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Peterborough United 1-0 Yeovil Town

Harry Beautyman
Harry Beautyman has made nine appearances for Peterborough

Harry Beautyman scored his first goal for Peterborough United to send Yeovil back to the bottom of League One.

The 22-year-old midfielder, who signed from non-league Welling in November, got the last touch to Marcus Maddison's shot to put Posh ahead.

The Glovers were unbeaten in their previous three games, but failed to convert chances in the second half.

Kyle Vassell could have doubled the home side's lead, but put the ball over from two yards out.

Crawley's surprising 2-1 win against Preston meant Yeovil slipped down to 24th, four points from safety.

Posh, meanwhile, moved up to 11th, only two points outside the play-off places.

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson told BBC Somerset:

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Gary Johnson on Peterborough v Yeovil

"It was a difficult game given the conditions and it was difficult to expect either team to play Barcelona-type football, even if they could.

"Both teams realised it was a long-ball game today.

"The first bit of quality they had going forward, they scored their goal.

"In the second half we gave it a bit of a go without really making their goalkeeper work."

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 13Loach
  • 2Smith
  • 6Bostwick
  • 4Brisley
  • 21Burgess
  • 17Newell
  • 35Beautyman
  • 30MaddisonSubstituted forNtlheat 84'minutes
  • 15Anderson
  • 12VassellSubstituted forJamesat 68'minutes
  • 14WashingtonSubstituted forMcLeanat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ntlhe
  • 8Payne
  • 9James
  • 10Oztumer
  • 20McLean
  • 28Anderson
  • 32Henry

Yeovil

  • 30Steer
  • 32Shephard
  • 13MooreSubstituted forRalphat 83'minutes
  • 26Arthurworrey
  • 3Smith
  • 15Ofori-Twumasi
  • 4Edwards
  • 11Foley
  • 28SmithSubstituted forHoskinsat 78'minutes
  • 18LozaSubstituted forLeitch-Smithat 46'minutes
  • 25Ugwu

Substitutes

  • 5Bell
  • 8Berrett
  • 9Hayter
  • 10Leitch-Smith
  • 12Krysiak
  • 14Hoskins
  • 16Ralph
Referee:
Mick Russell
Attendance:
5,146

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home4
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Attempt blocked. Liam Shephard (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Nathan Ralph (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Kgosi Ntlhe replaces Marcus Maddison.

Attempt saved. Aaron McLean (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Nathan Ralph replaces Kieffer Moore because of an injury.

Hand ball by Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Aaron McLean replaces Conor Washington.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Sam Hoskins replaces Alex Smith.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Liam Shephard.

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

Foul by Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town).

Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Luke James replaces Kyle Vassell.

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

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

Attempt blocked. Alex Smith (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Attempt blocked. Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Liam Shephard (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Joe Newell (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Foley (Yeovil Town).

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

Foul by Sam Foley (Yeovil Town).

Attempt blocked. Conor Washington (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Michael Smith.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. A-Jay Leitch-Smith replaces Jamar Loza.

Second Half

Second Half begins Peterborough United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Peterborough United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Harry Beautyman (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Michael Smith (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Peterborough United).

Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1MK Dons27167459253455
2Bristol City25166348222654
3Swindon27166552272554
4Preston27138641281347
5Chesterfield2710984136539
6Sheff Utd2511683228439
7Rochdale261151047351238
8Bradford2610793330337
9Fleetwood27107102726137
10Oldham2691073838037
11Peterborough27114123434037
12Doncaster269982831-336
13Notts County2798103034-435
14Port Vale28105133440-635
15Walsall268992628-233
16Scunthorpe2596103741-433
17Barnsley2695123639-332
18Gillingham2787123543-831
19Coventry28710112939-1031
20Crewe2785142549-2429
21Colchester2777133243-1128
22Crawley2869132647-2127
23Leyton Orient2768133543-826
24Yeovil2867152140-1925
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