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Burton Albion 3-1 Wycombe Wanderers

A double from Lucas Akins and a precise finish from David Templeton saw Wycombe Wanderers suffer a second straight League One defeat as Burton Albion got back to winning ways at the Pirelli Stadium.

An open first half saw Albion unlucky to fall behind when Buxton sliced Joe Jacobson's cross into his own net in the 27th minute.

But the Brewers, who had already gone close with winger Marcus Harness forcing Chairboys keeper Ryan Allsop into a fine save low to his right, hit back with two goals in quick succession.

Akins found just enough room to blast a shot home after a surging run from left-back Reece Hutchinson.

The goalscorer then turned provider to pick out substitute David Templeton at the back post, the Scot finding the bottom corner unerringly from 15 yards.

Albion's third goal deep into first-half stoppage time was a reward for Harness' persistence as he worked room to cross for Akins to fire home from inside the six-yard box.

Despite pressure in the second half Wycombe could not get themselves back into it and Albion held on to claim the points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Burton

  • 40Collins
  • 2Brayford
  • 3Buxton
  • 6Turner
  • 19HutchinsonBooked at 67mins
  • 4Allen
  • 23Quinn
  • 7Fraser
  • 8HeskethSubstituted forTempletonat 8'minutesSubstituted forWallaceat 73'minutes
  • 16Myers-HarnessSubstituted forFoxat 90+2'minutes
  • 10Akins

Substitutes

  • 1Bywater
  • 9Sbarra
  • 11Templeton
  • 12Fox
  • 18Miller
  • 22Wallace
  • 44Cole

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 26McCarthy
  • 2Coelho Jombati
  • 6El-Abd
  • 3JacobsonBooked at 73minsSubstituted forSamuelat 78'minutes
  • 18ThompsonBooked at 66mins
  • 4Gape
  • 17MorrisSubstituted forKashketat 62'minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 19Onyedinma
  • 9Mackail-SmithSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 73'minutes
  • 23Tyson

Substitutes

  • 5Stewart
  • 11Kashket
  • 12Cowan-Hall
  • 13Yates
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 24Williams
  • 25Samuel
Referee:
Michael Salisbury
Attendance:
3,679

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home15
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 3, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 3, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Ben Fox replaces Marcus Myers-Harness.

Foul by Marcus Myers-Harness (Burton Albion).

Nathan Tyson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Alex Samuel (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Jake Buxton (Burton Albion).

Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Allen (Burton Albion).

Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jake Buxton (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Nathan Tyson (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Reece Hutchinson.

Attempt missed. Jamie Allen (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Marcus Myers-Harness (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Samuel replaces Joe Jacobson.

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).

Ben Turner (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Adebayo Akinfenwa replaces Craig Mackail-Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Kieran Wallace replaces David Templeton.

Booking

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt saved. Craig Mackail-Smith (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Booking

Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers).

Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Booking

Reece Hutchinson (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Reece Hutchinson (Burton Albion).

Fred Onyedinma (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Portsmouth24156339211851
2Luton24155447222550
3Sunderland22137243222146
4Charlton24134739271243
5Barnsley23126538211742
6Peterborough24118541311041
7Doncaster2411673931839
8Blackpool239772624234
9Accrington239772728-134
10Fleetwood249693325833
11Southend24102123030032
12Wycombe248883435-132
13Coventry2495102529-432
14Walsall248792537-1231
15Burton2393112932-330
16Rochdale2486103343-1030
17Gillingham2484123538-328
18Shrewsbury2477102831-328
19Oxford Utd2468103136-526
20Bristol Rovers2465132329-623
21Bradford2463152440-1621
22Wimbledon2463151935-1621
23Scunthorpe2456132951-2221
24Plymouth2455142746-1920
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