Fleetwood is in 21st place in League One with 28 points. A few steps lead a fierce battle to save from relegation and has a very good chance because it is the first demoted, one point above the first band. Regarding during the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, they benefited from a walkover in the first round, going directly into sixteenths, where they met a colleague suffering from League One, Shrewsbury, which defeated limit 2 -1. In eighths produced surprise, eliminating a Sheffield United, all borderline 1-0, following that in the quarters to move to the brink of a modest League Two team, Morecambe, 2-0, being their most emphatic victory of the way. Well, in the semifinals they met with Barnsley, in the first match and drew 1-1, which is why this meeting is a replay of that match.
Barnsley is the revelation of League One, with wins on the line in the previous five meetings, however, occupy a middle ranking, 12, with 39 points. Impressive is not only that they won on the line, but that in this range have a goal difference of 13-2. During their trophy was very interesting and I say this because every time they imposed limit. In the first round were willing Scunthorpe band that had defeated 2-1, the same score that was imposed in sixteenths, against those of Bradford and optimum York. The first opponent really interesting came in the quarterfinals when Barnsley received the visit of Wigan, who managed to expel 3-2.