Barnsley's 2-0 win at Hull City on Tuesday was 'a victory for the fans' said Poya Asbaghi after they ended a 20-game wait for success on the road.

First half goals from Carlton Morris and Callum Styles secured a first away win since April last year and ended a run of seven straight losses on their travels.

When told it was the first time the Reds fans had seen them win away live since a victory in Hull almost two years to the day, Asbaghi told the Chronicle: "I didn't know that. That's even better then.

"You really felt this was a victory for the fans.

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"I have seen a lot of these fans travelling to away games and I recognise some faces. You feel for them when we leave the arena with zero points. I hope they are happy tonight."

Asbaghi was delighted with the performance. He said: "The first half is the best we have done since I arrived. We defended and attacked really well. We spoke after the Coventry game (a 1-0 loss on Saturday with no shots on target) that we feel comfortable defending and if it was only that we would have a better league position but we are where we are because we don't create enough chances.

"Today we showed another side that we can be threatening in the last third. We showed more desperation to beat opponents get into the box and we scored two wonderful goals as a result.

"In the second half we didn't have as much possession as we wanted. But maybe it's normal when you haven't won away and you are 2-0 up to be a little bit protective of the lead and we did that well. Other than the ball lost which gave them a counter-attack when Brad (Collins) saved, we defended really well."

Morris set up the opener for Styles then scored the second. He said: "It's a perfect night for a striker. When you get on the scoresheet, make things happen for the team and walk away with three points.

"Stylsey did brilliant for my goal, made it awkward for them. I jumped on the second ball, which is something we've been working on in training a lot. I thought I'd give it a whack, concentrated on technique and it flew in.

"We showed a lot of experience for a young squad. We were headstrong in the second half, nothing silly. We didn't need to go out all guns blazing. We just managed the three points."

Matty Wolfe made his second start and impressed in defensive midfield.

Asbaghi said: "He did really well against Bournemouth then it was unlucky he got injured. He showed again he can be an important player for us in the last rounds of this season."

Romal Palmer missed the match due to injury. Asbaghi said: "He got a hit in the Coventry game. We assessed him this morning, hoping he could join the squad but he couldn't. Hopefully it's nothing serious."