Date: 27th January 2018 at 9:49pm
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Following today’s clash between Barnsley and Fulham, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Barnsley hosted Fulham at Oakwell on Saturday January 27, with the visitors taking a three one victory on the day.

The hosts took the lead through Liam Lindsay, but Fulham responded strongly in the second half, scoring four minutes after the restart to tie things up via Ryan Sessegnon. Kevin McDonald had Fulham ahead two minutes into stoppage time before Sessegnon then completed his brace to ensure they took all three points.

Barnsley had been reduced to ten men as Dimitri Cavare saw a straight red.



Davies, Cavare, Pearson, Lindsay, Yiadom, Mallan, Gardner, Moncur, Hammill (Hedges 66), Moore (Thiam 81), Bradshaw (Pinillos 45).


McCarthy, Townsend, Potts, Brown.


Bettinelli, Fredericks, Kalas, Ream, Odoi (Targett 45), Norwood, McDonald, Johansen (Kamara 70), Piazon (Kebano 63), da Rocha Fonte, R Sessegnon.


Button, De La Torre, S Sessegnon, Cisse.

Speaking to the BBC’s cameras a short time after match day referee Andy Davies blew the final whistle, Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom explained.

‘The performance in the first half was first class, and it was for most of the second half with 10 men. He (Cavare) let everyone down and the pleasing thing for me is before I got in, apparently he was told that by the players as well. We’ve got to have trustworthy players in our team. When we recruit players they have to be trustworthy, they need to know what we’re about.’

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic in his comparative interview explained.

‘We showed a great level of desire, we showed ambition, we showed great spirit. We did not play well in the first 45 minutes, we didn’t adapt ourselves way to a not especially good field. The team pushed strong, tried, and we found at the end of the game a way to score two goals.’