Barnsley suffered a sixth straight defeat as they went down 3-2 at home to Sheffield United, who raced into a 3-0 lead before a late fightback.
After a dull first half, United went 3-0 up and the home fans sang 'sacked in the morning' and 'we want Markus out' towards under-pressure manager Markus Schopp.
Devante Cole and Aaron Leya Iseka netted their first goals of the season but the Reds still lost.
While the home fans clapped and chanted for their players after the game, Schopp appeared to be booed off the pitch.
Barnsley remain second-bottom and winless in 12 league matches, which is the longest run under one manager or head coach since Tim Ward in 1959.
Schopp made four changes from the side that lost at Middlesbrough on Wednesday. Toby Sibbick, Liam Kitching, Dominik Frieser and Victor Adeboyejo came into the side for Jordan Williams, Will Hondermarck, Clarke Oduor and Aaron Leya Iseka. Jasper Moon was pushed out of central defence into central midfield alongside Claudio Gomes.
The visitors had the first chance in the fifth minute when former Barnsley player Oli McBurnie won a header against Michal Helik and flicked the ball on for Lys Mousset who was clean through but dragged wide of the left post from the edge of the box.
The game then quietened down, with both sides struggling to pass fluidly in a low-quality contest, although the visitors looked the more threatening overall.
The Blades came close again in the 39th minute when Iliman Ndiaye beat Kitching on the right and crossed for Mousset who, eight yards out, volleyed into the ground and Collins caught easily.
Second later, Moon headed inches wide of the top right corner 15 yards out after meeting Adeboyejo's left-wing cross. Adeboyejo then had his side's first shot on target, flicking Styles' low left-wing cross towards goal but the 'keeper Robin Olsen caught easily.
Olsen was needed again two minutes after the break but easily collected a scuffed Cauley Woodrow shot from just outside the box after a cross by Adeboyejo, following a good run, was cleared straight to the Reds captain.
Mousset then opened the scoring on 51 minutes when he was released by a long ball down the right, beat Helik then cut inside to finish impressively into the bottom right corner.
Two minutes later, Ben Osborn was set free down the same wing and crossed low for Mousset to tap in from close range.
Barnsley then looked totally open and Mousset missed two changes for a hat-trick as he fired over from just inside the box before he was denied at close-range by Collins after good work on the right by McBurnie.
The Reds then had a better spell. Moon nearly scored his first professional goal as he smashed a 15-yard shot against the base of the right post after Woodrow touched a Brittain cross to him. Substitute Devante Cole fired wide six yards out with the goal gaping from Styles' low cross.
But it was United who scored next as Osborn fired into the bottom left corner from 15 yards out after Baldock was played in on the right and pulled the ball back.
Cole pulled one back soon after, volleying home from 12 yards out after Woodrow flicked a Styles cross up into the air. It was his first goal since returning to the club.
Four minutes later, Iseka superbly powered past two defenders and lashed in from the left of the box for his first Barnsley goal.
Moon nearly levelled in the 96th minute but headed Woodrow's right-wing corner wide.
Barnsley (3-4-3): Collins; Sibbick, Helik, Kitching (Hondermarck 73mins); Brittain, Gomes, Moon, Styles; Frieser (Iseka 54), Woodrow, Adeboyejo (Cole 60).
Unused: Walton, Vita, Hondermarck, Oulare, Cole, Oduor, Leya Iseka.
Goals: Cole 78, Iseka 82.
Sheffield United (4-2-3-1): Olsen; Baldock, Davies, Egan, Stevens; Fleck, Norwood; Mousset (Sharp 61mins), Ndiaye (McGoldrick 67), Osborn; McBurnie (Basham 86).
Unused: Foderingham, Brewster, Robinson, Hourihane.
Goals: Mousset 51, 53, Osborn 72.
  • 12:32pm
    Jasper Moon is playing in central midfield
  • 12:34pm
    3 Woodrow's corner is headed away
  • 12:35pm
    A fairly bright start from the Reds here. Good atmosphere with a noisy away end and the home fans trying to compete
  • 12:36pm
    5 Chance for the Blades, McBurnie and Mousset swap places as a long ball comes over, McBurnie beats Helik in the air and flicks on for Mousset who is through on goal but drags wide of the left post from the edge of the box
  • 12:38pm
    7 United corner on the right. Played back to Baldock whose cross is headed at the back post by Egan but Collins catches
  • 12:39pm
    United have had a good last few minutes here, enjoying plenty of the ball
  • 12:44pm
    It's settled down into a pretty even match now, but the visitors look the more threatening overall
  • 12:44pm
    The passing from both sides so far has been pretty wayward, especially in the middle where some attempted cross field balls have whizzed straight out of play
  • 12:45pm
    15 Good pass by Woodrow puts Adeboyejo in on the left of the box and he beats a man and crosses low but it is cleared
  • 12:51pm
    Barnsley will be reasonably happy with this first 20 minutes. They are in the game. The Blades do look the more dangerous but, apart from Mousset's fifth-minute chance, are yet to open their hosts up
  • 12:52pm
    It's turned into a lot of patient build up from the visitors with the Reds holding steady defensively but struggling to put passing moves together when they get the ball and break
  • 12:54pm
    23 Callum Styles' free-kick is crossed into the box but over everyone
  • 12:56pm
    24 United threaten to break away after a good passing move nearly puts Mousset in the clear but Kitching makes a good sliding tackle
  • 12:58pm
    Barnsley's quality of passing, especially in attacking situations, has been really poor. Styles wins the ball high up the pitch then gets it to Moon who slices a pass straight out of play
  • 1:02pm
    32 Barnsley win a corner on the right.
  • 1:02pm
    32 Woodrow's right-wing corner is over everyone then cleared
  • 1:04pm
    Not exactly a blood and thunder derby, is it? Barnsley will be, in some ways, pretty happy with the first half hour as they are in the game and not under that much pressure so far. But the Reds' passing, especially on the attack, has been really poor so far. 0-0
  • 1:05pm
    35 Brittain's right-wing free-kick is woefully scuffed and easily cleared
  • 1:09pm
    39 Chance for the Blades. Iliman Ndiaye beats Kitching on the right wing and sends in a cross which Mousset meets and volleys into the ground, eight yards out, with Collins catching easily
  • 1:12pm
    40 Barnsley's first real chance sees Moon head an Adeboyejo left-wing cross just off target from the top right corner
  • 1:15pm
    Adeboyejo wins a corner on the right
  • 1:15pm
    45 Woodrow's right-wing corner is headed clear
  • 1:16pm
    45 Styles' left-wing cross is flicked towards goal at the near post by Adeboyejo but the goalkeeper catches easily. That's the Reds' first shot on target. Tough one.
  • 1:17pm
    HALF-TIME: Barnsley 0, Sheffield United 0.
  • 1:34pm
  • 1:36pm
    47 Chance for the Reds. Adeboyejo - who has been their best player – powers down the right wing and crosses. it is cleared straight to Woodrow whose 22 yard shot is scuffed and easily collected by Olsen
  • 1:38pm
    50 Baldock's deflected shot just the edge of the box goes just wide and behind for a corner
  • 1:38pm
    51 United's right-wing corner is flicked on by Helik but the referee blows his whistle
  • 1:39pm
    Lys Mousset opens the scoring
  • 1:41pm
    Ball down the left, Mousset beats Helik to it, cuts in from the left and fires into the bottom right corner. 'Sacked in the morning' chant the home fans to Schopp
  • 1:41pm
    Lys Mousset gets a second in as many minutes
  • 1:43pm
    Now 'we want Markus out' sung from the Ponty End. Ben Osborn was played in on the left, crossed low and Mousset finished
  • 1:43pm
    'We want Markus out' sing the home fans
  • 1:44pm
    Iseka has replaced Frieser
  • 1:45pm
    58 Woodrow free-kick on the right. Headed clear by McBurnie.
  • 1:46pm
    59 Nearly an eight-minute hat-trick for Mousset, who fires over 15 out after a swift counter attack
  • 1:46pm
    Cole on for Adeboyejo
  • 1:53pm
    Woodrow curls a 25-yard free-kick over the bar
  • 1:54pm
    Barnsley fans singing 'Barnsley til I die' then 'we've got the ball' or 'we've lost the ball' depending on what happens on the pitch. Gallows humour
  • 1:56pm
    68 Jasper Moon nearly gets his first career goal, smashing a shot against the base of the right post after Woodrow touched a Brittain.cross to him
  • 1:58pm
    70 Another massive chance. Cole shoots seven yards out with the goal gaping from a low Styles cross
  • 2:00pm
    Ben Osborn fires in from 12 yards out. Plenty of home fans walking out.
  • 2:02pm
    Baldock played in on the right, pulled the ball back to Osborn who took and touch and fired in from about 12 yards
  • 2:06pm
    Devante Cole pulls one back!
  • 2:07pm
    Styles' low left-wing cross is flicked up by Woodrow and Cole volleys in from about 12 yards
  • 2:08pm
    His first goal since returning to the club and Barnsley's first in front of a Ponty End with fans in it in almost two years
  • 2:10pm
    Aaron Leya Iseka gets the Reds within one goal!
  • 2:12pm
    The Belgian bulldozes past a couple of defenders on the left of the box and lashes in a powerful effort. His first Barnsley goal
  • 2:12pm
    A remarkable game. Can the Reds level??
  • 2:14pm
    McBurnie comes off for Chris Basham
  • 2:18pm
    We're about to enter the 90th minute
  • 2:19pm
    Six added minutes
  • 2:21pm
    Barnsley haven't created any real chances at 3-2. The likes of Iseka and Cole look dangerous though.
  • 2:22pm
    90+4 Nice move by the Reds. Woodrow tries to play Cole through on goal but the goalkeeper gets there first
  • 2:23pm
    90+6 Barnsley win a corner, Brad Collins goes up
  • 2:24pm
    90+6 Moon heads Woodrow's corner a few yards wide
  • 2:25pm
    FULL-TIME: Barnsley 2, Sheffield United 3. A spirited comeback from 3-0 down but the Reds suffer their sixth straight defeat and are winless in 12