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Barnsley are the guests at LNER Stadium on Saturday for the League One fixture with home side Lincoln City.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Lincoln City v Barnsley - along with the latest match odds.
Lincoln City fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 League One success versus Leyton Orient.
The only scorer from Lincoln City was Ethan Hamilton (89').
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that Lincoln City have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Lincoln City have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 6 goals on the way. We will see if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Coming into this clash, Lincoln City are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Bradford City in EFL Trophy competition, Barnsley and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only player to score from Barnsley was Barry Cotter (77'). Matthew Platt (2'), Andy Cook (17'), Tyler Smith (35'), Lewis Richards (63') and Clarke Oduor (66') scored for Bradford City.
During their six previous matches, Neill Collins's Barnsley have fired home 11 times, giving them a goals per game average of 1.83.
Heading into this fixture, Barnsley haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league match between these clubs was League One match day 43 on 18/04/2023 when the final score was Lincoln City 0-0 Barnsley.
The match was refereed by Simon Mather.
Team News: Lincoln City
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just a single fitness concern for the Lincoln City manager Michael Skubala to be concerned with from a near full-strength group of players. Lewis Montsma (Cruciate ligament injury) misses out.
Team News: Barnsley
With a fully healthy group to choose from, the Barnsley boss Neill Collins has zero fitness worries to report before this game.
It’s looking like Barnsley and Lincoln City should both be able to score here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: LNER Stadium (10,780)
Captain: Paudie O'Connor
Chairman: Clive Nates
Manager: Tom Shaw
Competitions: League One position 10, EFL Trophy (Group G - North)
🔑 Star Player: Teddy Bishop
Mostly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Teddy Bishop was born in Cambridge, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Ipswich Town in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 season to date in 11 appearances.