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  • Date:13 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance:10,501
  • Connolly (29)
Goal!

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95:07 +5.07

Corner from right by-line taken by Danny Haynes.

94:45 +4.45

Miles Addison takes a shot. Frazer Richardson manages to make a clearance.

93:56 +3.56

Danny Haynes takes a outswinging corner.

91:37 +1.37

Steve De Ridder challenges Ricardo Vaz Te unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve De Ridder is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Ricardo Vaz Te takes the free kick. The ball is sent over by Danny Haynes, clearance by Dan Harding.

91:10 +1.10

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.

90:08 +0.08

Short corner worked by Richard Lambert.

88:27

Corner taken short by Jack Cork.

88:10

Dean Hammond takes a shot. Save made by David Preece.

86:41

Morgan Schneiderlin is brought on as a substitute for Adam Lallana.

85:55

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Save made by David Preece.

83:49

Richard Chaplow is shown a red card for violent conduct.

83:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Chaplow on Jay McEveley. Jay McEveley restarts play with the free kick.

82:30

Adam Lallana has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

80:59

Ricardo Vaz Te produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

75:23

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Perkins, clearance made by Dean Hammond.

75:17

A cross is delivered by Reuben Noble-Lazarus.

73:15

(Barnsley) makes a substitution, with Ricardo Vaz Te coming on for Nathan Doyle.

70:33

Miles Addison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Lambert. Richard Lambert restarts play with the free kick.

69:39

Richard Chaplow joins the action as a substitute, replacing Guly Do Prado.

69:04

Corner taken by Reuben Noble-Lazarus played to the near post, clearance by Guly Do Prado.

68:40

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Perkins.

67:16

Reuben Noble-Lazarus joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jacob Butterfield.

66:31

Unfair challenge on Dean Hammond by Jacob Butterfield results in a free kick. Dan Harding takes the indirect free kick.

64:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Doyle by Dean Hammond. Jacob Butterfield takes the free kick.

60:26

Foul by Daniel Seaborne on Craig Davies, free kick awarded. David Perkins delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Daniel Seaborne.

59:43

Effort on goal by Guly Do Prado from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

56:27

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jacob Butterfield. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

55:36

The assistant referee signals for offside against Guly Do Prado. Rob Edwards takes the indirect free kick.

52:46

David Connolly crosses the ball, Guly Do Prado produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

47:32

Danny Haynes takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis.

45:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay McEveley by Richard Lambert. David Preece takes the free kick.

45:39 +0.39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guly Do Prado on Miles Addison. David Preece takes the free kick.

44:42

Corner taken by Guly Do Prado, clearance made by Jay McEveley.

43:17

David Connolly produces a lobbed right-footed shot from 35 yards. Save made by David Preece.

38:27

Unfair challenge on David Perkins by Adam Lallana results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David Preece.

37:38

Guly Do Prado takes the outswinging corner, Craig Davies manages to make a clearance.

37:13

David Connolly fouled by Miles Addison, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jose Fonte.

35:46

Nathan Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guly Do Prado. Indirect free kick taken by Jose Fonte.

33:46

Shot from just outside the box by David Connolly goes over the bar.

32:36

Miles Addison challenges Jack Cork unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jose Fonte delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance by Rob Edwards.

31:05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Lallana. David Preece takes the free kick.

30:31

The referee blows for offside against Craig Davies. Dean Hammond takes the free kick.

29:31

David Connolly grabs a headed goal from close in. Barnsley 0-1 Southampton.

28:01

Foul by Jay McEveley on Guly Do Prado, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Guly Do Prado.

25:58

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Jimmy McNulty gets a block in.

25:24

Nathan Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Lallana. Free kick taken by Daniel Seaborne.

24:34

The referee blows for offside. David Preece takes the indirect free kick.

22:52

Adam Lallana is caught offside. David Preece restarts play with the free kick.

20:49

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Davies. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

16:53

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line to the near post, Guly Do Prado makes a clearance.

14:12

Jay McEveley is penalised for a handball. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

13:28

Craig Davies is adjudged to have handled the ball. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

12:49

The assistant referee flags for offside against Richard Lambert. David Preece takes the free kick.

9:38

The ball is crossed by Frazer Richardson, Headed effort on goal by Richard Lambert from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

5:35

Corner taken by Adam Lallana from the left by-line, Jay McEveley makes a clearance.

2:23

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Hammond on Craig Davies. Nathan Doyle takes the free kick.

1:16

The ball is crossed by David Connolly, Jimmy McNulty manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Hill considers options Barnsley manager Keith Hill is likely to make several changes for his side's opening home game of the season against Southampton. Hill, whose wife is expecting a baby over the weekend, made four changes for the surprise Carling Cup defeat to Morecambe in midweek. Defenders Stephen Foster and Scott Wiseman and midfielders Nathan Doyle and David Perkins all started on the substitutes' bench on Tuesday night but will be hoping to return to the starting line-up. Hill has no new injury or suspension problems and will be boosted by the return to contention of striker Andy Gray, who missed the first two games of the season due to a hip injury. Gray is expected to start on the bench as Hill keeps faith with summer signing Craig Davies and Danny Haynes up front. Southampton will add Danny Fox to their squad. The left-back completed his move from Burnley for an undisclosed fee on Thursday and signed a four-year deal. Boss Nigel Adkins will check on striker Lee Barnard's ankle injury and defender Radhi Jaidi, who is also close to returning from a knee injury. Adkins has some welcome selection dilemmas after making eight changes to the side which beat Leeds 3-1 on the opening day and watching his new-look line-up thrash Torquay 4-1 in the Carling Cup. Goalkeeper Kelvin Davis, skipper Dean Hammond, fellow midfielders Adam Lallana and Jack Cork and striker David Connolly should all return to the side. Belgian winger Steve De Ridder could keep his place after scoring on his full debut against the Gulls.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Southampton

  • David Preece
  • Scott Wiseman
  • Rob Edwards
  • Jimmy McNulty
  • Jay McEveley
  • Jacob Butterfield
  • Miles Addison
  • Nathan Doyle
  • David Perkins
  • Danny Haynes
  • Craig Davies
  • SUBS
  • Lukas Lidakevicius
  • Bobby Hassell
  • Jim O'Brien
  • Ricardo Vaz Te
  • Reuben Noble-Lazarus

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Match Report

Saints go marching on Southampton extended their club record run of consecutive league victories to eight with an impressive 1-0 win at Barnsley, the first time they have won their opening two league games for 23 years. Veteran striker David Connolly's close-range header on the half-hour mark was enough to secure victory for Nigel Adkins' men, who survived a late Barnsley rally after substitute Richard Chaplow was sent off on 84 minutes for a rash challenge on Jay McEveley. The result means Keith Allen's side are yet to score a goal or win a game this season. Scott Wiseman, Nathan Doyle and David Perkins all returned to the Barnsley starting line-up after being rested for the Carling Cup in midweek. Goalkeeper Kelvin Davis, skipper Dean Hammond, fellow midfielders Adam Lallana and Jack Cork, and striker David Connolly all returned to Southampton's side having also been rested during the week. Southampton began the brighter of the two sides. Barnsley struggled to get into any sort of rhythm, much to the home fans frustration as lone striker Craig Davies found himself isolated for the majority of the first-half. Much of the Saints' good work came through Adam Lallana, who was drifting in from the right-wing to great effect. He should have opened the scoring midway through the first-half, but his delayed shot was well blocked by Jimmy McNulty. The visitors eventually took the lead on the half-hour mark, the 34-year-old Connolly taking advantage of poor Barnsley defending and hesitant goalkeeping from David Preece to head home from close-range, his second goal of the season. Connolly almost doubled his side's lead minutes later, but could only drag his effort wide of Preece's post. The Barnsley players were fortunate to go in at half-time with only a one goal deficit and their supporters voiced their disapproval, causing Tykes boss Allen to shuffle his side at the interval, moving Danny Haynes to partner Davies in attack. The switch paid almost immediate dividends, but the former Ipswich striker's tame effort was easily saved by Southampton goalkeeper Davis. The change in tactics failed to make any significant difference to the game however, as Southampton dazzled their opponents with their swift passing and moving. Reuben Noble-Lazarus and Ricardo Vaz Te, introduced for the home side, struggled to see the ball as Southampton became content to retain possession. Indeed, the visitors should have put the game beyond doubt with eight minutes to go, but Lallana's scuffed effort failed to test Preece. But the game changed with six minutes left when Southampton substitute Chaplow was dismissed, his studs up challenge to McEveley's midriff deservedly earning him a straight red card. That sparked a late Barnsley flurry, who three times came within inches of snatching an injury-time equaliser. Vaz Te twice forced great saves from Davis, while Miles Addison's effort was somehow cleared off the line with the last kick of the game.

Form Guide

    D
  • Barnsley
  • VS
  • Southampton
  • W

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Southampton
  • 10/01/2009
  • Southampton
  • 0 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 20/09/2008
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 29/12/2007
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 3
  • Barnsley
  • 22/09/2007
  • Southampton
  • 5 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 17/02/2007
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 19/08/2006

Top Scorers

Barnsley

    Southampton

    • D Connolly 1
    • D Hammond 1
    • A Lallana 1

    Goals

    Barnsley

      • Total goals 0
      • Goals per game 0

    Southampton

      • Total goals 3
      • Goals per game 3
    • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
    • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
    • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
    • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

    possession


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