1) Burton Albion 3-1 Derby County

Burton Albion kept their Championship status for at least another week after a win over local rivals Derby County.

Liam Boyce gave Albion the lead as he found himself unmarked at the back post to convert Joe Sbarra’s cross.

David Nugent headed the Rams level five minutes later, but Derby were punished for some poor defending when Luke Murphy curled a shot past Scott Carson.

Lucas Akins tapped in Burton’s third before Matej Vydra had an 89th-minute penalty saved by Stephen Bywater.

Albion’s first home win in almost six months lifts them off the bottom of the table above Sunderland and leaves them five points from safety with nine to play for, while Derby slip out of the play-off places to seventh, a point behind Millwall but with a game in hand.

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