Burton Albion 1 – Lincoln City 2: Visitors ecstatic after win at Pirelli Stadium

Burton Albion 1-2 Lincoln City

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Burton Albion fell to a home defeat at the hands of Lincoln City at Pirelli Stadium on Saturday. Both Burton Albion and Lincoln City came from defeats in their previous league games. Burton Albion were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 2-0 to Crewe Alexandra. Lincoln City, on the other hand, were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Ipswich Town. As the table looks today, Burton Albion and Lincoln City currently occupy 15th and 17th spots in the league, with 12 points and 11 points respectively after 9 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Lincoln City, with Lewis Fiorini giving Lincoln City the lead in the 10th minute, finishing the first half 0-1.

Lincoln City fought back, thanks to an early goal from Anthony Scully in the 50th minute. In the end though, Burton Albion just before the final whistle hit back though via a Conor Shaughnessy goal and seeing the game end 2-1.

Both teams used all available substitutes. For Burton Albion, Jonny Smith, Jacob Maddox and Kane Hemmings, came on for Joe Powell, Bryn Morris and Daniel Jebbison, Lincoln City brought on Max Sanders, Cohen Bramall and Remy Longdon, to replace Teddy Bishop, Hakeeb Adelakun and Daniel N`Lundulu.

There were bookings for Michael Bostwick from Burton Albion. For Lincoln City, Timothy Eyoma and Lewis Montsma saw yellow.

Burton Albion will next play Portsmouth FC at home, with Lincoln City facing Morecambe FC away.

Technical card:
Burton Albion: Joe Powell (Jonny Smith, min.59), Bryn Morris (Jacob Maddox, min.72), Daniel Jebbison (Kane Hemmings, min.76), Michael Bostwick and Conor Shaughnessy
Lincoln City: Lewis Fiorini, Anthony Scully, Timothy Eyoma, Teddy Bishop (Max Sanders, min.73), Hakeeb Adelakun (Cohen Bramall, min.86), Daniel N`Lundulu (Remy Longdon, min.87) and Lewis Montsma
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium
Goals: Lewis Fiorini (0-1, min. 10), Anthony Scully (0-2, min. 50) and Conor Shaughnessy (1-2, min. 86)