Luton 0-1 Burton Albion- Match Report

Palmer wins it for BurtonA late goal from Matty Palmer took Burton to the verge of promotion to League One as they triumphed 1-0 at Luton.The Brewers midfielder was left unmarked in the area 11 minutes from time to shoot past Elliot Justham with the aid of a deflection.Defeat was cruel on the Hatters who had the better of the first-half chances, with Paul Benson volleying over and Michael Harriman firing into the side-netting.Alex Lawless' curling effort missed the target before Elliot Lee put a header wide on the stroke of half-time.In the second period, Adam McGurk's header was straight at Justham but it was the hosts who continued to create the better chances.Jake Howells' cross was toe-poked behind by Benson before Scott Griffiths missed a marvellous chance to score, blazing over the crossbar when one-on-one.Substitute Abdenasser El Khayati fired an effort wide for Burton, before Palmer pounced with what proved to be the winner.Town could still have rescued a point but substitutes Mark Cullen and Luke Guttridge were both wasteful, leaving the Hatters three points off a play-off place

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