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Peterborough United 1-2 Swindon Town

Jonathan Obika
Obika has now scored six league goals this season

Goals from Andy Williams and Jonathan Obika saw Swindon defeat Peterborough and move to within one point of League One leaders Bristol City.

Williams fired the visitors ahead with a low finish off the inside of a post.

The Robins doubled their advantage two minutes after the restart, as one-time Posh loanee Obika dived to head in a Ben Gladwin free-kick.

Posh hit the bar late on but Joe Newell did halve the deficit with a fine 20-yard strike in stoppage time.

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

"First half (we were) very good, second half very poor. Once we got the second goal we tried to see the game out instead of playing properly.

"You have to be professional, we didn't do that.

"We dominated the game (in the first half), we passed the ball really well, created numerous chances.

"That's given us food for thought."

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 27Alnwick
  • 2Smith
  • 22Almeida Santos
  • 21Burgess
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 19Mendez-LaingSubstituted forJamesat 72'minutes
  • 8PayneSubstituted forAndersonat 50'minutes
  • 6Bostwick
  • 17Newell
  • 12VassellSubstituted forWashingtonat 72'minutes
  • 20McLean

Substitutes

  • 9James
  • 10Oztumer
  • 11McCann
  • 14Washington
  • 15Anderson
  • 25Zakuani
  • 32Henry

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 3Byrne
  • 7GladwinSubstituted forLuongoat 58'minutes
  • 5Stephens
  • 19ThompsonSubstituted forKasimat 66'minutes
  • 15ToffoloSubstituted forBellat 86'minutes
  • 10Williams
  • 20Obika

Substitutes

  • 4Luongo
  • 8Kasim
  • 9Smith
  • 12Bell
  • 14Reeves
  • 18Barker
  • 25Belford
Referee:
Phil Gibbs
Attendance:
7,182

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home18
Away14
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away0
Fouls
Home15
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Peterborough United 1, Swindon Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Peterborough United 1, Swindon Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Peterborough United 1, Swindon Town 2. Joe Newell (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town).

  6. Post update

    Ricardo Santos (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  7. Post update

    Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Joe Newell (Peterborough United).

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town).

  11. Post update

    Conor Washington (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. Amari'i Bell replaces Harry Toffolo.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Massimo Luongo.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

  15. Post update

    Conor Washington (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Conor Washington (Peterborough United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town).

  20. Post update

    Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City18106233191436
2Swindon18105335201535
3Preston18104430191134
4MK Dons1593330161430
5Sheff Utd179352420430
6Notts County178542416829
7Peterborough188372621527
8Oldham186932520527
9Rochdale1782730191126
10Fleetwood187471917225
11Chesterfield186662525024
12Bradford186572324-123
13Barnsley176472728-122
14Walsall185761516-122
15Port Vale186482325-222
16Doncaster166371723-621
17Crawley185671828-1021
18Coventry185582128-720
19Leyton Orient184772326-319
20Gillingham184681825-718
21Colchester184592428-417
22Yeovil184591428-1417
23Scunthorpe174492132-1116
24Crewe1843111436-2215
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