Burton Albion 0-1 Lincoln City: Visitors stun Burton Albion, as Lincoln City secure a 1-0 victory

Michael Appleton's team earn 72 points in the campaign
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Lincoln City beat Burton Albion with a thumping 1-0 victory on Tuesday at Pirelli Stadium. Burton Albion arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 1-1 draw against Plymouth Argyle while Lincoln City were coming from consecutive wins against Bristol Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons. After today’s result, Burton Albion and Lincoln City sit 17th, (52 points) and 3rd, (72 points), in the table respectively, after 43 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Lincoln City, with a goal from Timothy Eyoma at the 27 minute mark, ending the first half 0-1. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Burton Albion, Terry Taylor, Joe Powell, Ryan Broom and Mike Fondop, came on for James Charles Jones, Morgan Rogers and Brennan Johnson. Lincoln City brought on Jorge Grant, Harry Anderson and Remy Howarth, to replace James Charles Jones, Morgan Rogers and Brennan Johnson.

The referee booked Mike Fondop and Terry Taylor for Burton Albion.

Burton Albion will next travel to Wigan Athletic, while Lincoln City will face Hull City at home.

Technical card:
Burton Albion: Michael Mancienne (Terry Taylor, min.44), Danny Rowe (Joe Powell, min.63), Lucas Akins (Ryan Broom, min.63) and Ryan Edwards (Mike Fondop, min.82)
Lincoln City: Timothy Eyoma, James Charles Jones (Jorge Grant, min.72), Morgan Rogers (Harry Anderson, min.83) and Brennan Johnson (Remy Howarth, min.88)
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium
Goals: Timothy Eyoma (0-1, min. 27)

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