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Paul Taylor takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.
Tommy Rowe produces a cross, clearance made by Luke Steele.
Ryan Tunnicliffe takes a shot.
Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele. Shot on goal by Lee Tomlin from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Lee Tomlin produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
Tommy Rowe takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Joe Lewis makes a save.
Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Joe Lewis makes a save.
Centre by Jim O'Brien, Gabriel Zakuani makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Jim O'Brien, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.
Free kick awarded for a foul by George Boyd on Scott Wiseman. Jim O'Brien takes the indirect free kick.
Craig Davies grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 3-4 Barnsley.Daniel Drinkwater provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is swung over by Tommy Rowe.
Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line played to the near post, Craig Davies takes a shot. Clearance by George Boyd.
Tommy Rowe takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Craig Davies is penalised for a handball. Ryan Bennett takes the free kick.
George Boyd produces a cross. Danny Haynes on for Nile Ranger. (Barnsley) makes a substitution, with Scott Wiseman coming on for Jay McEveley.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Nile Ranger. Joe Lewis restarts play with the free kick.
Jacob Butterfield takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Ricardo Vaz Te has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Lee Frecklington scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 3-3 Barnsley.George Boyd provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is crossed by Tommy Rowe, Close range headed effort by Lee Tomlin misses to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Ryan Bennett, A goal is scored by Ryan Bennett from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 2-3 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Lee Frecklington.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tommy Rowe by Daniel Drinkwater. Lee Frecklington takes the free kick.
Tommy Rowe fouled by Craig Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Tomlin.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Frecklington played to the near post, clearance by Stephen Foster. George Boyd finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 1-3 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Lee Tomlin.
Centre by George Boyd, Jimmy McNulty manages to make a clearance. Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Lee Frecklington on for Grant McCann. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Daniel Kearns coming on for Tom Kennedy. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Ryan Tunnicliffe coming on for Emile Sinclair.
Grant McCann takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.
Centre by Craig Alcock.
Ricardo Vaz Te finds the net with a goal from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-3 Barnsley.Jay McEveley provided the assist for the goal.
Jacob Butterfield takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Ricardo Vaz Te comes on in place of Matty Done.
The ball is delivered by Tommy Rowe, blocked by Bobby Hassell. Corner taken by Grant McCann from the left by-line played to the near post, Close range header by Tommy Rowe goes over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Grant McCann.
Corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield, clearance made by Tommy Rowe.
Gabriel Zakuani concedes a free kick for a foul on Nile Ranger. Free kick taken by Daniel Drinkwater.
Jacob Butterfield scores a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-2 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Daniel Drinkwater.
Jim O'Brien fouled by Tom Kennedy, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Foster takes the free kick.
Craig Davies sends in a cross, Craig Alcock manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Matty Done from the left by-line.
The offside flag is raised against Paul Taylor. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Lewis.
Nile Ranger is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Grant McCann.
Tommy Rowe sends in a cross, blocked by Jimmy McNulty. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann, Ryan Bennett takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Craig Alcock sends in a cross, Bobby Hassell manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Nile Ranger, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by George Boyd, Jim O'Brien manages to make a clearance.
Matty Done gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant McCann. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.
Jim O'Brien has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.
Jim O'Brien crosses the ball, blocked by Tom Kennedy.
Jim O'Brien fouled by Grant McCann, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Drinkwater produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Paul Taylor sends in a cross, George Boyd takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Tommy Rowe takes a shot. Jim O'Brien gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Grant McCann, Daniel Drinkwater makes a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann, clearance made by Daniel Drinkwater.
Foul by Jacob Butterfield on Tommy Rowe, free kick awarded. Tommy Rowe takes the indirect free kick, Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.
Grant McCann takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line to the near post, Craig Davies makes a clearance. Lee Tomlin produces a cross, Daniel Drinkwater gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line, save by Luke Steele.
The ball is crossed by Nile Ranger, Jim O'Brien scores a goal from a long way out to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-1 Barnsley.
Lee Tomlin produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
Lee Tomlin takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Kennedy on Jim O'Brien. Indirect free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.
Paul Taylor is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Centre by Matty Done.
Shot from long range by George Boyd goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Matty Done is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Lewis.
Grant McCann takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Freck back for Posh
Lee Frecklington will be fit to take his place in the Peterborough team against Barnsley at London Road.
Frecklington missed the defeat to Reading on Tuesday night due to a slight groin injury but the midfielder is ready to return at the weekend.
Fellow midfielder Tommy Rowe has been nursing a slight thigh problem since the 3-2 reverse at the Madejski Stadium but he is expected to be fit.
Defenders Mark Little, fit again after a groin injury, and Josh Thompson and midfielders Ryan Tunnicliffe and Daniel Kearns are options should manager Darren Ferguson wish to make any changes to his starting line-up.
With a second game in the space of five days, the odd change could be likely as Ferguson made no substitutions at Reading.
Barnsley will be without suspended midfielder David Perkins.
Perkins, a virtual ever-present in the side since arriving on a free transfer from Colchester in the summer, was sent off for two yellow card offences in last week's win at Leeds and sits out a one-game ban.
Danny Drinkwater, on loan from Manchester United, is expected to step up from the substitutes' bench in Perkins' absence.
Striker Andy Gray will return to the squad after missing the last two games due to an Achilles tendon injury.
Gray is likely to return to the bench as manager Keith Hill already has a welcome selection dilemma up front with Nile Ranger, who made his debut last week as a second-half substitute following his arrival from Newcastle, vying with Craig Davies, Ricardo Vaz Te and Danny Haynes for a place in the starting line-up.
Hill, whose side are chasing a third straight league win, has no new injury problems.
Davies punishes Posh in thriller
Craig Davies had the last word as Barnsley thwarted Peterborough's spirited comeback to earn a third successive npower Championship victory with a thrilling 4-3 triumph.
The Tykes stormed into a 2-0 lead by half-time at London Road thanks to goals from Jim O'Brien and Jacob Butterfield, and the heroics of Luke Steele in the visiting goal.
Ricardo Vaz Te added a third after the break but Peterborough raced back to equalise with strikes from George Boyd, Ryan Bennett and substitute Lee Frecklington.
But Davies condemned the Posh to a seventh defeat in their last eight league games with an unstoppable drive 10 minutes from time.
Steele had no respite throughout the first period, being summoned to catch Grant McCann's twisting long-range drive and watching Boyd's audacious strike sail just wide of goal in the first 10 minutes.
Lee Tomlin tested the former Manchester United stopper once more before the Tykes made an unlikely breakthrough in the 17th minute.
There was a touch of fortune about Jim O'Brien's first goal of the season. The Scottish midfielder dug out a speculative strike that took a wicked deflection off Posh defender Gabriel Zakauni, wrong-footed Joe Lewis and bounced into the home net.
McCann looked most likely to even up the scores, this time forcing Steele to tip a stinging effort around his post.
Boyd appeared in a good position once more on the half-hour mark, his snap-shot parried to safety by the under-siege Steele.
And a trio of stunning saves was complete with 38 minutes played as the 27-year-old goalkeeper confidently plucked a Bennett header out of the area.
If the home side thought they had thwarted the Tykes' determination to grab all three points at London Road, they were proved wrong on the cusp of half-time.
Danny Drinkwater sent a slide-rule pass across the penalty box for the waiting Butterfield to clip the ball into the top-left corner with consummate ease.
Darren Ferguson's charges may have received forceful words of encouragement from their boss at the interval, but it was not immediately in evidence as Barnsley made it three in the 55th minute.
Unopposed, Jay McEveley galloped forward, his pass finding the onrushing Vaz Te, who connected with the ball perfectly to curve gracefully beyond Lewis' reach.
Perhaps out of sheer panic, Ferguson opted to make all three of his substitutions at once with 30 minutes remaining.
Stephen Foster cleared a Frecklington corner as far as the lurking Tomlin, who picked out Boyd unmarked in the penalty box. The playmaker finally broke Steele's resolve by picking out the near corner and slotting home.
Their thirst for goals restored, Peterborough narrowed the deficit to a single goal in the 68th minute.
Frecklington, who had terrorised the Barnsley flanks since his introduction on the hour mark, played a clever one-two with Bennett, the latter taking a fine touch and smashing past the flailing Steele.
And to the horror of the travelling faithful, Frecklington turned scorer two minutes late, latching onto a clever pass from Boyd to gleefully beat Steele from 12 yards.
But the story was not yet written as Davies produced the late twist.
Drinkwater, the engineer of much of the Tykes' creativity in the first half, jinked inside on his right foot to tee up the ex-Chesterfield man, who drilled high into the net to seal victory.
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