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£270k-rated star in: Morais needs to play this Barnsley XI against Hull City tonight



Barnsley moved out of the relegation zone with a massive win against relegation rivals Birmingham City on Saturday, which was Jose Morais’ first taste of victory as the Tykes boss.

A first-half brace from on-loan Swansea man Oli McBurnie was enought to secure a comfortable 2-0 win at St. Andrew’s for the Yorkshire side.

McBurnie even missed a penalty and a sitter in what was a dominant 45 minutes from the visitors.

And, they’re back in action on Tuesday night, with another crunch clash against Hull City.

The Tigers are one place and one point above Barnsley and will go into the game confident themselves after an important win last time out against Sheffield United.

This fixture is a game in hand for both sides and Morais knows that a second successive win will create a four-point cushion for his side over Birmingham who occupy the final relegation position.

Given the performance on Saturday, changes are expected to be minimal and here we look at the XI Morais needs to play at the KCOM Stadium…