HIGHLIGHTS: How Rotherham United missed their chance to gain ground at Burton Albion

Burton scored a quickfire double to steal a vital 2-1 win at Rotherham, whose hopes of entering 2017 in touch with their relegation rivals suffered a damaging blow.

Burton Albion celebrate after scoring their second
Burton Albion celebrate after scoring their second

The Millers dominated 85 minutes of the Sky Bet Championship encounter at New York Stadium, but the five first-half minutes where Chris O'Grady and Jackson Irvine scored proved pivotal as Burton registered their first ever away win in the second tier.

It was a night of frustration for Paul Warne's men, who could not add to Tom Adeyemi's goal in first-half stoppage time despite a host of fine chances and their good work against Wigan on Boxing Day was undone as they sit 10 points adrift of safety.

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