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PeterboroughPeterborough United1PlymouthPlymouth Argyle0

Peterborough United 1-0 Plymouth Argyle

Jonson Clarke-Harris ended his scoring drought as Peterborough returned to winning ways with a 1-0 success against Plymouth.

The big-money summer signing grabbed the only goal - his seventh of the campaign - when unleashing a fierce left-footed shot from a tight angle in the 41st minute.

Clarke-Harris was picked out by a clever Siriki Dembele pass to strike for the first time in five games, but the success came at a cost with the goalscorer later hobbling off injured.

The frontman was hurt when attempting to double his side's lead with 14 minutes to go but was denied by a fine reaction save from Michael Cooper.

Dembele steered a glorious opportunity wide seconds later after Dan Butler drove against a post on the hour mark.

But one goal proved to be enough to see off a Plymouth side still to win away this term.

That never looked likely as they failed to carve out any goalscoring chances of note, with only long-range efforts from ex-Posh man George Cooper and Danny Mayor forcing home goalkeeper Christy Pym into action.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Peterborough

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Pym
  • 6Kent
  • 5Beevers
  • 18Blake-Tracy
  • 11BroomSubstituted forMasonat 75'minutes
  • 8Taylor
  • 12BrownSubstituted forHamiltonat 75'minutes
  • 3Butler
  • 15SzmodicsSubstituted forReedat 85'minutes
  • 9Clarke-HarrisSubstituted forEisaat 78'minutes
  • 10DembéléBooked at 17mins

Substitutes

  • 7Eisa
  • 13Gyollai
  • 14Reed
  • 19Kanu
  • 20Tasdemir
  • 22Hamilton
  • 24Mason

Plymouth

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Cooper
  • 5WoottonBooked at 25mins
  • 24OpokuBooked at 29mins
  • 2Watts
  • 8EdwardsSubstituted forMooreat 71'minutes
  • 18Fornah
  • 15GrantSubstituted forReevesat 71'minutes
  • 10Mayor
  • 32Cooper
  • 31JephcottSubstituted forTelfordat 82'minutes
  • 9HardieSubstituted forNoubleat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Aimson
  • 7Nouble
  • 11Telford
  • 14Reeves
  • 17Moore
  • 23McCormick
  • 28Pereira Camará
Referee:
Tom Nield

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Peterborough United 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Peterborough United 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Tyrese Fornah.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Ethan Hamilton (Peterborough United).

  5. Post update

    Ben Reeves (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Post update

    Offside, Peterborough United. Louis Reed tries a through ball, but Mohamed Eisa is caught offside.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. George Cooper (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Danny Mayor.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jack Taylor (Peterborough United).

  9. Post update

    Kelland Watts (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Louis Reed replaces Sammie Szmodics.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Ben Reeves.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Dominic Telford replaces Luke Jephcott.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Danny Mayor (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Frank Nouble.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Mohamed Eisa replaces Jonson Clarke-Harris because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonson Clarke-Harris (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Ethan Hamilton replaces Reece Brown.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Niall Mason replaces Ryan Broom.

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Peterborough United).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Jephcott (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jerome Opoku.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull13100324101430
2Peterborough1491423131028
3Lincoln City13823169726
4Portsmouth1474326141225
5Ipswich138141913625
6Charlton127231712523
7Fleetwood1371524131122
8Sunderland126421610622
9Accrington117131410422
10Doncaster126332214821
11Plymouth135442021-119
12Wimbledon134541616017
13Gillingham135261317-417
14Crewe145181314-116
15Blackpool135171418-416
16Northampton144371423-915
17MK Dons143561619-314
18Oxford Utd124171421-713
19Swindon134181725-813
20Rochdale133461220-813
21Bristol Rovers133461120-913
22Burton142481828-1010
23Shrewsbury131661321-89
24Wigan13229920-118
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