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Gillingham 2-1 Peterborough United

Bradley Dack
Bradley Dack has scored 14 goals for Peterborough this season

Goals from Bradley Dack and Luke Norris saw Gillingham come from behind to beat Peterborough and go top of League One.

The Posh went ahead through a well-drilled set-piece, which saw debutant Shaq Coulthirst set up Erhun Oztumer.

Gillingham levelled when Dominic Samuel broke free and rolled the ball to Norris, who slotted past Ben Alnwick.

Dack completed Gillingham's comeback when his deflected shot beat Alnwick, before Peterborough's Chris Forrester's 35-yard effort struck the post.

Peterborough boss Graham Westley told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire:

"Sixty per cent possession us, 40 per cent them, 20 goal attempts us, 15 attempts, them; I think we played more than enough good football to win the game.

"In the end, it probably was that first-half period when we were right on top and didn't take our chances that has come back to haunt us.

"With a young team, sometime they don't smell the blood and understand how important it is to convert domination into goals.

"We had them chasing shadows for a long period in that first half, but if you don't convert it into goals, a home side - especially a home side that's been going well - is always likely to come back and produce the goods."

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 2Jackson
  • 4EganBooked at 24mins
  • 5Ehmer
  • 3GarmstonSubstituted forDickensonat 45'minutes
  • 44Wright
  • 15Morris
  • 8HessenthalerSubstituted forLoftat 45'minutes
  • 23Dack
  • 19NorrisBooked at 84minsSubstituted forListat 88'minutes
  • 14Samuel

Substitutes

  • 7Loft
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Morris
  • 16Osadebe
  • 24Dickenson
  • 34Oldaker
  • 35List

Peterborough

  • 1Alnwick
  • 2SmithBooked at 22mins
  • 12Almeida Santos
  • 6Baldwin
  • 50Toffolo
  • 33Forrester
  • 7Taylor
  • 36Samuelsen
  • 10OztumerSubstituted forNabiat 57'minutes
  • 28CoulibalySubstituted forAngolat 57'minutes
  • 39CoulthirstSubstituted forMaddisonat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Brisley
  • 11Maddison
  • 16Beautyman
  • 24Angol
  • 26Henry
  • 38Wilson
  • 42Nabi
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
6,449

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home15
Away19
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Gillingham 2, Peterborough United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gillingham 2, Peterborough United 1.

Josh Wright (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Angol (Peterborough United).

Foul by Elliott List (Gillingham).

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

Doug Loft (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Forrester (Peterborough United).

Doug Loft (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Taylor (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Elliott List replaces Luke Norris.

Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Toffolo (Peterborough United).

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Luke Norris (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luke Norris (Gillingham).

Adil Nabi (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Norris (Gillingham).

Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Aaron Morris (Gillingham).

Adil Nabi (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Jon Taylor (Peterborough United) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by John Egan.

Chris Forrester (Peterborough United) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Marcus Maddison replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

Attempt missed. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Doug Loft (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Martin Samuelsen (Peterborough United).

Luke Norris (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United).

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 2, Peterborough United 1. Bradley Dack (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United).

Attempt missed. Doug Loft (Gillingham) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Adil Nabi (Peterborough United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham28166655352054
2Burton26173635211454
3Walsall27158445261953
4Wigan281310545291649
5Coventry28139647301748
6Millwall27134104337643
7Peterborough271251053401341
8Sheff Utd2711884539641
9Southend2711883634241
10Bradford2510872627-138
11Port Vale27107103131037
12Doncaster279993335-236
13Bury26106103640-436
14Swindon27105124245-335
15Scunthorpe27105123136-535
16Rochdale2697103536-134
17Barnsley26103134342133
18Chesterfield2893163848-1030
19Blackpool2785142735-829
20Shrewsbury2785143346-1329
21Fleetwood2677123335-228
22Colchester2857163665-2922
23Oldham26312112640-1421
24Crewe2656152749-2221
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