Burton Albion 3-2 Macclesfield Town

Burton Albion pulled off a dramatic late turnaround to improve their hopes of staying in the Football League.

Emile Sinclair fired Macc in front from close range after just 22 seconds, only for Calvin Zola to find the bottom corner to level just before the break.

Sinclair looked to have won it when he headed home nine minutes from time.

But Burton took the points with two goals in the last four minutes, Adam Bolder heading them level before Sam Winnall won it from the penalty spot.

The spot-kick was awarded for Izak Reid's trip on Jacques Maghoma.

Although still 22nd in League Two, victory for Paul Peschsolido's side, missing six regulars through injury and suspension, moves them five points clear of danger.

But, despite having games in hand, their biggest test surely comes on Saturday when they host 23rd-placed Barnet.

Macc made a blistering start when Sinclair pounced on Tyrone Barnett's pass to score from close range.

Winnall then shook the bar with a free-kick from the edge of the area before Zola put the home side back on level terms three minutes before the break when he pounced on a rebound to drill home a right-footed shot from the edge of the area.

The unmarked Sinclair headed Macc back in front from Barnett's tailor-made cross.

But Burton were level again when Bolder headed home a Jack Dyer free-kick five minutes later- and Winnall then kept his nerve to win it from the spot.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Npower League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Burton Albion 3-2 Macclesfield FT
(HT 1-1)
  • Zola 43
  • Bolder 86
  • Winnall (pen) 89
  • Sinclair 1
  • Sinclair 81

Burton Albion

  • 23 Legzdins
  • 03 Webster
  • 05 James
  • 08 Corbett
  • 15 Austin
  • 19 Maghoma
  • 22 Dyer
  • 26 Bolder
  • 18 Pearson (Preen 64)
  • 29 Winnall
  • 32 Zola (Walker 79)

Substitutes

  • 01 Poole,
  • 04 Stanton,
  • 31 Munn,
  • 17 Phillips,
  • 21 Preen,
  • 33 Green,
  • 10 Walker

Macclesfield

  • 01 Veiga
  • 05 Brown
  • 14 Diagne yellow card
  • 16 Brisley yellow card
  • 02 Reid
  • 04 Bencherif yellow card
  • 11 Daniel
  • 17 Wedgebury
  • 22 Gray
  • 09 Sinclair (Draper 82)
  • 23 Barnett

Substitutes

  • 13 Cudworth,
  • 03 Tremarco,
  • 07 Chalmers,
  • 08 Draper,
  • 20 Hamshaw,
  • 10 Sappleton,
  • 24 Mukendi
Ref: HooperAtt: 1,974
BURTON ALBION
MACCLESFIELD

Possession

  • Burton Albion 51%
  • Macclesfield 49%

Attempts on target

  • Burton Albion 14
  • Macclesfield 4

Attempts off target

  • Burton Albion 5
  • Macclesfield 3

Corners

  • Burton Albion 7
  • Macclesfield 4

Fouls

  • Burton Albion 11
  • Macclesfield 19
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+3:20 The referee brings the game to a close.
  • 90:00+2:37 Unfair challenge on Dan Gray by Sam Winnall results in a free kick. Tony Diagne takes the free kick.
  • 90:00+1:51 Dan Gray challenges Aaron Webster unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.
  • 90:00+1:09 Jacques Maghoma takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
  • 90:00+0:37 Shaun Brisley challenges Jacques Maghoma unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jacques Maghoma.
  • 89:37 Free kick awarded for a foul by Hamza Bencherif on Jack Dyer. Jack Dyer restarts play with the free kick.
  • 88:44 Unfair challenge on Jacques Maghoma by Izak Reid results in a Penalty. Jacques Maghoma provided the assist for the goal.
  • 88:44 GOAL - Sam WinnallBurton Albion 3 - 2 Macclesfield Penalty scored by Sam Winnall. Burton Albion 3-2 Macclesfield.
  • 86:32 The assistant referee flags for offside against Tyrone Barnett. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.
  • 86:05 Andrew Corbett takes a shot. Save made by Jose Veiga.
  • 85:10 Jack Dyer fouled by Tony Diagne, the ref awards a free kick. Assist on the goal came from Jack Dyer.
  • 85:10 GOAL - Adam BolderBurton Albion 2 - 2 Macclesfield Adam Bolder grabs a headed goal from inside the box. Burton Albion 2-2 Macclesfield.
  • 84:19 Booking Booking for Tony Diagne for unsporting behaviour.
  • 83:27 Jack Dyer takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save.
  • 82:00 Substitution Ross Draper is brought on as a substitute for Emile Sinclair.
  • 80:39 The assist for the goal came from Tyrone Barnett.
  • 80:39 GOAL - Emile SinclairBurton Albion 1 - 2 Macclesfield Emile Sinclair finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Burton Albion 1-2 Macclesfield.
  • 80:08 The ball is delivered by Garyn Preen, clearance made by Nathaniel Brown.
  • 78:05 Substitution Calvin Zola goes off and Richard Walker comes on.
  • 76:24 Jack Dyer takes a corner.
  • 70:52 Foul by Garyn Preen on Tony Diagne, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tony Diagne.
  • 69:05 Calvin Zola takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Shaun Brisley gets a block in.
  • 68:15 Hamza Bencherif has a shot and went wide right of the goal.
  • 67:31 Inswinging corner taken by Jack Dyer from the left by-line, save made by Jose Veiga.
  • 67:02 Foul by Shaun Brisley on Jacques Maghoma, free kick awarded. Jack Dyer delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance by Nathaniel Brown.
  • 66:04 Jose Veiga fouled by Calvin Zola, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jose Veiga.
  • 65:41 The ball is crossed by Jack Dyer.
  • 63:56 Substitution Garyn Preen comes on in place of Greg Pearson.
  • 63:18 Jack Dyer takes a outswinging corner.
  • 61:03 Effort from inside the area by Tony Diagne misses to the right of the goal.
  • 60:41 A cross is delivered by Dan Gray, clearance by Tony James.
  • 58:06 Calvin Zola challenges Shaun Brisley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Izak Reid takes the free kick.
  • 57:43 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Webster by Tyrone Barnett. Adam Legzdins takes the direct free kick.
  • 56:53 Calvin Zola challenges Shaun Brisley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Izak Reid.
  • 55:38 Aaron Webster produces a cross, Sam Winnall produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
  • 54:11 The ball is crossed by Jack Dyer.
  • 53:39 Foul by Shaun Brisley on Calvin Zola, free kick awarded. Tony James takes the direct free kick.
  • 53:39 Booking The referee shows Shaun Brisley a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
  • 52:37 Sam Winnall takes a shot. Blocked by Nathaniel Brown.
  • 52:18 Tyrone Barnett challenges Aaron Webster unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.
  • 50:20 Corner from the left by-line taken by Sam Wedgbury, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Legzdins by Tyrone Barnett. Direct free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.
  • 47:30 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury by Jack Dyer. Free kick taken by Tony Diagne.
  • 45:47 Jack Dyer challenges Sam Wedgbury unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nathaniel Brown.
  • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+2:11 The referee calls an end to the first half.
  • 45:00+0:51 Andrew Corbett fouled by Tyrone Barnett, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.
  • 45:00+0:09 Jacques Maghoma produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
  • 44:35 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jack Dyer from the left by-line.
  • 44:24 Aaron Webster produces a cross, clearance by Izak Reid.
  • 42:16 Jack Dyer takes a shot.
  • 42:16 GOAL - Calvin ZolaBurton Albion 1 - 1 Macclesfield Calvin Zola finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burton Albion 1-1 Macclesfield.
  • 41:56 Ryan Austin fouled by Tyrone Barnett, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.
  • 40:03 Hamza Bencherif challenges Jack Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jack Dyer from right channel, Nathaniel Brown manages to make a clearance.
  • 39:28 Tyrone Barnett is caught offside. Ryan Austin takes the free kick.
  • 39:14 The ball is sent over by Aaron Webster, Tony Diagne manages to make a clearance.
  • 35:46 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sam Wedgbury, save by Adam Legzdins.
  • 35:21 Inswinging corner taken by Sam Wedgbury from the left by-line played to the near post, Greg Pearson makes a clearance.
  • 34:37 Jacques Maghoma gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury. Direct free kick taken by Tony Diagne.
  • 33:17 Shaun Brisley fouled by Calvin Zola, the ref awards a free kick. Nathaniel Brown restarts play with the free kick.
  • 29:54 Hamza Bencherif takes a shot. Save made by Adam Legzdins.
  • 27:09 Shot by Aaron Webster from 12 yards. Blocked by Izak Reid.
  • 26:36 Foul by Hamza Bencherif on Sam Winnall, free kick awarded. Sam Winnall fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick,
  • 26:36 Booking Hamza Bencherif goes into the referee's book.
  • Correction - 26:22 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Winnall by Hamza Bencherif. Sam Winnall has a direct shot on goal from the free kick,
  • Correction - 26:22 Booking Hamza Bencherif goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
  • 25:59 Calvin Zola takes a shot. Shaun Brisley gets a block in.
  • 24:52 The ball is sent over by Hamza Bencherif, save made by Adam Legzdins.
  • 23:50 The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Nathaniel Brown.
  • 22:49 Jack Dyer takes the inswinging corner, save made by Jose Veiga.
  • 22:29 Sam Winnall takes a shot. Blocked by Dan Gray.
  • 22:07 The ball is crossed by Emile Sinclair, clearance made by Tony James.
  • 21:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Izak Reid by Calvin Zola. Free kick taken by Izak Reid.
  • 19:13 The referee blows for offside. Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.
  • 18:39 Nathaniel Brown fouled by Sam Winnall, the ref awards a free kick. Izak Reid takes the direct free kick.
  • 17:16 Foul by Colin Daniel on Greg Pearson, free kick awarded. The ball is sent over by Jack Dyer, Headed effort from close range by Calvin Zola goes wide left of the target.
  • 16:44 Aaron Webster fouled by Colin Daniel, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Austin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 12:53 Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Adam Legzdins makes a save.
  • 12:41 The ball is crossed by Sam Wedgbury.
  • 8:45 Corner from the left by-line taken by Sam Wedgbury, Adam Legzdins makes a save.
  • 8:10 Foul by Hamza Bencherif on Jack Dyer, free kick awarded. Adam Bolder restarts play with the free kick.
  • 7:31 Emile Sinclair takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.
  • 7:21 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jack Dyer.
  • 6:49 Ryan Austin takes a shot. Save made by Jose Veiga.
  • 6:21 Corner taken right-footed by Jack Dyer.
  • 5:36 Greg Pearson takes a shot. Shaun Brisley gets a block in. Jack Dyer takes a shot. Blocked by Tony Diagne.
  • 3:23 Hamza Bencherif concedes a free kick for a foul on Calvin Zola. Jacques Maghoma takes the free kick.
  • 2:29 Foul by Shaun Brisley on Greg Pearson, free kick awarded. Jack Dyer takes the direct free kick.
  • Correction - 1:56 Jacques Maghoma takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
  • 1:56 Jacques Maghoma takes a shot. Blocked by Dan Gray.
  • 0:22 Tyrone Barnett provided the assist for the goal.
  • 0:22 GOAL - Emile SinclairBurton Albion 0 - 1 Macclesfield Emile Sinclair gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burton Albion 0-1 Macclesfield.
  • 0:00 The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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