Burton 3 Bradford City 1: McArdle consolation for Bantams

Bradford City saw their play-off hopes dented with defeat at leaders Burton Albion in League One.

Phil Parkinson.

Former Bantams loanee Mason Bennett’s deflected effort put Burton in front, before Tom Naylor converted Damien McCrory’s cross.

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Mark Duffy added a third for the hosts, as they extended their lead at the top to four points.

James Hanson went close for Bradford, who did find a consolation goal when Rory McArdle headed home in stoppage time.