MATTY Lund feels his parent club Burton deserve more plaudits as they plot a final-day escape in the Championship.

The Brewers have looked doomed to a return to League One after two years in the second tier.

But three straight wins have suddenly given Nigel Clough’s men a real chance of staying up against all odds.

Burton go into their final game at Preston tomorrow locked in a five-team fight to avoid being relegated alongside Sunderland.

They stayed alive with last week’s win over Phil Parkinson’s Bolton and Lund is keeping his fingers they can go on and complete the job.

“It would be brilliant for them to stay in that division,” he said. “With the budget and support they’ve got compared to other teams, that would be a fantastic achievement.

“It shows what you can achieve. They are a tight group, tight club who work well together.

“A lot of people haven’t given them the credit they are due this year. They’ve picked up some great results on the road.

The home form’s not been as good as last year but if they can get one more result at Preston, staying up would be incredible.

“I still think they are underdogs going into the last game. Playing Preston away from home won’t be easy, especially if they can still get into the play-offs.

“But I’m sure they will give it their all like they have done in the last few games and picked up some great results.”

Lund admits his own future at the Pirelli Stadium is unsure. He is halfway through the two-year deal he signed after leaving Rochdale last summer.

He added: “I don’t know what’s going to happen but I’ve enjoyed my time at Bradford, even though we’ve not managed to stay in the play-offs.

“But it’s hard for everyone when you get to the last couple of games with nothing to play for.”