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Burton Albion
2 - 1
Birmingham City

Sky Bet Championship

The Pirelli Stadium

18 August 2017

Attendance: 4,948

Referee: Tony Harrington

Burton AlbionBirmingham City
Sordell (50'), Dyer (66')Maghoma (29')
Bywater     Stockdale    
Naylor     Nsue    
McFadzean     Morrison    
Buxton     Roberts    
Akins     Grounds    
Lund     Varney 80' Davis     Cotterill 75'
Murphy     Gardner     Gleeson 82'
Palmer     McCrory 70' Ndoye    
Dyer     Maghoma    
Sordell     Jutkiewicz     Vassell 64'
Irvine     Donaldson    
Substitutes
Flanagan     Kieftenbeld    
Ripley     Vassell    
McCrory     Cotterill    
Varney     Dacres-Cogley    
Fox     Kuszczak    
Barker     Robinson    
Sbarra     Gleeson    
Game Statistics
12
Goal Attempts
16
6
On Target
5
27
Crosses
21
4
Corners
5
0
Offside
4
10
Fouls
11
1
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
53
%
47
Comments...
Burton come from behind to beat visiting Birmingham City 2-1. Second half goals from Marvin Sordell and Lloyd Dyer earned the Brewers their first points of the new season. Former Brewer Jacques Maghoma, put the visitors in front when he was able to put the ball in the net through a crowded box at the 29th minute. The second half started brighter for the home side when Matty Palmer had an early chance from the edge of the box. Burton piled on the pressure and reaped the rewards when Sordell struck a superb strike to level the match 5 minutes into the second half. Dyer secured the 3 points when Lucas Akins back heeled the ball into the path of Dyer and put the ball past Stockdale from close range. Burton play Cardiff City next at the Cardiff City Stadium in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday the 22 of August 2017 with a 19:45 kick off.

Writer:AJames
Date:Saturday August 19 2017
Time: 11:31AM

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