Cardiff v Barnsley. Team news and preview

Last updated : 03 November 2020 By Michael Morris

Cardiff City: Smithies; Bacuna, Morrison, Nelson, Bennett; Wilson, Pack, Ralls, Hoilett; Moore, Glatzel.

Subs: Phillips, Bamba, Bagan, Vaulks, Ojo, Whyte, Murphy.




Match Facts:

  • Cardiff have lost just one of their last 12 league games against Barnsley (W8 D3), winning each of their last four matches.
  • There have been 29 goals in the last six league games between these two sides hosted by Cardiff, the home side netting 16 goals and Barnsley scoring 13.
  • Cardiff haven’t begun a league season without a victory in their opening five home games since 1994-95 in the third tier (P4 D2 L2 this season).
  • Barnsley will be aiming to avoid starting consecutive Championship seasons without a victory in their opening five away games (failed to win any of their first 10 on the road in 2019-20 and have drawn two and lost two of their four games on the road this campaign).
  • Cardiff manager Neil Harris has won each of his last three league encounters with Barnsley, having lost each of the three beforehand.

Match officials:

Assistants: Mark Pottage and Nigel Lugg
Fourth Official : Oliver Langford

Live on Sky Sports Arena