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Burton Albion 3-1 Rochdale

Burton came from behind to secure a much-needed home win with a 3-1 victory over Rochdale at the Pirelli Stadium.

For the second home game in a row, Albion found themselves a goal down inside two minutes after Callum Camps fired beyond Kieran O'Hara.

Rekeil Pyke won an aerial challenge with Richard Nartey to send goalkeeper Robert Sanchez's clearance into the path of the Dale captain who lashed in confidently.

The Brewers, who have struggled for home goals so far this season in the league, hit back after 11 minutes with Ryan Edwards firing home after Colin Daniel's cross fell nicely for him.

And Albion turned the game completely around in the 18th minute when Daniel was felled by Eoghan O'Connell, allowing Lucas Akins to smash the penalty high into the roof of the net.

Rochdale rallied after half time and twice hit the woodwork, Matty Done clipping the top of the crossbar and Jimmy Keohane striking the base of a post with a low drive, before Liam Boyce sealed Burton's win with a low finish into the bottom corner eight minutes from time.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1O'Hara
  • 2Brayford
  • 18Nartey
  • 5Buxton
  • 3Daniel
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forHartat 90+2'minutes
  • 6Wallace
  • 8FraserSubstituted forHutchinsonat 86'minutes
  • 17SarkicSubstituted forSbarraat 69'minutes
  • 27Boyce
  • 10Akins

Substitutes

  • 14Sbarra
  • 15Hutchinson
  • 22Beardsley
  • 24Garratt
  • 26Hart
  • 28Sharman-Lowe

Rochdale

  • 25Sánchez
  • 41Matheson
  • 6O'Connell
  • 3Norrington-Davies
  • 13Keohane
  • 14RathboneSubstituted forDooleyat 32'minutes
  • 8Williams
  • 20RyanSubstituted forWilbrahamat 55'minutes
  • 10Camps
  • 11PykeSubstituted forBaahat 61'minutes
  • 16Done

Substitutes

  • 7Dooley
  • 9Andrew
  • 12Lynch
  • 18Wilbraham
  • 22Baah
  • 36Gillam
  • 37Tavares
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
2,298

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home22
Away13
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 3, Rochdale 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 3, Rochdale 1.

Foul by Kwadwo Baah (Rochdale).

Ben Hart (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

M.J. Williams (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Ben Hart replaces Ryan Edwards because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wilbraham (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by M.J. Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Reece Hutchinson replaces Scott Fraser.

Offside, Rochdale. Eoghan O'Connell tries a through ball, but Kwadwo Baah is caught offside.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Colin Daniel.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 3, Rochdale 1. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Scott Fraser.

Attempt missed. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Joe Sbarra.

Richard Nartey (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kwadwo Baah (Rochdale).

Attempt saved. Ryan Edwards (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Liam Boyce.

Attempt missed. Kwadwo Baah (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Aaron Wilbraham with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Lucas Akins with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Rhys Norrington-Davies (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jimmy Keohane.

Callum Camps (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Fraser (Burton Albion).

Attempt missed. Matt Done (Rochdale) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Callum Camps.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Dooley.

Attempt missed. Luke Matheson (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Stephen Dooley.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Joe Sbarra replaces Oliver Sarkic.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Jake Buxton.

Jimmy Keohane (Rochdale) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Foul by Oliver Sarkic (Burton Albion).

Jimmy Keohane (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Callum Camps (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Kwadwo Baah replaces Rekeil Pyke.

Matt Done (Rochdale) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box following a corner.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by John Brayford.

Foul by Liam Boyce (Burton Albion).

Eoghan O'Connell (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Colin Daniel with a cross.

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

Oliver Sarkic (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aaron Wilbraham (Rochdale).

goal

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