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Burton Albion 1-0 Rochdale

Stuart Beavon Burton Albion
Stuart Beavon has scored three goals in seven appearances for Burton Albion this season

Burton moved up to third in League One as Stuart Beavon's goal gave them victory against Rochdale.

The 31-year-old striker got a touch to Mark Duffy's free-kick to direct the ball past goalkeeper Josh Lillis midway through the first half.

Lucas Akins then shot wide from 10 yards for the hosts, before Beavon was denied a second by the legs of Lillis.

Rochdale rarely threatened, with substitute goalkeeper Remi Matthews not making a notable save.

Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

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Hasselbaink on Burton v Rochdale

"We do respect Rochdale a lot. They are a very good team who can mix it up.

"They can go direct, they can play, they can pass and I do rate them really high. We knew we had to match them and I think we've done that ever so well.

"We had the better chances in the game. They might have had a little bit more of the ball but I don't remember them having a chance."

Rochdale manager Keith Hill told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Hill on Burton v Rochdale

"I'm disappointed that we didn't play with the intelligence that I expect the players to perform under.

"The opposition made it easy for us to go long, but we took that choice instead of making the right decisions.

"I think we're a good outfit, good squad, I think we've got plenty to offer but we've got to show more intelligence at breaking the opposition down when they take the goal lead like they did."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1McLaughlinSubstituted forMatthewsat 24'minutes
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-SherriffBooked at 60mins
  • 14McCrory
  • 8Weir
  • 12ButcherBooked at 79mins
  • 10Akins
  • 21DuffySubstituted forO'Connorat 89'minutes
  • 22Binnom-WilliamsBooked at 29minsSubstituted forNaylorat 61'minutes
  • 9Beavon

Substitutes

  • 11El Khayati
  • 13Joachim
  • 15Naylor
  • 19O'Connor
  • 20Thiele
  • 23Palmer
  • 31Matthews

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 2RaffertyBooked at 24mins
  • 4McNulty
  • 6Lancashire
  • 33Kennedy
  • 8LundSubstituted forMendez-Laingat 62'minutes
  • 24AllenBooked at 42minsSubstituted forNoble-Lazarusat 62'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Vincenti
  • 40Henderson
  • 12McDermottSubstituted forAlessandraat 68'minutes
  • 9Andrew

Substitutes

  • 5Eastham
  • 10Alessandra
  • 11Noble-Lazarus
  • 19Mendez-Laing
  • 23Collis
  • 25Rose
  • 28Camps
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
2,787

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home12
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Rochdale 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, Rochdale 0.

Booking

Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Rochdale).

Attempt blocked. Tom Kennedy (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Anthony O'Connor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter Vincenti (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Anthony O'Connor replaces Mark Duffy.

Attempt missed. Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Reuben Noble-Lazarus.

Attempt saved. Philip Edwards (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Booking

Callum Butcher (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Butcher (Burton Albion).

Attempt saved. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Foul by Tom Kennedy (Rochdale).

Foul by Damien McCrory (Burton Albion).

Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Hand ball by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Attempt missed. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion).

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Lewis Alessandra replaces Donal McDermott.

Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Peter Vincenti (Rochdale).

Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing replaces Matthew Lund.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Reuben Noble-Lazarus replaces Jamie Allen.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Tom Naylor replaces Jerome Binnom-Williams.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Jerome Binnom-Williams.

Booking

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Damien McCrory.

Attempt blocked. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Callum Butcher (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham7520134917
2Walsall7511134916
3Burton750296315
4Coventry7412148613
5Sheff Utd6402108212
6Rochdale732294511
7Chesterfield73221210211
8Swindon73221312111
9Bury72411412210
10Wigan731399010
11Barnsley73131011-110
12Port Vale62319639
13Fleetwood723211929
14Bradford723279-29
15Shrewsbury722378-18
16Scunthorpe722368-28
17Peterborough72141112-17
18Millwall6213711-47
19Oldham7142610-47
20Southend713358-36
21Doncaster713337-46
22Colchester6042813-54
23Blackpool7115514-94
24Crewe7025715-82
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