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Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel has accepted the fact that his side cannot play with the same level of performance every week after they managed to snatch a point in the South Yorkshire derby with Doncaster Rovers.

Stendel’s men who had won their last three League One games heading into the match, including an outstanding 2-0 win at Accrington, saw their impressive unbeaten run come under threat as Doncaster outplayed the hosts throughout the game and led through Herbie Kane.

However, Cauley Woodrow came off the bench to down the Rovers, firing home an equalizer that earned a 1-1 draw and kept Barnsley unbeaten at Oakwell since March.

Barnsley were below bar throughout the game but remain third on the league table and Stendel was in a frank mood after the game.

Giving his traditional post match conference after the game, the manager said, “I think in the end we can be satisfied with the draw. Compliments to Doncaster as they were very good. We played good, but not good enough to win this game in the end.”

“It’s okay, we can’t play well every week. The last week was good and all the last games we played very well.”

Barnsley striker Cauley Woodrow’s exclusion from the starting lineup raised a few eyebrows after he scored in his last two starts and looked to be forming a nice partnership up front with Kieffer Moore.

However the former Fulham man, who missed the first three months of the season with a nasty hamstring injury, could not be kept down.

After Kane had fired the Rovers ahead just few minutes into the second period of the game, Woodrow came off the bench to latch on to Brad Potts’ layoff to poke home, sealing a draw for the hosts.

Barnsley will be looking to keep up with their recent form as they continue in their quest for promotion to the Championship.

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