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Burton Albion 2-1 Scunthorpe United

Stuart Beavon
Stuart Beavon scored seven goals for Burton as they won promotion from League Two last season

Burton Albion beat 10-man Scunthorpe to register a win in the first League One game in the club's history.

Stuart Beavon's second-half strike gave Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's side the lead as he reacted quickest to a loose ball.

The Iron then had goalkeeper Luke Daniels sent off after he appeared to strike Mark Duffy, with Lucas Akins converting the resulting penalty.

Substitute Charlie Goode headed an injury-time consolation goal for the visitors from Gary McSheffrey's corner.

Burton manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

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Hasselbaink on Burton v Scunthorpe

"Scunthorpe are a good side. It was always going to be an afternoon where you have to defend well and at times we did.

"I must say in the first half we had the two best chances. They had some chances - they hit the woodwork, but that's just what it is.

"We looked good at times and at the end I think we looked the stronger team. In the last five minutes I thought we had another gear."

Scunthorpe manager Mark Robins told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Robins on Burton v Scunthorpe

"First and foremost we came here against a strong, physical Burton Albion side with momentum.

"We've come off the back of a really good pre-season and you'd expect better from us.

"I expect better from us, the players expect better from each other and we took a little bit of time to get some confidence."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 31Matthews
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 14McCrory
  • 10Akins
  • 15NaylorBooked at 89mins
  • 8Weir
  • 11El KhayatiSubstituted forBinnom-Williamsat 74'minutes
  • 21DuffySubstituted forPalmerat 81'minutes
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forThieleat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Reilly
  • 12Butcher
  • 16Lyness
  • 19O'Connor
  • 20Thiele
  • 22Binnom-Williams
  • 23Palmer

Scunthorpe

  • 1DanielsBooked at 71mins
  • 33ClarkeBooked at 77mins
  • 18King
  • 6CanavanSubstituted forGoodeat 38'minutes
  • 2Wiseman
  • 12Bishop
  • 7WilliamsSubstituted forMcSheffreyat 30'minutes
  • 15Dawson
  • 3Laird
  • 9Madden
  • 22HopperSubstituted forAnyonat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McAllister
  • 10van Veen
  • 11Henderson
  • 13Anyon
  • 20Goode
  • 28McSheffrey
  • 29Wootton
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
4,064

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home16
Away11
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 2, Scunthorpe United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 2, Scunthorpe United 1.

Attempt saved. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 2, Scunthorpe United 1. Charlie Goode (Scunthorpe United) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gary McSheffrey with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Philip Edwards.

Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Burton Albion).

Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Jerome Binnom-Williams (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Naylor (Burton Albion).

Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Timmy Thiele replaces Stuart Beavon.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jack King.

Attempt blocked. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Philip Edwards.

Foul by Tom Naylor (Burton Albion).

Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Matthew Palmer replaces Mark Duffy.

Attempt missed. Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United).

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

Jack King (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jordan Clarke.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Jerome Binnom-Williams replaces Abdenasser El Khayati.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 2, Scunthorpe United 0. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Joe Anyon replaces Tom Hopper.

Penalty Burton Albion. Mark Duffy draws a foul in the penalty area.

Dismissal

Luke Daniels (Scunthorpe United) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Penalty conceded by Luke Daniels (Scunthorpe United) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Philip Edwards (Burton Albion).

Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jordan Clarke.

Attempt blocked. Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 1, Scunthorpe United 0. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

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1Gillingham11004043
2Swindon11004133
3Chesterfield11003123
4Coventry11002023
5Rochdale11002023
6Burton11002113
7Millwall11002113
8Blackpool10102201
9Colchester10102201
10Bury10101101
11Doncaster10101101
12Fleetwood10101101
13Oldham10101101
14Southend10101101
15Walsall10101101
16Crewe10100001
17Port Vale10100001
18Scunthorpe100112-10
19Shrewsbury100112-10
20Barnsley100113-20
21Peterborough100102-20
22Wigan100102-20
23Bradford100114-30
24Sheff Utd100104-40
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