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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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burton Albion 3, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Substitution

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Marcus Myers-Harness (Burton Albion).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Foul by Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jake Buxton (Burton Albion).

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Allen (Burton Albion).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Reece Hutchinson.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
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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