EFL Cup
Shrewsbury1Burton2

Carabao Cup: Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Burton Albion

Lucas Akins scored the winner from the penalty spot as Burton came from a goal down to beat Shrewsbury 2-1 in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Shaun Whalley fired the hosts in front before David Templeton equalised for Nigel Clough's side before half-time.

Both teams lost their opening two matches in League One but it was the visitors who got their first victory of the campaign.

Winger Akins sealed victory by slotting home a 64th minute penalty.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 1Coleman
  • 13BoltonBooked at 62mins
  • 22Waterfall
  • 6BecklesBooked at 77mins
  • 3Haynes
  • 8DochertyBooked at 52mins
  • 28LaurentSubstituted forAngolat 81'minutes
  • 29NorburnSubstituted forColkettat 31'minutes
  • 7Whalley
  • 14John-LewisSubstituted forOkenabirhieat 71'minutes
  • 18Gilliead

Substitutes

  • 4Kennedy
  • 5Sadler
  • 9Angol
  • 12Okenabirhie
  • 15Arnold
  • 23Colkett
  • 42Grant

Burton

  • 1Bywater
  • 2Brayford
  • 5McFadzeanBooked at 54mins
  • 3Buxton
  • 6Turner
  • 9SbarraBooked at 81minsSubstituted forHodgeat 90+1'minutes
  • 12Fox
  • 7FraserBooked at 47minsSubstituted forHutchinsonat 78'minutes
  • 17Sordell
  • 10Akins
  • 11TempletonSubstituted forBoyceat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 16Myers-Harness
  • 19Hutchinson
  • 20Campbell
  • 21Hodge
  • 27Boyce
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
2,708

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Burton Albion 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Burton Albion 2.

Attempt missed. Lee Angol (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Delay in match John Brayford (Burton Albion) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Elliot Hodge replaces Joe Sbarra.

Foul by Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town).

Reece Hutchinson (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match James Bolton (Shrewsbury Town) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Lee Angol replaces Josh Laurent.

Attempt saved. Ryan Haynes (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Reece Hutchinson replaces Scott Fraser.

Attempt missed. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Booking

Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Marvin Sordell (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Greg Docherty (Shrewsbury Town).

Ben Fox (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Fejiri Okenabirhie replaces Lenell John-Lewis.

Charlie Colkett (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion).

James Bolton (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Liam Boyce replaces David Templeton.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Burton Albion 2. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Burton Albion. Scott Fraser draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

James Bolton (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by James Bolton (Shrewsbury Town).

David Templeton (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

Attempt missed. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Hand ball by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

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