Ainsworth set for welcome break

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Wycombe manager Gary Waddock could rest Gareth Ainsworth for the visit of Burton.

Veteran winger Ainsworth played the full 90 minutes in the 2-1 defeat to Accrington on Saturday, but struggles to play twice in four days and could be put on the bench.

Kevin Betsy is one option to replace Ainsworth. Betsy missed out on the home defeat at the weekend with a hamstring strain but could make his return if he passes a late fitness test.

Midfielder Matty Bloomfield pulled his hamstring at Southend last week and is set to be out of action for around a fortnight but Jon-Paul Pittman is back in contention after recovering from the knee injury he sustained in September.

Defender Chris Westwood is out with a groin injury while left-back Andy Sandell is still sidelined with a knee injury that is expected to keep him out for a minimum of six weeks.

Burton will be without Russell Penn.

The record signing became the first Albion player to be sent off this season when he walked for two bookable offences during the goalless draw with Hereford on Saturday.

Penn will serve a one-match ban, meaning either Lewis Young or Jimmy Phillips could return to the fold.

However, boss Paul Peschisolido could opt to move Aaron Webster into midfield and recall Scott Malone at full-back.

Peschisolido named an unchanged side at Edgar Street, despite criticising the performance against Torquay in the previous match.

Penn`s absence means there will be at least one change in Buckinghamshire, with defender Darren Moore as well as forwards Sam Winnall and Greg Pearson also available for recalls.

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