Swansea City 2-0 Barnsley: A surprise win against Barnsley

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BARNSLEY. Swansea City had a surprising win over Barnsley with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Ntcham (74') and a goal from J. Paterson (79').

BARNSLEY. Swansea City had a surprising win over Barnsley with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Ntcham (74′) and a goal from J. Paterson (79′). Swansea City was vastly superior ball possession (81%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Oakwell Stadium Stadium in Barnsley on Wednesday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was David Webb with the help of Shaun Hudson and Bhupinder Gill. The 4th official was Matt Donohue. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.8 degrees Celsius or 42.35 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

Swansea City was in firm control of the ball 81% while Barnsley was struggling with a 19% ball possession.

Swansea City was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 2 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Swansea City won the contest.​

Barnsley shot 3 times, 0 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Swansea City shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.


Barnsley received 2 yellow cards (C. Brittain and O. Oulare). On the opposite side, Swansea City received 3 yellow cards (K. Naughton, R. Bennett and K. Smith).

After this encounter, Barnsley will stay with 11 points to stay in the 23rd place. On the other side, Swansea City will have 24 points like Nottingham Forest and Preston North End to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 31'

    K. Naughton

  • 57'

    C. Morris

    D. Cole

  • 57'

    A. Leya

    D. Frieser

  • 64'

    O. Ntcham

    F. Downes

  • 65'

    R. Bennett

  • 72'

    R. Manning

    J. Bidwell

  • 74'

    O. Ntcham

  • 77'

    O. Oulare

    R. Palmer

  • 79'

    J. Paterson

  • 85'

    C. Brittain

  • 86'

    L. Cullen

    J. Piroe

  • 87'

    O. Oulare

  • 89'

    K. Smith

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Barnsley will play away with Peterborough United on the 27th of November with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Barnsley (1 draw).

Swansea City will host Reading on the 27th of November with a 7-1 head to head record in favor of Swansea City (7 draws).

Barnsley: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Poya Asbaghi chose to play with the following team: Bradley Collins (6.1), Callum Brittain (6.2), Michał Helik (6.4), Jasper Moon (6.4), Jordan Williams (7.4), Romal Palmer (7.0), Josh Benson (6.6), Callum Styles (7.0), Dominik Frieser (6.1), Cauley Woodrow (7.0) and Devante Cole (6.8).


Barnsley made 3 changes: D. Cole for C. Morris (57′), D. Frieser for A. Leya (57′) and R. Palmer for O. Oulare (77′).

Top player: Jordan Williams

Probably the most impressive player in Barnsley was Jordan Williams.

His rating is (7.4) with 21 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 10.

Swansea City: Formation and Lineups

Swansea City started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the other side, Russell Martin played with: Ben Hamer (7.0), Ryan Bennett (6.7), Kyle Naughton (7.3), Ben Cabango (7.1), Ethan Laird (5.7), Matt Grimes (7.6), Flynn Downes (6.9), Jake Bidwell (6.5), Korey Smith (6.5), Jamie Paterson (7.5) and Joël Piroe (6.8).


Swansea City made 3 changes: F. Downes for O. Ntcham (64′), J. Bidwell for R. Manning (72′) and J. Piroe for L. Cullen (86′).

Top player: Matt Grimes

The player who no doubt impressed Swansea City the most was Matt Grimes even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 141 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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