Matchday live: Burton Albion v Ipswich Town

Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium. Photo: PA

Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium. Photo: PA - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Ipswich Town are looking to halt a poor run of form in a game against Championship strugglers Burton Albion, at the Pirelli Stadium, this afternoon (3pm).

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Having won their opening five games of the season in all competitions, the Blues have now lost seven of their last nine following last Sunday’s 1-0 home defeat to rivals Norwich City.

Mick McCarthy’s men go into this game 11th in the table with a game-in-hand on most.

Having avoided the drop in their first-ever season at second-tier level, Burton once again are looking to battle the odds.

Nigel Clough saw some key men depart in the summer and has a lengthy injury list. The Brewers, 22nd in the standings, have not won a game – or scored a goal – since a 2-1 home victory against Fulham on September 16.

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