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Hull City 1-2 Peterborough United

Peterborough moved into the League One automatic promotion places after they came from behind to win 2-1 at Hull.

Second-half goals from Jonson Clarke-Harris and Siriki Dembele provided Darren Ferguson's in-form team with a fifth league win on the spin.

An away victory had looked unlikely once Mallik Wilks opened the scoring after 36 minutes.

Wilks' neat ball to Josh Magennis inside the penalty box was returned with similar efficiency towards Hull's top scorer, who found the bottom corner with a clean first-time strike.

Before Wilks' goal, there had been little between the two sides in a well-contested, if uneventful, first half.

It was a similar story after the restart, with Clarke-Harris' equaliser the first chance Peterborough had on target.

Clarke-Harris worked hard to beat his marker following Joe Ward's terrific ball from the right before glancing home from seven yards.

Hull, who started the afternoon top of the table, responded well from that concession and came close when Wilks struck the left post after 73 minutes - but Dembele had the final word with a deflected winner two minutes later.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Hull

  • 13Ingram
  • 12Emmanuel
  • 5Burke
  • 24Greaves
  • 3ElderBooked at 19mins
  • 33Docherty
  • 10HoneymanBooked at 90mins
  • 6SmallwoodBooked at 65mins
  • 7Wilks
  • 27MagennisSubstituted forEavesat 72'minutes
  • 19Lewis-PotterSubstituted forAdelakunat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Long
  • 4de Wijs
  • 9Eaves
  • 15Jones
  • 16Adelakun
  • 18Slater
  • 22Mayer

Peterborough

  • 1Pym
  • 4ThompsonBooked at 33minsSubstituted forMasonat 90+1'minutes
  • 6Kent
  • 5Beevers
  • 23Ward
  • 8Taylor
  • 12Brown
  • 3Butler
  • 11BroomSubstituted forClarkeat 51'minutes
  • 9Clarke-Harris
  • 10Dembélé

Substitutes

  • 7Eisa
  • 13Gyollai
  • 14Reed
  • 18Blake-Tracy
  • 22Hamilton
  • 24Mason
  • 26Clarke
Referee:
Tom Nield

Match Stats

Home TeamHullAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away0
Fouls
Home20
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hull City 1, Peterborough United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hull City 1, Peterborough United 2.

  3. Booking

    George Honeyman (Hull City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by George Honeyman (Hull City).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Frankie Kent (Peterborough United).

  7. Post update

    Mallik Wilks (Hull City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Peterborough United).

  9. Post update

    Joshua Emmanuel (Hull City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Offside, Peterborough United. Jonson Clarke-Harris tries a through ball, but Siriki Dembélé is caught offside.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Niall Mason replaces Nathan Thompson.

  12. Post update

    Flynn Clarke (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Callum Elder (Hull City).

  14. Post update

    Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Reece Burke (Hull City).

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Reece Brown (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonson Clarke-Harris.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tom Eaves (Hull City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by George Honeyman with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United).

  19. Post update

    Jacob Greaves (Hull City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Hakeeb Adelakun (Hull City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City8611135819
2Peterborough8602126618
3Hull8602126618
4Ipswich8512147716
5Portsmouth8422127514
6Sunderland742184414
7Doncaster7412147713
8Charlton741275213
9Plymouth83321110112
10Accrington7403910-112
11Bristol Rovers732289-111
12Fleetwood8314108210
13Crewe731386210
14Gillingham8314912-310
15Rochdale8314712-510
16Wimbledon82331011-19
17Blackpool8215712-57
18Wigan8215612-67
19Northampton8215714-77
20Shrewsbury713357-26
21Swindon7205913-46
22Oxford Utd6204812-46
23MK Dons8125812-45
24Burton8125916-75
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