On Saturday, Barnsley and Birmingham were held to a 1-1 draw at Oakwell Ground. Barnsley were looking for a victory after a 2-2 draw against Queens Park Rangers. Birmingham were looking to extend their winning run after a 5-0 victory against Luton Town. As things stand, Barnsley are in 14th place, with 6 points from 5 matches, while Birmingham sit in 8th, with 8 points from 5.
The Tykes started strongly in the first half, thanks to Callum Styles giving Barnsley the lead early in the first half. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Lukas Jutkiewicz equalised for Birmingham in the 34th minute. The score at half time was 1-1. The second half was uneventful with no goals and little action at either end.
For Barnsley, Victor Adeboyejo and Jasper Moon, came on for Dominik Frieser and Toby Sibbick. Birmingham brought on Chuks Aneke and Jonathan Leko, to replace Scott Hogan and Lukas Jutkiewicz.
There were bookings for Romal Palmer and Callum Styles from Barnsley. For Birmingham, Ryan Woods, Tahith Chong, Harlee Dean and Kristian Pedersen saw yellow.
Barnsley will next play Bournemouth away, with Birmingham facing Derby County at home.
|Barnsley:||Jeremie Bela, Matija Sarkic, Ryan Woods, Tahith Chong, Ivan Sunjic, Marc Roberts, Kristian Pedersen, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Scott Hogan, Harlee Dean and Maxime Colin|
|Birmingham City:||Josh Benson, Romal Palmer, Cauley Woodrow, Callum Brittain, Toby Sibbick, Callum Styles, Clarke Oduor, Liam Kitching, Michal Helik, Dominik Frieser and Bradley Collins|
|Goals:||Callum Styles (1-0, min. 6) and Lukas Jutkiewicz (1-1, min. 34)|