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Summary

  1. Burton beat Birmingham for first points of 2017-18
  2. Dyer put Albion ahead after brilliant move
  3. Sordell equalised with superb turn and shot
  4. Ex-Burton player Maghoma stabbed Blues ahead
  5. Get involved via #bbcefl

Live Reporting

By Owen Phillips

All times stated are UK

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  1. Burton beat Blues for first win

    FT: Burton Albion 2-1 Birmingham City

    That's us done and dusted. Thanks for being involved. A great night for Burton, who showed their pluck to come back from 1-0 down at the break - a result that would have meant a fourth consecutive loss.

    A second-half performance full of courage, tempo and more than a little ability. They just seemed to want it a bit more than Birmingham.

    We have bundles of Championship action for you tomorrow. Join us then. Have a splendid evening.

    Burton Albion 2-1 Birmingham City

    Lloyd Dyer

    Burton Albion come from behind to beat Birmingham City and register their first Championship points of the season.

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  2. One down, 11 to go

    FT: Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Ruben Neves

    We've got another EFL feast for you on the BBC Sport website tomorrow.

    We'll be bringing you live text coverage of 11 Championship games, starting with the South Yorkshire derby between Sheffield United and Barnsley at 12:15 BST and ending with a tasty looking fixture between Sunderland and Leeds United at 17:30 BST.

    And in between? Winless Aston Villa will hope to escape the bottom three, while the top two Wolves and Cardiff will be battling to continue their 100% starts.

    Our coverage will be starting at 12:00 BST.

  3. 'We have to play at a tempo'

    FT: Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Nigel Clough
    Quote Message: I'm delighted. It's good to get off the mark. It was important to get to half-time only 1-0 down. It was important to get back to being what we are all about and for 20 minutes we did. Sometime it's not about formations, it's about working a bit harder and we did. We have to play at a tempo and make it difficult for the opposition. from Nigel Clough Burton manager
    Nigel CloughBurton manager
  4. 'We're on a fantastic journey'

    FT: Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Quote Message: We're on a fantastic journey - for us, we just want to continue it and stay in this league. from Marvin Sordell Burton goalscorer on Sky Sports
    Marvin SordellBurton goalscorer on Sky Sports

    Marvin Sordell might've been short and sweet, but we've got some reaction from Burton boss Nigel Clough coming up next...

  5. 'We needed to show a bit more'

    FT: Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Quote Message: I think all the players were aware they needed to show a little bit more in the second half. The whole flow of the team was a bit better in the second half. from Jackson Irvine Burton midfielder on Sky Sports
    Jackson IrvineBurton midfielder on Sky Sports
  6. 'The first points are important'

    FT: Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Quote Message: I think the first points are always important. We had the same thing last season, we lost the first couple of games, but when you get those first points it gets you up and running. from Jackson Irvine Burton midfielder on Sky Sports
    Jackson IrvineBurton midfielder on Sky Sports
  7. FULL-TIME

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Lloyd Dyer

    It's all over. Burton survive a late penalty claim by Birmingham and have their first win and points of the season following three consecutive Championship defeats.

    A massive relief for manager Nigel Clough. A fine second-half performance to come back from 1-0 down.

  8. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    But it comes to nothing. Burton clear.

  9. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Now then.

    A late chance for Birmingingham with a free-kick. Time to stick it in the box.

  10. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Less than three to go. No sign of a chance for the Blues.

    Burton have a free-kick in their own half and unsurprisingly are taking their time over it.

  11. INJURY TIME

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    There will be five extra minutes at the Pirelli Stadium.

    Enough time for a Birmingham leveller?

    Burton v Birmingham
  12. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    We are in the final 60 seconds. But expect a few minutes of injury time. There have been five substitutions and a few delays.

    Albion boss Nigel Clough is chomping on his finger nails.

  13. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Three minutes to go. Burton are looking more likely to find the net than Birmingham. But saying that, Tom Naylor has just done brilliantly to hook a cross away from about five yards from his own goal.

  14. Get Involved via #bbcefl

    Burton 1-1 Birmingham

    A few more of your fastest footballers...

    Richard Mark Bradley: Muzzy Carayol, Yanic Wildschut and particularly Adama Traore have all left scorch marks on The Riverside turf in the last few years

    Ryan Chance: Bolton fan. Ryo Miyaichi on loan from Arsenal. Don't know where he is now but wow he was quick.

    Jack Gough: Adama Traore on a good day no one can stop him.

  15. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Birmingham's final change saw Stephen Gleeson come on for Craig Gardner a couple of minutes ago. Can he help salvage a draw.

    Harry Redknapp's men are not threatening a great deal the moment. The Blues boss does not look a happy camper.

    Burton v Birmingham
  16. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    With Burton dropping a bit deeper, Birmingham are pressing and force Stephen Bywater into a leaping save to his right from Cheikh Ndoye's header.

    Bywater made it look good, but it was pretty routine if truth be told.

  17. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Burton have just over ten minutes to go to hold on for their first points of the season.

    But they will have to do so without Matty Lund, who is taken off on a stretcher after taking a knock.

    Luke Varney comes on.

  18. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    What we have we keep.

    Sound defence worked for the Brewers last season and they seem to have gone for a 4:4:2 in the closing stages.

    Have Birmingham got the nous and creativity to break them down?

    David Cotterill is on for the visitors. He replaces David Davis.

  19. SUBSTITUTION

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Are Burton looking to go a bit more defensive?

    Damien McCrory has just come on for midfielder Matty Palmer. McCrory can play anywhere on the left, but is a more often than not a defender.

  20. Post update

    Burton 2-1 Birmingham

    Birmingham are almost level within a couple of minutes. Cheikh Ndoye heads just over from a left-wing cross.

    It's been a much better second half. Lively and open stuff at the Pirelli.