• FT

    Accrington

    2

    Torquay

    1

  • FT

    Burton

    1

    Bristol Rov

    0

  • FT

    Bury

    1

    AFC Wimbledo

    1

  • FT

    Cheltenham

    0

    Newport

    0

  • FT

    Chesterfield

    2

    Wycombe

    0

  • FT

    Fleetwood To

    5

    Mansfield

    4

  • FT

    Hartlepool

    2

    Northampton

    0

  • FT

    Oxford Utd

    3

    Morecambe

    0

  • FT

    Plymouth

    2

    Dag & Red

    1

  • FT

    Portsmouth

    1

    Scunthorpe

    2

  • FT

    Rochdale

    3

    Exeter

    1

  • FT

    Southend

    2

    York

    1

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Pirelli Stadium, England

Referee: Paul Tierney | Attendance: 2302

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Burton Albion

  • Robbie Weir 59'

1 - 0

FT

Weir settles feisty clash

Robbie Weir fired Burton to a 1-0 victory as Bristol Rovers' five-game unbeaten run came to an end in a game which produced three red cards.

The midfielder bagged a stunning second-half goal after Rovers had on-loan striker Chris Beardsley sent off before the break.

The hosts were reduced to 10 men themselves when winger Jimmy Phillips picked up a second yellow card in added time, and the visitors then had John-Joe O'Toole sent off for a clash inside the Burton penalty area - taking them down to nine.

Albion could have been ahead straight from kick-off but Steve Mildenhall brilliantly kept out Chris Hussey's searing low drive.

The visitors had a chance of their own in the ninth minute when Ollie Clarke was denied by Burton skipper Ian Sharps on the goal-line.

Mildenhall did well to adjust his feet and deal with a deflected shot as Hussey threatened again.

The Pirates were rocked back on their heels when Beardsley received his marching orders for a reckless tackle on Weir in the 37th minute.

Mildenhall kept Rovers on level terms when he pushed a Matty Palmer shot around a post after the break.

But the keeper was left helpless when Weir lashed home a superb 25-yard shot into the bottom corner in the 59th minute.

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Scoring Summary

  • Burton Albion
  • Bristol Rovers
Robbie Weir (59')
 

Match Stats

  • Burton Albion
  • Bristol Rovers
16(8) Shots (on goal) 7(1)
9 Fouls 10
0 Corner kicks 0
4 Offsides 4
45% Time of Possession 55%
2 Yellow Cards 0
1 Red Cards 2
1 Saves 5

Teams

  • Burton Albion
  • Bristol Rovers
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Red Cards
Jimmy Phillips (90 + 1')