Peterborough United 2-0 Gillingham
Peterborough strengthened their grip on the final League One play-off spot with victory over Gillingham.
Britt Assombalonga opened the scoring with his 30th goal of the season, firing past Gills goalkeeper Stuart Nelson at his near post.
Skipper Tommy Rowe doubled their lead with a 20-yard drive that crashed in off the underside of the bar.
Assombalonga earned a penalty when he was felled by Bradley Dack but saw his tame spot kick saved by Nelson.
Peterborough now hold a six-point advantage over MK Dons, who are one place below in seventh.
Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire:
"I thought it was a convincing win. The first goal was very important because people were getting a little frustrated.
"We didn't want to do anything different to the gameplan. My only disappointment was it should have been more than two goals.
"We know Tommy (Rowe) can get a goal from midfield. That's one of his strengths. It's perhaps an area of the pitch we don't get enough goals from."
Gillingham manager Peter Taylor told BBC Radio Kent:
"It was a very disappointed goal to give away in the first half and you've then got to stick together and fight like mad and I think we did that.
"If we'd had more belief in passing the ball, then we might have asked a few more questions of Peterborough.
"We've got another couple of wins in us. They're prepared to put the work in so it's going to be tight."
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