Pitman keeps leaders flying high

Brett Pitman's stunning late strike gave League Two leaders Bournemouth a 1-0 home win over Burton - their eighth victory in nine matches.

Last Updated: 26/09/09 at 19:08 Post Comment

Pitman: Nets the winner again

Pitman: Nets the winner again

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Pitman struck five minutes from the end with a spectacular dipping 25-yard volley into the top right-hand corner.

But it was a victory the Cherries scarcely deserved in a match generally devoid of goalscoring chances.

Bournemouth were so ravaged by injuries that they were only able to name three substitutes, one of whom was 15-year-old schoolboy Jayden Stockley.

Their patched up side played second best to Burton until well into the second half, when the introduction of substitute Alan Connell fired the home side.

On-loan Polish goalkeeper Artur Krysiak made a brilliant one-handed save to deny veteran Bournemouth striker Steve Fletcher, while at the other end substitute Greg Pearson wasted Burton's best two chances.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
19:45
Accrington 1-0 Burton Alb  
Cambridge Utd 0-0 AFC W'don Report
Portsmth 3-2 Tranmere Report
Saturday, 21 February 2015
15:00
AFC W'don 3-2 Luton Report
Bury 1-0 Hartlepool Report
Cambridge Utd 2-6 Portsmth Report
Carlisle 2-3 Wycombe Report
Dag + Red 1-3 Burton Alb Report
Newport 0-1 Morecambe Report
Northamptn 3-0 York City Report

Footer 365

Liverpool lose to Besiktas 5-4 on penalties after Turkish side win round-of-32 second leg 1-0

Liverpool crashed out of the Europa League as Dejan Lovren missed the decisive penalty in a 5-4 shoot-out defeat by Besiktas.

Oldham 'would welcome Scholes'

Stand-in boss Dean Holden insists he would not be surprised if Oldham managed to lure Paul Scholes into management.

Chelsea announce huge shirt sponsorship deal with Yokohama Rubber

Chelsea have announced a new shirt sponsorship with Yokohama Rubber, reportedly worth £40m-a- year.

Mail Box

Greatest Spaniards And Arsenal Laughs

There's more debate on the greatest Spaniards in the afternoon mailbox, plus plenty more reaction to Arsenal's Champions League defeat.

Arsenal Mess It Up, As Inevitable As Ever

Unsurprisingly, there's a great deal of fall out after Arsenal's latest shambles against Monaco. Plus how Football365 went too early with the phrase 'peak Arsenal'...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company