Substitute Patrick Schmidt scored a 93rd-minute winner as Barnsley saved alive their hopes of warding off relegation from the Championship by beating Nottingham Forest.
The Tykes began wanting to take both of their remaining two video games to face any likelihood of survival.
And, after an afternoon of frustration in front of purpose, they had been finally rewarded deep into stoppage time when Schmidt prodded dwelling from stop fluctuate following a creep within the box.
Barnsley produced a distinct, ahead-considering efficiency, and registered 20 makes an attempt on purpose.
But sooner than Schmidt’s winner the closest they came modified into as soon as when they twice hit the woodwork, first thru Luke Thomas’ rising first-half of power from the threshold of the box which clipped the highest of the bar, sooner than Marcel Ritzmaier’s low power midway thru the 2d half of struck the skin of the put up.
Barnsley climb off the bottom of the desk, a degree above Hull City, and must now also take at at promotion-chasing Brentford on Wednesday to have any likelihood of staying up.
Defeat scheme Forest tranquil want a degree from their remaining sport in opposition to Stoke to make sure a play-off net page for the first time since 2011.
Tykes fight to beget stress present
Barnsley, who performed impressively in shedding narrowly at champions Leeds on Thursday, had been remarkable the greater facet within the first half of however had been unable to beget their possession and potentialities count.
Thomas had the sport’s first opening, seeing his power became on the back of by Forest keeper Jordan Smith.
Conor Chaplin fired all over purpose from a honest attitude and then saw any other effort pushed away by Smith, moments after Callum Kinds fired broad.
The potentialities saved coming as Thomas struck the bar, Alex Mowatt facet-footed narrowly broad from 20 yards and Jacob Brown modified into as soon as denied by Smith after being performed thru one-on-one.
But as time started to scuttle out after the crash the openings became much less frequent for the Tykes, in spite of the half of-time introduction of top scorer Cauley Woodrow.
Rather then Ritzmaier’s shot in opposition to the put up, their easiest other effort of sing saw Jordan Williams fire over the attitude of put up and bar until Brown headed a immoral back into the bother condominium and Schmidt poked the ball previous Smith from six yards for his third purpose of the season.
Forest limping against glean line
Forest arrived at Oakwell shining that a degree would guarantee a play-off net page and victory would all-however stable fifth net page given their superior purpose disagreement over Cardiff.
In its assign, Sabri Lamouchi’s facet must now diagram with Stoke on Wednesday to make sure of extending their season; anything much less and they’ll be at effort of a Cardiff take over Hull and a Swansea victory at Learning.
Nonetheless, Forest have misplaced momentum on the worst doable time.
After deciding on up seven facets from their first three video games after the resumption of the season following the coronavirus pandemic, they have got since drawn three and misplaced two of their previous five fixtures.
They barely threatened Barnsley, with Lewis Grabban firing their easiest likelihood all over purpose and broad early on, whereas a Nuno da Costa flick compelled a graceful set from dwelling keeper Jack Walton.