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Shrewsbury Town 0 – Burton Albion 1: Visitors secure points with win at Montgomery Waters Meadow

Burton Albion started on the right in the new League One season with victory against Shrewsbury Town. Today’s result, Shrewsbury Town are 23rd with 0 points from 1 match, while Burton Albion sit in 4th, with 3 points from 1.

Burton Albion started the game well, thanks to John Brayford giving Burton Albion the lead in the 31st minute and managed to see out the first half 0-1. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the game ended 1-0.

For Shrewsbury Town, Nathanael Ogbeta, George Nurse and Rekeil Pyke, came on for Aaron Pierre, Shaun Whalley and Ryan Bowman. Burton Albion brought on Joe Powell and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, to replace Jacob Maddox and Omari Patrick.

There were bookings for Luke Leahy from Shrewsbury Town, and Ryan Leak and Joe Powell, for Burton Albion.

In the second round of action in the League One Shrewsbury Town will travel to play Morecambe FC and Burton Albion will play Ipswich Town at home.

Technical card:
Shrewsbury Town: John Brayford, Jacob Maddox, Ryan Leak and Omari Patrick
Burton Albion: Aaron Pierre, Shaun Whalley, Ryan Bowman and Luke Leahy
Stadium: Montgomery Waters Meadow
Goals: John Brayford (0-1, min. 31)

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