League One
Peterborough6Rochdale0

Peterborough United 6-0 Rochdale

Ivan Toney
Ivan Toney has now scored three hat-tricks since joining Peterborough in the summer of 2018

Peterborough enjoyed their biggest league win in eight years by hammering Rochdale 6-0, with Ivan Toney netting a hat-trick.

It was a day to forget for Dale goalkeeper Robert Sanchez from the moment Toney tackled him from two yards out, which saw the ball trickle over the line in the 18th minute.

A goal for Mo Eisa and two from Marcus Maddison - including a stunning 35 yard lob - made it four straight League One wins for the hosts.

The scoring began when Sanchez was embarrassed by Toney after collecting a Jimmy McNulty back pass.

The second goal came 16 minutes later when Joe Ward's floated left-wing cross was flicked in by Eisa from close range.

Maddison's superb through ball on 45 minutes allowed Toney to round the goalkeeper and slot home, then on 51 minutes Maddison took advantage of Sanchez's poor clearance to lob the goalkeeper.

McNulty's weak back header set up Toney's low finish for his hat-trick after 58 minutes and four minutes later Maddison scored from the penalty spot after being tripped by Eoghan O'Connell.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Pym
  • 24MasonSubstituted forThompsonat 59'minutes
  • 6Kent
  • 5Beevers
  • 3Butler
  • 14Reed
  • 23Ward
  • 8Knight
  • 11MaddisonSubstituted forTasdemirat 74'minutes
  • 7Eisa
  • 17ToneySubstituted forDembéléat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Dembélé
  • 15Thompson
  • 16Bennett
  • 20Tasdemir
  • 25O'Malley
  • 27Kanu
  • 32Burrows

Rochdale

  • 25Sánchez
  • 13Keohane
  • 6O'Connell
  • 4McNultyBooked at 22mins
  • 3Norrington-DaviesBooked at 57mins
  • 8WilliamsBooked at 60mins
  • 28MorleySubstituted forRathboneat 53'minutes
  • 7DooleyBooked at 40mins
  • 10Camps
  • 11PykeSubstituted forRyanat 63'minutes
  • 40HendersonSubstituted forAndrewat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Andrew
  • 12Lynch
  • 14Rathbone
  • 16Done
  • 20Ryan
  • 37Tavares
  • 41Matheson
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
5,733

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home9
Away0
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home4
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 6, Rochdale 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 6, Rochdale 0.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dooley (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Calvin Andrew with a headed pass.

Rhys Norrington-Davies (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nathan Thompson (Peterborough United).

Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

Josh Knight (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Knight (Peterborough United).

Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

Nathan Thompson (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Mohamed Eisa (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Dan Butler with a cross.

Foul by M.J. Williams (Rochdale).

Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Calvin Andrew.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Serhat Tasdemir replaces Marcus Maddison.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Siriki Dembélé replaces Ivan Toney.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Calvin Andrew replaces Ian Henderson.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Louis Reed.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rhys Norrington-Davies.

Hand ball by M.J. Williams (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Jimmy Ryan replaces Rekeil Pyke.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 6, Rochdale 0. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Eoghan O'Connell (Rochdale) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Peterborough United. Marcus Maddison draws a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

M.J. Williams (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by M.J. Williams (Rochdale).

Mohamed Eisa (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Nathan Thompson replaces Niall Mason.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 5, Rochdale 0. Ivan Toney (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Rhys Norrington-Davies (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Callum Camps (Rochdale) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Rhys Norrington-Davies.

Attempt missed. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Eoghan O'Connell.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Oliver Rathbone replaces Aaron Morley.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 4, Rochdale 0. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Knight.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Rhys Norrington-Davies.

Offside, Rochdale. Robert Sánchez tries a through ball, but Ian Henderson is caught offside.

Offside, Peterborough United. Josh Knight tries a through ball, but Marcus Maddison is caught offside.

Josh Knight (Peterborough United) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Joe Ward with a cross.

goal

As It Stood

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1Coventry8440138516
2Ipswich74301441015
3Wycombe8431139415
4Fleetwood84221512314
5Sunderland7421129314
6Peterborough74121861213
7Lincoln City8404138512
8Doncaster633096312
9Blackpool83321211112
10MK Dons74031111012
11Burton732285311
12Bristol Rovers8323910-111
13Rotherham6312117410
14Gillingham723213859
15Shrewsbury723257-29
16Rochdale7232811-39
17Oxford Utd82241315-28
18Portsmouth51227705
19Tranmere71241013-35
20Accrington7124915-65
21Wimbledon8035713-63
22Southend7016720-131
23Bolton6015123-22-11
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