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  • Date:14 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Alexandra Stadium
  • Attendance:3,157
  • Shelley (29) Westwood (54)
    Murphy (86)
  • Driver (56) Zola (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:42 +3.42

Ryan Austin delivers the ball, save made by Steve Phillips.

91:59 +1.59

Justin Richards takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.

90:20 +0.20

Booking for Carl Martin for time wasting.

89:25

A goal is scored by Calvin Zola from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crewe 3-2 Burton Albion.The assist for the goal came from Adam Bolder.

88:41

Chris Palmer has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

86:40

Luke Murphy finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crewe 3-1 Burton Albion.The assist for the goal came from Shaun Miller.

85:53

The ball is swung over by Max Clayton.

84:30

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Palmer, Kelvin Mellor manages to make a clearance.

83:38

The referee blows for offside against Cleveland Taylor. Free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

80:51

Callum Driver has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left. Kelvin Mellor on for Nick Powell.

79:26

Justin Richards takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.

78:10

Foul by Callum Driver on Nick Powell, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Ross Atkins.

77:27

Chris Palmer challenges Shaun Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Harry Davis takes the free kick.

76:49

The official flags Max Clayton offside. Ryan Austin restarts play with the free kick.

76:13

Callum Driver produces a cross.

74:26

Effort from the edge of the area by Calvin Zola goes wide of the right-hand post. Cleveland Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jacques Maghoma. Max Clayton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Shelley.

71:23

Foul by Jacques Maghoma on Oliver Turton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.

70:23

Calvin Zola takes a shot. Blocked by Carl Martin. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Justin Richards from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Harry Davis.

67:11

The ball is delivered by Calvin Zola, Carl Martin gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Justin Richards from the left by-line to the near post, Header from close in by Ryan Austin misses to the right of the target.

67:05

Danny Blanchett delivers the ball.

66:23

Luke Murphy delivers the ball, clearance made by Ryan Austin.

64:55

Nathan Stanton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Powell. Booking for Nathan Stanton for unsporting behaviour. Ashley Westwood takes the free kick.

63:43

Chris Palmer is brought on as a substitute for John McGrath. Jack Dyer takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nick Powell.

56:04

Callum Driver grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crewe 2-1 Burton Albion.Jacques Maghoma provided the assist for the goal.

55:30

The ball is swung over by Adam Bolder.

54:01

Ashley Westwood grabs a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Crewe 2-0 Burton Albion.Danny Shelley provided the assist for the goal.

52:33

The ball is crossed by Luke Murphy, Danny Shelley takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

51:36

Justin Richards joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andres Gurrieri.

51:11

The ball is sent over by Matt Tootle.

49:18

Danny Shelley concedes a free kick for a foul on John McGrath. John McGrath takes the direct free kick.

48:14

Centre by Callum Driver.

46:48 +1.48

Outswinging corner taken by Jack Dyer, Byron Moore makes a clearance.

46:42

Nick Powell takes a shot. Save by Ross Atkins.

45:01

Oliver Turton on for Byron Moore.

40:38

The assistant referee flags for offside against Nick Powell. Ross Atkins takes the direct free kick.

40:24

Callum Driver produces a cross, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.

39:16

Effort from outside the penalty box by Nick Powell goes wide right of the target.

36:17

Andres Gurrieri crosses the ball, save by Steve Phillips.

35:01

Foul by Harry Davis on Calvin Zola, free kick awarded. John McGrath restarts play with the free kick.

34:24

Byron Moore takes a shot. Ross Atkins makes a save.

33:17

Andres Gurrieri has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

30:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shaun Miller by Jack Dyer. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ashley Westwood, clearance made by Calvin Zola.

29:53

Effort from outside the area by Calvin Zola goes wide right of the goal.

29:01

Danny Shelley finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crewe 1-0 Burton Albion.Assist by Nick Powell.

28:24

John McGrath produces a cross.

26:53

John McGrath fouled by Matt Tootle, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Blanchett restarts play with the free kick.

26:18

Nick Powell takes a shot. Clearance made by Andres Gurrieri.

24:18

Ashley Westwood fouled by John McGrath, the ref awards a free kick. John McGrath is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Westwood. Shaun Miller takes a shot. Brilliant save by Ross Atkins. Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood.

22:44

The ball is crossed by Andres Gurrieri, clearance made by James Tunnicliffe.

21:09

The ball is crossed by Matt Tootle.

20:56

The ball is swung over by Shaun Miller.

17:57

Danny Blanchett crosses the ball, save by Steve Phillips.

16:20

The ball is swung over by Jacques Maghoma, clearance by Harry Davis.

13:06

Ashley Westwood takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Ryan Austin.

12:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andres Gurrieri on Byron Moore. Ashley Westwood takes the free kick.

11:17

Danny Blanchett is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

10:14

Nick Powell takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

8:38

The referee blows for offside. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.

7:45

Byron Moore fouled by Jack Dyer, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Westwood takes the direct free kick.

7:16

The ball is swung over by Byron Moore, clearance by Callum Driver.

6:39

The assistant referee signals for offside against Calvin Zola. Steve Phillips takes the direct free kick.

5:19

Centre by Calvin Zola, blocked by James Tunnicliffe. Andres Gurrieri takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Calvin Zola takes a shot. Nick Powell gets a block in. Corner taken by Jack Dyer from the right by-line, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.

2:02

Jacques Maghoma has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

1:04

Luke Murphy challenges Adam Bolder unfairly and gives away a free kick. Callum Driver takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Railwaymen to set Tunnicliffe in train James Tunnicliffe is set to make his Crewe debut when Burton visit the Alexandra Stadium in npower League Two. Alex boss Steve Davis is without first-choice centre-back pairing David Artell and Adam Dugdale after the duo both picked up red cards in the defeat at Barnet last time out. Tunnicliffe, who has joined the Railwaymen on a one-month loan from Wycombe, is poised to come in alongside Harry Davis in the heart of the defence. Carl Martin is set for a recall at full-back having featured as a half-time substitute against the Bees. Shaun Miller could return in attack as loanee Greg Pearson is unavailable for selection against his parent club and Ajay Leitch-Smith is out with an ankle injury sustained during training. Lee Bell is hoping to play for the reserves this week as he steps up his return from hernia surgery, but Tuesday's game comes too soon for the midfielder. Burton could have three players back in contention. The postponement of the games against Swindon and Gillingham has given leading scorer Billy Kee, fellow striker Justin Richards and defender Tony James more time to recover from the injuries that have kept them on the sidelines recently. Twelve-goal striker Kee, who rejected a move to league rivals Crawley at the end of last month, has missed the last four matches with a groin problem. James has missed the last two games due to a knee injury. Both players have resumed training along with Richards and have a good chance of coming back into the reckoning. Richards is the least likely of the trio to be involved but he could be included in the squad if the ankle he injured in the build up to the Oxford game just over a fortnight ago responds to treatment. On-loan Swansea midfielder Lee Lucas and the versatile Aaron Webster are unavailable after suffering hamstring injuries at the end of last month but former Derby defender Chris Riggott might be added to the squad after signing a deal until the end of the season.

Formation:442Manager: Steve Davis

Crewe

Formation: 451Manager: Paul Peschisolido

Burton Albion

  • Steve Phillips
  • Harry Davis
  • James Tunnicliffe
  • Carl Martin
  • Matt Tootle
  • Luke Murphy
  • Ashley Westwood
  • Danny Shelley
  • Byron Moore
  • Shaun Miller
  • Nick Powell
  • SUBS
  • Alan Martin
  • Kelvin Mellor
  • Max Clayton
  • Oliver Turton
  • Jason Oswell

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Match Report

Murphy seals Crewe win Luke Murphy's strike proved the difference as Crewe saw off Burton 3-2. Goals either side of the break from Danny Shelley and Ashley Westwood put Crewe in the driving seat before Callum Driver pulled one back for the visitors. Murphy put Crewe two up again before Calvin Zola netted in injury time for Albion. Andreas Gurrieri almost gave the visitors an early lead but the livewire winger prodded Zola's centre the wrong side of the post. Alex soon took control, however, and Shaun Miller was denied by visiting keeper Ross Atkins before Adam Bolder cleared another Miller effort off the line. Crewe finally broke the deadlock with 29 minutes gone. Nick Powell's sublime chip found Shelley unmarked on the edge of the box and the winger dispatched a low right-footed strike into the far corner of the net. Westwood drilled Shelley's cutback into the roof of the net to give the Alex a two-goal cushion in the 55th minute but, two minutes later, Driver raced onto Bolder's through-ball to hand the Brewers a lifeline. Zola was denied by a last-ditch block by James Tunnicliffe before the striker fired a golden opportunity wide from eight yards out. But Luke Murphy restored Crewe's two-goal advantage, racing into the box to score with three minutes to go before Zola netted from a tight angle in injury time.

Form Guide

    WLWWWL
  • Crewe
  • VS
  • Burton Albion
  • DLLLDD

Last Meetings

  • Burton Albion
  • 1 - 0
  • Crewe
  • 13/09/2011
  • Crewe
  • 4 - 1
  • Burton Albion
  • 05/03/2011
  • Burton Albion
  • 1 - 1
  • Crewe
  • 18/09/2010
  • Burton Albion
  • 1 - 2
  • Crewe
  • 12/02/2010
  • Crewe
  • 2 - 1
  • Burton Albion
  • 24/11/2009

Top Scorers

Crewe

  • N Powell 6
  • S Miller 5
  • B Moore 5
  • A Leitch-Smith 5
  • A Dugdale 3
  • L Murphy 3
  • G Pearson 2
  • D Artell 1
  • W Fletcher 1
  • H Davis 1
  • M Clayton 1

Burton Albion

  • B Kee 12
  • CM Zola 8
  • J Richards 7
  • A Webster 2
  • A Bolder 2
  • C Taylor 2
  • C Palmer 2
  • J Maghoma 1
  • J Dyer 1
  • A Yussuf 1

Goals

Crewe

    • Total goals 77
    • Goals per game 37
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Burton Albion

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

possession


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