How do Sunderland and Barnsley's promotion run-ins compare?

How Sunderland and Barnsley's promotion run-ins compare ahead of dramatic League One finale

Sunderland's race for promotion looks set to go down to the wire - but how does their run-in compare to the side they are chasing?

The Black Cats' draw with second-placed Barnsley yesterday evening means that their automatic promotion hopes are now out of their own hands. But with ten games remaining, there are set to be plenty more twists and turns in a dramatic race for the top two. With that in mind, we've analysed Sunderland and Barnsley's remaining fixtures to see who has the toughest run-in - and to take a look at where the Tykes may slip up in the coming weeks. Scroll down and click through the pages to take a chronologial look at the two teams' final fixtures:

Barnsley take on 6th placed Doncaster on Friday evening, before Sunderland welcome struggling Walsall - currently sat 19th - on Saturday in their last League One game for a fortnight.

1. 15/16 March

Barnsley take on 6th placed Doncaster on Friday evening, before Sunderland welcome struggling Walsall - currently sat 19th - on Saturday in their last League One game for a fortnight.
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Sunderland face a free weekend after their trip to Fleetwood was postponed - but Barnsley travel to Walsall confident of replicating their 3-0 triumph from earlier in the season.

2. 23 March

Sunderland face a free weekend after their trip to Fleetwood was postponed - but Barnsley travel to Walsall confident of replicating their 3-0 triumph from earlier in the season.
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Barnsley face a potential banana-skin while Sunderland are at Wembley, as they face a Coventry side who beat them earlier in the season and still have play-off hopes of their own.

3. 30 March

Barnsley face a potential banana-skin while Sunderland are at Wembley, as they face a Coventry side who beat them earlier in the season and still have play-off hopes of their own.
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After a two-week absence, Sunderland return to League One action at Accrington after the initial clash was rained-off. The mid-table side could prove a tough nut to crack.

4. 3 April

After a two-week absence, Sunderland return to League One action at Accrington after the initial clash was rained-off. The mid-table side could prove a tough nut to crack.
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