League Two
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Bury 3-1 Burton Albion

Daniel Nardiello
Daniel Nardiello joined Bury on a free transfer in January and has now scored nine goals for The Shakers since

Bury replaced Burton at the top of League Two after a Daniel Nardiello double sealed a convincing win.

Half-time substitute Nardiello fired Bury into the lead from eight yards before Ryan Lowe poked in the second.

An over-hit back-pass from Shane Cansdell-Sherriff wrongfooted keeper Jon McLaughlin and Nardiello pounced to put the Shakers three up.

Jacob Blyth nodded in Stuart Beavon's cross late on, but it proved nothing more than a consolation.

Bury, who started the day in second place, leapfrogged Burton at the top of League Two, with The Brewers slipping to second after suffering consecutive defeats.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We've been putting an infrastructure in place, we've been putting something in to get performances like that and find that consistency.

"People talk about winning and winning and winning, but if you look at the performance, and as a coach or manager, you concentrate on the performance, the wins come out of that.

"They're a fantastic group. The football display today was breathtaking, completely destructive at times."

Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

"We were going to miss some of the players we've got unavailable today and I'm not going to make any bones about that, but I'm not also going to excuses for it.

"We've come with a gameplan that I felt in the first half went quite well. We got into some really good positions and limited them to relatively few chances. It felt as though in the last few minutes of the first half we just allowed them to get in and around the box probably too easily.

"Two very, very poor goals to concede at any level just made the game go away from us at that point. Then for the last 20-25 minutes we actually rallied quite well to chase the game ok and scored a good goal through Blyth, but it was too little, too late."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 26Lainton
  • 10Mayor
  • 34Mills
  • 27Cameron
  • 2Jones
  • 3McNulty
  • 19Soares
  • 6EtuhuSubstituted forHolmesat 60'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8Adams
  • 15LoweSubstituted forTutteat 76'minutes
  • 9RoseSubstituted forNardielloat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Jalal
  • 4Tutte
  • 11Hussey
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 17Nardiello
  • 20Platt
  • 28Holmes

Burton

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 6SharpsBooked at 74mins
  • 2EdwardsSubstituted forSladeat 89'minutes
  • 5TaftBooked at 54mins
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 27HarnessBooked at 28minsSubstituted forBlythat 59'minutes
  • 8WeirBooked at 74mins
  • 23Palmer
  • 15McFadzeanSubstituted forKnowlesat 60'minutes
  • 4Mousinho
  • 9Beavon

Substitutes

  • 12Blyth
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 24Slade
  • 26Doyle-Charles
  • 30Austin
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
4,536

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 3, Burton Albion 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 3, Burton Albion 1.

  3. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  4. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  5. Post update

    Delay in match Daniel Nardiello (Bury) because of an injury.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Bury. Conceded by John Mousinho.

  7. Booking

    Duane Holmes (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Duane Holmes (Bury).

  9. Post update

    John Mousinho (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Adams (Bury).

  11. Post update

    George Taft (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nicky Adams (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Liam Slade replaces Philip Edwards.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Bury 3, Burton Albion 1. Jacob Blyth (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stuart Beavon.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Bury. Conceded by Jon McLaughlan.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Daniel Nardiello (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Mayor (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Duane Holmes (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Andrew Tutte replaces Ryan Lowe.

  20. Booking

    Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.