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Chesterfield 0-2 Burton Albion

Adam McGurk's brace sealed all three points for Burton Albion as League Two leaders Chesterfield lost their second home game in a row.

McGurk's first came from a low shot from 12 yards after 10 minutes and he headed his second minutes later from Chris Hussey's right-hand cross.

Robbie Weir should have made it three soon after but missed an open goal from close range.

Jay O'Shea's late shot was the closest the home side came to a consolation.

Chesterfield remain top of the table on goal difference while Burton climb to 12th and are now two point off the play-off places.

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Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

Gary Rowett

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Post-match: Burton manager Rowett

"It's a very, very difficult place to come. Paul's produced a fantastic team, but we were magnificent today.

"I said before the game that I'd like to lose a game and say the opposition were much, much better than us, but I think again, we were absolutely fantastic.

"In truth, we could probably have won it by three or four. I know that might flatter us slightly, but we had some terrific chances and the game plan worked fantastically well.

"To come here and to do that, I thought was absolutely magnificent."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25TalbotSubstituted forO'Sheaat 46'minutes
  • 15Humphreys
  • 5Morsy
  • 4Hird
  • 6Cooper
  • 12Ryan
  • 7Darikwa
  • 24PorterSubstituted forGnanduilletat 58'minutes
  • 17Doyle
  • 11RobertsSubstituted forRichardsat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Banks
  • 9Richards
  • 10O'Shea
  • 20Chapman
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 23Evatt
  • 28McSheffrey

Burton

  • 1Pickford
  • 2Edwards
  • 7BellSubstituted forDiamondat 77'minutes
  • 8WeirSubstituted forDyerat 83'minutes
  • 6Sharps
  • 25Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 17Phillips
  • 23Palmer
  • 20McGurkSubstituted forKnowlesat 86'minutes
  • 14McCrory
  • 3Hussey

Substitutes

  • 5Diamond
  • 9Howe
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 21Holness
  • 22Dyer
  • 28Symes
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
6,901

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

Attempt missed. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Ian Sharps.

Attempt missed. Chris Hussey (Burton Albion) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Matthew Palmer.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

Attempt saved. Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Dominic Knowles replaces Adam McGurk.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Jack Dyer replaces Robbie Weir.

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Foul by Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield).

Alexander Diamond (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Alexander Diamond replaces Lee Bell.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield).

Attempt saved. Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Marc Richards replaces Gary Roberts.

Attempt missed. Jimmy Phillips (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Sam Hird (Chesterfield).

Adam McGurk (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Damien McCrory.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Chris Porter.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Liam Cooper.

Attempt missed. Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Chris Porter (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

Chris Porter (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Sharps (Burton Albion).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jimmy Ryan.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Jay O'Shea replaces Drew Talbot.

Second Half

Second Half begins Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Burton Albion 2.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield12723723
2Rochdale12723623
3Exeter12723523
4Oxford Utd12642922
5Fleetwood12714622
6Morecambe12642522
7Wycombe12624420
8Mansfield12552420
9Southend12624420
10Newport12543419
11Wimbledon12534118
12Burton12534018
13Scunthorpe11452117
14Dag & Red12453017
15Portsmouth12444016
16Hartlepool12435015
17Cheltenham12336-912
18York11326-411
19Plymouth12327-711
20Bristol Rovers12246-610
21Torquay12246-810
22Bury12237-39
23Northampton12237-79
24Accrington12048-124
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