Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Burton Delighted to Be Underdogs ATWEMBLEY

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Burton Delighted to Be Underdogs ATWEMBLEY

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BURTON boss Gary Rowett is happy for his side to be labelled underdogs going into today's Sky Bet League Two play-off final.

The Brewers face Fleetwood at Wembley in what will be the biggest game in both clubs' history.

There has been little to split them on the field this season, despite Town's superior financial clout. Each team won a league meeting apiece as Fleetwood finished fourth in the table, four points ahead of Burton.

Meanwhile, the latter edged a second-round FA Cup replay between the sides following the initial draw.

However, Fleetwood are considered the favourites ahead of the match - but Rowett insists he and his players are used to the tag.

He said: "It's nice for us to just be on the odds, isn't it?.

"I think on the betting sites before the semi-finals there were only three teams who were considered to be in the running for promotion.

"Our name wasn't even on there - one of our staff mentioned that.

"I think on one other play-off show they talked about the League Two play-off final between Fleetwood and Southend this weekend. …

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