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Dagenham & Redbridge 1-3 Burton Albion

Adam McGurk
Adam McGurk has scored four goals in his last six games for Burton Albion.

Burton Albion moved to the top of League Two following a hard-fought win over Dagenham & Redbridge.

Stuart Beavon had the best chance of the first half but his deflected shot was spectacularly saved by Daggers keeper Mark Cousins.

Alex Jakubiak put the home side ahead with a neat finish before Burton's Adam McGurk equalised from close range.

Substitute Abdenasser El Khayati and Damien McCrory scored late on to seal victory for the Brewers.

Burton, who extended their unbeaten run to 13 games, are now three points clear at the top of the table after Shrewsbury lost at Tranmere.

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Warren Hackett told BBC London 94.9:

"It was a very very scrappy game. There wasn't much in it and there wasn't much football played.

"There were just two relatively organised defences cutting out the opposition, cutting out the forwards to stop them getting an opportunity.

"I feel like we gave them three goals to be honest.

"In previous weeks we have been very organised defensively. I would expect that after going 1-0 up to a team at the top of the league to be concentrated."

Line-ups

Dag & Red

Formation 4-4-2

  • 30Cousins
  • 8Ogogo
  • 4Doe
  • 25Obileye
  • 33Widdowson
  • 17Howell
  • 6Bingham
  • 28Boucaud
  • 23HemmingsSubstituted forJonesat 88'minutes
  • 35JakubiakSubstituted forChambersat 79'minutes
  • 7Cureton

Substitutes

  • 1O'Brien
  • 3Connors
  • 5Saah
  • 10Chambers
  • 15Labadie
  • 16Carr
  • 32Jones

Burton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 14McCrory
  • 10Akins
  • 8Weir
  • 22Lenihan
  • 11CaleroSubstituted forEl Khayatiat 65'minutes
  • 20McGurkSubstituted forNaylorat 90+1'minutes
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Taft
  • 15Naylor
  • 21El Khayati
  • 24Slade
  • 27Harness
  • 28Antoine-Curier
  • 33Shearer
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
1,718

Match Stats

Home TeamDag & RedAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Burton Albion 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Burton Albion 3.

  3. Post update

    Billy Bingham (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Mickael Antoine-Curier (Burton Albion).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

  7. Post update

    Billy Bingham (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Tom Naylor replaces Adam McGurk.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Burton Albion 3. Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Jodi Jones replaces Ashley Hemmings.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Mickael Antoine-Curier replaces Stuart Beavon.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ashley Hemmings (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ashley Chambers (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Lucas Akins.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Darragh Lenihan.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Billy Bingham (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Ashley Chambers replaces Alex Jakubiak.

  19. Post update

    Joe Widdowson (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Adam McGurk (Burton Albion).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton32197646281864
2Shrewsbury32187746222461
3Wycombe321611545271859
4Luton321510739271255
5Southend3215983630654
6Plymouth321571040231752
7Bury32157104335852
8Newport32148103938150
9Stevenage32146124641548
10Northampton32135145142944
11Morecambe32128123432244
12Wimbledon31128114342144
13Exeter331110124348-543
14Portsmouth311010113635140
15Accrington31124154051-1140
16Cambridge31107144644237
17Oxford Utd32910133640-437
18Dag & Red32107153644-837
19Mansfield3298152641-1535
20Tranmere31810133238-634
21Carlisle32103194056-1633
22York32614123140-932
23Cheltenham32710152848-2031
24Hartlepool3266202454-3024
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