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Jim O'Brien is ruled offside. Brian Easton comes on in place of Kieran Trippier. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Kieran Trippier challenges Jim O'Brien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jim O'Brien delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Ben Mee manages to make a clearance.
Chris McCann takes a shot. Korey Smith gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall by Michael Duff. Booking for Michael Duff for unsporting behaviour. Jim O'Brien restarts play with the free kick, Effort on goal by Dean Marney from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Corner taken by Kieran Trippier played to the near post, clearance by Jim O'Brien.
Ross Wallace goes off and Marvin Bartley comes on. Danny Ings is brought on as a substitute for Charlie Austin.
The ball is crossed by Jim O'Brien, Shot from deep inside the area by Scott Wiseman clears the crossbar.
Effort from inside the area by Charlie Austin misses to the left of the target.
Craig Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Edgar. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from inside the area by Josh McQuoid misses to the right of the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Craig Davies. Free kick taken by Michael Duff.
Jim O'Brien takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Duff. Outswinging corner taken by Jim O'Brien, Ben Mee manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Jim O'Brien on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.
Shot from just outside the box by Charlie Austin misses to the right of the target.
Kieran Trippier fouled by Jim O'Brien, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Ross Wallace from right wing.
Shot by Jay Rodriguez from inside the area bounces off the post. Charlie Austin finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 2-0 Barnsley.
Unfair challenge on Chris McCann by Chris Dagnall results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris McCann.
Charlie Austin challenges Scott Wiseman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Wiseman restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Davies takes a shot.
Unfair challenge on Josh McQuoid by Nathan Doyle results in a free kick. Kieran Trippier takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Chris McCann by Andy Gray results in a free kick. David Edgar takes the direct free kick.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Jay Rodriguez has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Gray on David Edgar. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Header by Chris McCann from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Dean Marney on Chris Dagnall, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jim O'Brien from left channel.
Dean Marney challenges Jim O'Brien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Davies fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Gray on Michael Duff. Direct free kick taken by Michael Duff.
David Perkins goes off and Nathan Doyle comes on. Chris Dagnall joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matty Done.
Charlie Austin takes a shot. Luke Steele manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Kieran Trippier from the right by-line. Corner taken right-footed by Kieran Trippier.
Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace.
Unfair challenge on Kieran Trippier by Matty Done results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Ross Wallace from right wing, Rob Edwards makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Kieran Trippier, Michael Duff takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross Wallace.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Wallace by David Perkins. Free kick taken by Chris McCann.
Ben Mee takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Korey Smith challenges Chris McCann unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dean Marney takes the free kick.
Ben Mee concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim O'Brien. Scott Wiseman restarts play with the free kick.
Jim O'Brien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Mee. Ben Mee takes the direct free kick.
Michael Tonge goes off and Jim O'Brien comes on.
Caution for Chris McCann.
Charlie Austin challenges Scott Wiseman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Wiseman takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Jay Rodriguez misses to the left of the target.
The ball is crossed by Scott Wiseman.
Ross Wallace takes a shot. Blocked by Rob Edwards.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Matty Done. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on Matty Done by Kieran Trippier results in a free kick. Jimmy McNulty restarts play with the free kick.
Header from deep inside the area by Charlie Austin goes over the bar.
Craig Davies takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
Craig Davies produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Scott Golbourne concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Wallace. A cross is delivered by Kieran Trippier, Header by Jay Rodriguez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Kieran Trippier takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Shot from outside the area by Dean Marney misses to the left of the goal.
Ross Wallace takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
A goal is scored by Jay Rodriguez from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 1-0 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Josh McQuoid.
Late tests for Clarets strikers
Burnley boss Eddie Howe will make a late decision on whether to include Martin Paterson and Danny Ings in his squad to face Barnsley.
Paterson injured his hamstring during last month's victory at Middlesbrough, while fellow forward Ings is yet to make his debut for the Clarets having suffered a serious knee injury shortly after joining from Bournemouth in August.
However, both players are back in training and Howe is hopeful they can play some part either against the Tykes or during Friday's trip to Reading.
"Fingers crossed we could re-introduce Danny Ings and Pato at some stage this week," the manager told Burnley's official website. "Ingsy and Pato will work extremely hard for you. They are athletic and will definitely add to our front line."
Winger Junior Stanislas is another hamstring victim having been struck down in the same game as Paterson and he is targeting a return against Millwall a week on Saturday.
Howe could make changes in midfield after Josh McQuoid and Marvin Bartley replaced Keith Treacy and Dean Marney at half-time during Saturday's lacklustre 2-0 defeat at Southampton.
Barnsley manager Keith Hill will choose his starting line-up from an unchanged squad.
The Tykes' scheduled league clash with Birmingham at Oakwell on Saturday was postponed and Hill is unlikely to alter his personnel.
Recent signing Scott Golbourne is hoping to make his full debut. The versatile left-sided player scored on his debut after stepping off the bench in the 2-1 defeat at Watford in Barnsley's last match.
Winger Jim O'Brien could come into contention for a place on the bench after being sidelined since Boxing Day with a groin injury, but another recent signing, former Leyton Oreint midfielder Stephen Dawson, must wait a while longer for his Tykes debut due to an ankle problem.
Hill is expected to keep faith with Craig Davies and Andy Gray up front, but Chris Dagnall is pushing for a recall, as is midfielder Nathan Doyle.
On-fire Rodriguez sinks Tykes
Jay Rodriguez maintained his hot streak in front of goal as Burnley got their play-off push back on track with a 2-0 home win over Barnsley.
Eddie Howe's Clarets had taken one point from their past two games but Rodriguez's 18th goal of the season in the third minute steadied the nerves at Turf Moor.
Barnsley only threatened sporadically and boss Keith Hill had used up all three of his substitutions as the second half got under way.
They nearly fashioned a way back into the the contest when Craig Davies rattled the home crossbar.
However, Burnley responded and gave themselves breathing space, with Charlie Austin on hand to end a six-game personal goal drought when Rodgriguez's 63rd minute cross came back off the post.
Howe's side have edged to within four points of the top six while back-to-back defeats mean Barnsley remain lodged in lower midtable.
Scott Golbourne came into the Barnsley defence for his full debut while Millwall loanee Josh McQuoid replaced Keith Treacy in the only change to the Burnley line-up.
McQuoid was heavily involved as the host made a flying start.
Ross Wallace cut back inside onto his left foot to cross from the right wing and McQuoid's knockdown at the far post left Rodriguez with a simple finish for his fourth goal in as many matches.
Wallace was causing Barnsley plenty of early problems down the right flank where he was ably supported by full-back Kieran Trippier, who stung the palms of visiting goalkeeper Luke Steele with an angled drive in the 12th minute.
Shortly afterwards Burnley's fans rose to give a warm ovation to club chairman Barry Kilby. The 62-year-old announced last week that he will step down at the end of the season after being diagnosed with cancer.
With 17 minutes gone, a crisp one-touch move involving Wallace, Rodriguez and Trippier ended with a backpedalling Austin heading over the Barnsley bar.
Shortly before the half hour Burnley captain Chris McCann appealed for a penalty after a coming together with Tykes defender Scott Wiseman on the edge of the area but referee Oliver Langford was unimpressed and responded by booking the Northern Ireland international for simulation.
The officials further irritated the home faithful in the 43rd minute when David Perkins appeared to clear Austin's header from Trippier's corner from behind the line but the goal was not given.
Howe's side did not allow the controversy to knock them out of their stride and after the resumption two delicious crosses from Trippier were headed narrowly off target by McCann and Rodriguez.
But Barnsley were threatening to edge their way into the match and Davies almost gave them an equaliser in the 56th minute when he thundered a 25-yard strike against the bar.
Burnley heeded the warning and the woodwork also played a part as they doubled their lead.
Dean Marney stormed forward from midfield to released Rodriguez and, when he hit the post, Austin was on hand to apply the finish.
McQuoid fizzed a volley just past the post before Burnley played out the closing stages comfortably and handed a debut to 19-year-old striker Danny Ings, who came on as substitute to end a six-month knee injury nightmare following his move from Bournemouth in August.
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