Matchday Recap: Fraser misses from spot in Town loss

Joe Piggott is just off target with a header at Burton Albion.

Joe Piggott is just off target with a header at Burton Albion. - Credit: Pagepix Ltd

Ipswich Town began their away campaign with a 2-1 loss at Burton Albion this afternoon.

A Tom O’Connor own goal brought Town level after Joe Powell’s opener, with both goals coming two minutes apart during a frantic first half, in which Town were second best to a Brewers side who gave them little time to breath. 

But, after Louie Barry hit the deck in the second half, Town had a golden opportunity to put themselves in front, only for Scott Fraser to miss from the spot against his former club. 

Town, having been second best for long spells of this game, got on top as time went on in the second period, only for Matt Penney to run across Powell’s heels, allowing Lucas Akins to slot the winner home from the penalty spot with less than five minutes remaining. 

Paul Cook’s side had no response from there, as they fell to defeat. 

Next up is a trip to Cheltenham Town on Tuesday night. 

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