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Burton Albion off to Wembley in play-off final

Hundreds of Burton Albion fans are on their way to Wembley Stadium as the club takes on Fleetwood Town in the League Two play-off final.

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Brewers fans can book their tickets for Wembley after semi-final success

Burton Albion fans are celebrating after their side drew with Southend and booked a play-off final place at Wembley after a 2-2 finsih at Roots Hall.

Ahead of today's 12pm kick-off, the Brewers led the tie owing to their 1-0 home win at the Pirelli Stadium in midweek.

Marcus Holness celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Credit: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS Sport

Marcus Holness got things going for his side, scoring a bullet header to give them a 2-0 aggregate lead and the best possible start.

But any early celebrations proved premature, as Southend's Ryan Leonard slotted calmly past Dean Lyness and levelled the match for The Seasiders, sending the home crowd into raptures.

Ryan Leonard thanks the heavens after levelling the match for The Seasiders Credit: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS Sport

Things got worse for the travelling faithful, as Anthony Straker nodded Phil Brown's men level just six minutes later in the 38th minute.

Anthony Straker wheels away after putting Southend in front Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

With little over five minutes remaining of the first-half, Burton had to resist an onslaught as the home side looked to capitalise on their momentum and take control of the tie.

After clearing their lines on a number of occasions, the men in yellow made it to the break still with it all to play for.

Adam McGurk sealed the tie for Burton with the only goal of the second half Credit: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS Sport

The second half was a tense affair, but Adam McGurk secured the draw and sealed the 3-2 aggregate victory with a low right foot drive, after a Chris Hussey free-kick.

Gary Rowett's men can now recover and look forward to a play-off final tie on May 26th, as Brewers fans book their tickets.

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