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Burton Albion 1-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

Ten-man Dagenham battled to a draw at high-flying Burton despite being down a man down for most of the second half.

Dagenham took the lead on the stroke of half-time as Lawson D'Ath lashed a 20-yard shot high into the net.

The visitors had Jack Connors dismissed for picking up a second yellow card, and Albion's equaliser came minutes later when substitute Billy Kee fired a shot into the bottom corner.

Burton's Robbie Weir hit the post late on but the Daggers held on for a point.

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Burton Albion assistant manager Kevin Summerfield told BBC Radio Derby:

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Post-match: Burton assistant Summerfield

"Before the game, we talked about how important it was to get the first goal. It's something we haven't done particularly well for most of the season.

"You must also give credit to the opposition. We've watched them quite a bit in the last couple of weeks and they're a really resilient team. They're a lot tougher than they were last season, they've got a better system to play than they had and they've some character about them.

"Once they got the first goal, they had something to hang onto. Possibly we were allowed back into the game when they went down to ten men, but we've come out with a draw and our run's still going, so it could be a very important point come the end of the season."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1Lainton
  • 2Edwards
  • 14McCrory
  • 23Palmer
  • 6Sharps
  • 25Cansdell-SherriffBooked at 84mins
  • 19Ismail
  • 8Weir
  • 9AlexanderSubstituted forKnowlesat 79'minutes
  • 20McGurkSubstituted forKeeat 57'minutes
  • 17PhillipsSubstituted forMacDonaldat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Hussey
  • 7Bell
  • 11MacDonald
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 26Gray
  • 29Kee

Dag & Red

  • 1Lewington
  • 18HoyteBooked at 85mins
  • 26ConnorsBooked at 55mins
  • 12D'Ath
  • 2Wilkinson
  • 4Doe
  • 8Ogogo
  • 6Bingham
  • 9MurphySubstituted forNorrisat 70'minutes
  • 7ElitoSubstituted forIlesanmiat 55'minutesSubstituted forSaahat 75'minutes
  • 27Azeez

Substitutes

  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 5Saah
  • 14Dickson
  • 20Shields
  • 30Seabright
  • 33Norris
  • 41Hines
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
2,934

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamDag & Red
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home12
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Luke Wilkinson.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Hand ball by Zeli Ismail (Burton Albion).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Scott Doe (Dagenham and Redbridge).

  7. Post update

    Zeli Ismail (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Adebayo Azeez (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Damien McCrory (Burton Albion).

  10. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Scott Doe.

  11. Booking

    Gavin Hoyte (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Booking

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

  13. Post update

    Luke Norris (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Scott Doe.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Gavin Hoyte (Dagenham and Redbridge).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Alexander MacDonald replaces Jimmy Phillips.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Dominic Knowles replaces Gary Alexander.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield311610551282358
2Scunthorpe311413445301555
3Oxford Utd311412543241954
4Rochdale30165948351353
5Fleetwood301641048341452
6Burton3014973429551
7Southend30138938281047
8Hartlepool31118123535041
9Dag & Red311010113839-140
10Newport2710983533239
11York32912113837139
12Plymouth30109112735-839
13Exeter30108123740-338
14Wimbledon31108133237-538
15Morecambe30108123440-638
16Cheltenham30812103540-536
17Portsmouth31812113543-836
18Mansfield31811123243-1135
19Bristol Rovers30810122832-434
20Accrington2989123441-733
21Bury28711103235-332
22Wycombe30710133339-631
23Torquay3078153046-1629
24Northampton3068162342-1926
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