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  • English Npower Championship
  • 29 December 2012, 3:00pm
  • Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance: 9,153
BarnsleyBarnsleyvBlackburnBlackburn
1
  • Dawson, 76
3
  • King, 29
  • Rochina, 44
  • Rhodes, 90+8

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Match ends, Barnsley 1, Blackburn Rovers 3.

90+8 mins:Second Half ends, Barnsley 1, Blackburn Rovers 3.

90+8 mins:Goal! Barnsley 1, Blackburn Rovers 3. Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

90+7 mins:Attempt missed. John Stones (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

90+6 mins:Attempt missed. Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

90+5 mins:Attempt saved. Emile Sinclair (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is saved.

90+4 mins:Foul by Adam Henley (Blackburn Rovers).

90+4 mins:Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

90+3 mins:Foul by Emile Sinclair (Barnsley).

90+3 mins:Nuno Gomes (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

90+2 mins:Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Nuno Gomes tries a through ball, but Nuno Gomes is caught offside.

90+2 mins:Attempt missed. Nuno Gomes (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left.

90 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Nuno Gomes replaces Joshua King.

81 mins:Foul by Marcus Tudgay (Barnsley).

81 mins:Jake Kean (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

76 mins:Goal! Barnsley 1, Blackburn Rovers 2. Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

71 mins:Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Barnsley).

71 mins:Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

70 mins:Substitution, Barnsley. Emile Sinclair replaces Craig Davies.

70 mins:Attempt missed. Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

69 mins:Corner, Barnsley.

67 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Marcus Olsson replaces Rubén Rochina.

65 mins:Offside, Barnsley. Marcus Tudgay tries a through ball, but Marcus Tudgay is caught offside.

63 mins:Attempt saved. Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

61 mins:Attempt missed. Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

58 mins:Foul by Stephen Dawson (Barnsley).

58 mins:Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

58 mins:Attempt saved. James O'Brien (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

57 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

57 mins:Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

54 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers.

54 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers.

53 mins:Foul by James O'Brien (Barnsley).

53 mins:Danny Murphy (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

52 mins:Attempt missed. Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

52 mins:Corner, Barnsley.

50 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers.

49 mins:Jimmy McNulty (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

49 mins:Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Barnsley).

49 mins:Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

46 mins:Foul by Craig Davies (Barnsley).

46 mins:Adam Henley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

46 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

46 mins:Marcus Tudgay (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

46 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Colin Kazim-Richards replaces Simon Vukcevic.

46 mins:Substitution, Barnsley. John Stones replaces Scott Wiseman.

46 mins:Substitution, Barnsley. Reuben Noble-Lazarus replaces Matt Done.

Second Half begins Barnsley 0, Blackburn Rovers 2.

45+4 mins:First Half ends, Barnsley 0, Blackburn Rovers 2.

45+3 mins:Attempt saved. Craig Davies (Barnsley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

45+2 mins:Simon Vukcevic (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

45+2 mins:Foul by Simon Vukcevic (Blackburn Rovers).

45+2 mins:Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

45+1 mins:Attempt saved. Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

45 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

45 mins:Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

44 mins:Goal! Barnsley 0, Blackburn Rovers 2. Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jordan Rhodes.

43 mins:Corner, Barnsley.

40 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

40 mins:James O'Brien (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

39 mins:Foul by Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers).

39 mins:Matt Done (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

39 mins:Foul by Marcus Tudgay (Barnsley).

39 mins:Scott Dann (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

38 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

38 mins:Scott Wiseman (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

38 mins:Foul by Craig Davies (Barnsley).

38 mins:Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

37 mins:Foul by James O'Brien (Barnsley).

37 mins:Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

36 mins:Attempt blocked. Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

35 mins:Foul by Steve Foster (Barnsley).

35 mins:Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

33 mins:Foul by Danny Murphy (Blackburn Rovers).

33 mins:David Perkins (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

32 mins:Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

30 mins:Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Barnsley).

30 mins:Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

29 mins:Goal! Barnsley 0, Blackburn Rovers 1. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

29 mins:Attempt saved. James O'Brien (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

24 mins:Hand ball by Craig Davies (Barnsley).

23 mins:Attempt missed. Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

19 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers.

18 mins:Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Barnsley).

18 mins:Danny Murphy (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

17 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers.

17 mins:Attempt saved. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

16 mins:Foul by Craig Davies (Barnsley).

16 mins:Adam Henley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

12 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

12 mins:Stephen Dawson (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

10 mins:Foul by Matt Done (Barnsley).

10 mins:Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick.

10 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

10 mins:David Perkins (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

9 mins:Attempt missed. Craig Davies (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

8 mins:Attempt blocked. Craig Davies (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

8 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

8 mins:David Perkins (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

6 mins:Attempt blocked. James O'Brien (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

4 mins:Corner, Barnsley.

4 mins:Corner, Barnsley.

3 mins:Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).

3 mins:Scott Wiseman (Barnsley) wins a free kick.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

  • English Npower Championship
  • 29 December 2012, 3:00pm
  • Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance: 9,153
BarnsleyBarnsleyvBlackburnBlackburn
1
  • Dawson, 76
3
  • King, 29
  • Rochina, 44
  • Rhodes, 90+8

match report

Managerless Blackburn put two days of off-field turmoil behind them to record a 3-1 win at Championship strugglers Barnsley.

Henning Berg was sacked as manager on Thursday following one win in 10 games at the helm.

Rovers' senior coaching staff were also shown the door and, under the caretaker control of reserve-team boss Gary Bowyer, it was the only signing of Berg's 57-day reign that opened the scoring at Oakwell.

On-loan Manchester United forward Josh King bundled home before the half hour and a sublime individual effort on the stroke of half-time from Ruben Rochina gave Blackburn breathing space.

Stephen Dawson reduced the arrears during a lacklustre second half, the closing stages of which were marred by the sight of Barnsley forward Marcus Tudgay receiving lengthy treatment following a collision with Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean and leaving the field on a stretcher.

That reduced Keith Hill's side to 10 men having used all their substitutions and, in the eighth of nine additional minutes, Jordan Rhodes muscled his way on to Jason Lowe's long ball to seal Blackburn's triumph and send Barnsley to the foot of the table.

Barnsley almost took the lead in the ninth minute when Scott Dann's botched clearance presented Craig Davies with an opportunity but Rovers managed to scramble clear.

Davies had the ball in the net with 17 minutes played but the whistle had gone for a foul on Adam Henley and Blackburn then began to make most of the running.

Blackburn opened the scoring when straight from a Kean clearance, King raced clear of the Tykes backline and, although Luke Steele saved his initial effort, the rebound struck him and bobbled into the net.

Rovers remained on the front foot and were rewarded in style by Rochina.

Wiseman backed off the advancing former Barcelona B playmaker, who stormed into the penalty area and lashed past Steele at his near post.

Sub Colin Kazim-Richards almost extended Blackburn's lead in the 54th minute, seeing a shot deflected behind. That opportunity was inventively set-up by Rochina and Blackburn let the initiative slip after he limped off midway through the half.

Barnsley sensed the opportunity and, with 14 minutes to go, Dawson lashed home emphatically from 20 yards. The host's charge for an equaliser was concluded without Tudgay - leading to the huge allocation of injury time that Rhodes crowned with his 12th Blackburn goal in 21 starts.

team line-up

1Luke Steele
15Jimmy McNulty
6Steve Foster
14Scott Wiseman46
3Scott Golbourne
11David Perkins
7Stephen Dawson
10Matt Done46
8James O'Brien
29Marcus Tudgay
9Craig Davies70

substitutes

28Jonathan Greening
24Reuben Noble-Lazarus46
27Emile Sinclair70
34John Stones46
16Marlon Harewood
30Lukas Lidakevicius
2Robert Hassell

referee

Andy D'Urso

team line-up

34Jake Kean
31Grant Hanley
16Scott Dann
27Adam Henley
3Martin Olsson
13Danny Murphy
6Jason Lowe
33Simon Vukcevic46
15Joshua King90
23Rubén Rochina67
11Jordan Rhodes

substitutes

4Nuno Henrique
38Diogo Rosado
39Colin Kazim-Richards46
24Josh Morris
30Sebastian Usai
14Marcus Olsson67
21Nuno Gomes90

referee

Andy D'Urso

match stats

possession %5346
shots on target65
shots off target53
corners55
tackles won00
offsides11