Barnsley – Cheltenham City 1-0 – BBC Sport

Luke Thomas hasn’t scored a league objective for Barnsley since August 2019

Luke Thomas scored the one objective when Barnsley beat Cheltenham in Oakwell, with new supervisor Michael Duff securing his first league win towards his former membership.

Wade Elliott’s facet had their first clear likelihood after a Taylor Perry cross discovered Dan N’Lundulu’s toes, who shot large from contained in the field.

Duff was pressured into an early substitution eight minutes from half-time when injured Nicky Cadden was changed by Luca Connell.

Barnsley put the ball at the back of the online 4 minutes after half-time when captain Mads Andersen hit dwelling, solely to see the objective dominated out for offside.

A minute later, Liam Kitching heads after assembly James Norwood’s cross.

The winner got here within the 66th minute when Thomas went ahead after intercepting a free go from Cheltenham, hitting a ferocious blow on the left facet of the objective to beat Luke Southwood.

Kitching practically added a second objective within the final minute when his shot went simply over the crossbar.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Formations

Barnsley

Coaching 3-5-2

  • 40Collins
  • 21McCarthy
  • 6Andersen
  • 5Cooked
  • 2Williams
  • 10Benson
  • 16ThomasChanged forHondermarkto 88 ‘minutes
  • 4Types
  • 7CaddenChanged forConnellto 37 ‘minutes
  • 9NorwoodChanged forColeto 61 ‘minutes
  • 27AitchisonChanged forSwampto 61 ‘minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Walton
  • 15moon
  • 19Swamp
  • 23Hondermark
  • 24Costly
  • 44Cole
  • 48Connell

Cheltenham

Coaching 3-5-2

  • 1Southwood
  • 5RaglanChanged forBrownto 73 ‘minutes
  • 14Taylor
  • 2LengthyBooked at 9 minutes
  • 22Jackson
  • 8SercombeBooked at 16 minutes
  • 23BondsBooked at 44 minutesChanged forAdsheadto 56 ‘minutesBooked at 69 minutes
  • 28PerryChanged forBanksto 73 ‘minutes
  • 6Slicing stone
  • 10Could
  • 9N’LunduluChanged forLloydto 56 ‘minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Brown
  • 11Chapman
  • 16Adshead
  • 19Lloyd
  • 20Mac Donald
  • 24Horton
  • 25Banks

Referee:
Carlo Ruscello

Attendance:
10,289

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