Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Chesterfield 0.
Calum Butcher scored the only goal of the game as League One leaders Burton Albion move seven points clear at the top with victory over Chesterfield.
Butcher finished calmly from inside the box at the end of a first half delayed by an injury to Spireites defender Liam O'Neil at the Pirelli Stadium.
The home side had the best of the chances, with forward Stuart Beavon denied by goalkeeper Tommy Lee.
Defeat leaves Chesterfield just a point above Fleetwood and the bottom four.
- 3Cansdell-SherriffSubstituted forFlanaganat 77'minutes
- 12ButcherSubstituted forReillyat 84'minutes
- 33BennettSubstituted forAkinsat 76'minutes
- 12O'NeilSubstituted forGardnerat 29'minutes
- 23AndersonBooked at 54mins
- 2HerdBooked at 51minsSubstituted forBanksat 55'minutesBooked at 89mins
- 22SimonsSubstituted forDieseruvweat 62'minutes
- Simon Hooper
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, Chesterfield 0.
Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).
Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).
Tom Anderson (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).
Attempt saved. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Gary Liddle (Chesterfield).
Substitution, Burton Albion. Callum Reilly replaces Callum Butcher.
Hand ball by Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield).
Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Dion Donohue.
Tom Flanagan (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield).
Substitution, Burton Albion. Tom Flanagan replaces Shane Cansdell-Sherriff because of an injury.
Substitution, Burton Albion. Lucas Akins replaces Mason Bennett.
Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.