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Burton Albion have one final chance to end their losing run at the Pirelli Stadium in 2017 as Norwich City arrive for the last game of the year.

The past 12 months have seen the Brewers secure some notable Championship scalps - including victory over the Canaries back in February - and earn a second season in English football's second tier.

With 22 games of that second campaign to go, Nigel Clough's side sit one point above the relegation zone - and they will be hopeful of heading into the New Year on a high.

The Brewers' Boxing Day loss to Leeds United was their eighth in a row on home soil
The Brewers' Boxing Day loss to Leeds United was their eighth in a row on home soil

To do that, they will want to get back to winning ways at the Pirelli against a Canaries side who beat Albion's relegation rivals Birmingham City on Boxing Day.

We'll have all the build-up, team news and live match action commentary from the clash below.

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Keep your eyes on burtonmail.co.uk/sport for more reaction to today’s 0-0 draw with Norwich...

Relief for Nigel Clough?

Yes. It should have been over with three points, it should have been over on Boxing Day and a few others as well before that. The longer it goes, the harder it gets, so to get a clean sheet as well and a first one for nine months we think here in the league so to get that at the end of the year. We wouldn’t have liked to go into a fresh year with nine consecutive defeats, but having said that it wasn’t a negative performance.

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

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Full-time!

Burton Albion have their first home points since September 16 after drawing 0-0 with Norwich City here at the Pirelli Stadium.

It’s a precious point, with results not going their way today - but more importantly it ends an eight-match losing streak at home.

Stick with us for full reaction.

90: Tom Flanagan is today's man of the match

He’s put in a solid shift...

90: Oliveira flicks on to Maddison

But he looks for a cross - and he hits it to nobody...

87: Chance!

Sbarra whips in a cross and Gunn clears it away as it headed towards goal!

86: Hope Akpan comes for the Brewers

Jamie Allen departs.

84: Allen gets away with one...

He gave the ball away and Norwich advanced, but the pass was over-hit and went out for a goal-kick...

Nervy times for this pair...

Nigel Clough and Andy Garner watch on during the Brewers' home game with Norwich City
Nigel Clough and Andy Garner watch on during the Brewers' home game with Norwich City (Image: Richard Burley/Epic Action Imagery)

79: Pritchard picks up the ball

He cuts inside and shoots, but it’s straight at Bywater...

78: He's straight into the thick of the action

He crosses in, but it’s cleared...

77: Sbarra ready to come on

Albion make the sub now with Scannell coming off.

74: Allen crunches Maddison

Allen gives Maddison a nice welcome to Burton...

The big chance of the second half...

Sean Scannell shooting for Burton Albion
Sean Scannell shooting for Burton Albion (Image: Richard Burley/Epic Action Imagery )

72: They're making the sub

It’ll be Wes Hoolahan and Mario Vrancic who depart.

71: James Maddison and Alex Pritchard are preparing to come on for Norwich

Could this spell trouble for Albion?

70: Murphy finds Scannell

It’s a delicious ball, but Husband does well to ensure Angus Gunn gets it first...

67: Wasteful Canaries

Oliviera blasts one over from an acute angle...

65: Hoolahan wins a corner

He battled for it, fending off attention from Jamie Allen and co right near the byline...

62: Another chance!

Norwich’s possession game leads to some intense pressing in the Canaries’ box from the Brewers, and Dyer closes down and plays it to Akins, who in turn finds Naylor - who shoots over.

Akins, however, was offside.

61: Chance!

It drops for Scannell on the edge of the area and Tettey gets in the way of a stinging shot.

It's certainly having an effect

57: Chance!

Murphy controls and volleys one from distance, and it’s just wide.

54: Murphy fouls Oliviera

He gets a booking for a cynical challenge as the striker pulled away from him...

52: McFadzean is fouled by Vrancic

He took a touch when he should have cleared, but fortunately for the defender Vrancic’s out-stretched leg was there...

48: Straight away Akins holds the ball up well

He brings Scannell and Brayford into play with Scannell’s cross blocked.

Akins then has a shot and fires well over.

47: Oliveira and Hoolahan combine

Hoolahan looked miles offside, but his effort is cleared.