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Peterborough United 0-1 Rotherham United

Kieran Agard struck from the spot as Rotherham stretched their unbeaten run to 13 games by sinking fellow play-off hopefuls Peterborough.

Agard grabbed his 18th goal of the season by earning and converting a penalty in first-half stoppage time.

The visitors were denied a second on the hour by a fine save as Bobby Olejnik thwarted Nicky Adams when one-on-one.

Rotherham goalkeeper Adam Collin also produced two super saves for his side.

Rotherham United boss Steve Evans tells BBC Radio Sheffield:

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Post-match: Rotherham boss Evans

"It was a big victory against a super team. I think they are terrific in a number of areas.

"When you come to London Road, it's a very tough place to come and we're pleased to come away with three points.

"It's one game at a time for us - our objective is to finish in that play-off place."

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Olejnik
  • 2Alcock
  • 31Little
  • 22NugentBooked at 25minsSubstituted forMcCannat 45'minutes
  • 5Baldwin
  • 6Bostwick
  • 24Washington
  • 21Ajose
  • 36McQuoidSubstituted forSwansonat 46'minutes
  • 9Assombalonga
  • 14RoweSubstituted forIsgroveat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Brisley
  • 7Swanson
  • 8Payne
  • 11McCann
  • 13Day
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 37Isgrove

Rotherham

  • 21Collin
  • 37AdamsSubstituted forHitchcockat 69'minutes
  • 3Skarz
  • 8Frecklington
  • 27Tavernier
  • 20Morgan
  • 18Pringle
  • 4Arnason
  • 9Revell
  • 22Agard
  • 36Smallwood

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 5Davis
  • 10O'Connor
  • 15Milsom
  • 25Addison
  • 28Vuckic
  • 35Hitchcock
Referee:
Carl Berry
Attendance:
6,625

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home6
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 0, Rotherham United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 0, Rotherham United 1.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Craig Morgan (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Pringle (Rotherham United).

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Craig Morgan.

Attempt missed. Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Jack Baldwin.

Attempt missed. Craig Alcock (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Adam Collin.

Attempt saved. Mark Little (Peterborough United) header from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Tom Hitchcock (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Grant McCann (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Lloyd Isgrove replaces Tommy Rowe.

Attempt missed. Ben Pringle (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Mark Little (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Skarz (Rotherham United).

Grant McCann (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United).

Attempt saved. James Tavernier (Rotherham United) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Tom Hitchcock replaces Nicky Adams.

Grant McCann (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kieran Agard (Rotherham United).

Attempt saved. Alex Revell (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Adam Collin.

Attempt saved. Conor Washington (Peterborough United) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Ben Pringle (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Grant McCann (Peterborough United).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

Attempt saved. Nicky Adams (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Swanson (Peterborough United).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Jack Baldwin.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Craig Morgan.

Foul by Nicky Adams (Rotherham United).

Grant McCann (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves37248567234480
2Brentford36247562323079
3Leyton Orient38229771353675
4Rotherham371912668442469
5Preston381815552371569
6Peterborough37184155849958
7MK Dons38167155652455
8Swindon38149155451351
9Walsall381214124241150
10Port Vale37155175159-850
11Sheff Utd36139143740-348
12Crawley341113103841-346
13Bradford371015124946345
14Gillingham38136195063-1345
15Bristol City38916135661-543
16Colchester371013144247-543
17Coventry371410136768-142
18Oldham38119184254-1242
19Crewe381010184570-2540
20Tranmere37109184667-2139
21Carlisle37108193961-2238
22Shrewsbury38813173649-1337
23Stevenage37107203958-1937
24Notts County38104244968-1934
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