Date: 24th July 2017 at 8:12am
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Barnsley were set to hold Huddersfield, of course linked with Andy Yiadom during the summer, to a draw before the Premier League side snatched a last minute winner.

An Oakwell stalemate was on the cards but after Sean Scannell’s header hit the crossbar, denying Barnsley a goal, Huddersfield won it when Steve Mounie chipped Adam Davies to win it for Town.

Barnsley XI: Davies; Yiadom, MacDonald, Lindsay, Fryers; Mowatt, Moncur, Williams (Mallan), Hammill; Ugbo (Brown), Payne (Bradshaw).

It goes without saying Paul Heckingbottom would have preferred it if Barnsley hadn’t been beaten but the Reds boss has told the Star a competitive game against a good Premier League side gave him plenty to be positive about.

‘The game was good. There were a lot of positives to take from it. It was a competitive game and we were tested in lots of different ways against a very good side.’

The challenge had been exactly what Heckingbottom had been looking for with Huddersfield’s chances coming from Barnsley’s mistakes, something to learn from.

‘It was what we wanted and we got some really good things out of it. We were very good out of possession and their chances came from our mistakes.’

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