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  • Date:05 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • Attendance:22,667
  • Gallagher (14) King (42)
    King (57) Naughton (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

88:56

Kyle Naughton scores a goal. Leicester 4-1 Barnsley.Hugo Colace receives a caution. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Shot by Matt Oakley. Luke Steele makes a save. Corner taken by Richie Wellens from the left by-line. Hugo Colace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Paul Gallagher takes the direct free kick.

85:38

Corner from left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher.

85:23

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

84:18

Andy King is cautioned by the ref for dissent. The official flags Paul Gallagher offside. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.

81:29

Jack Hobbs is brought on as a substitute for Souleymane Bamba. Reuben Noble-Lazarus on for Jacob Mellis. Matt Oakley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield. Free kick crossed by Kieran Trippier, save made by Chris Weale.

79:37

Short corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line. The offside flag is raised against Frank Nouble. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.

79:05

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ben Mee.

75:32

Jacob Mellis fouled by Matt Oakley, the ref awards a free kick. Kieran Trippier takes the indirect free kick.

73:01

Jacob Butterfield on for Garry O'Connor.

72:44

Garry O'Connor produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

72:20

Patrick Van Aanholt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kieran Trippier. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Steele.

71:41

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jacob Mellis. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

70:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba by Garry O'Connor. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Weale.

68:38

Richie Wellens takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

65:06

Hugo Colace is brought on as a substitute for Diego Arismendi.

64:08

Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.

61:21

Lloyd Dyer joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darius Vassell. Yuki Abe goes off and Matt Oakley comes on.

60:23

Foul by Matthew Hill on Kyle Naughton, free kick awarded. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

59:36

Unfair challenge on Darius Vassell by Matthew Hill results in a free kick. Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.

57:49

A goal is scored by Andy King from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 3-1 Barnsley.

56:35

The offside flag is raised against Frank Nouble. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

51:17

Shot by Richie Wellens from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

50:04

Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

49:23

Yuki Abe challenges Danny Haynes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nathan Doyle.

48:06

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell by Diego Arismendi. Richie Wellens takes the indirect free kick.

47:01

The offside flag is raised against Patrick Van Aanholt. Luke Steele takes the free kick.

44:33

Danny Haynes is caught offside. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

42:53

Andy King fires in a goal from inside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 2-0 Barnsley.

40:25

The ball is sent over by Kieran Trippier, Chris Weale makes a save.

37:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darius Vassell on Frank Nouble. Jacob Mellis produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

36:06

Bobby Hassell takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

33:51

Kieran Trippier is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Paul Gallagher.

32:20

Outswinging corner taken by Jacob Mellis.

28:47

Jacob Mellis is cautioned. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by Jacob Mellis. Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.

27:50

Centre by Patrick Van Aanholt.

25:47

Yuki Abe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Haynes. Luke Steele takes the free kick.

24:29

Ben Mee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garry O'Connor. Free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.

23:40

Foul by Kieran Trippier on Paul Gallagher, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Weale.

22:32

Garry O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuki Abe. Free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

20:48

Booking for Diego Arismendi. Diego Arismendi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell. Patrick Van Aanholt produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick,

19:44

The referee blows for offside against Danny Haynes. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.

15:42

Corner taken by Jacob Mellis from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Bobby Hassell goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

14:31

Paul Gallagher scores a goal from long distance to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Barnsley.

10:12

The referee blows for offside. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

7:51

Yuki Abe challenges Garry O'Connor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bobby Hassell takes the indirect free kick.

7:17

Jacob Mellis challenges Yuki Abe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Mee takes the free kick.

5:21

The assistant referee flags for offside against Frank Nouble. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

2:44

Nathan Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuki Abe. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball in from the free kick.

Match Preview

Gallagher could start for Leicester Paul Gallagher could return to the Leicester starting line-up for the visit of Barnsley. The forward missed the home win over Millwall a fortnight ago with a knee injury sustained during the FA Cup replay defeat to Manchester City at Eastlands. He returned to action as a second-half substitute against Sheffield United on Tuesday night and suffered no ill effects following a 30-minute cameo at Bramall Lane. Chelsea left-back Patrick Van Aanholt made his debut against the Blades and the Dutchman should keep his place to make his first home appearance. Sven-Goran Eriksson does have options should he wish to freshen things up. Bruno Berner, Jack Hobbs, Matt Oakley, Steve Howard and Martyn Waghorn all started on the bench in midweek. Meanwhile, Barnsley skipper Stephen Foster is rated 50/50 for his side's clash at manager Mark Robins' former club. Foster has missed the last two matches due to a gashed shin sustained in the recent win at Doncaster and, if he is not ready, Robins will retain a back four of Jason Shackell, Matt Hill, Bobby Hassell and Kieran Trippier. Robins revealed several unspecified players were carrying knocks picked up in the midweek win over Preston and could face late fitness tests, while long-term absentees Jay McEveley and Luke Potter are still out with their respective knee injuries. Recent loan signings Jacob Mellis, from Chelsea, and Frank Nouble, from West Ham, are both expected to retain their places in Robins' starting line-up, while Jacob Butterfield and Jim O'Brien are pushing for recalls.

Formation:433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

Formation: 4231Manager: Mark Robins

Barnsley

  • Chris Weale
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Ben Mee
  • Patrick Van Aanholt
  • Richie Wellens
  • Yuki Abe
  • Andy King
  • Darius Vassell
  • Ayegbeni Yakubu
  • Paul Gallagher
  • SUBS
  • Ricardo Pereira
  • Matt Oakley
  • Steve Howard
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Bruno Berner
  • Jack Hobbs

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Match Report

King reigns again for Leicester Andy King took his goal tally for the season to 13 with a double against Barnsley as Leicester continued their assault on the npower Championship play-offs with a 4-1 victory at the Walkers Stadium. Paul Gallacher marked his 50th Football League start with a superb 30-yard strike to give Leicester the lead after 15 minutes. Wales international midfielder King made it 2-0 two minutes before half-time but Jacob Mellis scored in first-half injury time to give Barnsley hope going into the break. King restored the two-goal cushion just before the hour mark before Kyle Naughton completed the scoring with another long-range cracker in the final minute. It secured a fifth win in six league matches for Sven-Goran Eriksson`s side, who are up to eighth in the table and three points shy of the play-off positions. After a quiet start to the game, Gallacher brought the Walkers Stadium to its feet with a magnificent right-foot shot into the top corner from Richie Wellens` pass. Wellens was involved again when King doubled Leicester`s lead in the 43rd minute. He gave the ball to Ayegbeni Yakubu, who laid it off to King and he beat Barnsley keeper Luke Steele at the second attempt. Barnsley had the ball in the net immediately afterwards, but the effort was ruled out for offside. However, Mellis did get them back into the game when his shot from the edge of the area found the bottom corner. Gallacher and Wellens threatened before King scored his second goal of the game - a low, 18-yard drive after 58 minutes. Garry O'Connor shot wide for Barnsley midway through the second half in a rare attack from the South Yorkshire side. Steele produced two fine saves late on, palming away shots from Yakubu and substitute Matt Oakley. But he was beaten for a fourth time in the 89th minute when Naughton let fly from 30 yards out.

Form Guide

    LWWDWW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • WLDWLW

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 06/11/2010
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 26/01/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 22/08/2009
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 19/04/2008
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 27/10/2007
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 28/04/2007

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 10
  • D Vassell 3
  • L Dyer 3
  • P Gallagher 3
  • M Waghorn 3
  • S Howard 2
  • A Yakubu 2
  • S Bamba 2
  • K Naughton 2
  • B Berner 1
  • R Wellens 1
  • F Moussa 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Barnsley

  • G O'Connor 4
  • D Haynes 3
  • A Gray 2
  • G Lovre 2
  • N Doyle 2
  • J Shackell 2
  • B Hassell 1
  • M Hill 1
  • J McEveley 1
  • HR Colace 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • DH Arismendi 1
  • J Butterfield 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 42
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Barnsley

    • Total goals 81
    • Goals per game 35
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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