Burton 3-2 Morecambe: Thomas O’Connor double helps Brewers to win in thriller


Burton 3-2 Morecambe: Thomas O'Connor double helps Brewers to win in thriller

Two targets from Thomas O’Connor and one from Conor Shaughnessy noticed Burton to a 3-2 win over Morecambe in a pulsating sport on the Pirelli Stadium.

In a breathless opening to the sport Morecambe went forward when Liam Gibson fired into the roof of the online from a unfastened ball within the Albion penalty space after three minutes.

The Burton response was nearly speedy, midfielder O’Connor credited with the aim when his nook to the close to put up was missed by Adam Phillips and that was sufficient to deceive Morecambe keeper Kyle Letheren who watched it bounce off him and into the online.

The Burton turnaround was full on the quarter of an hour mark when Lucas Akins ran onto a throw-in from Tom Hamer and delivered the right cross for Shaughnessy to thump dwelling a header.

O’Connor’s second, an outstanding left-footed roller from 20 yards, simply 4 minutes into the second half gave Albion daylight and the younger Irishman twice went near finishing a primary senior hat-trick in an entertaining second half.

Cole Stockton’s header halved the arrears with the ultimate contact of the sport as a throw-in was helped into the field.




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