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Peterborough United 2-2 Port Vale

Port Vale snatched a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser as they drew with 10-man Peterborough.

Alex Jones struck his fourth goal of the season from the penalty spot to haul the Valiants level at the ABAX Stadium after Posh had defender Andrew Hughes dismissed for deliberate handball by referee Graham Horwood.

Jones had earlier opened the scoring in the sixth minute, firing home on the half-volley after Remie Streete nodded Ben Purkiss' right-wing delivery into his path.

Posh's response was impressive and almost immediate as Marcus Maddison picked out George Moncur to fire his first Posh goal just eight minutes into his full debut after arriving on loan from Championship side Barnsley.

The hosts squandered a stack of glorious chances in the second half before Moncur looked like being the matchwinner as he slotted them ahead with six minutes to go after a cross from the left from substitute Paul Taylor broke into his path.

But Posh were denied victory amid the late drama as Hughes saw red and Birmingham loanee Jones kept his cool to convert from the spot and earn Vale their second away point of the season.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1McGee
  • 2SmithSubstituted forWhiteat 66'minutes
  • 4BostwickBooked at 73mins
  • 6Baldwin
  • 3HughesBooked at 90mins
  • 11MaddisonSubstituted forTaylorat 65'minutes
  • 8ForresterBooked at 90mins
  • 15AndersonSubstituted forDa Silva Lopesat 43'minutesBooked at 57mins
  • 7Edwards
  • 21Nichols
  • 38Moncur

Substitutes

  • 5Tafazolli
  • 10Taylor
  • 14Tyler
  • 18Da Silva Lopes
  • 20White
  • 30Oduwa
  • 31Moore

Port Vale

  • 1Alnwick
  • 2Purkiss
  • 4Streete
  • 24Smith
  • 5Knops
  • 11FoleySubstituted forPereiraat 81'minutes
  • 8TavaresSubstituted forAmorosat 85'minutes
  • 42GrantBooked at 14mins
  • 14Thomas
  • 26JonesBooked at 58mins
  • 13PatersonBooked at 45minsSubstituted forCiciliaat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Mac-Intosch
  • 9Cicilia
  • 20Geraldo Rosa
  • 21Pereira
  • 25Santos
  • 27Amoros
  • 46Hart
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
4,711

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home20
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 2, Port Vale 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 2, Port Vale 2.

Booking

Paul Taylor (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 2, Port Vale 2. Alex Jones (Port Vale) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Dismissal

Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United) is shown the red card.

Penalty conceded by Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Foul by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United).

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Hayden White (Peterborough United).

Jerome Thomas (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Chris Forrester (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Port Vale).

Chris Forrester (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Quentin Pereira (Port Vale).

Attempt saved. Jerome Thomas (Port Vale) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Sebastien Amoros replaces Paulo Tavares.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 2, Port Vale 1. George Moncur (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paulo Tavares (Port Vale).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Quentin Pereira replaces Sam Foley.

Hayden White (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jerome Thomas (Port Vale).

Attempt blocked. Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Anthony Grant (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Jack Baldwin.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Hayden White.

Foul by Hayden White (Peterborough United).

Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Gwion Edwards (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Chris Forrester (Peterborough United).

Ben Purkiss (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Sam Foley (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Jones (Port Vale).

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Remie Streete.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Rigino Cicilia replaces Martin Paterson.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bolton7430106415
2Scunthorpe64111771013
3Bradford734095413
4Fleetwood7331127512
5Millwall73311311212
6Peterborough73221510511
7Bury7322128411
8Northampton725085311
9Port Vale732298111
10Gillingham73221113-211
11Oxford Utd731388010
12Sheff Utd7313911-210
13Charlton62319729
14Chesterfield72239908
15MK Dons7223810-28
16Swindon622268-28
17Oldham714247-37
18Shrewsbury7214812-47
19Bristol Rovers512279-25
20Walsall6123710-35
21Wimbledon7124812-45
22Southend7124613-75
23Coventry704338-54
24Rochdale7034610-43
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