Scunthorpe United vs Burton Albion: LIVE SCORE UPDATES

Scunthorpe United begin their road to Wembley this afternoon when they take on Burton Albion in the first round of the FA Cup.

The Iron will be looking to reach the second round, the stage they reached last season before going out to Doncaster Rovers, by beating the Brewers at Glanford Park.

The Iron stopped their five game losing streak by drawing 3-3 with Oxford, coming back from three goals down.

Stuart McCall will hope his side can take some of the spirit they showed in the last half hour in that game into today’s match.

The team have already met in the league this season, back in September, with the game ending in a 0-0 stalemate, which was the last time the Iron managed a clean sheet.

Make sure you follow all the action from today’s game on our live blog below which will include up to the minute updates, analysis and reaction.

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Status quo

Scunthorpe will be happy if it stays like this.

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Bsck underway

The second 45 has just begun

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HALF TIME: Scunthorpe United 2 Burton Albion 0

Great half from the Iron. Perch opened the scoring following in from a Thomas free kick that was palmed away before Lee Novak added a second capitalising on a poor back pass. Iron in a good position (so far!)

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Scunthorpe change

A change for Scunthorpe.

Jordan Clarke comes off replaced by James Horsfield. Perch switches to right back.

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Burton chance

Fraser put a great ball in and Burgess under pressure managed to turn the ball over his opwn crossbar.

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Poor clearance from Alnwick nearly leads to Burton pulling one back.

He manages to get back to push a long range shot around the post.

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Novak makes it two

Scunthorpe two up but they were gifted that goal.

A shocking back pass from McCrory is picked up by Novak and he goes on and rolls the ball through the legs of Collins.

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GOAL SCUNTHORPE

LEE NOVAK!!

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Back underway

We are back underway after a break in play to give Quinn some treatment after he went down.

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James Perch gives Scunthorpe the lead

Good start for Scunthorpe!

A Thomas free kick is poushed out by Collins and Perch reacts qucikest to the rebound and nods in.

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GOAL SCUNTHORPE

JAMES PERCH!

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First shot on target

Fraser plays a ball into the box and Cole sliding in connects but cannot get enough power on it and Alnwick gathers comfortably

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Burton chance

Hesketh looks to bend one in the far corner but his effort flies over the bar

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Half chances

Couple of half chances for either side. Colclough and Boyce both had efforts that were both blocked.

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High tempo start

High tempo start from Burton – which is what we expected.

Not giving Scunthorpe any time on the ball.

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Kick-off

We are underway at Glanford Park!

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Minutes silence

Perfectly observed minute’s silence at Glanford Park for Remembrance Sunday

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Full line up

Alnwick, Clarke, Goode, McArdle, Butroid, Colclough, Lund, Perch, Thomas, Novak, Ugbo.

Subs: Flatt, Horsfield, Ojo, Dales, Lewis, Humphrys, Wootton.

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No Charlie Goode

The fact that Charlie Goode has not made the matchday squad suggests he is either injured or out with illness that has gone through the squad this week

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Three changes for Scunthorpe

Stuart McCall has made three changes for the match against Burton.

Out have gone Charlie Goode, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and James Horsfield.

Into their place come Rory McArdle, Lewis Butroid and Ike Ugbo.

Funso Ojo fit enough for the bench.

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Pre-match

The team news is due along at 2pm.

In the meantime, why don’t you have a look at our match preview which includes all the injury news and our team selector

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Good afternoon

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of Scunthorpe United’s match with Burton Albion.

The Iron start their road to Wembley this afternoon and will be hoping to progress to the second round.