Shrewsbury Town 2-1 Burton Albion: Shrews get the edge over the Brewers

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On Saturday, Burton Albion suffered an away defeat to Shrewsbury Town at Montgomery Waters Meadow. Shrewsbury Town arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing 2-1 to Port Vale in their last match. Burton Albion, meanwhile, were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-0 win against Exeter City in their last match. Shrewsbury Town are currently 9th with 15 points from 11 matches, while Burton Albion sit in 24th, with 4 points from 11.

The first half of the match started favourably for Shrewsbury Town, when Christian Saydee found the net, at 13 minutes, concluding the first half 1-0.

Burton Albion took the initiative in the second half, when Victor Adeboyejo found the net in the 57th minute. In the end though, Shrewsbury Town took the victory via a Ryan Bowman goal, 66 minutes in. When the final whistle blew, the result was 2-1 to Shrewsbury Town.

Both coaches used the full entitlement. Substitutions for Shrewsbury Town included Ryan Bowman, Elliott Bennett and Robert Street for George Nurse, Rekeil Pyke and Christian Saydee, respectively, Burton Albion brought on Mustapha Carayol, Sam Winnall and Tyler Onyango, to replace Davis Keillor-Dunn, Jonny Smith and Terry Taylor.

There were bookings for Cheyenne Dunkley from Shrewsbury Town, and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, for Burton Albion.

Shrewsbury Town will next play Cheltenham Town away, with Burton Albion facing Forest Green Rovers at home.

Technical card:
Shrewsbury Town:Christian Saydee (Robert Street, min.76), George Nurse (Ryan Bowman, min.62), Rekeil Pyke (Elliott Bennett, min.62) and Cheyenne Dunkley
Burton Albion:Victor Adeboyejo, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Davis Keillor-Dunn (Mustapha Carayol, min.74), Jonny Smith (Sam Winnall, min.83) and Terry Taylor (Tyler Onyango, min.90)
Stadium:Montgomery Waters Meadow
Goals:Christian Saydee (1-0, min. 13), Victor Adeboyejo (1-1, min. 57) and Ryan Bowman (2-1, min. 66)