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Burton Albion 1-1 York City

Lowly York battled to a point at promotion-chasing Burton to make it six draws in their last eight games.

Burton's Robbie Weir fired straight at keeper Aaron McCarey, while Rene Howe failed to get a touch to Alex MacDonald's cross from a yard out.

The visitors went ahead when substitute Michael Coulson's cross skidded in off the head of Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Burton levelled when Billy Kee latched onto Damien McCrory's ball and rifled a low shot inside a post from 10 yards.

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Burton boss Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

"After going a goal down, you'd have to see it as a point gained.

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Post-match: Burton boss Gary Rowett

"I just felt as though there was an opportunity in this game at home to York to get a win. However, I think the first time we did anything we'd worked on in the week was after 25 or 30 minutes, when we put some quality balls into their box.

"Had we started the game how we wanted I'm sure we would have created more. I still felt as though we created chances, but I'd like to create more if I'm honest.

"We haven't quite come together as an attacking force yet."

York manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"I thought we were solid, and we competed very very well. There's not many teams who come to Burton and go away with something.

"It was a very good competitive game, I was delighted with the goal we got, but a little disappointed with their goal at the near post.

"It's a great point away from home. We just have to keep working hard, keep playing, keep believing and look forward to Oxford next week."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 16Lyness
  • 2Edwards
  • 14McCrory
  • 7Bell
  • 25Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 6Sharps
  • 11MacDonaldBooked at 81minsSubstituted forPhillipsat 84'minutes
  • 8Weir
  • 9Howe
  • 29Kee
  • 3HusseySubstituted forPalmerat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Siegrist
  • 5Diamond
  • 17Phillips
  • 18Knowles
  • 21Holness
  • 23Palmer
  • 28Symes

York

  • 32McCarey
  • 30O'NeillSubstituted forCoulsonat 57'minutes
  • 3Davies
  • 14Montrose
  • 5McGurkBooked at 35mins
  • 15Lowe
  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 29Whitehouse
  • 9Fletcher
  • 11Jarvis
  • 12Carson

Substitutes

  • 7Coulson
  • 8Clay
  • 10Chambers
  • 18Platt
  • 23Murray
  • 25Dickinson
  • 28Puri
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
2,344

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamYork
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home15
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 1, York City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, York City 1.

Foul by Wes Fletcher (York City).

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Lewis Montrose (York City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Ian Sharps (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Josh Carson.

Foul by Josh Carson (York City).

Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Jimmy Phillips replaces Alexander MacDonald.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

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

Corner, York City. Conceded by Dean Lyness.

Attempt saved. Keith Lowe (York City) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Booking

Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt saved. Wes Fletcher (York City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Lanre Oyebanjo.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (York City).

Attempt missed. Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by David McGurk.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 1, York City 1. Billy Kee (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Lee Bell (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Matthew Palmer replaces Chris Hussey.

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

Chris Hussey (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Lewis Montrose (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Own Goal by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff, Burton Albion. Burton Albion 0, York City 1.

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

Keith Lowe (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy Kee (Burton Albion).

Attempt missed. Elliot Whitehouse (York City) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Michael Coulson replaces Luke O'Neill.

goal

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