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Hull City 2-0 Burton Albion

Struggling Burton are without a victory in 13 games across all competitions following defeat at Hull.

Jake Buxton's side, missing no fewer than 12 players because of Covid-19, were always up against it once Sam Hughes was sent off for two bookable offences after 18 minutes.

Goalkeeper Ben Garratt kept the visitors in the game with a string of fine first-half saves, but there was a sense of inevitability when Mallik Wilks opened the scoring in the second half.

Wilks was a menace from the outset and made a difficult-looking chance look simple after 62 minutes.

George Honeyman's free-kick from the right was not efficiently dealt with by Burton's back-line, yet Wilks still had the nous to loft the ball over Garratt and a ruck of defenders from a central position inside the penalty box.

Burton showed impressive resilience thereafter, but they did not test goalkeeper Matt Ingram all game.

And the game was beyond them after 88 minutes when substitute Hakeeb Adelakun slammed home with his right foot from 20 yards.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Hull

  • 13Ingram
  • 12Emmanuel
  • 5Burke
  • 24Greaves
  • 3Elder
  • 33DochertyBooked at 53minsSubstituted forSamuelsenat 66'minutes
  • 10Honeyman
  • 6Smallwood
  • 22MayerSubstituted forEavesat 45'minutes
  • 7Wilks
  • 11ScottSubstituted forAdelakunat 45'minutesBooked at 60mins

Substitutes

  • 1Long
  • 9Eaves
  • 14Samuelsen
  • 15Jones
  • 16Adelakun
  • 18Slater
  • 34Jones

Burton

  • 24Garratt
  • 23EardleySubstituted forHutchinsonat 86'minutes
  • 2Brayford
  • 37HughesBooked at 18mins
  • 22Gallacher
  • 25Gilligan
  • 7QuinnSubstituted forBostwickat 54'minutes
  • 4Edwards
  • 16VassilevSubstituted forO'Tooleat 20'minutes
  • 38Ennis
  • 11Lawless

Substitutes

  • 5Bostwick
  • 15Hutchinson
  • 20Hawkins
  • 21O'Toole
  • 26Hart
  • 27Hewlett
Referee:
John Busby

Match Stats

Home TeamHullAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home67%
Away33%
Shots
Home18
Away2
Shots on Target
Home9
Away0
Corners
Home6
Away0
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hull City 2, Burton Albion 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hull City 2, Burton Albion 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Hull City. Conceded by John-Joe O'Toole.

  4. Post update

    Joshua Emmanuel (Hull City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Ciaran Gilligan (Burton Albion).

  6. Post update

    George Honeyman (Hull City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Steven Lawless (Burton Albion).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Hakeeb Adelakun (Hull City).

  9. Post update

    John-Joe O'Toole (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Hull City 2, Burton Albion 0. Hakeeb Adelakun (Hull City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Callum Elder.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Burton Albion. Reece Hutchinson replaces Neal Eardley.

  12. Post update

    Jacob Greaves (Hull City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Steven Lawless (Burton Albion).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Hakeeb Adelakun (Hull City).

  15. Post update

    John Brayford (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Martin Samuelsen (Hull City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Hakeeb Adelakun.

  17. Post update

    George Honeyman (Hull City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Edwards (Burton Albion).

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mallik Wilks (Hull City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tom Eaves with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Eaves (Hull City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Honeyman.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterborough1281321111025
2Hull11803189924
3Ipswich11713179822
4Charlton10712147722
5Lincoln City11713159622
6Sunderland11632159621
7Portsmouth116231910920
8Fleetwood126151912719
9Plymouth105321713418
10Doncaster105231811717
11Accrington85031010015
12Wimbledon113531414014
13Crewe11416109113
14MK Dons123451314-113
15Blackpool114161014-413
16Gillingham114161015-513
17Rochdale113351118-712
18Bristol Rovers113351119-812
19Northampton123271021-1111
20Swindon103161621-510
21Oxford Utd93061117-69
22Shrewsbury111551017-78
23Burton121471323-107
24Wigan11218818-107
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