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Crewe Alexandra 1-5 Peterborough United

Jermaine Anderson
Jermaine Anderson scored twice, to take his tally to four in five games for the Posh

Midfielder Jermaine Anderson's double helped Peterborough to a 5-1 victory at League One bottom side Crewe.

After Jon Taylor scored from an Anderson cross to give the visitors a 1-0 half-time lead, Posh scored three times in nine minutes.

Conor Washington smashed in after Erhun Oztumer dinked the ball over the top, then Anderson netted his first.

Lee Angol made it four before Ryan Colclough's consolation, before Anderson completed the scoring.

The Alex suffered their third straight home defeat, their 11th in 18 league games, prompting some fans to call for boss Steve Davis's departure - in the week he celebrated four years in charge at Gresty Road.

It was the second time this year that Crewe have shipped five goals at home, having been beaten 5-0 by MK Dons in January.

Crewe manager Steve Davis told BBC Radio Stoke:

"It was a horrible afternoon for everyone. There were not any positives to take from the game, aside from possibly Ryan Colclough's goal because it was a terrific strike.

"Every game this season we have been in it, up to a point, but we weren't today and that is the most disappointing thing.

"We started the second half slow and and bang, bang, bang before we knew it, it's 4-0. It is extremely hard after that and I was disappointed with all aspects of our play after that.

"In possession, out of possession, defensively. I expect better than that. I want people to run about, close people down and do that ugly side of the game and we are not doing it enough."

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 5Ray
  • 6Nugent
  • 17Kingsley
  • 27ColcloughSubstituted forWintleat 83'minutes
  • 20Jones
  • 18Bingham
  • 10InmanSubstituted forWilsonat 72'minutes
  • 9HaberSubstituted forKingat 57'minutesBooked at 60mins
  • 14SaundersBooked at 30mins

Substitutes

  • 3Guthrie
  • 11Cooper
  • 16King
  • 19Baillie
  • 21Wintle
  • 24Wilson
  • 30Nizic

Peterborough

  • 1Alnwick
  • 2Smith
  • 12Almeida SantosBooked at 31mins
  • 8BostwickBooked at 36mins
  • 32Elder
  • 15Anderson
  • 33ForresterBooked at 69minsSubstituted forFoxat 85'minutes
  • 10OztumerSubstituted forBeautymanat 75'minutes
  • 7Taylor
  • 24AngolBooked at 87mins
  • 14WashingtonSubstituted forCoulibalyat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Maddison
  • 16Beautyman
  • 18Fox
  • 20Anderson
  • 22Da Silva Lopes
  • 26Henry
  • 28Coulibaly
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
4,094

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away27
Shots on Target
Home5
Away12
Corners
Home3
Away17
Fouls
Home6
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Peterborough United 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Peterborough United 5.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by George Ray.

Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United) hits the bar with a header from very close range.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Jermaine Anderson.

Attempt missed. Harry Wilson (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Michael Smith (Peterborough United).

Harry Wilson (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Attempt missed. Souleymane Coulibaly (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Lee Angol (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Lee Angol (Peterborough United).

Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Andrew Fox replaces Chris Forrester.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Ryan Wintle replaces Ryan Colclough.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 1, Peterborough United 5. Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Billy Bingham.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Stephen Kingsley.

Stephen Kingsley (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Angol (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Souleymane Coulibaly replaces Conor Washington.

Harry Wilson (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Harry Beautyman (Peterborough United).

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by George Ray.

Attempt blocked. Jon Taylor (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Harry Beautyman replaces Erhun Oztumer.

Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United).

Attempt missed. Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Harry Wilson replaces Bradden Inman.

Attempt missed. Jon Taylor (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Michael Smith.

Booking

Chris Forrester (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chris Forrester (Peterborough United).

Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Lee Angol (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Attempt missed. Erhun Oztumer (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry18114336191737
2Gillingham18104435231234
3Walsall1796229151433
4Wigan1896329181133
5Burton1710251614232
6Bury188643027330
7Bradford188642118330
8Millwall178452824428
9Peterborough1883739291027
10Southend187652020027
11Sheff Utd187562925426
12Port Vale187562321226
13Rochdale186662220224
14Scunthorpe187292222023
15Chesterfield187292528-323
16Doncaster185581524-920
17Colchester185582741-1420
18Oldham1831052026-619
19Fleetwood1853102527-218
20Shrewsbury1752101924-517
21Barnsley1852112230-817
22Swindon1844102333-1016
23Blackpool1844101526-1116
24Crewe1834111531-1613
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