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  • Date:31 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:13:00
  • Venue:Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance:17,499
  • Vaz Te (15) Vaz Te (50)
    Davies (60) Vaz Te (71)
  • Becchio (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:50 +1.50

A cross is delivered by Scott Wiseman, Shot from deep inside the area by Craig Davies goes over the bar.

90:13 +0.13

Unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Miles Addison results in a free kick. A cross is delivered by Ramon Nunez, Luciano Becchio grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Barnsley 4-1 Leeds.Ramon Nunez provided the assist for the goal.

88:41

Ricardo Vaz Te decides to take the corner short.

87:34

Jay McEveley concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross McCormack. Free kick crossed by Adam Clayton, clearance made by Stephen Foster.

86:15

Corner from the left by-line taken by Adam Clayton, save made by Luke Steele.

86:04

Ross McCormack takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

84:55

Shot on goal by Ross McCormack from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

84:42

Ramon Nunez takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.

82:58

Inswinging corner taken by Ricardo Vaz Te from the left by-line, Shot by Miles Addison from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

82:42

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Blocked by Patrick Kisnorbo.

81:44

Miles Addison takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

81:02

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ricardo Vaz Te, clearance made by Darren O'Dea.

80:50

Craig Davies takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

77:32

Matty Done goes off and Andy Gray comes on.

76:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Miles Addison. Michael Brown takes the direct free kick.

74:55

Adam Clayton takes the inswinging corner, Patrick Kisnorbo takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.

72:28

Craig Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Kisnorbo. Free kick taken by Adam Clayton.

71:07

A goal is scored by Ricardo Vaz Te from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Barnsley 4-0 Leeds.Assist by Bobby Hassell.

70:20

Shot from just outside the box by Luciano Becchio misses to the right of the target.

69:34

Unfair challenge on Luciano Becchio by Miles Addison results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adam Clayton, Jay McEveley makes a clearance.

68:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jimmy McNulty on Luciano Becchio. Free kick taken by Paul Connolly.

67:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te by Adam Clayton. Ricardo Vaz Te takes the free kick.

66:56

Matty Done decides to take the corner short.

66:19

Matty Done takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Patrick Kisnorbo makes a clearance.

66:07

Matty Done takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Clayton.

64:53

Craig Davies produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

64:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Perkins by Michael Brown. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Foster.

62:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te by Paul Connolly. Paul Connolly is cautioned. Free kick taken by Jay McEveley.

61:38

Luciano Becchio concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Wiseman. Jimmy McNulty takes the direct free kick.

60:08

Craig Davies gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Barnsley 3-0 Leeds.Assist on the goal came from David Perkins.

58:31

Michael Brown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te. Free kick taken by Matty Done.

54:52

Ramon Nunez produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

53:50

Mika Vayrynen goes off and Adam Clayton comes on. (Leeds) makes a substitution, with Luciano Becchio coming on for Andrew Keogh.

50:13

Outswinging corner taken by Matty Done from the left by-line, Ricardo Vaz Te scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Barnsley 2-0 Leeds.Assist on the goal came from Matty Done.

49:15

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Mika Vayrynen.

49:00

Matty Done takes a shot. Blocked by Darren O'Dea.

48:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Patrick Kisnorbo on Craig Davies. Direct free kick taken by David Perkins.

48:08 +3.08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick Kisnorbo by Craig Davies. Free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

47:57

The ball is crossed by Mika Vayrynen, clearance by Bobby Hassell.

43:57

Shot from 30 yards by Ramon Nunez. Save by Luke Steele.

41:21

A cross is delivered by Ramon Nunez, Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a comfortable save.

37:56

Effort on goal by Craig Davies from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

36:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick Kisnorbo by Craig Davies. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.

34:43

David Perkins fouled by Mika Vayrynen, the ref awards a free kick. Mika Vayrynen goes into the referee's book. Jay McEveley restarts play with the free kick.

32:27

Darren O'Dea gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matty Done. Caution for Darren O'Dea. Ricardo Vaz Te has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

31:12

Corner taken by Ricardo Vaz Te from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Patrick Kisnorbo.

30:33

Effort from deep inside the area by Darren O'Dea misses to the left of the target.

29:54

Ramon Nunez takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Ricardo Vaz Te manages to make a clearance.

29:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ramon Nunez on Miles Addison. Miles Addison restarts play with the free kick.

27:47

Miles Addison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross McCormack. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Michael Brown from left channel, clearance by Jay McEveley.

26:36

Craig Davies takes a shot. Darren O'Dea gets a block in.

23:33

Scott Wiseman concedes a free kick for a foul on Mika Vayrynen. Darren O'Dea delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.

22:37

Ramon Nunez takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Craig Davies.

22:19

Shot by Ramon Nunez from 25 yards. Luke Steele makes a save.

21:21

A cross is delivered by Jay McEveley, clearance by Aidan White.

18:44

Matty Done produces a cross, clearance made by Darren O'Dea.

17:51

Foul by Ricardo Vaz Te on Michael Brown, free kick awarded. Michael Brown takes the free kick.

15:58

Ricardo Vaz Te finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Barnsley 1-0 Leeds.The assist for the goal came from Craig Davies.

14:34

Jacob Butterfield leaves the field to be replaced by Ricardo Vaz Te.

14:21

Shot from just outside the area by Ramon Nunez misses to the right of the target.

13:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mika Vayrynen by Jay McEveley. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ross McCormack from right wing, Jay McEveley manages to make a clearance.

12:10

Jay McEveley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross McCormack. Ross McCormack crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Stephen Foster.

11:22

Unfair challenge on Michael Brown by David Perkins results in a free kick. Paul Connolly takes the direct free kick.

7:11

Shot by Andrew Keogh from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

6:30

Craig Davies challenges Michael Brown unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Lonergan takes the direct free kick.

5:29

Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield played to the near post, Ross McCormack manages to make a clearance.

5:19

The ball is crossed by David Perkins, clearance made by Andy Lonergan.

2:58

Unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield by Michael Brown results in a free kick. David Perkins delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.

1:16

Mika Vayrynen concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy McNulty. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

Match Preview

Youngsters set for Tykes involvement Barnsley teenagers John Stones and Paul Digby could be included in the squad for the home clash with Leeds. Tykes manager Keith Hill has hinted he may call on defender Stones, 17, and midfielder Digby, 16, as his small squad has been hit by injuries. Midfielder Danny Drinkwater, on loan from Manchester United, remains sidelined due to a thigh injury, winger Jim O'Brien is struggling with a stomach muscle problem and striker Reuben Noble-Lazarus has a hamstring strain. Newcastle forward Nile Ranger has returned to his parent club after his loan spell was cut short due to a twisted ankle, while another loanee, defender Miles Addison, will return to Derby after the Leeds game. Hill has no other new injury or suspension problems as his side look to halt a run of three straight defeats by completing the double over their Yorkshire rivals. The Tykes won 2-1 at Elland Road in November. Leeds defender Tom Lees is doubtful after suffering from concussion in the Boxing Day defeat at Derby. Lees was replaced by Paul Connolly at Pride Park following a clash of heads in the first half and manager Simon Grayson will take doctors advice before making a decision on whether he will play. Grayson dropped Connolly to the substitutes' bench at Derby and switched Lees to right-back, with Darren O'Dea returning to the heart of defence alongside Patrick Kisnorbo. If Lees is ruled out Grayson is expected to retain the same back four that finished the game on Boxing Day. Skipper Jonny Howson remains sidelined with a knee injury until early in the new year and was replaced in midfield at Derby by striker Ross McCormack. Grayson must decide whether to keep McCormack in a deeper role or revert back to a two-pronged strikeforce with the Scot partnering either Luciano Becchio or Andy Keogh. Grayson has no other new injury or suspension concerns as his side look to bounce back from two successive 1-0 defeats.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

Formation: 442Manager: Simon Grayson

Leeds

  • Luke Steele
  • Scott Wiseman
  • Stephen Foster
  • Jimmy McNulty
  • Jay McEveley
  • Jacob Butterfield
  • Bobby Hassell
  • Miles Addison
  • David Perkins
  • Matty Done
  • Craig Davies
  • SUBS
  • David Preece
  • Rob Edwards
  • Ricardo Vaz Te
  • Reuben Noble-Lazarus
  • Andy Gray

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Match Report

Vaz Te is Tykes' super-sub Ricardo Vaz Te made an unexpectedly early appearance from the bench to fire a brilliant hat-trick and inspire Barnsley to a 4-1 win and first league double over Leeds in 22 years, turning up the pressure on United manager Simon Grayson in the process. Vaz Te, a goalscorer in the Tykes' 2-1 win at Elland Road last month, was an unwelcome sight on the touchline for the home fans in the 15th minute, with his introduction a direct result of an injury to captain Jacob Butterfield - the club's outstanding player this season. But the well-travelled 25-year-old, who has finally found a home at Oakwell under the careful guidance of Keith Hill, more than cushioned the blow of Butterfield's absence with a well-taken treble that took his tally to the season for 10. His goals came in the 16th, 50th and 72nd minutes, with Craig Davies adding a wonderful third on the hour. Leeds barely looked like scoring one until Luciano Becchio's late consolation, and Grayson could be forgiven for wondering if he will be in charge of the side against Burnley on Monday. He has been told by owner Ken Bates that promotion is a must this season, and this, the worst of a four-game winless run, is sure to make an impact at the outspoken veteran's Monte Carlo base. Leeds actually started as though that would not be the case, with Andy Keogh going close. That chance aside, though, the opening 15 minutes were largely lifeless, before the game ignited inside the space of 60 seconds. First, Leeds' Ramon Nunez fizzed a shot wide from 25 yards, before Butterfield - widely expected to leave Barnsley in January as he approaches the end of his contract - limped off following an earlier challenge from Darren O'Dea. But Barnsley were not hamstrung by the loss of their star man and, within moments, the man who replaced him, Vaz Te, slotted under Andy Lonergan after Patrick Kisnorbo had failed to clear following a Davies run. One could quickly have become two had Matty Done shown a better far-post touch when Vaz Te played him in, before Nunez again went close, Luke Steele this time pushing a long-range hit wide. The game was open now and Barnsley had a reasonable penalty appeal turned down when Aidy White appeared to handle in the box, while O'Dea was unlucky to see a well-executed overhead slip past the target. Davies then spurned a far more presentable chance as he powered well over from 10 yards after Done's lay-off, but the pace of both Davies and Vaz Te was causing Leeds all sorts of problems, with O'Dea, Michael Brown and Mika Varynen all in constant dialogue with the referee as they resorted to late tackles in a bid to stem the flow. Poor decision-making was also costing United, with Done nearly curling one in four minutes after the restart following a hashed clearance from Kisnorbo. The Australian then hesitated in the box and needlessly conceded a corner, from which Vaz Te would add his second. The ball found the Portuguese unmarked at the back post and, even though he was eventually closed down by Danny Pugh, he had already picked his spot beyond Lonergan. Grayson responded with a double substitution, introducing Becchio and Adam Clayton, but there was little his forward players could do on the hour as Davies whipped in a delightful third goal, giving Lonergan no chance from the corner of the box with an effort which was pinned to the top corner. Aware of the mounting pressure on Grayson, the home fans taunted him with chants of "you're getting sacked in the morning' - with the Leeds fans option to direct their ire at their absent chairman. The day belonged to Vaz Te, though, and he wrapped up a well-deserved treble with 18 minutes left, turning O'Dea one way and then the other before finishing under Lonergan. Becchio nodded in an injury-time consolation for Leeds from a Nunez free-kick.

Form Guide

    WWWLLL
  • Barnsley
  • VS
  • Leeds
  • LWWDLL

Last Meetings

  • Leeds
  • 1 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 26/11/2011
  • Leeds
  • 3 - 3
  • Barnsley
  • 22/02/2011
  • Barnsley
  • 5 - 2
  • Leeds
  • 14/09/2010
  • Leeds
  • 2 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 02/12/2006
  • Barnsley
  • 3 - 2
  • Leeds
  • 04/11/2006
  • Leeds
  • 1 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 25/04/1990

Top Scorers

Barnsley

  • C Davies 7
  • R Vaz Te 7
  • J Butterfield 5
  • A Gray 3
  • M Done 2
  • S Foster 1
  • J McNulty 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • D Drinkwater 1

Leeds

  • R McCormack 10
  • R Snodgrass 7
  • A Clayton 5
  • D Pugh 2
  • A Keogh 2
  • D O'Dea 2
  • L Becchio 2
  • T Lees 2
  • RF Nunez 1
  • J Howson 1

Goals

Barnsley

    • Total goals 66
    • Goals per game 31
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leeds

    • Total goals 71
    • Goals per game 36
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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