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Peterborough United 2-2 Coventry City

Peterborough lost top spot in League One despite salvaging a dramatic draw at home to promotion rivals Coventry.

Max Biamou's stunning scissor-kick in the 85th minute looked to have given the visitors their first away win of the season, only for Mo Eisa to level five minutes into stoppage time.

The Sky Blues had taken a deserved first-half lead through Amadou Bakayoko before Marcus Maddison equalised from the penalty spot.

Bakayoko's opener came in the 12th minute from a Biamou through ball after Peterborough's Louis Reed had lost the ball. The striker slotted home at the near post on his 50th appearance for the club.

But the dominant visitors were punished for not scoring a second goal seven minutes into the second half when Posh defender Mark Beevers flicked a header on to Ivan Toney who was fouled inside the area by Kyle McFadzean. Maddison sent goalkeeper Marko Marosi the wrong way.

Biamou's superb effort from 15 yards looked to have won the match before Siriki Dembele found Eisa inside the area and he curled in his 11th league goal of the season.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Pym
  • 24MasonBooked at 21minsSubstituted forButlerat 65'minutes
  • 6Kent
  • 5Beevers
  • 18Blake-TracyBooked at 23minsSubstituted forDembéléat 25'minutes
  • 14ReedSubstituted forWardat 79'minutes
  • 8KnightBooked at 57mins
  • 21Boyd
  • 11Maddison
  • 17Toney
  • 7Eisa

Substitutes

  • 3Butler
  • 10Dembélé
  • 15Thompson
  • 20Tasdemir
  • 23Ward
  • 26Chapman
  • 27Kanu

Coventry

  • 1Marosi
  • 4RoseBooked at 82mins
  • 5McFadzeanBooked at 51mins
  • 15Hyam
  • 23DaboBooked at 43minsSubstituted forWatsonat 61'minutes
  • 25Westbrooke
  • 6Kelly
  • 31McCallumBooked at 14mins
  • 17O'Hare
  • 21BakayokoSubstituted forShipleyat 77'minutes
  • 9Biamou

Substitutes

  • 2Watson
  • 3Mason
  • 13Wilson
  • 20Walsh
  • 26Shipley
  • 33Kastaneer
  • 38Eccles
Referee:
Alan Young
Attendance:
8,005

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home21
Away12
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home12
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 2, Coventry City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 2, Coventry City 2.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 2, Coventry City 2. Mohamed Eisa (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Siriki Dembélé.

Foul by Maxime Biamou (Coventry City).

Mark Beevers (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Liam Kelly (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Beevers (Peterborough United).

Attempt blocked. Joe Ward (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Frankie Kent.

Attempt blocked. Siriki Dembélé (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcus Maddison.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Marko Marosi.

Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Ward with a cross.

Attempt missed. Joe Ward (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Tennai Watson.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 1, Coventry City 2. Maxime Biamou (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Liam Kelly.

Foul by Maxime Biamou (Coventry City).

Ivan Toney (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Liam Kelly (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mohamed Eisa (Peterborough United).

Booking

Michael Rose (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Rose (Coventry City).

Ivan Toney (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Maxime Biamou (Coventry City).

Dan Butler (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Joe Ward replaces Louis Reed.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Tennai Watson.

Kyle McFadzean (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Peterborough United).

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Jordan Shipley replaces Amadou Bakayoko.

Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Offside, Coventry City. Sam McCallum tries a through ball, but Amadou Bakayoko is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Maxime Biamou (Coventry City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Sam McCallum with a cross.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Marko Marosi.

Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mohamed Eisa.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Dan Butler replaces Niall Mason.

Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Attempt saved. Maxime Biamou (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Rose with a headed pass.

Foul by George Boyd (Peterborough United).

Maxime Biamou (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich1493224101430
2Wycombe1586124141030
3Peterborough1584336181828
4Fleetwood148242617926
5Oxford Utd1574432181425
6Coventry156722018225
7Doncaster136432214822
8Sunderland146442116522
9Blackpool155731816222
10Bristol Rovers156451718-122
11Rotherham146352113821
12Shrewsbury145631214-221
13Burton135441613319
14Rochdale155461925-619
15Gillingham154652017318
16Portsmouth134541514117
17Lincoln City155281720-317
18Accrington153571726-914
19Tranmere143471727-1013
20MK Dons1541101222-1013
21Wimbledon153391925-612
22Southend1512121643-275
23Bolton12147528-23-5
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