Middlesbrough vs Barnsley prediction on September 16th, 2020

Middlesbrough vs Barnsley prediction – Middlesbrough vs Barnsley is a confrontation that will take place at 01h30 on 17/09. This is the match of the playoff for the 2nd round of English Football League Cup

Will the outcome of this match between Middlesbrough vs Barnsley be like? Invite you to come to the judgment of the world of Middlesbrough vs Barnsley prediction football right in the following article.

Middlesbrough vs Barnsley prediction in English Football League Cup
Middlesbrough vs Barnsley predictioninEnglish Football League Cup


  • Middlesbrough: Marvin Johnson, Anfernee Dijksteel, Grant Hall, Marcus Bettinelli,  Djed Spence, Jonathan Howson, Marcus Tavernier, George Saville,  Patrick McNair, Ashley Fletcher, Britt Assombalonga.
  • Barnsley: Jordan Williams, Michael Sollbauer, Alex Mowatt, Mads Juel Andersen, Cauley Woodrow, Callum Styles, Marcel Ritzmaier, Kilian Ludewig, Jack Walton, Conor Chaplin, Victor Adeboyejo.


  • Middlesbrough won 13, drew 7 and lost 14 out of 34 matches the two teams met.
  • Middlesbrough won 11, drew 2 and lost 4 out of 17 against Barnsley at home.
Head-to-head Middlesbrough vs Barnsley
Head-to-head Middlesbrough vs Barnsley


Middlesbrough only had to face downside Shrewsbury Town in the opening match of the English League Cup this season, but they struggled to win with a close 4-3. Despite facing many difficulties, the recent victory will help Coach Neil Warnock’s army have more confidence in the next round.

Choosing rivals for the Premier League team is Newcastle in the only friendly match to prepare for the new season, it is not too surprising that Barnsley must receive 1-2 defeat on away field. They entered the round of 1/64 of the English League Cup with the reception of a fairly equal opponent, Nottingham Forest, coach Gerhard Struber did not make any mistakes to win 1-0.

These are the two teams that are very familiar with playing in the Championship, Middlesbrough is considered to be a little bit better when finishing 17th last season, with the fortunate first relegation, Barnsley is definitely not is overrated and at the moment. Therefore, football experts believe that the home team is able to win this confrontation.

Middlesbrough is the team that holds more advantages in this match
Middlesbrough is the team that holds more advantages in this match


Middlesbrough’s home record is not really good with 1 victory and 3 defeats in the last 4 games. However, Barnsley is not a team that does well on away field, 1 win, 1 draw and 2 defeats are what they have done in the last 4 trips. So home advantage will be the driving force for Middlesbrough to win.

Barnsley has failed in the last 3 trips to Riverside Stadium, which shows that this is an easy place to go for coach Gerhard Struber. With better performance and rankings last season, Middlesbrough will certainly not have too much trouble to defeat the opponent in the second match this time.

In Middlesbrough’s last 3 games, their strikers have scored 10 goals and their defence conceded only 4 goals. On the other side of the front line, with 2 goals and 2 goals to pick up the ball after 2 games, Barnsley can still hope to have a goal in this confrontation.

Our final score Middlesbrough vs Barnsley prediction is 2 -1