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Peterborough United 0-1 Coventry City

Blair Turgott
Blair Turgott beats Ben Alnwick to score his first goal for Coventry and earn his team three points at Peterborough.

Coventry continued their revival under Tony Mowbray after Blair Turgott's goal earned a surprise win at Peterborough.

Turgott seized on a 70th-minute rebound from Sanmi Odelusi's shot to lift City to their third successive away win.

Peterborough, who had won five of their previous six games, slipped out of the top six having never got going in a poor game dominated by the wind.

Michael Bostwick and Luke Williams were denied by City keeper Lee Burge in the second half as the Sky Blues held on.

Coventry boss Tony Mowbray told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:

"I'm delighted with the result. It wasn't a spectacle of football, but we're in the situation where we have to win the game. Today we dug out a result.

"There will be better days regarding the football in the future, I'm sure. The wind was a factor undoubtedly.

"They know that we have to be better moving forwards, but we have to win some more matches, and if we have to do it like that then we'll take that, and then look at improving in the summer."

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 27Alnwick
  • 2Smith
  • 21Burgess
  • 4BrisleySubstituted forAndersonat 87'minutes
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 7Taylor
  • 8Payne
  • 6Bostwick
  • 17NewellSubstituted forMaddisonat 67'minutes
  • 9James
  • 14WashingtonSubstituted forWilliamsat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Sheehan
  • 16Williams
  • 24Pearson
  • 28Anderson
  • 30Maddison
  • 32Henry
  • 35Beautyman

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 2Willis
  • 22Pennington
  • 21Martin
  • 30Stokes
  • 20TudgaySubstituted forOdelusiat 40'minutes
  • 11O'BrienSubstituted forWebsterat 90'minutes
  • 7Fleck
  • 19NoubleSubstituted forTurgottat 60'minutes
  • 14Samuel
  • 8Ward

Substitutes

  • 4Webster
  • 6Thomas
  • 16Barton
  • 17Odelusi
  • 18Phillips
  • 25Turgott
  • 33Charles-Cook
Referee:
Iain Williamson
Attendance:
7,325

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away1
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 0, Coventry City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 0, Coventry City 1.

Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sanmi Odelusi (Coventry City).

Foul by Jon Taylor (Peterborough United).

Jordan Willis (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Andy Webster replaces Jim O'Brien.

Harry Anderson (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Blair Turgott (Coventry City).

Attempt missed. Dominic Samuel (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Harry Anderson replaces Shaun Brisley.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Grant Ward (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jack Payne (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Fleck (Coventry City).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Shaun Brisley.

Attempt blocked. Christian Burgess (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Luke James (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Stokes (Coventry City).

Michael Smith (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Stokes (Coventry City).

Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Grant Ward (Coventry City).

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Jim O'Brien (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Chris Stokes.

Attempt saved. Luke James (Peterborough United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Lee Burge.

Attempt saved. Jack Payne (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 0, Coventry City 1. Blair Turgott (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Sanmi Odelusi (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Marcus Maddison replaces Joe Newell.

Attempt missed. Blair Turgott (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Luke Williams (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Christian Burgess (Peterborough United).

Blair Turgott (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Williams (Peterborough United).

John Fleck (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Blair Turgott replaces Frank Nouble.

Attempt saved. Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City39259575344184
2Preston372110663323173
3Swindon37217965392670
4MK Dons38209976403669
5Sheff Utd3917101256451161
6Rochdale381751665511456
7Barnsley39168155352156
8Peterborough39175174647-156
9Chesterfield38159145549654
10Bradford371412114842654
11Doncaster381411134848053
12Fleetwood381410143943-452
13Oldham391410154958-952
14Gillingham391312145457-351
15Port Vale39146194856-848
16Walsall381113143642-646
17Coventry391113154454-1046
18Crewe39136203769-3245
19Scunthorpe381111165062-1244
20Notts County381110173952-1343
21Crawley391110184466-2243
22Leyton Orient38119185054-442
23Colchester38108204663-1738
24Yeovil3989222960-3133
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