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Oxford United 2-4 Burton Albion

Scott Fraser scored a stunning second-half hat-trick to earn Burton victory at Oxford.

The Brewers deservedly led at the break thanks to Jake Buxton's first league goal for the club.

Buxton stooped low at the near post to head home Nathan Broadhead's corner.

The U's, however, hit back two minutes into the second half.

New signing Matty Taylor played his part before Anthony Forde crossed for Cameron Brannagan to fire home a first-time shot.

Ten minutes later Forde raced on to Rob Dickie's pass to slot past keeper Kieran O'Hara and put Oxford 2-1 up.

But Albion equalised just after the hour with Fraser lashing a loose ball high into the net from 12 yards.

Fraser put the visitors 3-2 ahead with a deflected effort which snuck just inside Simon Eastwood's right-hand post.

And after Liam Boyce had headed against a post for Burton, Fraser completed his hat-trick with another impressive finish from 15 yards six minutes before the end.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Eastwood
  • 2Cadden
  • 4Dickie
  • 15Mousinho
  • 3Ruffels
  • 6GorrinBooked at 74minsSubstituted forHallat 80'minutes
  • 8Brannagan
  • 17Henry
  • 10WoodburnSubstituted forFosu-Henryat 71'minutes
  • 14FordeSubstituted forMackieat 71'minutes
  • 9Taylor

Substitutes

  • 5Moore
  • 7Hall
  • 11Fosu-Henry
  • 12Long
  • 13Stevens
  • 19Mackie
  • 20Hanson

Burton

  • 1O'Hara
  • 2Brayford
  • 5Buxton
  • 6Wallace
  • 3Daniel
  • 7Quinn
  • 10Akins
  • 4EdwardsBooked at 34minsSubstituted forNarteyat 80'minutes
  • 8FraserSubstituted forSbarraat 88'minutes
  • 9BroadheadBooked at 42minsSubstituted forSarkicat 65'minutes
  • 27Boyce

Substitutes

  • 11Templeton
  • 13Bywater
  • 14Sbarra
  • 15Hutchinson
  • 17Sarkic
  • 18Nartey
  • 19Anderson
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
6,111

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home15
Away18
Shots on Target
Home5
Away9
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 2, Burton Albion 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Burton Albion 4.

Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Simon Eastwood.

Attempt saved. Oliver Sarkic (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Joe Sbarra replaces Scott Fraser.

Foul by Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United).

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

Attempt saved. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Liam Boyce.

Attempt blocked. John Mousinho (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. John Mousinho (Oxford United) header from the right side of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Attempt missed. Robert Dickie (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Lucas Akins.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 2, Burton Albion 4. Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Liam Boyce.

Attempt saved. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Oliver Sarkic.

Attempt saved. Robert Hall (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Robert Hall (Oxford United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Cadden.

Jamie Mackie (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Brayford (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Robert Hall replaces Alex Rodriguez.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Richard Nartey replaces Ryan Edwards.

Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) hits the bar with a header from the left side of the six yard box. Assisted by Ryan Edwards with a cross following a set piece situation.

Foul by Josh Ruffels (Oxford United).

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

Foul by Jamie Mackie (Oxford United).

Colin Daniel (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Oliver Sarkic (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Scott Fraser.

Attempt blocked. Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Tariqe Fosu-Henry.

Robert Dickie (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Boyce (Burton Albion).

Booking

Alex Rodriguez (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alex Rodriguez (Oxford United).

Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Oxford United).

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

Foul by Chris Cadden (Oxford United).

Colin Daniel (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Jamie Mackie replaces Anthony Forde.

goal

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4Wycombe42206338
5Ipswich42206428
6Sunderland42206428
7Fleetwood42118627
8Shrewsbury42114317
9Burton42026516
10MK Dons32015416
11Rotherham32013306
12Doncaster31205415
13Rochdale41215505
14Portsmouth41126604
15Peterborough411256-14
16Oxford Utd411257-24
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18Tranmere41037703
19Gillingham302145-12
20Wimbledon401347-31
21Accrington301236-31
22Southend4004110-90
23Bolton301207-7-11
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