Burton beat Shrewsbury 1-0 (1-0) away in the England League One. Brayford scored the only goal of the game in the first half.
There was no real shape to the match until Burton took the lead just after the half-hour mark through John Brayford, who scored, making it 0-1.
Burton will play against Cheltenham on Friday. Shrewsbury will face Gillingham on Saturday.