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St James Park (ATT 3,658) 26th October 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: David Coote

Exeter Exeter City vs Burton Albion Burton Alb

Exeter 0

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Burton Alb 1

P Edwards (88)

Brewers edge past Grecians

Last Updated: 26/10/13 6:08pm

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Phil Edwards: The match-winner

Phil Edwards: The match-winner

Burton Albion continued their fine form away from home with a narrow 1-0 win at Exeter City.

Phil Edwards headed the only goal of the game a minute from time in a match of few clear cut chances.

The first half was a largely turgid affair with few opportunities. Exeter had the best of those when Alan Gow put John O'Flynn through on goal, but his finish was poor and straight at Jordan Pickford.

Billy Kee looked lively for Burton and shot just high from 25 yards before a similar long range effort was scrambled round the post by Exeter goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.

Exeter stepped up a gear after the break and again created a one-on-one chance, but Pickford was off his line quickly to thwart Gow, whose first touch was poor.

And it proved to be costly as Exeter conceded a needless corner in the 89th minute and Edwards rose at the near post to head the winner and maintain the Brewers' excellent away record.

The win lifts Burton into the play-off positions, while a second home defeat in a row for Exeter sees them drop out of the top three.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 10 22
2 Wycombe Wanderers 10 21
3 Bury 10 20
4 Southend United 10 20
5 Northampton Town 10 17
6 Morecambe 10 16
7 Shrewsbury Town 10 15
8 Portsmouth 10 15
9 Cheltenham Town 10 15
10 Luton Town 10 15
11 Mansfield Town 10 15
12 AFC Wimbledon 10 14
13 Stevenage 10 14
14 Plymouth Argyle 10 13
15 Newport County AFC 10 13
16 Accrington Stanley 10 13
17 Exeter City 10 12
18 Cambridge United 10 11
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 10 11
20 Tranmere Rovers 10 9
21 York City 10 9
22 Hartlepool United 10 8
23 Oxford United 10 7
24 Carlisle United 10 6