Barnsley fell to a home defeat at the hands of Nottingham Forest at Oakwell Ground on Wednesday. Barnsley were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 1-0 to Blackpool. Forest are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As it stands, both teams are on 8 points and occupy 21st and 20th places respectively after 10 matches.
The Tykes started the game well, thanks to Cauley Woodrow finding the net at the 20 minute mark, finishing the first half 1-0.
Red dogs continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Philip Zinckernagel, 61 minutes in. Forest looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Brennan Johnson in the 68th minute to establish a 2-1. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Lewis Grabban, 82 minutes in to make it 3-1.
Barnsley brought on Victor Adeboyejo, Aaron Leya Iseka and Claudio Gomes for Dominik Frieser, Romal Palmer and Clarke Oduor. Forest brought on Lewis Grabban, Jack Colback and Alexander Mighten, to replace Tobias Figueiredo, James Garner and Joe Lolley.
The referee booked Romal Palmer for Barnsley.
|Barnsley:||Bradley Collins, Romal Palmer (Aaron Leya Iseka, min.72), Clarke Oduor (Claudio Gomes, min.80), Michal Helik, Dominik Frieser (Victor Adeboyejo, min.65), Cauley Woodrow, Callum Styles, Callum Brittain, Liam Kitching, Jasper Moon and Jordan Williams|
|Nottingham Forest:||Brice Samba, Max Lowe, Brennan Johnson, Joe Worrall, Philip Zinckernagel, Joe Lolley (Alexander Mighten, min.75), James Garner (Jack Colback, min.71), Ryan Yates, Djed Spence, Scott McKenna and Tobias Figueiredo (Lewis Grabban, min.60)|
|Goals:||Cauley Woodrow (1-0, min. 20), Philip Zinckernagel (1-1, min. 61), Brennan Johnson (1-2, min. 68) and Lewis Grabban (1-3, min. 82)|