Barnsley head coach Lee Johnson was delighted with his side's competitive edge as they overcame Bradford City in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.The Tykes recorded a 2-1 win at Valley Parade, a week after the game was called off due to poor playing conditions, to move into the Area Quarter-Final.
“What I’m pleased with is how competitive we were,” Johnson told the club's official website.
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“Whenever you come to Bradford you know it’s going to be a difficult game, so you’ve got to make sure you stand up and compete.
“Our defence was strong, we were hard to break down and Adam Davies looked good."
Set-pieces were the key to victory with Alfie Mawson and Marley Watkins heading home two Conor Hourihane deliveries, but the 34-year-old boss is not thinking too far ahead after his side's progression in the competition.
"It’s too early and it’s a tough northern section, it would be disrespectful to anyone else left in the draw.
“I would love to lead the team out there though, I would honestly love nothing more, so the dream is there and we have to aspire to it.”