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Bury 1-0 Burton Albion

Bury celebrate what proved to be the matchwinner against Burton Albion at Gigg Lane
Bury's players celebrate what proved to be the matchwinner against Burton Albion at Gigg Lane

Bury remain in the League One play-off places after a first-half own goal settled their meeting with fellow promotion challengers Burton Albion.

The only goal of the game came when Leicester City loan striker Joe Dodoo's low cross looped inside the far post off Jerome Binnom-Williams.

Tom Pope and Leon Clarke almost doubled Bury's lead, both seeing close-range efforts blocked on the line.

Burton could not find an equaliser despite creating a string of efforts.

Phil Edwards and Mark Duffy almost beat home keeper Daniel Bachmann at his near post, while Callum Reilly fired just over.

Bachmann then parried a rasping strike by Binnom-Williams and El Khayati twice fired over. But it was Bury who came closest when, after coming off the bench, fit-again midfielder Kelvin Etuhu's 20-yard strike was tipped onto the bar by Burton keeper Jon McLaughlin.

David Flitcroft's Shakers, in sixth, move to within two points of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's Burton, who have dropped to fifth.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Bury v Burton

"It was a very professional and focused performance.

"First half we were outstanding in possession.

"Second half it was a different game."

Burton boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

"It's very frustrating. They had a lot of the ball but we had the chances with Nasser El Khayati and Stuart Beavon.

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Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: Burton Albion boss on Bury defeat

"It was a 100% penalty and then when it is a 100% penalty the referee has a decision to make - to send him off. Then it is a totally different game.

"I don't know what he has seen - or hasn't seen - but Stuart is chipping the ball over the goalkeepers legs, like a good striker would do, and the goalkeeper is coming with his feet. Everywhere on the pitch it's a free kick. What's the difference?"

Line-ups

Bury

  • 30Bachmann
  • 2Riley
  • 27Cameron
  • 5Clarke
  • 3HusseyBooked at 90mins
  • 41DodooSubstituted forJonesat 69'minutes
  • 22Pugh
  • 19SoaresBooked at 90mins
  • 10Mayor
  • 9ClarkeSubstituted forRoseat 87'minutes
  • 11PopeSubstituted forEtuhuat 58'minutesBooked at 68mins

Substitutes

  • 6Etuhu
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 14Jones
  • 20Burgess
  • 32Rose
  • 34Ruddy
  • 40Brown

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-SherriffSubstituted forButcherat 80'minutes
  • 22Binnom-Williams
  • 7Reilly
  • 15Naylor
  • 10AkinsBooked at 62minsSubstituted forThieleat 66'minutes
  • 21Duffy
  • 11El KhayatiBooked at 39mins
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forJoachimat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Butcher
  • 13Joachim
  • 19O'Connor
  • 20Thiele
  • 23Palmer
  • 30Flanagan
  • 31Matthews
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,788

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 1, Burton Albion 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 1, Burton Albion 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  4. Booking

    Chris Hussey (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

  6. Post update

    Aurélien Joachim (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Leon Clarke.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

  10. Post update

    Chris Hussey (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Aurélien Joachim (Burton Albion).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Callum Butcher replaces Shane Cansdell-Sherriff because of an injury.

  13. Post update

    Craig Jones (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Burton Albion).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Aurélien Joachim replaces Stuart Beavon.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Bury. Conceded by Jon McLaughlin.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kelvin Etuhu (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Danny Pugh (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Leon Clarke (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Callum Reilly (Burton Albion).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry18114336191737
2Gillingham18104435231234
3Walsall1796229151433
4Wigan1896329181133
5Burton1710251614232
6Bury188643027330
7Bradford188642118330
8Millwall178452824428
9Peterborough1883739291027
10Southend187652020027
11Sheff Utd187562925426
12Port Vale187562321226
13Rochdale186662220224
14Scunthorpe187292222023
15Chesterfield187292528-323
16Doncaster185581524-920
17Colchester185582741-1420
18Oldham1831052026-619
19Fleetwood1853102527-218
20Shrewsbury1752101924-517
21Barnsley1852112230-817
22Swindon1844102333-1016
23Blackpool1844101526-1116
24Crewe1834111531-1613
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