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Burton Albion 1-2 Coventry City

Marcus Tudgay
Marcus Tudgay's first-half strike was his first league goal of the season

Coventry City came from behind to win at Burton Albion and move up to second place in League One.

The home side took the lead when Aaron Martin turned Mark Duffy's low cross into his own net but Marcus Tudgay poked home to equalise on 20 minutes.

The Sky Blues went ahead 11 minutes into the second half when Romain Vincelot tapped in from close range,

Brewers forward Lucas Akins forced visiting keeper Lee Burge into a late save before Tim Thiele scuffed wide.

Burton had claimed offside for the winning goal, but replays suggested Vincelot was narrowly onside.

Jacob Murphy's left-wing cross evaded the defence and trickled towards goal after rebounding off Martin, with French midfielder Vincelot touching the ball home from two yards out.

Coventry are now one point behind early season pace-setters Gillingham, with Burton slipping to fifth in the table.

Coventry City's second goal
Vincelot (wearing number four) scored the winner after the ball was turned goalwards by Aaron Martin

Burton manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

"They are a good side, don't get me wrong.

"They did keep the ball quite well. I think we made our own problems and at times we made them look good.

"At times we looked very good and we looked very good going forward and we were strong at times. We created chances but you have to take them.

"We started well but we couldn't sustain it. It wasn't meant to be."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 22Binnom-Williams
  • 21DuffySubstituted forPalmerat 67'minutes
  • 8WeirBooked at 51minsSubstituted forO'Connorat 90+2'minutes
  • 15Naylor
  • 11El KhayatiSubstituted forAkinsat 68'minutes
  • 9Beavon
  • 20Thiele

Substitutes

  • 7Reilly
  • 10Akins
  • 12Butcher
  • 14McCrory
  • 19O'Connor
  • 23Palmer
  • 31Matthews

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 18Ricketts
  • 5Johnson
  • 21Martin
  • 3Stokes
  • 7FleckBooked at 60mins
  • 4Vincelot
  • 11O'Brien
  • 8LameirasSubstituted forFortunéat 74'minutes
  • 25MurphySubstituted forHaynesat 90+2'minutes
  • 20TudgaySubstituted forThomasat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Thomas
  • 16Elford-Alliyu
  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 26Haynes
  • 27Thomas
  • 29Harries
  • 32Fortuné
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
4,633

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Coventry City 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, Coventry City 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Chris Stokes.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by John Mousinho.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Ryan Haynes replaces Jacob Murphy.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Anthony O'Connor replaces Robbie Weir.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Timmy Thiele (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jacob Murphy.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Romain Vincelot.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Lee Burge.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Conor Thomas replaces Marcus Tudgay.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) header from very close range misses to the right following a corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Robbie Weir.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  16. Post update

    Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jim O'Brien (Coventry City).

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jacob Murphy (Coventry City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Romain Vincelot.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 6th September 2015

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham6420113814
2Coventry6411147713
3Walsall6411114713
4Sheff Utd540195412
5Burton640286212
6Rochdale632193611
7Swindon6321128411
8Chesterfield631297210
9Wigan631276110
10Fleetwood622210828
11Bradford622268-28
12Bury6141111107
13Oldham61415507
14Barnsley6213610-47
15Port Vale51316426
16Southend613257-26
17Doncaster613235-26
18Shrewsbury612368-25
19Scunthorpe612358-35
20Peterborough6114611-54
21Millwall5113410-64
22Blackpool6114412-84
23Colchester5032510-53
24Crewe6024612-62
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