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20/10/2017 at 17:29


PREVIEW: Barnsley v Hull City

It is imperative that Hull City find a solution to their annoying habit of conceding late goals. Four games running now, the Tigers have allowed the opposition to score during the dying embers of the match - and in truth - that fact alone is hurting the club from climbing the league ladder. 

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Unfortunately, Leonid Slutsksy will be selecting a side that will not have in-form David Meyler in it, due to the Irish international suffering two yellow cards in the 1-1 draw away at Norwich last Saturday. That means, summer signing from Liverpool - Kevin Stewart - is certain to get a start, now he's recovered from a recent injury that has sidelined him for the past few weeks. More good news sees striker Fraizer Campbell return after a minor knock that kept him out of last weekend's trip to Carrow Road.

Barnsley have pieced together a mini recovery under manager Paul Heckingbottom that sees the Tykes move to three matches unbeaten, but like the Tigers, have only won one of their last five outings. No fresh injuries will hinder the home team, although midfielder Gary Gardiner remains unavailable for the game. Incredibly, City have only kept one clean sheet here in their last 34 visits and have managed just one win in their previous five encounters at Oakwell. Great...

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