Our prediction for this Championship match:
Saturday’s football game at Weston Homes Stadium pits together Peterborough United and Barnsley, the two relegation-threatened teams. The Posh have been slipping down the standings week by week, and given their shaky defence, we do not believe that home win should be considered. All Joe Randall, Jack Marriott, and Ricky-Jade Jones should miss out with injuries for the home team.
The Tykes are on a three-game losing run as well, meaning that they are desperate to give fans something to cheer about. Since both sides will go for a win in Saturday’s clash, we believe that both teams to score betting option should be considered. Both Halme and Kitching are likely to miss the game with injuries for the visiting team. This will be the first meeting between Peterborough and Barnsley since December 2018 when the Tykes defeated the Posh in the League One.
Highlighted Player (Mark Beevers):
Born in Barnsley, England on November 21, 1989, Mark Beevers is a 193-cm tall defender who plays for Peterborough United. The product of Sheffield Wednesday football school made 140 appearances in the league for the Owls before signing a permanent deal with fellow Championship club Millwall.
Mark Beevers scored 7 goals in 117 appearances for the Lions, playing for the club until the 2016 transfer window. The English defender then moved to Bolton where he scored 11 goals in 121 appearances in the league.
In May 2019 Mark Beevers signed a three-year deal with Peterborough United. He made his League One debut with the Posh in a 3-1 loss to Fleetwood Town on August 3, 2019. His main position is centre-back, but he is used as a left-back as well. His preferred foot is left and he has a contract with Peterborough United which should expire on June 30, 2022.
Highlighted Team (Barnsley):
Barnsley are an English club nicknamed the Tykes. The club was founded in 1887 and it has to be noted that they spend more seasons in the Championship than any other club in the history. The Tykes played in the Sheffield and District League from 1890, but in 1895 they were part of the Midland League. Barnsley play their home games at Oakwell, the stadium that was built in 1887.
The capacity of the stadium is 23,009 and it was opened back in 1888, just one year after the club’s foundation. The Tykes made it to the FA Cup final in 1910, but Newcastle United proved to be a big catch for the Oakwell outfit in the title game.
Nonetheless, Barnsley won the FA cup trophy in 1912 and that is considered the club’s biggest success. Barnsley defeated West Bromwich Albion in the two-legged tie (0-0, 1-0) to clinch the prestigious trophy for the first and only time in their history.