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  • Date:14 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:22,116
  • Dyer (14)
  • Gray (11) Gray (33)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:05 +4.05

The offside flag is raised against Matty Done. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

91:30 +1.30

Centre by Jay McEveley, clearance by Paul Konchesky.

90:45 +0.45

Unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Craig Davies results in a free kick. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

89:31

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save. Scott Wiseman replaces Ricardo Vaz Te.

87:09

Effort from a long way out by Neil Danns goes wide right of the target.

82:34

The referee penalises David Nugent for handball. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

79:35

Lloyd Dyer produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

78:43

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Davies. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

74:41

Ricardo Vaz Te challenges Aleksandar Tunchev unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ricardo Vaz Te goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

72:57

Jermaine Beckford comes on in place of Paul Gallagher.

71:41

Unfair challenge on Matt Mills by Ricardo Vaz Te results in a free kick. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

70:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Peltier on David Perkins. Lee Peltier is cautioned. Matt Mills goes into the referee's book. Jimmy McNulty restarts play with the free kick.

68:33

Matty Done takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

66:37

Close range shot by Andy King goes over the bar. Craig Davies is brought on as a substitute for Miles Addison.

65:04

Effort from just outside the area by Ricardo Vaz Te goes over the target.

63:27

Richie Wellens fouled by Miles Addison, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Konchesky takes the direct free kick.

60:25

Matty Done on for Chris Dagnall.

60:07

Paul Gallagher decides to take the corner short.

54:54

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Andy King takes a shot.

54:07

Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line.

53:09

Foul by Ricardo Vaz Te on Neil Danns, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Ricardo Vaz Te.

52:18

The assistant referee signals for offside against Neil Danns. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

51:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Mills by Andy Gray. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

50:48

Neil Danns challenges Ricardo Vaz Te unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Steele takes the direct free kick.

49:16

Effort on goal by Neil Danns from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

48:30

Andy King fouled by Daniel Drinkwater, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Miles Addison manages to make a clearance.

46:21 +1.21

Shot by Ricardo Vaz Te from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

40:43

Miles Addison challenges Andy King unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee books Miles Addison for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Matt Mills.

39:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Nugent on Bobby Hassell. The referee cautions David Nugent for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.

37:23

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

35:25

A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Stephen Foster. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line.

33:10

Andy Gray finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Leicester 1-2 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Daniel Drinkwater.

32:13

Richie Wellens concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Dagnall. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.

31:33

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Stephen Foster gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Gallagher.

29:52

Lee Peltier concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Dagnall. Jay McEveley restarts play with the free kick.

28:41

The offside flag is raised against Andy Gray. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

28:11

The official flags Lloyd Dyer offside. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

27:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Danns on Chris Dagnall. Miles Addison takes the direct free kick.

20:36

Foul by Chris Dagnall on Neil Danns, free kick awarded. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

18:08

The offside flag is raised against Chris Dagnall. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

14:37

A goal is scored by Lloyd Dyer from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Barnsley.Lee Peltier provided the assist for the goal.

11:21

The ball is delivered by Daniel Drinkwater, Andy Gray gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Barnsley.Daniel Drinkwater provided the assist for the goal.

10:28

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Miles Addison.

10:00

David Perkins concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

8:57

Unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te by Matt Mills results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jay McEveley, clearance made by Andy King.

8:25

Chris Dagnall concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Crncic. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

6:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Peltier on David Perkins. Free kick taken by Jay McEveley.

4:19

Lloyd Dyer fouled by Stephen Foster, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Gallagher fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Luke Steele. Paul Gallagher takes a outswinging corner. Paul Gallagher sends in a cross, Luke Steele makes a save.

1:46

Paul Gallagher takes the inswinging corner, Andy Gray makes a clearance.

0:48

The offside flag is raised against Bobby Hassell. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Schlupp missing for Foxes Jeffrey Schlupp is out for Leicester as they prepare for the visit of Barnsley. The 19-year-old has a knee injury and is missing along with fellow strikers Steve Howard, who is suspended, and Darius Vassell, who is out for the season with cruciate ligament damage. Manager Nigel Pearson will also have to do without defensive duo Sol Bamba and John Pantsil who are on African Nations Cup duty with Ivory Coast and Ghana respectively. Full-backs Paul Konchesky and Lee Peltier recovered from knocks to play in last week's FA Cup draw with Nottingham Forest and should retain their starting places. Academy product Liam Moore is back in contention after being cup-tied last week. Barnsley's new signing Chris Dagnall could make his debut. Dagnall, who played under Tykes boss Keith Hill when the pair were at Rochdale, joined for an undisclosed fee from Scunthorpe last week but was ineligible for the FA Cup defeat to Swansea. Skipper Jacob Butterfield is sidelined for the rest of the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury and winger Jim O'Brien is not expected to return from a stomach muscle problem. But fellow midfielder Danny Drinkwater (thigh) was back against Swansea and is likely to feature once more. Striker Ricardo Vaz Te scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season last week and will continue his partnership up front alongside Craig Davies. Strikers Andy Gray and Reuben Noble-Lazarus, defenders Scott Wiseman and Rob Edwards and teenage midfielder Paul Digby are all pushing for a place in the starting line-up.

Formation:433Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Lee Peltier
  • Aleksandar Tunchev
  • Matt Mills
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Richie Wellens
  • Neil Danns
  • Andy King
  • Paul Gallagher
  • David Nugent
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Jermaine Beckford
  • Yuki Abe
  • Tom Kennedy

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Match Report

Gray at the double to lift Tykes Andy Gray's first-half double helped Barnsley edge out Leicester 2-1 at the King Power Stadium. Just three places separated the sides prior to the encounter, with the Foxes sitting two points above the Tykes in 13th. Despite going into the game on the back of just one win in their last six games, Barnsley took the lead when Gray converted Daniel Drinkwater's well-directed cross. The hosts hit back impressively, though, and restored parity through Lloyd Dyer's fine finish before Gray's diving header put Keith Hill's men back ahead. Leicester, targeting back-to-back league victories for the first time this season, desperately tried to get back into the game. However, they were restricted to half chances and, in the end, failed to claim a second win in their last seven league games. Richie Wellens and Dyer returned to the Foxes' starting XI, but the sides - both playing 4-3-3 -largely cancelled each other out in the opening exchanges. It came as a surprise, therefore, when Gray opened the scoring in the 12th minute. Drinkwater was instrumental, profiting from Ricardo Vaz Te's fine work to send in a delicious centre, which Gray was on hand to prod home. That goal seemed to spur Nigel Pearson's side on and the scores were level three minutes later as Dyer raced on to Matt Mills' wonderful ball over the top and produced a clinical finish. Leicester began to dominate proceedings thereafter, with David Nugent looking particularly threatening. But they were hit with a sucker-punch 11 minutes before half-time as Vaz Te and Drinkwater combined once more, the latter again sending in a fine cross, allowing Gray to head home. Barnsley almost added to their lead just after the interval, but Kasper Schmeichel was on hand save at the feet of Vaz Te. But the Foxes were enjoying the better of proceedings and came agonisingly close to levelling things up as Nugent headed against the crossbar. The end-to-end nature of the game continued, though, with Vaz Te striking just over after Wellens' effort hit the side netting. Schmeichel again had to be on high alert moments later, saving substitute Matty Done's effort. Pearson brought on Jermaine Beckford as the hosts searched for an equaliser, but it was Dyer threatening once more as he hit just over after cleverly working an opening. That was as much as Leicester could muster, though, with the visitors holding on comfortably to claim the points.

Form Guide

    LDLDDW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • WLLLWL

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 10/09/2011
  • Leicester
  • 4 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 05/02/2011
  • 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

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • D Nugent 8
  • A King 4
  • P Gallagher 3
  • P Konchesky 2
  • D Vassell 2
  • N Danns 2
  • J Beckford 2
  • R Wellens 1
  • L Dyer 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • S Bamba 1
  • J Schlupp 1
  • Y Abe 1

Barnsley

  • R Vaz Te 10
  • C Davies 8
  • J Butterfield 5
  • A Gray 3
  • M Done 2
  • S Foster 1
  • J McNulty 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • D Drinkwater 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 33
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Barnsley

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 35
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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