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Foul by Jordon Mutch on Jacob Butterfield, free kick awarded. The ball is crossed by Kieran Trippier, Headed effort on goal by Stephen Foster from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Jim O'Brien delivers the ball, Martin Taylor manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Adam Hammill on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Lloyd Doyley takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Jim O'Brien, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.
Shot by Stephen McGinn from outside the box goes over the target.
Bobby Hassell takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.
Martin Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Hayes. Jacob Butterfield takes the free kick.
Jordon Mutch delivers the ball in from the corner, Bobby Hassell makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Bobby Hassell, Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save.
Shot by Paul Hayes from outside the box goes over the net.
Marvin Sordell is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Shot from outside the box by Garry O'Connor misses to the left of the target.
Unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield by Andrew Taylor results in a free kick. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Diego Arismendi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch. Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Danny Graham. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Jim O'Brien sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Paul Hayes misses to the right of the goal.
Goran Lovre goes off and Paul Hayes comes on. Stephen McGinn fouled by Goran Lovre, the ref awards a free kick. Andrew Taylor takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Hammill played to the near post, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance. Jacob Butterfield takes a shot from just outaide the penalty area and strikes the post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen McGinn on Adam Hammill. Adam Hammill has an effort direct from the free kick.
Jim O'Brien decides to take the corner short.
John Eustace concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim O'Brien. Direct free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.
Jordon Mutch takes the inswinging corner, save by Luke Steele.
Jim O'Brien challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.
Jacob Butterfield comes on in place of Hugo Colace.
Marvin Sordell is brought on as a substitute for Troy Deeney.
A cross is delivered by Don Cowie, Kieran Trippier manages to make a clearance.
Handball decision goes against Diego Arismendi. Adrian Mariappa takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Stephen McGinn goes over the crossbar.
Effort on goal by Garry O'Connor from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Adam Hammill delivers the ball, clearance by Andrew Taylor.
Jim O'Brien concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen McGinn. Andrew Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Shackell.
Effort from 20 yards by Stephen McGinn. Save by Luke Steele.
Jordon Mutch concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim O'Brien. Free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.
The ball is sent over by Lloyd Doyley, Diego Arismendi makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Jordon Mutch, Header on goal by Martin Taylor from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Shackell on Danny Graham. Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.
Jordon Mutch sends in a cross. The official flags Adrian Mariappa offside. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Don Cowie decides to take a short corner.
Diego Arismendi fouled by Jordon Mutch, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jason Shackell.
Adam Hammill takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.
Adam Hammill takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.
The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier, clearance made by John Eustace.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Hammill by Jordon Mutch. Adam Hammill crosses the ball in from the free kick, Troy Deeney makes a clearance.
Hugo Colace challenges Troy Deeney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.
Danny Graham is caught offside. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Hugo Colace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Don Cowie delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Goran Lovre by John Eustace. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adam Hammill, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.
Shot from 12 yards from Garry O'Connor. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Goran Lovre by Jordon Mutch. Bobby Hassell takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch, Stephen Foster manages to make a clearance.
Adam Hammill takes the outswinging corner, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Adrian Mariappa, save by Luke Steele.
Danny Graham is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Adam Hammill fouled by Andrew Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Adam Hammill, clearance made by Andrew Taylor.
Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Hugo Colace on Adrian Mariappa. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Don Cowie from left channel, Jason Shackell makes a clearance.
Danny Graham takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Jason Shackell.
Kieran Trippier challenges Troy Deeney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Taylor crosses the ball in from the free kick, Jason Shackell manages to make a clearance.
Danny Graham is ruled offside. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
The game begins.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The game restarts for the second half.
The referee ends the match.
Robins ponders midfield options
Barnsley manager Mark Robins must decide who will step in for suspended midfielder Nathan Doyle for the home clash with Watford.
Doyle will sit out a one-game ban after reaching five yellow cards for the season and Jacob Butterfield is vying with Diego Arismendi for a place in the starting line-up in his absence.
Robins has no other new injury or suspension problems as his side chases a fourth straight league win and is unlikely to make any further changes.
Winger Adam Hammill, a reported target for several Barclays Premier League clubs, has scored three goals in his last five matches and will start in a five-man midfield alongside Goran Lovre, Jim O'Brien, Hugo Colace and either Butterfield or Arismendi, with Garry O'Connor, on loan from Birmingham, up front.
Long-term absentees Matt Hill (foot), Jay McEveley and Luke Potter (both knee) are still out.
Watford will have captain John Eustace back.
Midfielder Eustace was forced to sit out of Saturday`s 1-1 draw with Reading due to a one-match suspension for picking up five bookings.
On-loan Birmingham midfielder Jordon Mutch came in for Eustace and after impressing will be pushing for a start.
However, there will be no place in the squad for Shaleum Logan.
The 22-year-old Manchester City full-back was on trial at Vicarage Road and impressed in Tuesday`s reserves victory over Luton but manager Malky Mackay has decided not sign him on loan and he has gone back to Eastlands.
The Hornets will be looking to get back to winning ways having not picked up a win in six Championship matches.
Tykes denied by Lady Luck
Barnsley were left to curse their luck as well as the woodwork as Watford held on for an npower Championship point after a goalless draw at Oakwell.
Mark Robins' side hit the post twice in a matter of second-half minutes as they pushed for a deserved winner but could not find a way through as the Hornets held on.
The Tykes remain in midtable, although only three points short of the play-off spots, while the visitors are a further two points back.
Watford started strongly with on-loan Birmingham midfielder Jordon Mutch registering the first effort on target with a low drive which was well held by Luke Steele.
The promising opening soon fell flat however as both sides struggled to create in the final third.
Barnsley's chief attacking threat this season has been former Liverpool winger Adam Hammill and after an anonymous opening half hour he burst into life.
He cut inside to thump a 30-yard drive into the midriff of Watford's England Under-21 goalkeeper Scott Loach before repeating the trick moments later to send another powerful drive just over the top.
Mutch then saw another effort at the other end blocked by Tykes centre-half Jason Shackell before Barnsley striker Garry O'Connor fired over the top.
Malky Mackay threw on Marvin Sordell at the start of the second half as the visitors looked to find a cutting edge but it was Hammill who nearly broke the deadlock just after the hour mark.
Hammill was fouled by Watford midfielder Stephen McGinn on the edge of the area and curled the resulting free-kick around the wall and past Loach only to see the ball bounce away off the far post.
The home side were on top and incredibly hit the woodwork again 90 seconds later.
Hammill's corner was cleared by Adrian Mariappa and Jacob Butterfield lashed in a left-footed strike from the D which again beat Loach but hit the frame of the goal.
Robins introduced Paul Hayes in an attempt to press home their superiority and the on-loan Preston man was straight into the action.
Jim O'Brien beat his man on the right-hand side and crossed for Hayes but the striker could not direct his header into the corner and Loach held on.
O'Connor and Hayes both fired wastefully over from long range in a tense finale before Stephen Foster wasted the last chance for the hosts deep into stoppage time when he rose well to head Kieran Trippier's free-kick over the top.
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