Burton Albion 2-1 Millwall- Match Report

Millwall go for a BurtonBurton went two points clear at the top of Sky Bet League One after a tense 2-1 home win over Millwall.Damien McCrory and Nasser El Khayati fired the hosts into a half-time lead but it was the Londoners who dominated the second half.Joe Martin reduced the deficit but the defender's goal was not enough and the Lions finished a feisty encounter with 10 men after the dismissal of defender Mark Beevers.The game burst into life with two dazzling Burton goals in a three-minute spell.Full-back McCrory smashed home a 15-yard shot from Mark Duffy's clever free-kick in the 39th minute before a stunning counter-attack was finished off in style by El Khayati from the edge of the area.It could have been worse for the visitors before the break but keeper Jordan Archer brilliantly denied Tom Naylor and John Mousinho with a double save.Burton had to soak up heavy pressure as the Lions tried to fight their way back into the contest.Joe Martin reduced the deficit in a goalmouth melee after Burton failed to clear a Shaun Williams corner in the 75th minute.Beevers was sent off in stoppage time for a second yellow card after going in late on Burton keeper Jon McLaughlin

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