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Corner taken left-footed by Jay McEveley from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Craig Forsyth.
Jim O'Brien fouled by Carl Dickinson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jay McEveley from right wing, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Troy Deeney. Luke Steele takes the direct free kick.
Craig Forsyth takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.
Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a comfortable save.
Nathan Doyle replaces Daniel Drinkwater.
The ball is crossed by Carl Dickinson, Header from close range by Joe Garner clears the bar.
Jacob Butterfield challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is swung over by Adrian Mariappa, Chris Iwelumo has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.
David Perkins concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Garner. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Ricardo Vaz Te on for Cameron Park.
Chris Iwelumo comes on in place of Marvin Sordell.
Joe Garner comes on in place of Andreas Weimann.
Jay McEveley has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
John Eustace is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Daniel Drinkwater takes the free kick.
Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Blocked by Martin Taylor.
Effort on goal by Bobby Hassell from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
(Watford) makes a substitution, with Troy Deeney coming on for Mark Yeates.
Carl Dickinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim O'Brien. Bobby Hassell takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield by John Eustace results in a free kick. Stephen Foster takes the free kick.
David Perkins takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save.
Shot from 20 yards by Marvin Sordell. Save made by Luke Steele.
Andy Gray finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Barnsley 1-1 Watford.Jim O'Brien provided the assist for the goal.
Mark Yeates takes the outswinging corner, Jay McEveley makes a clearance.
Stephen Foster challenges Marvin Sordell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carl Dickinson crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Stephen Foster manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Jay McEveley, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.
Jacob Butterfield has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save.
Outswinging corner taken by Jacob Butterfield, Stephen Foster has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.
David Perkins has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Jay McEveley takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.
Unfair challenge on John Eustace by Daniel Drinkwater results in a free kick. Strike comes in from Mark Yeates from the free kick.
Marvin Sordell fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Barnsley 0-1 Watford.Mark Yeates provided the assist for the goal.
Marvin Sordell is caught offside. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Jacob Butterfield produces a left-footed shot from close range that goes over the bar.
Shot by Jacob Butterfield from just outside the area goes over the net.
The ball is swung over by Cameron Park, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.
Andy Gray challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the free kick.
Short corner worked by Jacob Butterfield.
Shot from just outside the box by John Eustace goes over the bar.
Daniel Drinkwater produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line, clearance made by Carl Dickinson.
Shot by Mark Yeates from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
Jacob Butterfield has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jacob Butterfield, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Bobby Hassell, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.
Andreas Weimann is ruled offside. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Jonathan Hogg produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates, Luke Steele makes a comfortable save.
The ball is sent over by Bobby Hassell, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
The offside flag is raised against Andy Gray. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.
The ball is delivered by Jim O'Brien, clearance by Carl Dickinson.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the right by-line, clearance by John Eustace.
David Perkins takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.
Barnsley's injury worries ease
Barnsley's injury crisis has eased slightly with Ricardo Vaz Te and Nathan Doyle ready to return when Watford visit Oakwell.
Manager Keith Hill has been without a host of players in recent weeks, but Vaz Te has recovered from a thigh muscle tear while Doyle is back following a groin injury.
The Tykes' casualty list already included four players and winger Matty Done has joined those sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Summer signing Craig Davies (groin), teenager Reuben Noble-Lazarus (ankle), defender Miles Addison (ankle) and midfielder Goran Lovre (knee) will all miss out again.
Following a poor start to the season Hill's side are now unbeaten in three games, but Done's injury means he will have to make an enforced change from the side which drew with Leicester.
Watford boss Sean Dyche is likely to keep faith with an unchanged XI for the third successive match for the Championship clash.
Dyche guided the Hornets to both their first win of the season and his first since taking charge over the summer as they triumphed 2-0 at Reading last weekend, coming after their 2-2 draw against Birmingham.
And with no new injury or suspension problems to the side involved at the Madejski Stadium, Dyche is likely to go again with the same set-up at Oakwell.
Lee Hodson is a doubt with a knee injury, but the defender did not make Dyche`s matchday 16 last weekend.
Striker Chris Iwelumo returned to the bench against the Royals and was introduced for the last couple of minutes, before getting 90 minutes under his belt in a midweek behind-closed-doors friendly against MK Dons.
Fellow forward Joe Garner is still awaiting his first start for the club following his deadline-day switch having also stepped off the bench.
Tykes fail to make chances pay
Barnsley failed to capitalise on their dominance and were left to claim just a point from a 1-1 draw against Watford, having been forced to come from behind.
The Tykes, still to win at Oakwell in the npower Championship this term, hit a post after just 55 seconds through David Perkins and that set the tone for the afternoon.
The ever-busy Jacob Butterfield, captaining Barnsley for the first time, wasted a gilt-edged opportunity before Marvin Sordell, completely against the run of play, was presented with an easy tap-in to hand the Hornets a half-time advantage.
Keith Hill's side continued to boss matters after the break and finally drew level in the 57th minute when Andy Gray headed home from close range.
But neither team, with just one win apiece going into the game, could force a winner, and Watford must take plaudits for a resilient display.
Barnsley were forced into two changes after striker Danny Hynes sustained a hamstring injury in the pre-match warm-up, on-loan Middlesbrough winger Cameron Park coming in for his Tykes debut, with Jay McEveley the other new face.
Hornets boss Sean Dyche named an unchanged XI for the third successive match having registered Watford`s first win of the season and his first since taking charge over in the summer with last weekend's 2-0 triumph at Reading.
But the celebrations of seven days ago were a distant memory within the first minute at Oakwell as Perkins fired a shot from the edge of the penalty area which rebounded off a post, hit Hornets goalkeeper Scott Loach and went behind for a corner.
Both sides fired wayward strikes off target amid a bright start to proceedings.
But it was the hosts who were posing the far greater threat in attack and Danny Drinkwater went close when his 25-yard strike drifted narrowly wide of Loach's post.
Further efforts flew over the crossbar at either end, before Butterfield wasted a clear-cut chance to hand the Tykes a deserved lead.
Jim O'Brien's ball into the box was deflected into the midfielder's path but, with the goal at his mercy, the Barnsley skipper could only tap over from close range.
Watford then took a surprise half-time lead. Adrian Mariappa's long ball forward was headed on by Mark Yeates and Sordell was presented with an easy tap-in amid some sloppy defending.
The pattern of the game continued after the restart as the hosts continued to dominate, Butterfield with two early efforts from long distance.
And Hill's side finally got the reward they deserved after 57 minutes as Gray evaded his markers to head home O'Brien's early cross.
Bobby Hassell's surging run was followed by a disappointing finish before the central figure of Butterfield saw his strike blocked by Martin Taylor.
The hosts' endeavours stalled over the final 20 minutes and it was Watford who were left the happier of the two sides come the final whistle.
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