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Burton Albion 1-1 York City

Lowly York battled to a point at promotion-chasing Burton to make it six draws in their last eight games.

Burton's Robbie Weir fired straight at keeper Aaron McCarey, while Rene Howe failed to get a touch to Alex MacDonald's cross from a yard out.

The visitors went ahead when substitute Michael Coulson's cross skidded in off the head of Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Burton levelled when Billy Kee latched onto Damien McCrory's ball and rifled a low shot inside a post from 10 yards.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Burton boss Gary Rowett told BBC Radio Derby:

"After going a goal down, you'd have to see it as a point gained.

"I just felt as though there was an opportunity in this game at home to York to get a win. However, I think the first time we did anything we'd worked on in the week was after 25 or 30 minutes, when we put some quality balls into their box.

"Had we started the game how we wanted I'm sure we would have created more. I still felt as though we created chances, but I'd like to create more if I'm honest.

"We haven't quite come together as an attacking force yet."

York manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"I thought we were solid, and we competed very very well. There's not many teams who come to Burton and go away with something.

"It was a very good competitive game, I was delighted with the goal we got, but a little disappointed with their goal at the near post.

"It's a great point away from home. We just have to keep working hard, keep playing, keep believing and look forward to Oxford next week."

Line-ups

Burton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 16Lyness
  • 2Edwards
  • 14McCrory
  • 7Bell
  • 25Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 6Sharps
  • 11MacDonaldBooked at 81minsSubstituted forPhillipsat 84'minutes
  • 8Weir
  • 9Howe
  • 29Kee
  • 3HusseySubstituted forPalmerat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Siegrist
  • 5Diamond
  • 17Phillips
  • 18Knowles
  • 21Holness
  • 23Palmer
  • 28Symes

York

Formation 4-4-2

  • 32McCarey
  • 30O'NeillSubstituted forCoulsonat 57'minutes
  • 3Davies
  • 14Montrose
  • 5McGurkBooked at 35mins
  • 15Lowe
  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 29Whitehouse
  • 9Fletcher
  • 11Jarvis
  • 12Carson

Substitutes

  • 7Coulson
  • 8Clay
  • 10Chambers
  • 18Platt
  • 23Murray
  • 25Dickinson
  • 28Puri
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
2,344

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamYork
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home15
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burton Albion 1, York City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, York City 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Wes Fletcher (York City).

  4. Post update

    Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Montrose (York City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ian Sharps (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Josh Carson.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Josh Carson (York City).

  9. Post update

    Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

  11. Post update

    Ian Sharps (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Jimmy Phillips replaces Alexander MacDonald.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

  14. Post update

    Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Dean Lyness.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Keith Lowe (York City) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  17. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

  18. Booking

    Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Wes Fletcher (York City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Lanre Oyebanjo.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Oxford Utd20107332161637
2Chesterfield20106429171236
3Fleetwood2011273425935
4Newport209742921834
5Scunthorpe209742722534
6Burton2010462421334
7Southend2010372518733
8Rochdale2010372927233
9Morecambe219572728-132
10Dag & Red208662925430
11Exeter208572727029
12Wimbledon207672324-127
13Cheltenham216962731-427
14Hartlepool207582322126
15Wycombe206682527-224
16Plymouth206591421-723
17Mansfield205782126-522
18Portsmouth205782734-722
19Bury204882225-320
20York204882428-420
21Accrington2055102027-720
22Bristol Rovers204791722-519
23Northampton2046101625-918
24Torquay2046102133-1218
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