The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a goalless draw against Crewe Alexandra last Saturday, while Nottingham Forest secured a narrow 1-0 win at Burton in their recent outing.
Barnsley will host Nottingham Forest in a pre-season friendly at Oakwell on Saturday evening. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a goalless draw against Crewe Alexandra last Saturday, while Nottingham Forest secured a narrow 1-0 win at Burton in their recent outing. Barnsley didn’t have a great 2021-22 season, finishing rock bottom in the Championship table and thereby got relegated to the Football League One. Nottingham, on the other hand, secured fourth spot in the Championship standings, before getting the better of Sheffield United and Huddersfield to earn promotion to the English Premier League.
😍 It’s not only Open Day at Oakwell…
💪 Back on the grass at 5.30pm! pic.twitter.com/LLIWS79wFx
— Barnsley FC (@BarnsleyFC) July 16, 2022
Against Burton, the newly promoted Premier League outfit secured the win courtesy of Steve Cook’s second half header. Steve Cooper’s side began the pre-season with a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Championship side Coventry City. The Reds will also take on Hertha, Union Berlin, Notts County and Valencia before beginning their first Premier League season in 23 years with a trip to Newcastle United on August 6. Barnsley, on the other hand, after the Nottingham game, will play Harrogate Town and Sheffield United before their League One opener against Plymouth Argyle.
Nottingham are likely to give ample game-time to their new signings, Giulian Biancone, Taiwo Awoniyi, Moussa Niakhate, Dean Anderson are all expected to feature in the Saturday game. Lyle Taylor picked up a knock in the previous game and could be benched. Brennan Johnson is unavailable due to lack of match fitness. As for Barnsley, new arrival Nicky Cadden could start at the left wing position. Luca Connell, Robbie Cundy and Conor McCarthy are all lined up for their debut for the Tykes
Barnsley probable starting lineup: Searle; McCarthy, Kitching, Anderson; Brittain, Thomas, Kane, Connell, Cadden; Cole, Leya Iseka.
Nottingham Forest probable starting lineup: Henderson; Worrall, Cook, Niakhate; Biancone, Cafu, Colback, Richards; Konate; Awoniyi; Mighten
Barnsley vs Nottingham Forest Live Schedule and Fixture
The pre-season friendly match between Barnsley and Nottingham Forest will take place at Oakwell on Saturday at 10:00 pm IST.
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