Tuesday starting at 21:45 Barnsley will meet Newcastle in a match of the round number 13 of the Championship.
Home team is ranked 11th with a total of 16 points.
Barnsley had a good start to the season recording 5 wins in the first seven stages. Then came a fateful period for the band led by Danny Wilson. Thus, “Red” are without a win in last 5 games. During this period it was defeated 4 times and scored only 1 point.
An interesting fact is that the hosts 12 of the 13 rounds so far scored at least one goal each. The only game that has not scored, was traveling from Brighton, confrontation ended 2-0.
On the other side, the visiting team is the main favorite of the bookmakers to win this division. Currently ranked 2nd with a total of 25 points, just one point away against Norwich leader.
Newcastle started the season with two defeats surprising. Then coach Rafa Benitez put things in order and followed five wins and a goal exceptional, 15-1. For “magpie” came again a misstep, a surprising defeat at home 2-0 with Wolverhampton. In utimele four matches played, guests are unbeaten, period in which obtained 10 points.
Benitez’s band has the best attack in the league with 25 goals and is the team’s leading scorer D. Gayle who scored 9 times in 12 stages so far.
The hosts will be missing S. D’Almeida, Janko S., A. White, Scowen J., and A. Armstrong, while Hourihane C. is uncertain.
Barnsley Probable team: Davies- Yiadom, MacDonald, Roberts, Kpekawa- Kent, Morsy, Hourihane, Hammil- Winnall, Watkins
In this confrontation, guests will not be able to count on Aarons R., Elliott R. and M. Haidara
Newcastle Probable team: Darlow- Anita, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett- Colback, Shelvey- Atsu, Diame, Gayle Goufran