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Burton Albion 0-1 Morecambe

Ryan Williams' deflected effort saw Morecambe snatch a win at the Pirelli Stadium and end 10-man Burton's three-game winning run.

The visitors started brightly and almost went ahead when Kevin Ellison fired against the foot of the post.

Ellison then capitalised on a defensive error and his effort hit team-mate Williams to deflect into the net.

Chris Hussey volleyed wide in reply and Shane Cansdell-Sherriff was sent off for a second bookable offence.

VIEWS FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Burton manager Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

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Post-match: Burton boss Rowett

"I felt a little bit disappointed really. It was a game that was pretty even.

"We've had an awful lot of the ball, an awful lot of opportunities to do something with it, but we've just not created clear chances and we didn't test them enough to win the game.

"I would probably say a draw would have been a fair result, but football's not fair at times.

"I was just disappointed by our lack of cutting edge at times in the game and I think that was the most disappointing factor for me."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1Pickford
  • 2Edwards
  • 14McCrory
  • 23PalmerBooked at 13mins
  • 6SharpsBooked at 15mins
  • 25Cansdell-SherriffBooked at 90mins
  • 17PhillipsSubstituted forMacDonaldat 58'minutes
  • 8Weir
  • 20McGurk
  • 29KeeSubstituted forSymesat 70'minutes
  • 3HusseySubstituted forKnowlesat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Diamond
  • 7Bell
  • 11MacDonald
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 22Dyer
  • 28Symes

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 8WrightBooked at 83mins
  • 3Threlfall
  • 10Williams
  • 22Parrish
  • 5HughesBooked at 19mins
  • 17FlemingBooked at 66mins
  • 16DrummondSubstituted forKenyonat 76'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 9SampsonSubstituted forMarshallat 69'minutes
  • 27AmondSubstituted forRedshawat 86'minutes
  • 11EllisonBooked at 63mins

Substitutes

  • 4Kenyon
  • 6Diagne
  • 7Redshaw
  • 14Marshall
  • 19McGee
  • 20Mwasile
  • 25Arestidou
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
2,702

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 0, Morecambe 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 0, Morecambe 1.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Alexander MacDonald went off injured after Burton Albion had used all subs.

Kevin Ellison went off injured after Morecambe had used all subs.

Booking

Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Redshaw replaces Padraig Amond.

Ian Sharps (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Booking

Andrew Wright (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) left footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Dominic Knowles replaces Chris Hussey.

Adam McGurk (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Parrish (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Alex Kenyon replaces Stewart Drummond.

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Padraig Amond.

Attempt missed. Chris Hussey (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Michael Symes replaces Billy Kee.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Marcus Marshall replaces Jack Sampson.

Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Andrew Wright.

Attempt blocked. Billy Kee (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Booking

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Alexander MacDonald replaces Jimmy Phillips.

Foul by Robbie Weir (Burton Albion).

Padraig Amond (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Adam McGurk (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Robbie Weir (Burton Albion).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Fleetwood1591526161028
2Oxford Utd1575323131026
3Chesterfield157532114726
4Rochdale158252319426
5Morecambe157442220225
6Exeter157352017324
7Burton157352018224
8Scunthorpe156631717024
9Southend157261814423
10Newport156542219323
11Dag & Red156542220223
12Wycombe146352017321
13Hartlepool156361917221
14Mansfield155641515021
15Wimbledon156361719-221
16Portsmouth145542322120
17Plymouth155371015-518
18Cheltenham154562127-617
19York154472124-316
20Bristol Rovers153571218-614
21Torquay153571725-814
22Bury153481620-413
23Accrington152581222-1011
24Northampton152491322-910
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