Preview: Burton Albion v Morecambe

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Tonight, Tuesday, The Shrimps visit Burton Albion, who occupy the final League 2 automatic promotion spot.


Gary Rowett. Former Derby defender took over from sacked Peschisolido as Burton boss in May 2012 after spells as assistant and caretaker.

One to watch

Calvin Zola. Former Tranmere and Crewe striker has 13 goals in all competitions this season.


Shrimps have only won two of seven Football League meetings between the sides, losing all three games at Burton in League 2, conceding at least three goals in each defeat. Sides drew 0-0 at the Globe Arena in October.


Albion have won their last three games against play-off contenders Rotherham, Fleetwood and Exeter, scoring four times against both The Cod Army and The Grecians. Victory over Paul Tisdale’s side on Saturday moved them up to third in League 2.

Possible line-up

Tomlinson, O’Connor, Holness, Sharps, Weir, McCrory, Maghoma, Bell, MacDonald, Zola, Symes.