Late goals thwarts Peterborough United's victory bid

Peterborough United led twice before settling for a 2-2 Central League draw with MK Dons at Nene Park Academy today (January 7).

Monday, 7th January 2019, 3:47 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:41 pm
Callum Cooke celebrates his goal for Posh against MK Dons. Photo: Joe Dent/

The visitors claimed a a point with an 88th-minute strike from Lawson D’Ath.

That was harsh on Posh who had been the better side for most of the match. George Cooper was dnied by a fine save before Callum Cooke delivered a fine finish to put Posh ahead at the break.

Big Osman Sow equalised for Dons early in the second-half, but Isaac Buckley-Ricketts fired home what looked like being the winning goal on the hour mark.

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Posh midfielder George Cooper takes a shot at the MK Dons goal. Photo: Joe Dent/

Central defender Sebastien Bassong played for Posh, but is expected to leave the club when his contract expires this month.

Posh fielded a trialist which wasn’t Lee Tomlin who is expected to sign for Posh on loan from Cardiff tomorrow (January 8).

Posh: Chapman, Denton, Bassong, Cartwright, Lyon, Cooke, Buckley-Ricketts, Stevens, Anderson, Cooper, Trialist.

Moore; Baudry (Kasumu 65), Jackson, Hancox; D’Ath, Cisse, Watson, Trialist; Harley (Asonganyi 46); Simpson, Sow (Pattison 71).