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Bury 1-3 Millwall

Chris Taylor
Blackburn loanee Chris Taylor scored his second and third goals of the season.

Millwall kept their faint hopes of automatic promotion alive with a deserved victory over mid-table Bury.

After Bury's Tom Pope hit the bar, Chris Taylor put Millwall on their way to a third win in four games with a goal direct from a corner.

Steve Morison then scored his 18th goal of the season before Ryan Lowe smashed in off the bar to pull one back.

But Taylor made the game safe by converting Morison's cross to move the Lions past Walsall into third place.

Neil Harris's side can still mathematically secure a top two finish, but closing the six-point gap to Burton Albion with just two games remaining looks unlikely.

Lowe's goal was the 200th strike of a career that has taken in eight clubs - Shrewsbury Town, Chester, Crewe Alexandra, Stockport County, Bury, Sheffield Wednesday, MK Dons and Tranmere Rovers.

Line-ups

Bury

  • 38Neal
  • 14Jones
  • 5Clarke
  • 23Bolger
  • 3Hussey
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forClareat 68'minutes
  • 19SoaresBooked at 80mins
  • 22Pugh
  • 10MayorBooked at 60mins
  • 11Pope
  • 15LoweSubstituted forRoseat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lawlor
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 32Rose
  • 40Brown
  • 43Clare

Millwall

  • 13Archer
  • 27Romeo
  • 17Webster
  • 16Beevers
  • 3MartinBooked at 65mins
  • 10OnyedinmaSubstituted forUpsonat 59'minutes
  • 24Thompson
  • 26Abdou
  • 19TaylorBooked at 63mins
  • 20MorisonSubstituted forCraigat 90+2'minutes
  • 22O'BrienSubstituted forPhilpotat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Forde
  • 4Edwards
  • 5Craig
  • 8Upson
  • 15Nelson
  • 28Philpot
  • 37Twardek
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
3,669

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away8
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 1, Millwall 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 1, Millwall 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Tony Craig replaces Steve Morison.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Jamie Philpot replaces Aiden O'Brien.

Attempt missed. Tom Pope (Bury) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Tom Pope (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nadjim Abdou (Millwall).

Attempt saved. Chris Taylor (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 1, Millwall 3. Chris Taylor (Millwall) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Steve Morison.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Chris Neal.

Attempt saved. Byron Webster (Millwall) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Steve Morison (Millwall) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Booking

Tom Soares (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

Chris Taylor (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Tom Soares (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Danny Rose (Bury) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Sean Clare (Bury) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Danny Rose (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steve Morison (Millwall).

Tom Soares (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ben Thompson (Millwall).

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Byron Webster.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Ryan Lowe.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Mark Beevers.

Attempt saved. Steve Morison (Millwall) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Tom Soares (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aiden O'Brien (Millwall).

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Sean Clare replaces John O'Sullivan.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

Byron Webster (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Nadjim Abdou.

Booking

Joe Martin (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

John O'Sullivan (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joe Martin (Millwall).

Booking

Chris Taylor (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Peter Clarke (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Taylor (Millwall).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan442315677413684
2Burton442491155361981
3Millwall442291368482075
4Walsall4321121061471475
5Bradford4421111252401274
6Barnsley442171664511370
7Gillingham4419121369521769
8Scunthorpe4419111457471068
9Sheff Utd441812146354966
10Rochdale441811156458665
11Port Vale441811155652465
12Coventry4417121562481463
13Southend441611175660-459
14Peterborough44176217369457
15Bury441512175368-1557
16Swindon441510195969-1055
17Oldham441218144453-954
18Chesterfield44148225568-1350
19Shrewsbury431311195470-1650
20Fleetwood441115184953-448
21Blackpool441210223954-1546
22Doncaster441112214761-1445
23Colchester44912235495-4139
24Crewe44613254380-3731
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