Burton v Bolton preview
Last Updated: 26/04/18 6:08pm
Burton are hoping Damien McCrory will be fit for their crucial home clash against relegation rivals Bolton.
The left-back is being monitored and has not trained this week after a shoulder injury forced him off during the win at Sunderland. If McCrory does not make it then a defensive reshuffle could see Ben Turner return to the starting line-up.
Meanwhile, it looks like top scorer Lloyd Dyer will miss the remaining two matches of the campaign with the hamstring injury he sustained against Hull recently.
Bolton arrive at the Pirelli Stadium two points above the drop zone and the same amount in front of Burton, who will be relegated if they lose. Wanderers will check on the fitness of defender Antonee Robinson (shoulder) and midfielder Filipe Morais (calf).
Both players are nursing injuries following the home defeat to Wolves while Darren Pratley will continue to have his nerve problem managed but will hope to keep his place in the team. The likes of Josh Vela, Craig Noone, Aaron Wilbraham and Zach Clough are options for Bolton boss Phil Parkinson.
This is the first ever meeting between Burton and Bolton at the Pirelli Stadium.
Burton have won both previous meetings in all competitions, two 1-0 wins in the League Cup in August 2015 and the Championship in December this season.
The Brewers are looking to win three successive league games for the first time since January 2016.
Bolton Wanderers have won just one of their 22 away league matches this season (D9 L12) - the last team that failed to win more than one away game under the current 24 team league format in England's second tier and avoid relegation was Crystal Palace in 2010/11.
Lloyd Dyer scored the only goal in the reverse fixture earlier this season, which was his fourth league goal against the Trotters. Only against Birmingham (5) has Dyer netted more often.
What a massive game this is down the bottom! Burton shouldn't even be in with a chance of survival, but somehow they managed to come from behind to beat Sunderland last week, making it two wins in a row to keep their hopes alive.
Bolton just don't look like winning at the moment and they'll slip below Burton and back into the bottom three if they lose at the Pirelli. I feel like this one will be a draw.
David Prutton predicts: 2-2 (14/1 with Sky Bet)