Lys Mousset scored twice in two minutes as Sheffield United held off a Barnsley fightback at Oakwell to inflict the Tykes’ sixth successive Championship defeat.
Following a dreary opening half, the Frenchman broke the impasse by curling a right-footed shot past Brad Collins after which doubled the lead by changing Ben Osborn’s low cross.
Jasper Moon hit the submit for the Tykes, with no win of their 11 earlier video games, earlier than Osborn seemingly put the match out of their attain by including United’s third.
Substitute Devante Cole scored Barnsley’s first second-half purpose because the opening day of the season and Aaron Leya Iseka pulled one other again with eight minutes remaining, however they might not discover an equaliser and head coach Markus Schopp’s place seems to be precarious along with his crew subsequent to backside of the desk.
United, in the meantime, climbed 4 locations to 14th, pending the end result of Sunday’s later recreation between Fulham and Nottingham Forest.
Each side made a number of adjustments, 5 for the hosts and 4 for United, with Oli McBurnie beginning up entrance for the Blades – having scored in opposition to them in Barnsley’s 3-2 house win in April 2018, the newest assembly between the south Yorkshire golf equipment.
Nevertheless, there was little high quality proven by both aspect within the opening 45 minutes which noticed only one effort on track every and neither keeper severely examined.
Cauley Woodrow compelled a low save from United goalkeeper Robin Olsen quickly after the re-start, however the house aspect have been shocked by Mousset’s quickfire double.
He was changed simply after the hour mark as Slavisa Jokanovic despatched on Billy Sharp and David McGoldrick as substitutes, with 194 Championship targets between them.
Sharp headed too excessive along with his first alternative, however Osborn discovered the underside nook to increase the lead, leaving Barnsley with no choice however to throw warning to the wind.
Cole – whose earlier purpose for Barnsley got here throughout a 2014 mortgage spell – volleyed house after lacking a neater likelihood when the rating was 2-0 and Leya Iseka grabbed his first purpose in English soccer with a left-footed shot after powering between two defenders.
It was, although, not fairly sufficient for the Tykes and they’re solely above Wayne Rooney’s Derby, who had 12 factors deducted in September for going into administration.
- 5KitchingSubstituted forHondermarckat 74′minutes
- 29AdeboyejoSubstituted forColeat 59′minutes
- 28FrieserSubstituted forLeya Isekaat 54′minutes
- 11Leya Iseka
- 3StevensBooked at 56mins
- 29NdiayeSubstituted forMcGoldrickat 67′minutes
- 9McBurnieSubstituted forBashamat 86′minutes
- 11MoussetBooked at 52minsSubstituted forSharpat 61′minutes
- Gavin Ward
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Match ends, Barnsley 2, Sheffield United 3.
Second Half ends, Barnsley 2, Sheffield United 3.
Try missed. Jasper Moon (Barnsley) header from the centre of the field misses to the left. Assisted by Cauley Woodrow with a cross following a nook.
Nook, Barnsley. Conceded by Enda Stevens.
Foul by John Fleck (Sheffield United).
Callum Brittain (Barnsley) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Substitution, Sheffield United. Chris Basham replaces Oliver McBurnie.
Foul by David McGoldrick (Sheffield United).
Callum Types (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Billy Sharp (Sheffield United).
Toby Sibbick (Barnsley) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Objective! Barnsley 2, Sheffield United 3. Aaron Leya Iseka (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the field to the highest left nook.
Foul by John Fleck (Sheffield United).
Claudio Gomes (Barnsley) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Objective! Barnsley 1, Sheffield United 3. Devante Cole (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the field to the highest proper nook. Assisted by Cauley Woodrow.
Try blocked. Aaron Leya Iseka (Barnsley) proper footed shot from outdoors the field is blocked. Assisted by Devante Cole.
Nook, Barnsley. Conceded by Ben Davies.
Foul by Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United).
Claudio Gomes (Barnsley) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Substitution, Barnsley. William Hondermarck replaces Liam Kitching.