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Plymouth Argyle 2 – Burton Albion 1: Visitors to Home Park leave with nothing

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Plymouth Argyle enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Burton Albion at Home Park on Saturday. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Plymouth Argyle wanted to continue adding points following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Lincoln City in their previous game. Burton Albion, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As the table looks today, Plymouth Argyle and Burton Albion currently occupy 1st and 10th spots in the league, with 23 points and 16 points respectively after 12 matches.

Plymouth Argyle scored first, thanks to Conor Grant giving Plymouth Argyle the lead in the 15th minute. However they weren’t finished yet and Ryan Broom made it 2-0 just before half-time to see out the first half 2-0.

Burton Albion took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Lucas Akins, 59 minutes in. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 2-1 to Plymouth Argyle.

Both coaches used all available substitutions. For Plymouth Argyle, Joe Edwards, Danny Mayor and Adam Randell, came on for Jordan Garrick, Panutche Camara and Kieran Agard, Burton Albion brought on Daniel Jebbison, Harry Chapman and Jacob Maddox to replace Kane Hemmings, Jonny Smith and Ryan Leak.

The referee booked Dan Scarr for Plymouth Argyle.

Plymouth Argyle will next travel to Oxford United, while Burton Albion will face Morecambe FC at home.

Technical card:
Plymouth Argyle: Conor Grant, Ryan Broom, Dan Scarr, Jordan Garrick (Joe Edwards, min.72), Panutche Camara (Danny Mayor, min.78) and Kieran Agard (Adam Randell, min.90)
Burton Albion: Kane Hemmings (Daniel Jebbison, min.21), Jonny Smith (Harry Chapman, min.46), Lucas Akins and Ryan Leak (Jacob Maddox, min.86)
Stadium: Home Park
Goals: Conor Grant (1-0, min. 15), Ryan Broom (2-0, min. 43) and Lucas Akins (2-1, min. 59)

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