Luke Thomas scored the one aim as Barnsley beat Cheltenham 1-0 at Oakwell, with new boss Michael Duff securing his first league victory in opposition to his former membership.
Wade Elliott’s aspect had the primary clear probability after a Taylor Perry cross discovered the toes of Dan N’Lundulu, who shot extensive from contained in the field.
Duff was pressured into an early change eight minutes from the break because the injured Nicky Cadden was changed by Luca Connell.
Barnsley had the ball at the back of the online 4 minutes after the interval as captain Mads Andersen tapped house, solely to see the aim dominated out for offside.
A minute later, Liam Kitching headed over after assembly James Norwood’s cross.
The winner got here within the 66th minute when Thomas drove ahead after intercepting a unfastened Cheltenham go, hitting a fierce strike into the left aspect of the aim to beat Luke Southwood.
Kitching nearly added a second aim within the last minute when his effort went simply over the bar.