Burton Albion 2-0 Portsmouth- Match Report

Burton Albion 2-0 Portsmouth: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Brewers beat Pompey to go back topBurton returned to the top of Sky Bet League Two with a 2-0 win that handed Portsmouth a second successive defeat.Goals from Adam McGurk and Lucas Akins extended Albion's unbeaten start to the season to eight games in all competitions.Burton made the perfect start with the opening goal after just one minute and 25 seconds.Pompey were caught cold as Stuart Beavon turned on a Akins centre to fire across goal, with McGurk on hand to fire into the roof of the net from close range.After more home pressure, Jed Wallace went close to the leveller with a 20-yard thunderbolt that flew inches too high.And Pompey top scorer Craig Westcarr saw his header deflected over as half-time approached.The visitors could have restored parity six minutes after the break but Alex Wynter's close-range shot was blocked on the line in a frantic scramble.The Pompey fightback was halted in the 56th minute when Akins turned just inside the area before lashing a left-foot past goalkeeper Paul Jones

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