Burton Albion 2-1 Fleetwood Town- Match Report

Mark Duffy double keeps Burton on course for titleBurton stayed on course for the Sky Bet League One title with a 2-1 victory at home to 10-man Fleetwood.Mark Duffy put Nigel Clough's side in front and completed a superb double after Wes Burns came off the bench to level for the visitors with his first touch.Fleetwood's hopes salvaging a point took a big knock in the 67th minute when substitute Bobby Grant was sent off after only a minute on the pitch.Burton turned their domination into a deserved lead in the 26th minute, Duffy fastening onto a Lucas Akins cross to drill a 15-yard shot past Chris Maxwell.The hosts were caught cold two minutes after the break when Amari'i Bell's cross was driven home by the unmarked Burns.Maxwell kept the scores level with a full-length save to deny Hamza Choudhury, but the keeper was comprehensively beaten in the 63rd minute when Duffy cut inside and brilliantly curled a right-footed shot into the far corner of the net from 20 yards.The Cod Army were quickly reduced to 10 men when Grant was red carded for taking a kick at the grounded Akins

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