• FT

    Bristol Rov

    2

    Portsmouth

    0

  • FT

    Dag & Red

    0

    Torquay

    1

  • FT

    Fleetwood To

    0

    Cheltenham

    2

  • FT

    Hartlepool

    1

    Burton

    1

  • FT

    Mansfield

    2

    Accrington

    2

  • FT

    Northampton

    1

    Wycombe

    4

  • FT

    Plymouth

    2

    Bury

    1

  • FT

    Scunthorpe

    2

    Morecambe

    0

  • FT

    York

    0

    Oxford Utd

    0

  • PPD

    Newport

    P

    AFC Wimbledo

    P

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Victoria Park

Referee: Richard Clark | Attendance: 3595

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Hartlepool United

  • Brad Walker 69'

1 - 1

FT

Burton Albion

  • Phil Edwards 18'

Burton and Pools battle out draw

PA Sport

In-form Burton made it seven games unbeaten as they ground out a 1-1 draw at Hartlepool.

Gary Rowett's side were made to work for a point at Victoria Park as they head into Christmas in the top five in League Two.

Matty Palmer headed over from close range before the Brewers took the lead in the 18th minute.

Chris Hussey fed marauding right-back Phil Edwards and he turned confidently to volley under goalkeeper Scott Flinders.

The visitors should have been two-nil up five minutes later but Palmer screwed wide from a good position.

Albion were reliant on Edwards when he cleared a goalbound Andy Monkhouse effort off the goal-line before the break.

Dean Lyness preserved the lead when he saved well from Luke James before Monkhouse had a second effort hooked off the line, this time Ian Sharps performing heroics.

However, Pools deservedly levelled after 68 minutes. Substitute Brad Walker had been on the pitch for just two minutes when he curled home a confident first-time shot from 18 yards.

And James almost won it for Pools in the late stages, winning the ball on the touchline and racing into the area before shooting wide.

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Scoring Summary

  • Hartlepool United
  • Burton Albion
Brad Walker (69')
(18') Phil Edwards

Match Stats

  • Hartlepool United
  • Burton Albion
11(4) Shots (on goal) 12(3)
11 Fouls 12
0 Corner kicks 0
1 Offsides 4
55% Time of Possession 45%
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Saves 1

Teams

  • Hartlepool United
  • Burton Albion
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Jack Compton (66')
Robbie Weir (37')
Ian Sharps (71')