blackpool man Potts intercepted Jordan Thompson's back-pass and dragged a shot wide of goal.

Yet Potts made amends shortly afterwards by setting up McGeehan for a simple header at the back post.

Cauley Woodrow's half-volley flashed narrowly wide and Moore tested Howard in stoppage time as Barnsley comfortably held out for victory.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackpool

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Howard
  • 2Daniels
  • 6HeneghanBooked at 81mins
  • 16TiltSubstituted forO'Connorat 45'minutes
  • 24FeeneySubstituted forDaviesat 75'minutes
  • 8Spearing
  • 14Pritchard
  • 27Bola
  • 15Thompson
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forNottinghamat 70'minutes
  • 21Gnanduillet

Substitutes

  • 5O'Connor
  • 7Delfouneso
  • 12Nottingham
  • 13Boney
  • 25Guy
  • 26Davies
  • 39Bunney

Barnsley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Davies
  • 12Cavaré
  • 6LindsayBooked at 78mins
  • 5Pinnock
  • 23Pinillos
  • 20Potts
  • 8McGeehan
  • 27MowattBooked at 75minsSubstituted forDougallat 90'minutes
  • 26ThiamSubstituted forBähreat 80'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 19MooreBooked at 90mins
  • 25WoodrowSubstituted forAdeboyejoat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dougall
  • 10Moncur
  • 18Jackson
  • 21Bähre
  • 29Adeboyejo
  • 33Brown
  • 35Greatorex
Referee:
Anthony Backhouse
Attendance:
4,054

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 0, Barnsley 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 0, Barnsley 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Steve Davies (Blackpool).

  4. Post update

    Ethan Pinnock (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Paudie O'Connor (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Booking

    Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Kieffer Moore (Barnsley).

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Steve Davies (Blackpool) header from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. Victor Adeboyejo replaces Cauley Woodrow.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Jay Spearing.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kieffer Moore (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  12. Post update

    Jordan Thompson (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Booking

    Mike-Steven Bähre (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Mike-Steven Bähre (Barnsley).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnsley. Kenneth Dougall replaces Alex Mowatt.

  16. Post update

    Donervon Daniels (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Alex Mowatt (Barnsley).

  18. Post update

    Michael Nottingham (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Brad Potts (Barnsley).

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Thompson (Blackpool).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth23156239192051
2Luton23145445222347
3Sunderland21127242222043
4Charlton23134638251343
5Peterborough23118441291241
6Barnsley22116536211539
7Doncaster23116639281139
8Blackpool229762522334
9Wycombe238873332132
10Accrington228772527-231
11Walsall238782434-1031
12Fleetwood238693025530
13Southend2392122930-129
14Coventry2385102328-529
15Shrewsbury237792729-228
16Burton2283112631-527
17Rochdale2376103142-1127
18Oxford Utd236893135-426
19Gillingham2374123338-525
20Bradford2363142439-1521
21Scunthorpe2356122949-2021
22Bristol Rovers2355132028-820
23Plymouth2355132644-1820
24Wimbledon2353151734-1718
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