Burton Albion 0-4 Bristol Rovers

Bristol Rovers inflicted a hammering on 10-man Burton, who noticed Conor Shaughnessy red-carded throughout the first minute.

The Albion defender was once penalised for a bad on Aaron Collins simply outdoor the field and referee Ross Joyce had no hesitation in generating the crimson card.

Rovers had by no means received at Burton in six earlier makes an attempt however promptly set about striking that proper as Antony Evans swept house from the free-kick that adopted Shaughnessy’s dismissal.

The previous Everton midfielder then had time and house to pick defender James Connolly on the again submit to comb house and feature the guests two up inside of 12 mins.

Albion have been 3 down at Wycombe within the season opener final season and this was once worse as Collins fired in a quick-fire brace in 4 mins ahead of half-time, each instances discovering house at the left-hand aspect of the field to overcome beleaguered keeper Ben Garratt.

John Marquis planted a header towards the crossbar because the guests went on the lookout for a 5th in the second one half of, however they may now not inflict to any extent further injury on Albion.

Record provided through PA Media.

Line-ups

Burton

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Brayford
  • 5Hughes
  • 16ShaughnessyBooked at 1mins
  • 37Hamer
  • 4Oshilaja
  • 12OnyangoSubstituted forAhadmeat 62′mins
  • 11SmithBooked at 14minsSubstituted forDe Castroat 62′mins
  • 10Keillor-Dunn
  • 3Borthwick-JacksonSubstituted forButcherat 45′minsBooked at 64mins
  • 14AdeboyejoSubstituted forPowellat 63′mins

Substitutes

  • 6Butcher
  • 7Powell
  • 9Ahadme
  • 24Sinisalo
  • 25Gilligan
  • 31Moult
  • 32De Castro

Bristol Rovers

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Belshaw
  • 28Gibbons
  • 30Hoole
  • 2Connolly
  • 3GordonSubstituted forSaundersat 73′mins
  • 19Anderson
  • 6FinleySubstituted forWhelanat 66′minsBooked at 72mins
  • 21EvansSubstituted forLawrenceat 89′mins
  • 10Collins
  • 9Marquis
  • 18LoftSubstituted forKilgourat 88′mins

Substitutes

  • 5Kilgour
  • 22Saunders
  • 25Whelan
  • 27Greenslade
  • 31Ward
  • 34Lawrence
  • 44Jones

Referee:
Ross Joyce

Attendance:
3,363

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