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PeterboroughPeterborough United3BuryBury1

Peterborough United 3-1 Bury

Hayden White
Hayden White's own goal was the 12th time Peterborough had conceded first in 16 league and cup games this season

Peterborough United ended a run of six league games without a win as they came from behind to beat third-placed Bury.

The visitors went in front early on when defender Hayden White stabbed Zeli Ismail's angled drive into his own net.

Chris Forrester levelled after a neat one-two in the box and two goals soon after half-time put Posh on top.

Marcus Maddison slotted home for his sixth of the season and Bury defender Antony Kay put through his own net as he tried to cut out Tom Nichols' cross.

Peterborough's victory lifted them from 13th to eighth, just one point outside the top six, while Bury's defeat was their third in a week.

The home side were all at sea at the back initially and could have conceded a second after White's own goal, although Bury soon lost striker Tom Pope with a rib injury.

But their midfield diamond gradually took control and Shaquile Coulthirst hit the post with a low near-post header before Forrester combined well with Nichols and netted the equaliser.

Maddison ran onto Gwion Edwards' pass to put them in front with an easy side-footed finish and Bury's defence were caught napping again as Nichols retrieved a free-kick and played the ball low into the middle where it came off the sliding Kay's thigh and went in via the crossbar.

Line-ups

Peterborough

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McGee
  • 20WhiteBooked at 90mins
  • 5Tafazolli
  • 6Baldwin
  • 3Hughes
  • 11MaddisonSubstituted forMoncurat 73'minutes
  • 18Da Silva LopesBooked at 88mins
  • 8ForresterSubstituted forChettleat 80'minutes
  • 7Edwards
  • 21NicholsSubstituted forTaylorat 86'minutes
  • 17CoulthirstBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 4Bostwick
  • 10Taylor
  • 14Tyler
  • 23Chettle
  • 30Oduwa
  • 31Moore
  • 38Moncur

Bury

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Williams
  • 22MaherBooked at 66mins
  • 17Bryan
  • 6Kay
  • 3Leigh
  • 10MayorBooked at 61mins
  • 4Etuhu
  • 16DannsSubstituted forWalkerat 60'minutes
  • 7Ismail
  • 11PopeSubstituted forHopeat 9'minutes
  • 12Vaughan

Substitutes

  • 15Dudley
  • 20Burgess
  • 21Rachubka
  • 23Walker
  • 24Hope
  • 30Bedeau
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
3,964

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamBury
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Peterborough United 3, Bury 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Peterborough United 3, Bury 1.

  3. Booking

    Hayden White (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Hayden White (Peterborough United).

  5. Post update

    Danny Mayor (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Zeli Ismail (Bury).

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Zeli Ismail (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  9. Booking

    Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United).

  11. Post update

    Danny Mayor (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Paul Taylor replaces Tom Nichols.

  13. Booking

    Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United).

  15. Post update

    Zeli Ismail (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Kean Bryan.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Callum Chettle replaces Chris Forrester.

  19. Post update

    Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by James Vaughan (Bury).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe1274127121525
2Bradford12660157824
3Bury126242116520
4Bolton125431110119
5Northampton124621913618
6Rochdale125341613318
7Sheff Utd115331414018
8Peterborough124532115617
9Port Vale115241514117
10Bristol Rovers114431616016
11MK Dons114341514115
12Oxford Utd114341211115
13Gillingham124351823-515
14Fleetwood113441616013
15Wimbledon113441516-113
16Walsall113441317-413
17Chesterfield113351616012
18Charlton112631212012
19Millwall113351822-412
20Swindon123361217-512
21Oldham12264713-612
22Southend123361223-1112
23Shrewsbury122461118-710
24Coventry11164812-49
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