Barnsley 1 Ipswich Town 2 match report – Super subs McGoldrick and Waghorn score in comeback win

PUBLISHED: 17:42 12 August 2017 | UPDATED: 18:36 12 August 2017

Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring Ipswich's winner at Barnsley Picture Pagepix

Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring Ipswich's winner at Barnsley Picture Pagepix

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David McGoldrick and Martyn Waghorn both scored after stepping off the bench at half-time to secure Ipswich Town a come-from-behind 2-1 Championship win at Barnsley and keep up a perfect start to the campaign.

David McGoldrick celebrates his equaliser at Barnsley Picture PagepixDavid McGoldrick celebrates his equaliser at Barnsley Picture Pagepix

The Blues were outplayed in the first half at Oakwell and fortunate to go into the break only 1-0 down courtesy of Tom Bradshaw’s 15th minute header, with Bartosz Bialkowski making four fine saves and Joe Garner also clearing one off the line.

Mick McCarthy switched from a wing-back system to 4-4-2 and introduced McGoldrick and Waghorn for young duo Tristan Nydam and Myles Kenlock at the break.

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The changes gave Town some added impetus and McGoldrick’s fine left-footed volley, following Jonas Knudsen’s cross, levelled the scores in the 53rd minute.

Waghorn, playing out on the right, then produced a cool touch and finish to turn the game on its head in the 70th minute, Town holding on to make it three successive wins at the start of a campaign for the first time since 2002.

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BARNSLEY (4-1-4-1): Davies; McCarthy, MacDonald (cpt), Jackson, Pearson; Williams; Hammill (Barnes 78), Potts, Moncur, Hedges (Payne 76); Bradshaw (Ugbo 57).

Unused subs: Townsend, Pinnock, Mowatt, Bird.

IPSWICH TOWN (5-3-2): Bialkowski; Iorfa, Spence, Chambers (cpt), Knudsen, Kenlock (Waghorn 46); Skuse, Downes (McDonnell 75), Nydam (McGoldrick 46); Garner, Sears.

Unused subs: Gerken, Woolfenden, Rowe, Celina.

Attendance: 12,009 (870 away)

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