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  • Date:18 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Pirelli Stadium
  • Attendance:3,313
  • Zola (39)
  • Harrad (54)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:48 +2.48

Corner from right by-line taken by Chris Palmer.

92:33 +2.33

Adam Bolder takes a shot. Save by Rhys Taylor.

91:36 +1.36

Shot on goal by Alex Revell from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

90:05 +0.05

Jason Taylor produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

88:41

Foul by John McGrath on Alex Revell, free kick awarded. Shot on goal comes in from Shaun Harrad from the free kick, Danny Blanchett gets a block in.

87:43

Jason Taylor produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

86:47

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Palmer, Alex Revell makes a clearance.

86:42

A cross is delivered by Chris Palmer, clearance by Johnny Mullins.

86:10

Chris Palmer takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Jason Taylor makes a clearance.

85:49

Danny Blanchett fouled by Lewis Grabban, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Atkins takes the indirect free kick.

84:41

The ball is crossed by Shaun Harrad, save by Ross Atkins.

83:02

Alex Revell concedes a free kick for a foul on John McGrath. Alex Revell shown a yellow card. Ryan Cresswell is brought on as a substitute for Richard Naylor. Direct free kick taken by Ross Atkins.

82:38

Calvin Zola produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

80:49

Shaun Harrad is adjudged to have handled the ball. Nathan Stanton takes the free kick.

78:32

Sam Wood fouled by Callum Driver, the ref awards a free kick. Sam Wood takes the direct free kick.

77:11

Sam Wood is ruled offside. Callum Driver takes the direct free kick.

74:53

Cleveland Taylor has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

71:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Driver by Danny Harrison. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.

71:37

Danny Harrison goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

69:15

Chris Palmer is brought on as a substitute for Jacques Maghoma.

68:50

The ball is swung over by Cleveland Taylor.

67:31

Jacques Maghoma fouled by Mark Bradley, the ref awards a free kick. Kieron Cadogan goes off and Lewis Grabban comes on. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Austin.

66:29

Cleveland Taylor replaces Jack Dyer.

65:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Wood by Callum Driver. Direct free kick taken by Johnny Mullins.

65:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John McGrath by Sam Wood. Free kick taken by Jack Dyer.

64:26

Corner taken by Sam Wood, Shot by Shaun Harrad. Save by Ross Atkins.

62:31

Billy Kee takes a shot. Mark Bradley gets a block in.

61:46

Ryan Austin challenges Alex Revell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

61:35

The ball is sent over by Callum Driver, clearance made by Mark Bradley.

60:47

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Sam Wood, Ryan Austin manages to make a clearance.

60:15

Unfair challenge on Ryan Austin by Alex Revell results in a free kick. Ryan Austin takes the direct free kick.

59:17

Billy Kee is brought on as a substitute for Andres Gurrieri.

58:45

Danny Harrison takes a shot. Save made by Ross Atkins.

58:01

Inswinging corner taken by Sam Wood from the right by-line, Ryan Austin manages to make a clearance.

56:54

Jacques Maghoma takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Harrison.

56:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Driver by Sam Wood. Nathan Stanton takes the direct free kick.

54:37

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Sam Wood played to the near post, Shaun Harrad scores a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Burton Albion 1-1 Rotherham.The assist for the goal came from Sam Wood.

54:06

Jack Dyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Shaun Harrad. Sam Wood restarts play with the free kick.

53:25

Adam Bolder produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

52:42

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Sam Wood played to the near post, clearance made by Calvin Zola.

50:59

Jack Dyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Harrison. Direct free kick taken by Kieron Cadogan.

49:13

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jack Dyer from the right by-line, clearance by Jason Taylor.

48:23

The ball is crossed by Johnny Mullins, save made by Ross Atkins.

45:14 +0.14

Free kick awarded for a foul by John McGrath on Kieron Cadogan. Rhys Taylor takes the direct free kick.

43:46

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Johnny Mullins misses to the right of the goal.

42:51

Foul by Nathan Stanton on Sam Wood, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Griffiths.

41:03

Jack Dyer challenges Danny Harrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sam Wood shoots direct from the free kick.

39:42

A goal is scored by Calvin Zola from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burton Albion 1-0 Rotherham.The assist for the goal came from John McGrath.

38:59

Unfair challenge on Jacques Maghoma by Kieron Cadogan results in a free kick. John McGrath takes the free kick.

36:30

Handball decision goes against Jason Taylor. Jack Dyer restarts play with the free kick.

35:15

Jason Taylor produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

33:12

Unfair challenge on Alex Revell by Nathan Stanton results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kieron Cadogan.

32:44

Jacques Maghoma produces a cross, Rhys Taylor makes a save.

30:28

The assistant referee flags for offside against Alex Revell. Adam Bolder takes the direct free kick.

29:57

Andres Gurrieri takes a shot. Save made by Rhys Taylor.

28:31

Corner taken left-footed by Sam Wood from the right by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by Johnny Mullins misses to the left of the target.

27:14

Kieron Cadogan challenges John McGrath unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jack Dyer restarts play with the free kick.

24:06

Calvin Zola is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.

22:45

Jacques Maghoma takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

22:34

A cross is delivered by Jason Taylor.

21:51

Adam Bolder concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Harrison. Scott Griffiths restarts play with the free kick.

20:37

Shaun Harrad concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Stanton. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.

20:03

Foul by Andres Gurrieri on Mark Bradley, free kick awarded. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.

13:35

Danny Harrison concedes a free kick for a foul on John McGrath. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Austin.

11:37

Calvin Zola is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.

8:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Bolder on Scott Griffiths. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.

5:33

Jacques Maghoma takes a shot. Johnny Mullins gets a block in.

4:46

Kieron Cadogan produces a cross, clearance made by Ryan Austin.

3:35

Sam Wood has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

Match Preview

Kee back for Burton Leading scorer Billy Kee should be back in Burton's starting line-up for the visit of Rotherham. Kee has been plagued by groin problems since November and has not played since January 2. He was expected to return to the side against Crewe in midweek but boss Paul Peschisolido opted to leave the 12-goal striker out of the squad. Peschisolido is confident that Albion have got to the root of the problem but wants to make sure Kee is 100% before throwing him back into action. "I'd rather have a fully-fit fit Billy than a 75%-fit Billy. I'm confident that he will be fully fit for Saturday," said Peschisolido, who may spring a surprise and include new signing Chris Riggott in the squad. Riggott has been training with Burton after an injury-hit second spell with Derby and the 31-year-old defender has agreed a short-term deal at the Pirelli Stadium. "Chris has not played competitively for some time. I think he thinks he is okay to play, but we don't want to rush him back into action and then he gets injured. We may try and ease him in gently or we may throw him in, we'll see," said Peschisolido, who will again be without on-loan Swansea midfielder Lee Lucas (hamstring) and the versatile Aaron Webster (hamstring). Rotherham manager Andy Scott is hoping to name the same team for the third successive game at Burton. The Millers have won their last two matches, against Southend and Accrington, and Scott will be hoping his squad can overcome some "bumps and bruises" in order for him to keep the faith. On-loan Shaun Harrad has hit it off with Alex Revell in attack, scoring three goals between them in the two games they have played together, so 15-goal top scorer Lewis Grabban will remain on the bench. Forward Gareth Evans, who has been out of the last four games, is no nearer a return following steroid injections into his back earlier this week. Luke Foster and Jamie Annerson (both knee) continue to occupy the treatment room as the Millers head to the Pirelli Stadium looking to close the gap on the play-off places.

Formation:433Manager: Paul Peschisolido

Burton Albion

Formation: 442Manager: Andy Scott

Rotherham

  • Ross Atkins
  • Callum Driver
  • Ryan Austin
  • Nathan Stanton
  • Danny Blanchett
  • Adam Bolder
  • Jack Dyer
  • John McGrath
  • Andres Gurrieri
  • Calvin Zola
  • Jacques Maghoma
  • SUBS
  • Tony James
  • Justin Richards
  • Chris Palmer
  • Cleveland Taylor
  • Billy Kee

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Match Report

Harrad rescues point for Millers Shaun Harrad scored against former club Burton to give Rotherham a 1-1 draw. Calvin Zola gave the hosts a first-half lead but Harrad struck with his third goal in as many games on loan from Bury to rescue a point and leave the Brewers without a win in eight games. Burton had the better openings after a sluggish start, but had to wait until five minutes before the break for their opener. Jacques Maghoma fired too high after a powerful run from midfield and Adam Bolder had a shot blocked after dwelling too long on a chance inside the Rotherham box. Andres Gurrieri then drove a shot too close to goalkeeper Rhys Taylor. The hosts were finally rewarded when Zola got the final touch to a John McGrath free-kick which deceived the visitors' defence at the near post. Bolder spurned a chance to extend Burton's lead - and it proved a costly missed when Rotherham levelled in the 56th minute. Sam Wood drove a corner low and Harrad was on hand to bundle the ball over the line. Burton had a chance to win it near the end but Zola fired into the side-netting after rounding goalkeeper Rhys Taylor, who then kept out a blistering shot from Bolder in added time.

Form Guide

    LLLDDL
  • Burton Albion
  • VS
  • Rotherham
  • WLLLWW

Last Meetings

  • Rotherham
  • 0 - 1
  • Burton Albion
  • 08/10/2011
  • Burton Albion
  • 2 - 4
  • Rotherham
  • 26/02/2011
  • Rotherham
  • 3 - 3
  • Burton Albion
  • 11/09/2010
  • Burton Albion
  • 0 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 27/02/2010
  • Rotherham
  • 2 - 2
  • Burton Albion
  • 05/12/2009

Top Scorers

Burton Albion

  • B Kee 12
  • CM Zola 9
  • J Richards 7
  • A Webster 2
  • A Bolder 2
  • C Taylor 2
  • C Palmer 2
  • J Maghoma 1
  • J Dyer 1
  • C Driver 1
  • A Yussuf 1

Rotherham

  • L Grabban 9
  • A Revell 8
  • G Evans 6
  • D Harrison 2
  • J Mullins 2
  • R Cresswell 2
  • D Schofield 1
  • S Harrad 1
  • J Taylor 1
  • S Wood 1
  • B Pringle 1

Goals

Burton Albion

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 43
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Rotherham

    • Total goals 92
    • Goals per game 47
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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