The first-half goal from Brayford was the only goal of the game. Burton won 1-0 (1-0) away to Shrewsbury in the England League One.
It was 0-0 until Burton took the lead just after the half-hour mark through John Brayford, who scored, making it 0-1.
Shrewsbury play Gillingham at home on Saturday. Burton will face Cheltenham at home on Friday.