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Barnsley v Peterborough

Barnsley
vs.
Peterborough

Oakwell

Tuesday 2nd October 2012

7.45pm

Barnsley entertain bottom the table Peterborough who will come to Oakwell in raised spirits following their first win of the season away at Hull City on Saturday.

Vital Quotes:

Barnsley Team News:

Barnsley are expected to make one change from the team that drew with Ipswich with John Stones expected to come in at right back. Although Luke Steele could also come in to contention for a recall.

Bobby Hassell is available following suspension but again is expected to miss out on the match day squad.

Player to watch: Stones

Peterborough Team News:

Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson is hoping to start the same 11 that beat Hull City at the weekend.

New loan signing Saido Berahino could feature from the bench.

Player to watch: Sinclair

Match Facts & Stats

Barnsley and Peterborough both have 13 wins each from 30 previous competitive meetings.

Barnsley are unbeaten in six league matches against the posh and did the double over them last season. The away tie for Barnsley being very eventful. The reds raced in to a 3 - 0 lead but were then pegged back to 3 - 3 before coming away with all three points winning 4 - 3 in the end.

Peterborough last beat Barnsley in March 2004. The score on that day 1 - 0.

Barnsley sit lowest in the table out of the four teams who still hold an unbeaten home record.

Match Prediction:

Back to winning ways for the reds. I predict Barnsley 2 - 1 Peterborough.

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Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Tuesday October 2 2012
Time: 1:52PM

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