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Peterborough United 3-0 Bury

Danny Lloyd struck twice as Peterborough defeated 10-man Bury to earn back-to-back League One wins for the first time since August.

It was far from a stroll for Grant McCann's men as the visitors were often the most threatening side until defender Eoghan O'Connell was dismissed just before the hour-mark.

Lloyd headed an early opener when he was picked out by Marcus Maddison's third-minute corner, but only the brilliance of goalkeeper Jonathan Bond preserved the lead as he pulled off a string of smart saves to deny Chris Maguire and Rohan Ince from long range.

Posh's task was made easier when O'Connell was sent off after picking up two cautions in as many minutes - the first for handling the ball and a late aerial challenge on Maddison saw him dismissed in the 56th minute.

Posh made the most of their numerical advantage when top-scorer Jack Marriott headed home his 19th goal of the season following an exquisite Maddison cross in the 64th minute.

The result was put beyond doubt when Lloyd - their late match-winner at Fleetwood last week - thumped in his third goal in two games with a 25-yard rocket seven minutes later.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Peterborough

Formation 4-3-1-2

  • 1Bond
  • 17Penny
  • 5Tafazolli
  • 27Taylor
  • 3Hughes
  • 20DoughtySubstituted forDa Silva Lopesat 64'minutes
  • 21AndersonSubstituted forForresterat 45'minutes
  • 11MaddisonBooked at 48mins
  • 42GrantSubstituted forKanuat 80'minutes
  • 14Marriott
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick

Substitutes

  • 2Shephard
  • 8Forrester
  • 16Morias
  • 18Da Silva Lopes
  • 19Kanu
  • 25O'Malley
  • 32Freestone

Bury

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 38Fasan
  • 14Edwards
  • 6O'ConnellBooked at 56mins
  • 27Cameron
  • 3Leigh
  • 30InceSubstituted forDawsonat 69'minutes
  • 18Laurent
  • 10MayorSubstituted forBunnat 69'minutes
  • 7Maguire
  • 26O'Shea
  • 11Ajose

Substitutes

  • 8Dawson
  • 12Williams
  • 13Reilly
  • 15Aldred
  • 29Smith
  • 33Bunn
  • 42Maloney
Referee:
Andy Woolmer
Attendance:
4,640

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamBury
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home8
Away16
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Peterborough United 3, Bury 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Peterborough United 3, Bury 0.

  3. Post update

    Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Stephen Dawson (Bury).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United).

  6. Post update

    Josh Laurent (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Harry Bunn (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a set piece situation.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United).

  9. Post update

    Chris Maguire (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Jack Marriott (Peterborough United).

  11. Post update

    Philip Edwards (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stephen Dawson (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jay O'Shea (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Idris Kanu replaces Anthony Grant.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Stephen Dawson (Bury).

  16. Post update

    Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Nathan Cameron (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jack Marriott (Peterborough United).

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nicky Ajose (Bury) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan22163349123751
2Shrewsbury22145330141647
3Blackburn22135440202044
4Scunthorpe23126531181342
5Bradford2313373628842
6Charlton2210663027336
7Peterborough2310583934535
8Portsmouth23112102726135
9Rotherham23103103833533
10Oxford Utd238783534131
11Walsall227873031-129
12Blackpool237792831-328
13Southend237792637-1128
14Doncaster2376102327-427
15Fleetwood2376103137-627
16Oldham2376103744-727
17Bristol Rovers2390143341-827
18Gillingham236892225-326
19MK Dons236892634-826
20Plymouth2366112232-1024
21Wimbledon2265111727-1023
22Northampton2365121939-2023
23Rochdale2241082429-522
24Bury2245131932-1317
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