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Chesterfield 0-2 Burton Albion

Adam McGurk's brace sealed all three points for Burton Albion as League Two leaders Chesterfield lost their second home game in a row.

McGurk's first came from a low shot from 12 yards after 10 minutes and he headed his second minutes later from Chris Hussey's right-hand cross.

Robbie Weir should have made it three soon after but missed an open goal from close range.

Jay O'Shea's late shot was the closest the home side came to a consolation.

Chesterfield remain top of the table on goal difference while Burton climb to 12th and are now two point off the play-off places.

VIEWS FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

"It's a very, very difficult place to come. Paul's produced a fantastic team, but we were magnificent today.

"I said before the game that I'd like to lose a game and say the opposition were much, much better than us, but I think again, we were absolutely fantastic.

"In truth, we could probably have won it by three or four. I know that might flatter us slightly, but we had some terrific chances and the game plan worked fantastically well.

"To come here and to do that, I thought was absolutely magnificent."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Lee
  • 25TalbotSubstituted forO'Sheaat 46'minutes
  • 15Humphreys
  • 5Morsy
  • 4Hird
  • 6Cooper
  • 12Ryan
  • 7Darikwa
  • 24PorterSubstituted forGnanduilletat 58'minutes
  • 17Doyle
  • 11RobertsSubstituted forRichardsat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Banks
  • 9Richards
  • 10O'Shea
  • 20Chapman
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 23Evatt
  • 28McSheffrey

Burton

Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Pickford
  • 2Edwards
  • 7BellSubstituted forDiamondat 77'minutes
  • 8WeirSubstituted forDyerat 83'minutes
  • 6Sharps
  • 25Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 17Phillips
  • 23Palmer
  • 20McGurkSubstituted forKnowlesat 86'minutes
  • 14McCrory
  • 3Hussey

Substitutes

  • 5Diamond
  • 9Howe
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 21Holness
  • 22Dyer
  • 28Symes
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
6,901

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Ian Sharps.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Chris Hussey (Burton Albion) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the left.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Matthew Palmer.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top left corner.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Dominic Knowles replaces Adam McGurk.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Jack Dyer replaces Robbie Weir.

  11. Post update

    Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield).

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Alexander Diamond replaces Lee Bell.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

  18. Post update

    Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield127231811723
2Rochdale127231812623
3Exeter127231813523
4Oxford Utd126422112922
5Fleetwood127142014622
6Morecambe126422015522
7Wycombe126241814420
8Mansfield125521511420
9Southend126241410420
10Newport125431814419
11Wimbledon125341413118
12Burton125341717018
13Scunthorpe114521312117
14Dag & Red124531717017
15Portsmouth124441919016
16Hartlepool124351414015
17Cheltenham123361524-912
18York113261317-411
19Plymouth12327815-711
20Bristol Rovers122461016-610
21Torquay122461321-810
22Bury122371316-39
23Northampton122371017-79
24Accrington12048719-124
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