Cardiff city 3-2 barnsley


By Michael Pearlman

BBC Sport Wales at the Cardiff Metropolis Stadium

Lee Tomlin scored Cardiff's winner

Lee Tomlin’s dreary winner became as soon as his third goal of the season for Cardiff Metropolis

Cardiff Metropolis maintained their unbeaten bustle below contemporary boss Neil Harris attributable to of Lee Tomlin’s dramatic dreary winner.

Tomlin created Danny Ward’s equaliser sooner than lashing house the winner in stoppage time.

The bottom aspect had given an comely memoir of themselves in South Wales and twice led by plot of Conor Chaplin’s opener and a Lee Peltier dangle goal.

On the opposite hand, Bambo Diaby’s deflected dangle goal, Ward’s elegant attain and Tomlin’s dramatic winner earned Cardiff victory.

The judge ability Cardiff upward push to eighth, while Barnsley remain bottom of the Championship.

You the truth is may perhaps perhaps well perchance also aloof now not dangle known what a perilous recount the Tykes are in in step with a elegant first half show veil where they created extra possibilities than the hosts.

Compact, organised and bold in possession, Barnsley looked the relaxation but a aspect struggling at the foot of the table.

They had already threatened by plot of the stuffed with life Chaplin whose fierce drive became as soon as blocked when they took the lead on 16 minutes when Cardiff grew to develop into over possession and Chaplin stroked house after Mike Steven-Bahre slipped him in.

The goal came accurate a minute after Junior Hoilett’s curling effort from 25-yards had accurate skimmed the Barnsley goal.

Cardiff’s Aden Flint in action in opposition to Barnsley’s Jacob Brown

On the opposite hand, Barnsley held their lead for handiest four minutes sooner than Hoilett’s pinpoint inferior became as soon as grew to develop into house at the discontinuance to put up by ability of a combination of Aden Flint, who bought throughout his marker, and Barnsley defender Diaby.

The Bluebirds sensed a probability to resolve adjust but after Gary Madine’s effort became as soon as ruled out for a contentious offside, but Barnsley started to interrupt at sprint and came discontinuance when Neil Etheridge fumbled Bahre’s stinging effort. Chaplin moreover may perhaps perhaps well perchance even dangle added a 2d, but he fired over at the discontinuance to put up.

On the opposite hand, Barnsley saved their momentum after the damage and led within two minutes when Diaby avenged his dangle goal by beating Lee Peltier to the ball to turn house, even supposing as soon as more it became as soon as questionable who bought the decisive touch, even supposing Diaby the truth is famend love he did.

The goal became as soon as at the least Barnsley deserved and for ten minutes they dominated, but crucially did now not secure a third goal to be sure that a apprehensive attain.

Cardiff were growing very little but from nothing they grabbed an equaliser when Lee Tomlin’s skill and imaginative and prescient supplied a gap for replace Danny Ward who fired into the roof of the bag to web site the stage for a grandstand attain.

Marlon Pack volleyed over and Tomlin dragged vast as the hosts pushed for a winner, which at final came deep into added on time when Tomlin crashed the ball house at the help put up as Barnsley did now not particular.

The loss ability the Tykes dangle long previous 17 Championship games with out an away judge.

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