Barnsley v Cardiff. Match preview

Last updated : 07 March 2020 By Michael Morris

Barnsley will again be without goalkeeper Sami Radlinger against Cardiff City as the Austrian continues to recover from a muscle strain.

Midfielder Callum Styles (ankle) will also remained sidelined, having missed the past four games.


Cardiff should have full-back Jazz Richards back from illness but Wolves loanee Dion Sanderson looks set to keep his place in the starting XI.

Lee Tomlin (knee) and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (hamstring) are still missing.

Match stats:

  • Barnsley have won just one of their past 11 league games against Cardiff (W1 D3 L7), a 4-3 away win in December 2016.
  • Cardiff are unbeaten in their past five away league games against Barnsley (W4 D1) since losing 1-0 in November 2009.
  • Barnsley are looking for back-to-back home Championship wins in the same season for the first time since August 2017.
  • Cardiff are looking to avoid going five Championship games without a win for the first time since September 2016 under Paul Trollope.
  • Barnsley are unbeaten in seven league matches in the month of March (W3 D4) since a 2-0 defeat against Millwall in March 2018, then managed by Neil Harris.
  • Cardiff are unbeaten in their past 20 league matches against Yorkshire sides (W12 D8), a run stretching back to a 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday in April 2017.

Match officials:

Assistants: Akil Howson and Shaun Hudson
Fourth Official : Richard Wiggleswor