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Burton Albion 2 – Ipswich Town 1: Visitors unable to get win at Pirelli Stadium

Photo Credit: AP

Burton Albion’s 2-1 win over Ipswich Town on Saturday, was hard fought at Pirelli Stadium. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Burton Albion wanted to continue adding points after a 1-1 draw against Cheltenham Town. Ipswich Town had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with AFC Wimbledon. As the table looks today, Burton Albion are in 7th place on the table and has 10 points while Ipswich Town sit in 21st with 3 points after 2 matches.

Burton Albion started the game well, thanks to Joe Powell finding the net in the 19th minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Thomas O`Connor equalised for Ipswich Town, 23 minutes in, finalising the first half 1-1.

Burton Albion continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Lucas Akins just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-1.

For Burton Albion, Michael Mancienne and Michael Bostwick, came on for Terry Taylor and Jonny Smith. Ipswich Town brought on Macauley Bonne and Kyle Edwards, to replace Armando Dobra and Louie Barry.

The referee booked Terry Taylor, Thomas O`Connor and Michael Mancienne for Burton Albion.

Next up, Burton Albion are away to Bolton Wanderers, whilst Ipswich Town will travel to face Wycombe Wanderers.

Technical card:
Burton Albion: Terry Taylor (Michael Mancienne, min.40), Joe Powell, Thomas O`Connor, Lucas Akins and Jonny Smith (Michael Bostwick, min.89)
Ipswich Town: Armando Dobra (Macauley Bonne, min.65) and Louie Barry (Kyle Edwards, min.66)
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium
Goals: Joe Powell (1-0, min. 19), Thomas O`Connor (1-1, min. 23) and Lucas Akins (2-1, min. 86)
*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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