League One
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Peterborough United 0-0 Walsall

Bobby Olejnik

Peterborough and Walsall cancelled each other out as the League One play-off challengers shared a goalless draw.

Walsall had the better of the first half, with Michael Ngoo directing a free header straight at Bobby Olejnik.

Olejnik twice denied Sam Mantom while Milan Lalkovic also put an effort wide.

Posh improved in the second period with Richard O'Donnell keeping out Michael Bostwick's 22-yard shot, while Danny Swanson's saved strike fell to Britt Assombalonga who could not convert.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Olejnik
  • 2Alcock
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 6BostwickBooked at 81mins
  • 4Brisley
  • 22Nugent
  • 7SwansonBooked at 62minsSubstituted forMcQuoidat 70'minutes
  • 8PayneSubstituted forWashingtonat 56'minutes
  • 21Ajose
  • 9Assombalonga
  • 14Rowe

Substitutes

  • 5Baldwin
  • 12Vassell
  • 13Day
  • 15Anderson
  • 24Washington
  • 31Little
  • 36McQuoid

Walsall

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 2Purkiss
  • 14Benning
  • 7Chambers
  • 12Downing
  • 15Chambers
  • 29BrandySubstituted forHemmingsat 90+3'minutes
  • 8Mantom
  • 30NgooSubstituted forSawyersat 70'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 10Westcarr
  • 9LalkovicBooked at 68minsSubstituted forBaxendaleat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Featherstone
  • 11Hemmings
  • 13Lewis
  • 16Baxendale
  • 18George
  • 24Hewitt
  • 25Sawyers
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
4,263

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamWalsall
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home5
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 0, Walsall 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 0, Walsall 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Walsall. Ashley Hemmings replaces Febian Brandy.

Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Febian Brandy (Walsall).

Booking

Romaine Sawyers (Walsall) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Febian Brandy (Walsall) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ben Purkiss (Walsall).

Corner, Walsall. Conceded by Ben Nugent.

Attempt blocked. Sam Mantom (Walsall) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Walsall. Conceded by Britt Assombalonga.

Corner, Walsall. Conceded by Josh McQuoid.

Attempt blocked. Sam Mantom (Walsall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

Romaine Sawyers (Walsall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Walsall. James Baxendale replaces Milan Lalkovic.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Sam Mantom (Walsall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Conor Washington (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Ben Nugent (Peterborough United).

Paul Downing (Walsall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Walsall. Romaine Sawyers replaces Michael Ngoo.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Josh McQuoid replaces Danny Swanson.

Booking

Milan Lalkovic (Walsall) is shown the yellow card.

Milan Lalkovic (Walsall) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt missed. Michael Ngoo (Walsall) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Danny Swanson (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Danny Swanson (Peterborough United).

Malvind Benning (Walsall) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ben Nugent (Peterborough United).

Michael Ngoo (Walsall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Danny Swanson (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Ben Nugent (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Ngoo (Walsall).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Conor Washington replaces Jack Payne.

Sean Brisley (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael Ngoo (Walsall).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Brentford30206454282666
2Wolves30197451203164
3Leyton Orient31187662323061
4Preston301511441291256
5Rotherham30159653391454
6Peterborough30154115041949
7Walsall31121183629747
8Swindon31136124941845
9Port Vale30134134345-243
10MK Dons30126124643342
11Gillingham31115154253-1138
12Coventry2913885751637
13Bradford3071494138335
14Colchester2881193536-135
15Oldham3197153544-934
16Carlisle3096153451-1733
17Bristol City32614124752-532
18Tranmere3188153554-1932
19Crawley2571082934-531
20Crewe3187163460-2631
21Notts County3293204052-1230
22Sheff Utd2878132838-1029
23Shrewsbury31610152841-1328
24Stevenage2874172847-1925
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