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Brentford 3-2 Peterborough United

Clayton Donaldson

Clayton Donaldson scored late against Peterborough United to give Brentford a sixth win from seven League One games.

The Bees took the lead when Gabby Zakuani headed Adam Forshaw's cross past his own keeper.

Posh stormed back after half-time, with Jack Payne's superb dipping 20-yard effort levelling the score before Britt Assombalonga raced away and finished.

But George Saville bundled in with 10 minutes to go and Donaldson's low shot snatched a dramatic three points.

Peterborough have now lost five league games in a row and have dropped down to fifth, one place behind their opponents.

Line-ups

Brentford

Formation 4-3-3

  • 27Button
  • 12McCormack
  • 24Bidwell
  • 4Forshaw
  • 5Craig
  • 6Dean
  • 8Douglas
  • 17SavilleSubstituted forSaundersat 85'minutes
  • 29TrottaSubstituted forGriggat 63'minutes
  • 9Donaldson
  • 26K HarrisSubstituted forEl Alaguiat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lee
  • 7Saunders
  • 10El Alagui
  • 11Grigg
  • 14Logan
  • 19Fillo
  • 20Diagouraga

Peterborough

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Olejnik
  • 31Little
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 8Payne
  • 5Zakuani
  • 6BostwickBooked at 82mins
  • 23Barnett
  • 15AndersonSubstituted forSwansonat 72'minutes
  • 9AssombalongaBooked at 67mins
  • 10TomlinSubstituted forMendez-Laingat 86'minutes
  • 22Ephraim

Substitutes

  • 4Brisley
  • 7Swanson
  • 11McCann
  • 12Vassell
  • 13Day
  • 19Mendez-Laing
  • 36Jeffers
Referee:
Fred Graham
Attendance:
6,014

Match Stats

Home TeamBrentfordAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Brentford 3, Peterborough United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Brentford 3, Peterborough United 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Farid El Alagui (Brentford).

  4. Post update

    Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Clayton Donaldson (Brentford).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Brentford. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tony Craig (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Jake Bidwell.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Sam Saunders (Brentford).

  11. Post update

    Hogan Ephraim (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Brentford 3, Peterborough United 2. Clayton Donaldson (Brentford) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Farid El Alagui.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing replaces Lee Tomlin.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Brentford. Sam Saunders replaces George Saville.

  15. Post update

    Adam Forshaw (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Tyrone Barnett (Peterborough United).

  17. Post update

    Corner, Brentford. Conceded by Gabriel Zakuani.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jonathan Douglas (Brentford) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Brentford. Conceded by Gabriel Zakuani.

  20. Booking

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves18134132102243
2Leyton Orient18133241162542
3Preston1897227171034
4Brentford1810442819934
5Peterborough1810262718932
6Bradford1877431201128
7Rotherham187742722528
8Swindon188373224827
9Walsall187652016427
10Port Vale188282628-226
11MK Dons176472726122
12Crawley185761923-422
13Coventry189453833521
14Oldham176382224-221
15Colchester184952024-421
16Gillingham186392328-521
17Carlisle185671829-1121
18Shrewsbury184771821-319
19Stevenage1852111829-1117
20Tranmere184592133-1217
21Sheff Utd1844101626-1016
22Bristol City182972631-515
23Crewe1834111440-2613
24Notts County1832131832-1411
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