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Swansea v Barnsley: Championship play-off semi-final, second match - live!

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Tonight's match officials

Referee: John brooks

Assistants of the referee: Nick Greenhalgh and Matthew Jones

Fourth Official: Matthew donohue

Somewhat patronizing reminder: There is no VAR in this game and away goals do not count as "extra".

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John Brooks is responsible for maintaining discipline on the second leg of tonight. Photo: Robin Jones - AFC Bournemouth / AFC Bournemouth / Getty Images

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Valerian Ismael speaks: “We should start the game on Saturday, as we did in the second half at Oakwell,” said Barnsley manager at Crystal Palace as a potential alternative to Roy Hodgson.

“That control, that intensity, that's what we need from the first whistle. Swansea didn't play their best game, but they were focused and disciplined and did the simple things right. I think we prepared well, we know what to do, and these play-offs - anything can happen. They are very strong, very determined. "

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Barnsley manager Valerian Ismael vacant administrator's p osition at the Crystal Palace. Photo: John Walton / PA

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Steve Cooper speaks: “The first thing when the last whistle on Monday was to know that we now have the opportunity to do the same in our own stadium, in front of our own fans,” said the Swans manager. “Something we were looking forward to, we missed our fans, especially our fans, at the stadiums. Some supporters were too late to come back, it's an important game and something to look forward to and cherish.

“We need to be motivated and ready to play in front of them, it wouldn't be the same without them. The atmosphere on Monday made everyone understand that things should be like this and it will be even better and more appreciated when we get the crowds back.

“But we have to focus on giving the fans something that can cheer up and stay behind. We'll also be thinking about those who can't get in, because normally there wouldn't be any empty seats on the floor.

“As players, coaches and staff, we must represent this community and show our association and what Swansea City is all about. If we do this, it should provide a positive performance and result, but only we can do it. It is in our control to do this. "

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Swansea manager Steve Cooper was impressed by the presence of the fans at Liberty Stadium tonight. Photo: James Williamson - AMA / Getty Images


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Early team news: Neither side has any new injury concerns after Monday's debut, and it won't be a big surprise that both managers are playing with unchanged teams. Barnsley winger Carlton Morris can take the place of Dominik Frieser after a good assessment of himself on the bench in the first game.

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After getting off the counter, Carlton Morris can start for Barnsley tonight. Monday's first leg. Photo: Malcolm Bryce / ProSports / REX / Shutterstock

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Championship play-off semifinal: Swansea v Barnsley (agg: 1-0)

A Wembley match against Brentford, where the richest prize in football is at stake, awaits those who can barely get out of the Championship play-off semifinals. more blades.

Swansea City leads Barnsley with the thinnest margins, beating Barnsley with a single goal of the first game. Oakwell is where a lecture from Andre Ayew splits sides. The start at Liberty Stadium is 6.30pm, but in the meantime stay tuned for team news and rebound.

Updated 1621701335000 5:00 pm BST

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