Championship: Sheffield United overcomes Barnsley 3-2

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BARNSLEY. Sheffield United beat Barnsley.

BARNSLEY. Sheffield United defeated Barnsley. Sheffield United was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Oakwell Stadium Stadium in Barnsley on Sunday and this began at 11:30 am local time. The referee was Gavin Ward who had the assistance of Nick Greenhalgh and Rob Smith. The 4th official was Tim Robinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.9 degrees Celsius or 53.46 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 91%.​

Match Statistics

Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 61% while Barnsley was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Sheffield United was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sheffield United won the contest.​

Barnsley shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Sheffield United shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Barnsley. On the opposite side, Sheffield United received 2 yellow cards (L. Mousset and E. Stevens).

After playing this match, Barnsley will stay with 8 points to stay in the 23rd place. On the other side, Sheffield United will have 18 points to move down in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 51'

    L. Mousset

    B. Osborn

  • 53'

    L. Mousset

  • 54'

    L. Mousset

    B. Osborn

  • 54'

    A. Leya

    D. Frieser

  • 56'

    E. Stevens

  • 59'

    D. Cole

    V. Adeboyejo

  • 61'

    B. Sharp

    L. Mousset

  • 67'

    D. McGoldrick

    I. Ndiaye

  • 72'

    B. Osborn

    G. Baldock

  • 74'

    W. Hondermarck

    L. Kitching

  • 78'

    D. Cole

    C. Woodrow

  • 83'

    A. Leya

  • 86'

    C. Basham

    O. McBurnie

Next matche

In the upcoming Championship match, Barnsley will play away against Bristol City on the 30th of October with a 10-4 head to head record in favor of Bristol City (6 draws).

Sheffield United will host Blackpool on the 30th of October with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Sheffield United (3 draws).

Barnsley: Formation and Lineups

Barnsley started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Markus Schopp chose to play with the following team: Bradley Collins (6.1), Toby Sibbick (6.4), Michał Helik (6.5), Liam Kitching (6.1), Callum Brittain (6.5), Claudio Gomes (5.9), Jasper Moon (6.4), Callum Styles (7.0), Victor Adeboyejo (6.6), Cauley Woodrow (7.4) and Dominik Frieser (6.4).


Barnsley made 3 changes: D. Frieser for A. Leya (54′), V. Adeboyejo for D. Cole (59′) and L. Kitching for W. Hondermarck (74′).

Top player: Cauley Woodrow

The player who no doubt impressed Barnsley the most was Cauley Woodrow.

His rating is (7.4) with 29 passes (68% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

Sheffield United: Formation and Lineups

Sheffield United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Slaviša Jokanović played with: Robin Olsen (6.7), George Baldock (6.2), John Egan (6.8), Ben Davies (6.4), Enda Stevens (6.8), Oliver Norwood (7.4), John Fleck (6.4), Iliman Ndiaye (6.6), Oliver McBurnie (6.5), Ben Osborn (8.5) and Lys Mousset (8.4).


Sheffield United made 3 changes: L. Mousset for B. Sharp (61′), I. Ndiaye for D. McGoldrick (67′) and O. McBurnie for C. Basham (86′).

Top player: Ben Osborn

Probably the most impressive player in Sheffield United was Ben Osborn.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 52 passes (67% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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