Stoke City Vs Barnsley: Stoke City is looking to bolster their campaign chances with a win over struggling Barnsley on Wednesday night. The Potters have been impressive early in the 2021/22 season and are third on the table, one point behind leaders West Brom. They lost 0–3 to Fulham before the international break but came back with a 2–1 win at home fixtures against Huddersfield this weekend.
Burnley, on the other hand, is 17th so far after winning singles from 6 matches. The match was won on the second day and they went 0-0 in four matches as a result of a 0-3 loss over Bournemouth over the weekend.
Stoke City vs Barnsley Head-to-Head
Stoke City has a slight advantage based on recent head-to-head records between the two teams, having won two of their last five games, with Barnsley winning just one.
The last time the two sides met was in February, Barnsley won by 2-0. Goals from Callum Styles and Daryl Dyke were enough to ensure a win on that night.
Stoke City Probable Form Guide: W-W-W-L-W
Barnsley Probable Form Guide: W-L-D-D-L
Stoke City is not worried about any new injuries after last year’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield.
Nick Powell and Tyres Campbell are still out of action due to injuries.
Injured: Nick Powell, Tyres Campbell
Barnsley will have many players absent from Wednesday’s game. Liam Keating has been ruled out of the game, while Ben Williams, Jordan Williams, Carlton Morris, and Mads Jewel Andersen have been ruled out due to injuries.
Injured: Ben Williams, Jordan Williams, Carlton Morris, Mads Jewel Andersen
Suspended: Liam Keaching
We imagine that meeting Stoke City Barnsley could create opportunities to score more than once, who may find it difficult to get on the scoresheet.
Therefore we expect a decent 2-0 win for Stoke City.