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Burton 1-0 Mansfield

John McGrath grabbed the only goal
McGrath's goal just before half time separated the sides

John McGrath's goal secured Burton a win against Mansfield which moved them up to third in table.

McGrath fired home with a left-foot effort from just outside the penalty area after a right-wing delivery from Marc Goodfellow.

Burton should have added a second but Lee Morris's strike from 12 yards flew narrowly over.

Mansfield's best chance came in injury time when Anthony Robinson dragged an effort wide of the post.


Burton Albion: Poole, Corbett, Buxton, Stride (Bailey 72), Webster, Goodfellow, Simpson, McGrath, Gilroy, Pearson (Holmes 89), Morris (Harrad 76).
Subs Not Used: Banim, Newby.

Booked: Buxton.

Goals: McGrath 43.

Mansfield: Gamble, Silk, Moses, O'Hare, Blackwood, Somner (Jeannin 54), Hurren, D'Laryea, Lee (Stallard 67), O'Connor (Robinson 79), Arnold.
Subs Not Used: Knight, Wood.

Booked: Jeannin.

Att: 2,871.

Ref: S Rushton (Lancashire).



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