League One
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Burton Albion 1-0 Chesterfield

Calum Butcher
Calum Butcher scored his fourth goal of the season to extend Burton's League One lead at the top

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.

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-SherriffSubstituted forFlanaganat 77'minutes
  • 14McCrory
  • 8Weir
  • 21Duffy
  • 12ButcherSubstituted forReillyat 84'minutes
  • 15Naylor
  • 33BennettSubstituted forAkinsat 76'minutes
  • 9Beavon

Substitutes

  • 7Reilly
  • 10Akins
  • 17Myers-Harness
  • 19O'Connor
  • 20Thiele
  • 30Flanagan
  • 31Bywater

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 12O'NeilSubstituted forGardnerat 29'minutes
  • 23AndersonBooked at 54mins
  • 4Hird
  • 19Donohue
  • 2HerdBooked at 51minsSubstituted forBanksat 55'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 25Talbot
  • 5Liddle
  • 22SimonsSubstituted forDieseruvweat 62'minutes
  • 10O'Shea

Substitutes

  • 7Gardner
  • 15Humphreys
  • 17Dimaio
  • 20Chapman
  • 24Banks
  • 26Dieseruvwe
  • 27Maguire
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
4,489

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home9
Away3
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Chesterfield 0.

Full Time

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.

Booking

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

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

Substitution, Burton Albion. Tom Flanagan replaces Shane Cansdell-Sherriff because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Lucas Akins replaces Mason Bennett.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Foul by Philip Edwards (Burton Albion).

Gary Liddle (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield).

Attempt saved. Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Tom Anderson.

Attempt blocked. Mason Bennett (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Mark Duffy (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gary Liddle (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe replaces Rai Simons.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Philip Edwards.

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

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Oliver Banks replaces Chris Herd.

Booking

Tom Anderson (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 12th February 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Walsall29168547301756
3Wigan301510550292155
4Gillingham30167755361955
5Coventry301310749331649
6Millwall29145104738947
7Southend2913884135647
8Peterborough291351154411344
9Port Vale31128113536-144
10Barnsley29133134842642
11Sheff Utd2911994541442
12Bradford2811892932-341
13Scunthorpe28115123337-438
14Rochdale28107113739-237
15Bury28107113643-737
16Doncaster2999113539-436
17Swindon30106144247-536
18Blackpool2996142835-733
19Chesterfield3093183850-1230
20Shrewsbury3086163449-1530
21Fleetwood2878133437-329
22Crewe2968153050-2026
23Oldham27412112740-1324
24Colchester2957173668-3222
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