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The ball is swung over by Chris Cohen, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Dexter Blackstock goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Dexter Blackstock has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Luke Steele makes a save. Corner taken by Lewis McGugan, clearance made by Bobby Hassell.
Lewis McGugan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Jacob Butterfield gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Barnsley 3-1 Nottm Forest.The assist for the goal came from Adam Hammill.
The assistant referee flags for offside against David McGoldrick. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.
Adam Hammill concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Gunter. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Foul by Chris Wood on Paul Anderson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
Radoslaw Majewski on for Paul McKenna. Jason Shackell concedes a free kick for a foul on Dexter Blackstock. Lewis McGugan delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save made by Luke Steele.
The offside flag is raised against David McGoldrick. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Jim O'Brien leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Wood. Goran Lovre leaves the field to be replaced by Jacob Butterfield.
The ball is sent over by Ryan Bertrand, clearance by Jay McEveley.
Paul McKenna sends in a cross, Chris Cohen takes has a header from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Jim O'Brien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand. Paul McKenna takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Ryan Bertrand, Jay McEveley makes a clearance.
Shot from outside the box by David McGoldrick misses to the left of the goal.
Lewis McGugan crosses the ball, clearance made by Jason Shackell.
Chris Gunter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Doyle. Luke Steele takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jay McEveley, save made by Lee Camp.
Lewis McGugan fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Barnsley 2-1 Nottm Forest.
David McGoldrick produces a drilled left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and hits the bar.
Nathan Doyle is given a yellow card. Booking for Bobby Hassell for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Nathan Doyle. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Jay McEveley takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Luke Chambers makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jay McEveley, Stephen Foster takes a shot. Chris Cohen gets a block in.
Paul Anderson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Guy Moussi. David McGoldrick comes on in place of Dele Adebola. Kieran Trippier leaves the field to be replaced by Bobby Hassell.
Shot by Adam Hammill from outside the box goes over the target.
The offside flag is raised against Andy Gray. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Jay McEveley takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
Dexter Blackstock goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Penalty scored by Andy Gray. Barnsley 2-0 Nottm Forest.Dexter Blackstock concedes a Penalty for a foul on Goran Lovre.
The referee shows Guy Moussi a yellow card for dissent. Unfair challenge on Kieran Trippier by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Lewis McGugan goes wide of the right-hand upright.
A cross is delivered by Jay McEveley, Kieran Trippier has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Nathan Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lewis McGugan from left wing, Luke Steele makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line, save made by Luke Steele.
Jay McEveley delivers the ball, Chris Gunter makes a clearance.
Luke Chambers challenges Andy Gray unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kieran Trippier takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Andy Gray. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Shot from long range by Wes Morgan misses to the right of the goal.
Hugo Colace challenges Dexter Blackstock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Cohen crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Stephen Foster fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Hugo Colace from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Chris Cohen produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.
Andy Gray fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Hammill fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Nathan Doyle results in a free kick. Wes Morgan takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lewis McGugan.
Unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Goran Lovre results in a free kick. Lewis McGugan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Luke Steele makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan by Kieran Trippier results in a free kick. Guy Moussi restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Stephen Foster by Chris Cohen results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luke Steele.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Ryan Bertrand challenges Jim O'Brien unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Kieran Trippier, Dexter Blackstock makes a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Andy Gray. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.
Jason Shackell challenges Dexter Blackstock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lewis McGugan takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieran Trippier on Ryan Bertrand. Ryan Bertrand takes the direct free kick.
Stephen Foster gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guy Moussi. Chris Cohen produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Chris Cohen, save by Luke Steele.
Shot by Wes Morgan from a long way out goes over the crossbar.
Stephen Foster challenges Dexter Blackstock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lewis McGugan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Jim O'Brien gets a block in.
Nathan Doyle fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Barnsley 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Adam Hammill.
Stephen Foster fouled by Dexter Blackstock, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Goran Lovre. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
The half-time whistle blows.
The second half has started.
The referee ends the match.
Barnsley duo Jay McEveley and Garry O'Connor could both return to the squad for the home clash with Cardiff.
McEveley missed the midweek draw at Scunthorpe due to a bruised foot and striker O'Connor, on loan from Birmingham, was sidelined despite having an injection to aid his recovery from a groin strain.
Defender Bobby Hassell is expected to shake off a knock that forced him off at Scunthorpe but if he fails to make it Keiran Trippier could step in.
Goran Lovre, Jacob Butterfield, Luke Potter and Andy Gray all returned to the starting line-up in midweek and manager Mark Robins must decide whether to stick with them or recall recent loan signing Chris Wood and midfielder Hugo Colace.
Barnsley, 13th in the table and unbeaten at home, are chasing their first win in four league matches.
Craig Bellamy is unlikely to feature for Cardiff.
The on-loan striker managed just two appearances upon his return to his hometown club in late August before encountering more troublesome knee problems while on international duty with Wales and has not played since.
Despite being close to a return, Bellamy has already been omitted from Wales` squad for their forthcoming internationals against Bulgaria and Switzerland.
Jones stated earlier in the week that he will assess Bellamy`s fitness with a view to the Barnsley clash, but he is almost certain not to risk him at Oakwell bearing in mind City`s next game is two weeks away.
Danny Drinkwater (thigh) and Michael Chopra (ankle) are also both targeting the October 16 derby against Bristol City for their respective comebacks.
Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana made his return in Tuesday`s goalless draw against Crystal Palace, while Jones will check on the availability of Stephen McPhail after he missed the stalemate with a back strain.
Ton up for Gray
Andy Gray struck his 100th senior goal as Barnsley become only the second side to beat Nottingham Forest this season in the npower Championship, triumphing 3-1.
The much-travelled Tykes striker, at his eighth club, converted a second-half penalty after Nathan Doyle had scored his first senior goal to give Barnsley a fourth-minute lead.
Although Lewis McGugan raised Forest hopes of a comeback with a fine solo effort with 22 minutes remaining, substitute Jacob Butterfield struck a late third for Barnsley, who are the first side to beat Forest since their 1-0 defeat at Burnley on the opening day of the season.
Barnsley's fourth home league win of the season lifted them into the top half of the table, while Billy Davies' Forest, who had drawn six of their first 10 league games 1-1 prior to kick-off, drop into the bottom half.
Gray, Doyle and Goran Lovre all returned to Barnsley's starting line-up, while Forest's only change saw Dele Adebola up front alongside Dexter Blackstock as Nathan Tyson succumbed to a knee injury.
Barnsley raced into a fourth-minute lead in their first attack. A sweeping move saw winger Adam Hammill cut the ball back from the byline and Doyle coolly despatched a right-footed shot into the bottom corner from 12 yards.
Forest responded with a wayward 30-yard shot from defender Wes Morgan, but neither side carved out another clear-cut chance until Chris Cohen's 25-yard effort whistled past home goalkeeper Luke Steele's post in the 33rd minute.
Barnsley midfielder Lovre began to pull the strings for the home side as half-time approached and Hugo Colace went close to extending the Tykes' lead with a rasping shot that cleared the crossbar.
Blackstock went closest to hauling Forest level in the first half when his left-footed shot was blocked by Tykes skipper Stephen Foster in stoppage time.
Steele denied the visitors four minutes after the restart, punching clear McGugan's free-kick and then expertly holding on to Cohen's curling ball into the box.
McGugan then dragged his shot wide from the edge of the penalty area, but it was Barnsley who struck again to double their advantage in the 56th minute.
Blackstock was adjudged to have brought down Lovre in the area and Gray stepped forward to plant the ball right-footed beyond Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp.
Forest defender Cohen blocked Foster's goalbound header from Jay McEveley's corner, but Forest served warning that they were not out of the contest when David McGoldrick's angled drive slammed against the upright.
McGugan then reduced the visitors' deficit with his fifth goal in the last six games, creating space for himself 20 yards out before firing a low shot into the bottom corner in the 68th minute.
McGoldrick was off target with another long-range effort soon after and Cohen headed Paul McKenna's cross just over as Forest chased an equaliser.
But Barnsley made sure of the spoils when Butterfield, an 80th-minute replacement for Lovre, planted a left-footed finish into the bottom corner from 18 yards after latching on to Hammill's ball across the penalty area.
There was still time for Blackstock to force another flying save from Steele with a stinging 20-yard shot, but the points were already safe for Mark Robins' side.
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