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Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Hugo Colace results in a free kick. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.
Andy King fouled by Nathan Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Kyle Naughton produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Jason Shackell.
Lloyd Dyer decides to take the corner short, Jason Shackell makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Shackell by Steve Howard. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Franck Moussa comes on in place of Paul Gallagher.
Andy King gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Barnsley 0-2 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Paul Gallagher.
Shot from 20 yards by Steve Howard. Save made by Luke Steele.
Steve Howard is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Hugo Colace on Angelo Miguel Vitor, free kick awarded. Chris Weale takes the free kick.
Effort from 20 yards by Jim O'Brien. Angelo Miguel Vitor gets a block in.
Steve Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on Jacob Butterfield. Nathan Doyle takes the free kick.
Martyn Waghorn leaves the field to be replaced by Steve Howard. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Nathan Doyle manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Hammill by Yuki Abe. Adam Hammill produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Hugo Colace gets a block in.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Andy Gray. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Adam Hammill, clearance made by Curtis Davies.
Luke Potter goes off and Jeronimo Morales Neumann comes on. Jim O'Brien is ruled offside. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
The referee cautions Luke Potter for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Luke Potter results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Martyn Waghorn from right wing.
Foul by Jason Shackell on Lloyd Dyer, free kick awarded. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
Greg Cunningham booked. Greg Cunningham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jim O'Brien. Bobby Hassell takes the direct free kick.
Drilled left-footed shot by Nathan Doyle. The offside flag is raised against Andy Gray. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.
Darius Vassell goes off and Lloyd Dyer comes on. Centre by Darius Vassell, Bobby Hassell manages to make a clearance. Corner from left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher.
Effort from 20 yards by Jim O'Brien. Save made by Chris Weale.
Nathan Doyle challenges Andy King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Doyle on Andy King. Free kick taken by Angelo Miguel Vitor.
Martyn Waghorn takes the inswinging corner, Luke Potter makes a clearance. Paul Gallagher takes the inswinging corner, save by Luke Steele.
The ball is delivered by Kyle Naughton, Stephen Foster makes a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn to the near post, Nathan Doyle manages to make a clearance.
Hugo Colace concedes a free kick for a foul on Darius Vassell. Kyle Naughton takes the direct free kick.
Martyn Waghorn has a drilled shot. Save by Luke Steele. Free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.
Andy Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Angelo Miguel Vitor. Greg Cunningham restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.
Andy Gray is ruled offside. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
Bobby Hassell produces a cross, Kyle Naughton makes a clearance.
Shot by Paul Gallagher from outside the box goes over the target.
The referee blows for offside. Chris Weale takes the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the box by Bobby Hassell goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Martyn Waghorn is shown a yellow card. The referee blows for offside against Martyn Waghorn. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Doyle on Andy King. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Jason Shackell manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Paul Gallagher played to the near post, Shot from 20 yards by Curtis Davies. Stephen Foster gets a block in. Paul Gallagher decides to take a short corner.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Hugo Colace.
Bobby Hassell booked. Chris Wood goes off and Andy Gray comes on. Nathan Doyle is brought on as a substitute for Paul Hayes. Bobby Hassell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Bobby Hassell.
Martyn Waghorn concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Shackell. Luke Potter takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Martyn Waghorn from 18 yards. Save by Luke Steele.
Unfair challenge on Andy King by Stephen Foster results in a free kick. Paul Gallagher delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Bobby Hassell.
The ball is sent over by Darius Vassell, Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
The offside flag is raised against Andy King. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn by Stephen Foster. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Paul Gallagher.
Unfair challenge on Andy King by Hugo Colace results in a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Hugo Colace on Kyle Naughton. The ball is delivered by Martyn Waghorn, Angelo Miguel Vitor finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Barnsley 0-1 Leicester.
Jim O'Brien delivers the ball, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.
Darius Vassell concedes a free kick for a foul on Jacob Butterfield. Luke Steele takes the direct free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Chris Wood. Chris Weale takes the free kick.
The official flags Darius Vassell offside. Jason Shackell takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Foster on Martyn Waghorn. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.
Effort on goal by Martyn Waghorn from 12 yards. Save by Luke Steele. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martyn Waghorn.
Foul by Richie Wellens on Paul Hayes, free kick awarded. Jacob Butterfield takes the free kick.
Richie Wellens fouled by Hugo Colace, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Weale takes the free kick.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
The match restarts for the second half.
The half-time whistle blows.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Tykes wait on loan duo
Barnsley could be without on-loan pair Matt Hill and Chris Wood for the home clash with Leicester.
Defender Hill has returned to parent club Wolves for treatment on his injured foot and will definitely miss out so manager Mark Robins could turn to Luke Potter to step into the left-back berth.
Kiwi striker Wood, on loan from West Brom, is struggling with a knee injury but Robins has other options available up front with Paul Hayes, signed on loan in time from Preston to make his debut against Hull last week, expected to continue alongside Andy Gray.
Midfielder Jacob Butterfield is hoping to return to the starting line-up after stepping off the bench against Hull as Barnsley chase their first league win in four games.
Leicester are hopeful Darius Vassell will be cleared to make his debut.
The former England international striker has been training with City since signing for Sven-Goran Eriksson's side on a free transfer last month.
Eriksson had hoped Vassell would feature during last weekend`s home win over Preston but there was a problem with international clearance following his release from Turkish club Ankarag|c| at the end of last season.
City should also be boosted by the return from injury of Curtis Davies. The on-loan defender has recovered from the hamstring strain that has ruled him out of the last two matches.
Meanwhile, forward Paul Gallacher has shaken off a knee injury he sustained against Preston.
Sven`s men too strong for toiling Tykes
Leicester claimed their fourth win in six npower Championship outings after Angelo Miguel Vitor's first goal for the club and a late Andy King strike were enough to see off an abject Barnsley 2-0.
Sven-Goran Eriksson's side leap-frogged their Yorkshire counterparts after a display that will give Tykes boss Mark Robins plenty to think about.
Leicester were completely dominant in the first half and Vitor headed in Martyn Waghorn's free-kick after 17 minutes.
King then had an effort ruled out for offside, while Barnsley failed to muster a shot on target in the opening period.
Despite Leicester's continued control after half-time, the home side offered a greater threat and Nathan Doyle's piledriver walloped the underside of the crossbar.
But King secured the win in the 86th minute to stretch Barnsley's winless run to four games, leaving them two points above the drop zone.
Former England forward Darius Vassell made his Leicester debut at the expense of Matty Fryatt, who dropped to the bench alongside Jack Hobbs as Curtis Davies came into the heart of the Foxes defence.
Luke Potter replaced the injured Matt Hill at left-back for the home side, while Jacob Butterfield and Chris Wood were preferred to Doyle and Andy Gray.
Waghorn turned smartly inside from the left to leave Stephen Foster on his backside after seven minutes before drawing a smart save from Tykes goalkeeper Luke Steele.
In the 17th minute Barnsley midfielder Hugo Colace was lucky to escape with just a warning following a rash two-footed challenge on Kyle Naughton, but his side were to suffer the greater punishment.
Waghorn flighted in the free-kick 40 yards from goal and Portuguese defender Vitor was left unmarked to glance home.
King had the ball in the Barnsley net after 25 minutes from another well-worked free-kick, but his effort was chalked out for offside.
The hosts were floundering and boss Mark Robins made a double substitution with just half an hour gone.
Gray replaced Wood and Doyle came on for Paul Hayes, the latter switch drawing derision from the Oakwell faithful.
Barnsley continued to struggle with Leicester's set pieces and Davies' deflected shot from Waghorn's corner thumped into the outside of the post.
Four minutes before half-time the Tykes offered a belated threat when Jim O'Brien's cross was hacked to safety after sitting up invitingly on the edge of the Foxes' six yard box.
A sweeping move involving Yuki Abe and King almost gave Leicester a second on the stroke of the interval, but Steele was again on hand to thwart Waghorn.
With an hour gone, Leicester goalkeeper Chris Weale was finally called into action, holding O'Brien's low drive.
Weale could only watch in the 65th minute when Doyle's rasping 30 yard effort cannoned down off the crossbar and came within inches of bringing Barnsley level.
King sealed the points with four minutes remaining, sliding home from close range after Paul Gallagher broke down the Barnsley right.
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