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AFC Wimbledon beat Burton Albion 3-0

AFC Wimbledon beat Burton Albion 3-0

Burton manager Nigel Clough rotated the squad from the side that beat Solihull three days earlier and went with a 3-5-2 formation compared to the 4-4-2 on Tuesday nights game.

Kyle McFadzean, John Mousinho and Stephen Warnock lined up across the back. Lucas Akins, Lloyd Dyer, Jackson Irvine, Matty Lund and Luke Murphy played in midfield. While Liam Boyce and Marvin Sordell led the attack.

The first half saw few chances, but it was AFC Wimbledon who scored first as Dean Parrett scored at the 42nd minute when is first shot was blocked by Warnock be the rebound fell back into his path and his second shot found the back of the net.

The home side doubled their lead just before the half when Cody McDonald chipped the ball over the Brewers keeper as he charged out of the net.

Substitute Jayden Antwi made it 3-0 6 minutes before time when he stole the ball just in side the Brewers half and raced inside the box to slot the ball past subtitle keeper Harry Campbell.

Burton Albion play Matlock Town at Causeway Lane on Saturday July 22, 2017 with a 3pm K.O.

Upcoming fixtures:
Away to Rocester on Monday July 24, with a 7:30pm K.O.
Home to West Bromwich Albion on Wed July 26, with a 7:45pm K.O.
Away to Arnold Town on Thur July 27, with a 7:30 pm K.O.
Away to Shrewsbury Town on Sat July 29, with a 3:00 pm K.O.

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Date:Saturday July 22 2017
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