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Corner from right by-line taken by Steven Schumacher.
Joel Byrom goes off and Phil Edwards comes on.
Mark Hughes challenges Scott Laird unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Beardsley has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Blocked by Mike Jones.
The ball is crossed by John Mousinho, Joel Byrom takes a shot. Blocked by Cameron Belford.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robin Shroot, Mark Hughes makes a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Mike Jones. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Robin Shroot from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Penalty awarded for a foul by Lawrie Wilson on Phil Picken. Penalty taken right-footed by Andy Bishop and scored. Bury 1-2 Stevenage.Lawrie Wilson is cautioned.
Joe Skarz concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Beardsley. Free kick taken by Joel Byrom. Inswinging corner taken by Robin Shroot from the left by-line. Corner taken by Robin Shroot from the left by-line. Mark Roberts grabs a headed goal from close in. Bury 0-2 Stevenage.Shane Byrne on for Joe Skarz.
Andy Bishop is caught offside. Chris Day takes the free kick.
Peter Sweeney takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Mark Roberts.
Andy Bishop takes a shot.
Shot from 25 yards by Peter Sweeney. Shaun Harrad leaves the field to be replaced by Lenell John-Lewis. Save by Chris Day.
Chris Beardsley takes a shot. Save made by Cameron Belford.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Skarz on Lawrie Wilson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joel Byrom from right channel.
Andy Bishop takes a shot. Joe Skarz gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Robin Shroot from the left by-line. Lawrie Wilson replaces Craig Reid. Chris Beardsley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Byron Harrison.
Giles Coke fouled by Michael Bostwick, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Bostwick is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Peter Sweeney.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Bishop by Mark Roberts. Steven Schumacher produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Peter Sweeney takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Roberts.
Scott Laird gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mike Jones. Scott Laird booked for unsporting behaviour. The ball is crossed by Peter Sweeney, Shot from 25 yards by Andy Bishop. Blocked by Michael Bostwick. Steven Schumacher takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Laird on Andy Bishop. Direct free kick taken by Steven Schumacher.
Peter Sweeney produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
Byron Harrison finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bury 0-1 Stevenage.Assist on the goal came from John Mousinho.
Byron Harrison takes a shot. Mark Hughes gets a block in.
Steven Schumacher concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Byrom. Steven Schumacher goes into the book. Free kick crossed by Ronnie Henry, clearance made by Efetobore Sodje.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Andy Bishop. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
Scott Laird produces a cross, clearance by Efetobore Sodje. Short corner taken by Robin Shroot.
Foul by Mark Hughes on Craig Reid, free kick awarded. Robin Shroot restarts play with the free kick.
Shaun Harrad has a drilled shot. Mark Roberts gets a block in.
Michael Bostwick concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Sweeney. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
Steven Schumacher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Mousinho. Free kick crossed right-footed by Robin Shroot from left channel, save made by Cameron Belford.
The offside flag is raised against Byron Harrison. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robin Shroot by Phil Picken. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Reid takes a shot. Cameron Belford makes a save.
Foul by Andy Bishop on Mark Roberts, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.
Byron Harrison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Efetobore Sodje. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
Mike Jones takes a shot. Mark Roberts gets a block in. Free kick awarded for a foul by Mike Jones on Ronnie Henry. Ronnie Henry restarts play with the free kick.
Steven Schumacher takes a shot. Save by Chris Day. Effort from the edge of the box by Byron Harrison goes wide of the left-hand post.
Shot by Robin Shroot from outside the box goes over the target.
John Mousinho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mike Jones. Cameron Belford takes the free kick.
Joel Byrom gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Picken. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
Bishop worry for Shakers
Bury are sweating over the fitness of star striker Andy Bishop for the encounter with Stevenage.
Bishop was withdrawn after just 32 minutes of Tuesday's 2-2 draw with Notts County due to a calf injury and, subsequently, is unlikely to play.
The Shakers are also preparing to bid farewell to Trevor Carson and Giles Coke, on loan from Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday respectively, as they play the final game of their loan spells.
David Worrall (hip) is still another week away from a return and, therefore, will be sidelined alongside fellow midfielder Craig Easton (ankle).
Forward David Amoo, on loan from Liverpool, remains out with an ankle problem while Mark Cullen continues to receive treatment on a hamstring injury at parent club Hull.
Michael Bostwick comes back into the reckoning for Stevenage.
The midfielder served a one-match suspension as Borough beat Brentford 1-0 on Tuesday night and Bostwick may have his work cut out trying to get back into the team.
His enforced absence was one of three changes made by boss Graham Westley at Griffin Park as Lawrie Wilson and Byron Harrison dropped down to the bench. Joel Byrom, Robin Shroot and midweek match-winner Chris Beardsley were the players that came into the starting XI.
It was a third straight clean sheet for Stevenage and Westley wants his defence to continue their recent good work at Gigg Lane.
He told The Comet: "Our mantra is give nothing away and be progressive off the back of that. We've had a great defence in the Conference and League Two but we've been disappointed with the way we've defended on the whole this season - albeit we're not far away from being one of the better defences.
"But it's good to get clean sheets because that's what we're all about."
Stevenage are on the rise
Bury suffered their first home defeat in seven weeks after going down 2-1 to Stevenage, who extended their unbeaten league run to four matches.
Byron Harrison and Mark Roberts both scored to end the Shakers' three-game unbeaten run at Gigg Lane.
Neither team had looked likely to score until Stevenage struck seven minutes before the break. The ball broke for Harrison inside the box and he clipped a neat finish into the corner of the net.
The Shakers had a strong penalty appeal turned down when Ronnie Henry appeared to trip Giles Coke, while Shakers' striker Andy Bishop had a goal ruled out for offside.
But Stevenage extended their advantage, Roberts springing the offside trap to head home a cross from Joel Byrom.
Bury finally got their goal when Lenell John-Lewis was brought down by Lawrie Wilson inside the penalty area and Bishop scored from the spot.
Stevenage had the better of the closing stages as they sealed back-to-back away wins, although Scott Laird narrowly avoided heading into his own net.
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