Just after a grueling season, the Championship post season is here, with the promotion playoff semi finals kicking off.
Barnsley, fifth placed finishers host Swansea, who finished fourth, in their first leg on Monday.
Among the promotion favorites at the start of the season, Barnsley were nowhere, especially after their low finish last season.
Valerien Ismael was criticized for his recruitment policy but he has done wonders with the team
When does Barnsley vs Swansea kick off? Monday 17th May 2021 – 20:15 (UK)
Where is Barnsley vs Swansea being played? Oakwell, Barnsley
Where can I get tickets for Barnsley vs Swansea? Check official club websites for the latest ticket information
What TV channel is Barnsley vs Swansea on in the UK? Sky Sports have the rights to Championship matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule
Where can I stream Barnsley vs Swansea in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go
And now they are three games away from the Premier League, Barnsley have lost just three of their last 21 Championship matches.
Two of these losses have however come in the last five matches and Ismael should devise a good plan to prevent another one.
In the last five matches too, they’ve conceded two goals in three, and failed to score in two.
Now, they failed to win their last two matches in the regular season, losing to Preston then drawing with Norwich but by then they had already secured a playoff spot.