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The Memorial Stadium (ATT 6,065) 2nd March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Naylor

Bristol R Bristol Rovers vs Burton Albion Burton Alb

Bristol R 3

R Brunt (5)
J O'Toole (62)
E Richards (70)

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Last Updated: 02/03/13 6:43pm

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Eliot Richards: Amongst the goals

Eliot Richards: Amongst the goals

Goals from Ryan Brunt, John-Joe O'Toole and Eliot Richards gave Bristol Rovers an emphatic 3-0 victory at home to Burton on Saturday.

Rovers went into the game just three points above the League Two drop zone, but on this showing they should have little trouble surviving having romped past the division's form team, with Albion suffering their first defeat in eight.

Brunt side-footed home a Joe Anyinsah cross from the right to reward a bright Rovers start after just five minutes and the home side could easily have stretched their advantage in the first half at the Memorial Stadium.

O'Toole eventually made it 2-0 after 62 minutes, shooting home from six yards following a cross by substitute Ollie Norburn, and Richards was similarly placed to lash home an Ellis Harrison cut back eight minutes later.

Burton goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson made two good saves from Tom Parkes in the space of a few first-half seconds and another Anyinsah cross was just beyond the reach of Brunt.

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Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39