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Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 Burton Albion

Wycombe extended their lead at the top of League One after taking advantage of Ipswich's defeat with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Burton.

David Wheeler's effort after 24 minutes put Wanderers in front before captain Matt Bloomfield added a late second as they moves seven points clear.

The visitors had their moments and but for a little more cutting edge would have left Adams Park with something more tangible, which their performance certainly deserved.

They fell behind midway through the first half when Wheeler poked home after Anthony Stewart had intelligently cut the ball back to him from a corner.

Burton pressed for an equaliser, with the lively David Templeton flashing just wide after combining nicely with Scott Fraser.

Fraser and Stephen Quinn both had Ryan Allsop in the Wycombe goal scrambling early in the second period before Burton captain Jake Buxton headed over from a perfectly-weighted Colin Daniel cross.

Despite Burton's best efforts, Wycombe's miserly defence held on and skipper Bloomfield made sure of victory in the last minute of normal time.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 2Coelho JombatiBooked at 45mins
  • 5Stewart
  • 21Charles
  • 3Jacobson
  • 28Ofoborh
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 18ThompsonBooked at 44minsSubstituted forPattisonat 80'minutes
  • 7Wheeler
  • 25SamuelSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 65'minutes
  • 26AaronsSubstituted forKashketat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Pattison
  • 11Kashket
  • 13Yates
  • 16Phillips
  • 17Smyth
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 22Freeman

Burton

  • 1O'Hara
  • 10Akins
  • 18Nartey
  • 5BuxtonBooked at 78mins
  • 3DanielSubstituted forHutchinsonat 75'minutes
  • 11TempletonSubstituted forBrayfordat 70'minutes
  • 7QuinnBooked at 44mins
  • 6Wallace
  • 8Fraser
  • 14SbarraSubstituted forSarkicat 82'minutes
  • 27Boyce

Substitutes

  • 2Brayford
  • 15Hutchinson
  • 17Sarkic
  • 19Anderson
  • 22Beardsley
  • 24Garratt
  • 25Vale
Referee:
Neil Hair
Attendance:
5,448

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Burton Albion 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Burton Albion 0.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by David Wheeler.

Offside, Burton Albion. John Brayford tries a through ball, but Lucas Akins is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Burton Albion 0. Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Offside, Wycombe Wanderers. David Wheeler tries a through ball, but Scott Kashket is caught offside.

Foul by Reece Hutchinson (Burton Albion).

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. John Brayford (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Scott Fraser with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Anthony Stewart.

Attempt blocked. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Scott Fraser.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by David Wheeler.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Oliver Sarkic replaces Joe Sbarra.

Offside, Wycombe Wanderers. Scott Kashket tries a through ball, but Matt Bloomfield is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by David Wheeler.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Pattison replaces Curtis Thompson.

Attempt saved. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Jacobson.

Booking

Jake Buxton (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jake Buxton (Burton Albion).

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Reece Hutchinson replaces Colin Daniel.

Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Joe Jacobson following a set piece situation.

Foul by Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion).

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. John Brayford replaces David Templeton.

Jake Buxton (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Colin Daniel (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by David Templeton with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Scott Kashket replaces Rolando Aarons.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Adebayo Akinfenwa replaces Alex Samuel.

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Wheeler (Wycombe Wanderers).

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe20127130141643
2Ipswich19106329151436
3Peterborough20105543251835
4Bristol Rovers1910452925434
5Blackpool208933023733
6Rotherham2094732211131
7Coventry2071032523231
8Oxford Utd1986537201730
9Fleetwood189363124730
10Portsmouth197752924528
11Shrewsbury197751820-228
12Sunderland197662521427
13Gillingham206772322125
14Doncaster176652620624
15Lincoln City197392122-124
16Burton196672122-124
17Accrington205782930-122
18Rochdale2064102233-1122
19Wimbledon2055102531-620
20Tranmere1945102234-1217
21MK Dons2052131730-1317
22Southend2114162259-377
23Bolton173591139-282
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