Crewe 3-2 Burton Albion

Luke Murphy's strike proved decisive as Crewe saw off Burton.

Danny Shelley drove home a low strike to give the hosts the lead before teeing up Ashley Westwood to rifle a fierce shot into the roof of the net.

Callum Driver pulled one back for the Brewers with a smart finish after latching onto Adam Bolder's through ball, only for Murphy to extend the advantage from close range.

Calvin Zola scored from a narrow angle in stoppage time but it was not enough.


Crewe manager Steve Davis told BBC Radio Stoke:

"We've had a lot of goals in the last three home games, but as long as we're getting the three points, I'm not bothered if it's 5-4 or 6-5.

"It's a big win with us being under strength. We were short and we knew that because we had a very young bench.

"There were a lot of adjustments and a lot of things that we had to change very quickly.

"It was a battling performance under the circumstances so it makes it a very good win tonight."

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