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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Jack Marriott (51')
  • George Cooper (78')

Jack Marriott nets again as Posh end losing run

Peterborough snapped a four-match losing run when enjoying a final home hurrah by beating Fleetwood 2-0.
League One's leading scorer Jack Marriott and George Cooper provided the second-half goals at the ABAX Stadium.
Marriott produced a fine full-stretch finish six minutes into the second half to register his 33rd goal of a prolific campaign.
And Cooper sealed the points with 12 minutes to go when delivering an exquisite finish to a fine cross from recently-introduced substitute Danny Lloyd.
Only the woodwork prevented Posh, who have faded out of play-off contention, from winning far more emphatically.
Anthony Grant blasted against the underside of the crossbar early on before Fleetwood goalkeeper Chris Neal reacted smartly to tip a mis-directed header from Ashley Eastham against the bar.
Gwion Edwards saw Neal fumble his rocket shot against the bar just before the hour.
Fleetwood full-back Lewis Coyle was also frustrated by the woodwork when curling a stoppage-time effort against the angle of post and bar.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Portsmouth 28 +20 57
2 Luton Town 28 +29 56
3 Sunderland 27 +22 53
4 Charlton Athletic 29 +16 53
5 Barnsley 27 +24 52
6 Peterborough United 28 +9 47
7 Doncaster Rovers 28 +14 46
8 Fleetwood Town 29 +8 39
9 Blackpool 27 +2 39
10 Coventry City 29 -3 39
11 Southend United 28 +4 38
12 Wycombe Wanderers 28 -2 38
13 Burton Albion 28 0 36
14 Accrington Stanley 27 -9 35
15 Walsall 29 -12 35
16 Scunthorpe United 29 -17 34
17 Plymouth Argyle 29 -13 33
18 Shrewsbury Town 28 -6 31
19 Gillingham 28 -9 31
20 Rochdale 29 -24 31
21 Oxford United 28 -9 30
22 Bristol Rovers 28 -5 28
23 Bradford City 28 -16 27
24 AFC Wimbledon 29 -23 23