Two late objectives secured Valerien Ismael’s Barnsley all three factors as they beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 at Oakwell.
Callum Styles and Cauley Woodrow scored to win a troublesome recreation for the Reds, who climb to thirteenth within the Sky Bet Championship desk.
The Barnsley line-up remained unchanged from the aspect who beat Derby earlier than the worldwide break.
Forest boss Chris Hughton made two modifications with Ryan Yates and Joe Lolley changing Samba Sow and Sammy Ameobi, the latter included among the many substitutes.
Woodrow hit the crossbar within the eleventh minute when a by ball from Conor Chaplin discovered the Barnsley ahead whose shot from outdoors of the field was denied by the body of the objective.
Five minutes after Woodrow had hit the woodwork, it was Chaplin’s flip to fireplace onto the identical spot of the crossbar as Barnsley piled on the early stress.
Forest’s first threatening assault got here courtesy of Miguel Angel Guerrero within the seventeenth minute when the ahead was denied by goalkeeper Jack Walton.
Walton was as soon as once more known as to the rescue within the nineteenth minute, with the Tykes goalkeeper thwarting Lolley at point-blank vary.
It was then Lolley who sparked a Forest break and practically scored as they countered within the thirty seventh minute. the ahead discovered Guerrero with a by ball, just for the Spaniard to fireplace straight into the arms of Walton when one-on-one with the goalkeeper.
Barnsley midfielder Dominik Frieser got here shut shortly after the interval, heading vast from shut vary within the forty ninth minute.
Forest ahead Lyle Taylor was a whisker away from his fourth objective of the season within the 59th minute. Walton produced one other nice save to maintain out a powerful header that appeared destined to hit the web.
Barnsley supervisor Ismael made a change shortly after the hour-mark, sending on Herbie Kane instead of Matty James and Luke Thomas instead of Frieser.
Barnsley hit the crossbar for a 3rd time within the 72nd minute, with Woodrow unfortunate to not rating as luck continued to go towards the hosts.
Forest supervisor Hughton introduced on Luke Freeman for Guerrero within the 73rd minute and the substitute missed together with his first effort from outdoors of the field.
Ismael made two late modifications as Victor Adeboyejo changed Chaplin and Clarke Odour got here on for Alex Mowatt within the 81st minute.
But Styles broke the impasse for Barnsley within the eighty fifth minute with a thunderous strike that flew into the highest nook as Brice Samba appeared helpless.
A second objective for Barnsley secured all three factors when Woodrow lastly scored from the centre of the penalty field to make it 4 wins in 5 league video games for the Reds.
What the managers stated…
Barnsley’s Valerien Ismael: “It was not solely concerning the win however the best way we gained the sport. It was a very good recreation from each groups. High depth, superb high quality on the pitch. The Campionship is a really massive league.
“Our staff was very robust immediately. We began very nicely and hit the crossbar twice. We have been good within the first half-hour. We have been fortunate for certain in some conditions however Jack Walton did his job.”
Nottingham Forest’s Chris Hughton: “These are all powerful video games. On the steadiness of play, my opinion is that we have been the higher aspect. We created the higher possibilities by regular play. If you do not put your possibilities away then a ok aspect like Barnsley can presumably capitalise on that.
“We have not performed a nasty staff this season to this point this season. Barnsley saved going and appeared for his or her alternatives. Unfortunately, it did not occur for us immediately and it did for them. We’ve bought to be scoring objectives and if we’re not taking the alternatives then we proceed to place that stress on ourselves.”