Burton Albion 0-1 Fleetwood Town: Visitors ecstatic after narrow win

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Burton Albion were defeated at home by Fleetwood Town at Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday. Burton Albion were looking to pick up points, following a 3-2 victory against Forest Green Rovers, while Fleetwood Town had lost their previous match against Barnsley. Burton Albion are now in 23rd place, with 7 points from 8 matches, while Fleetwood Town sit in 12th, with 15 points from 8.

Fleetwood Town dominated the first half, when Harvey Macadam gave them the lead in the 34th minute, saw out the first half 1-0. The second half ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

Substitutions for Burton Albion included Terry Taylor, Sam Winnall, Joe Powell and Bobby Kamwa for Davis Keillor-Dunn, Mustapha Carayol, Calum Butcher and Jonny Smith, respectively. Fleetwood Town brought on Michael Devlin, Callum Morton, Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu and Daniel Batty, to replace Toto Nsiala, Michael Devlin, Paddy Lane and Lewis Warrington.

There were bookings for Adedeji Oshilaja from Burton Albion. For Fleetwood Town, Lewis Warrington and Josh Vela saw yellow.

Fleetwood Town and Burton Albion will next play away to Portsmouth FC and Peterborough United respectively.

Technical card:
Burton Albion:Adedeji Oshilaja, Davis Keillor-Dunn (Terry Taylor, min.40), Mustapha Carayol (Sam Winnall, min.67), Calum Butcher (Joe Powell, min.67) and Jonny Smith (Bobby Kamwa, min.88)
Fleetwood Town:Lewis Warrington (Daniel Batty, min.79), Harvey Macadam, Toto Nsiala (Michael Devlin, min.58), Josh Vela and Paddy Lane (Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu, min.79)
Stadium:Pirelli Stadium
Goals:Harvey Macadam (0-1, min. 34)