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Fleetwood Town 2-0 Peterborough United

Wes Burns scored his fifth goal in eight games as Fleetwood Town beat Peterborough to move closer to League One safety.

The on-loan Bristol City striker fired home after a one-two with Bobby Grant.

Fleetwood goalkeeper Chris Maxwell saved Michael Bostwick's penalty after Shaquile Coulthirst was fouled by Eggert Jonsson, whose second-half header sealed victory.

Victory lifted Fleetwood into 19th, one point above the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 6Pond
  • 4Jordan
  • 7Bell
  • 8Ryan
  • 5Jónsson
  • 37ScougallSubstituted forBallat 72'minutes
  • 18SarcevicBooked at 90mins
  • 11BurnsSubstituted forHornby-Forbesat 86'minutes
  • 14GrantSubstituted forHunterat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hornby-Forbes
  • 22Hunter
  • 23Ball
  • 31Nilsson
  • 40Gogic
  • 42Grant
  • 44Cole

Peterborough

  • 1Alnwick
  • 2Smith
  • 5Zakuani
  • 8BostwickBooked at 4mins
  • 3NtlheBooked at 62mins
  • 16Beautyman
  • 17GillettBooked at 32minsSubstituted forSamuelsenat 64'minutes
  • 11Maddison
  • 24AngolBooked at 59minsSubstituted forNicholsat 76'minutes
  • 39Coulthirst
  • 41WilliamsSubstituted forTaylorat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Taylor
  • 10Oztumer
  • 12Almeida Santos
  • 14Tyler
  • 21Nichols
  • 33Forrester
  • 36Samuelsen
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
2,134

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home15
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home15
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Fleetwood Town 2, Peterborough United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 2, Peterborough United 0.

Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Ashley Hunter replaces Bobby Grant.

Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town).

Martin Samuelsen (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town).

Gabriel Zakuani (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Tyler Hornby-Forbes replaces Wes Burns.

Foul by David Ball (Fleetwood Town).

Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town).

Jon Taylor (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Stephen Jordan (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Peterborough United).

Foul by David Ball (Fleetwood Town).

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

Attempt saved. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Tom Nichols replaces Lee Angol.

Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gabriel Zakuani (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. David Ball replaces Stefan Scougall.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Eggert Jónsson.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 2, Peterborough United 0. Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bobby Grant.

Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Martin Samuelsen replaces Simon Gillett.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Gabriel Zakuani.

Booking

Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kgosi Ntlhe (Peterborough United).

Attempt missed. Stefan Scougall (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Booking

Lee Angol (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan402114570363477
2Burton402371051341776
3Walsall381911857401768
4Gillingham3919101065442167
5Bradford401910114638867
6Millwall401991260441666
7Barnsley391951560481262
8Sheff Utd401610145853558
9Rochdale401610145752558
10Southend401610145352158
11Coventry4015121359441557
12Scunthorpe401511144944556
13Port Vale411511154751-456
14Peterborough40166186863554
15Swindon40149175766-951
16Bury401312154963-1451
17Chesterfield40137205262-1046
18Shrewsbury391210174862-1446
19Fleetwood401112174649-345
20Blackpool41129203950-1145
21Oldham39917133950-1144
22Doncaster40911204158-1738
23Colchester40811215187-3635
24Crewe40612224072-3230
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