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Burton Albion travel to the City Ground to take on Nottingham Forest as they look to continue their good away form with a fourth consecutive clean sheet on the road today (3pm).

The Brewers have been in fine fettle at the back, but they are lacking goals and there is a belief around the Pirelli Stadium that they could catch a struggling Nottingham Forest side cold after their 2-0 loss to arch-rivals Derby County last weekend.

Albion have banished the demons from those back-to-back 4-0 losses at the Pirelli Stadium to Aston Villa and table-topping Wolves before the international break with a 0-0 draw at Bristol City last Friday night and will be hoping to carry on that good form today.

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Mark Warburton has been talking to us in the press room

Nigel Clough on a frustrating afternoon for his side

Yes, it certainly is. We played well enough to get something out of the game in the first-half again. To come and frustrate them, the jeers and the cheers at 42 minutes when they have their first shot. And then for us to have the situations we had and not get a goal, that’s the reason we haven’t got anything out of the game. That and the start of the second-half.

Nigel Clough of Burton Albion
Nigel Clough of Burton Albion (Image: Richard Burley/Epic Action Imagery )

Nigel Clough up for press

Here's how I saw today's game...

597 minutes...

Nigel Clough has been speaking to BBC Radio Derby

We had a game plan to be solid and cause them problems and we did in the first half. We didn’t start the second half as we ended the first and that was disappointing.

Here's our report from today's defeat

http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/sport/football/match-reports/nottingham-forest-2-0-burton-663377

FULL-TIME! Forest 2-0 Burton

That’ll hurt. The Brewers are beaten 2-0 here at the City Ground in a game that could arguably have seen them 1-0 up at half-time.

As it was, the Brewers fell behind to two cheaply conceded goals, the first from Barrie McKay and the second from Eric Lichaj.

That now means the Brewers haven’t scored in five matches and are winless in six.

Stay tuned for our verdict and reaction from both camps.

Eric Lichaj of Nottingham Forest
Eric Lichaj of Nottingham Forest (Image: Richard Burley/Epic Action Imagery )

90: Murphy gets the ball stuck under his feet

And he loses it - but Forest’s break comes to nothing, fortunately.

90: Four minutes of added time here at the City Ground

It’s been a frustrating day for the Brewers.

90: Varney breaks down the right

His cross reaches Sordell, whose effort is yet again blocked behind for a corner...

89: Eric Lichaj is named man of the match

It was a good finish for his second goal, truth be told...

PICTURE: Eirc Lichaj celebrates after doubling Forest's lead...

Eric Lichaj of Nottingham Forest
Eric Lichaj of Nottingham Forest (Image: Richard Burley/Epic Action Imagery )

86: Forest break clear

But McKay’s cross has far too much on it and it goes out for a throw-in.

85: Scannell dances into the box

He lays off Dyer, who very nearly recreates his goal here last term - but hits it wide.

83: Sordell works it out to Scannell

His shot is blocked behind for a corner.

82: Burton will be kicking themselves

They’ve made it look easy for Forest - it hasn’t been, but the Brewers had their chances.

80: Final Brewers sub

Ben Turner makes way for Luke Varney.

78: GOAL! Forest 2-0 Burton

Eric Lichaj waltzes into the box and slots home past Bywater. Game over?

76: Lloyd Dyer gets absolutely clattered by Forest 'keeper Jordan Smith

He ran onto Ben Turner’s long ball and got their first, but Smith has wiped him out, there.

Forest countered but that attack came to nothing.

73: Forest make a double sub

Jason Cummings is replaced by Kieran Dowell, while David Vaughan leaves the pitch for Andreas Bouchalakis.

73: Murphy glances a header from the resulting corner

And Bywater claims easily.

72: McKay drives a shot at goal but it's blocked

Forest looking to come and kill the game off.

70: Burton have offered nothing since going behind

Or in the second-half, for that matter.

67: Turner's back on

Good news for the Brewers - who could really use a goal.

65: Ben Turner is down

And looks in discomfort - but Nick Fenton gets him up and off the pitch.

63: Burton looking more open as a result of that goal

And it means Forest have their visitors right where they want them...

60: SAVE!

Ben Osborn’s spectacular long-range effort is parried over by Bywater...

58: GOAL!

Barrie McKay rifles home after Bywater tries to punch clear a long ball. Brewers concede for the first time in over three away games.

57: Luke Murphy booked

He had been walking a tightrope all game, and is finally booked for bringing down Murphy.