A grim day for Peterborough United who drop to fifth as League One results go against them

Peterborough United suffered a grim day (February 22) as League One results went against them.
Former Posh striker Matt Godden scored a crucial goal for Coventry at Rochdale.Former Posh striker Matt Godden scored a crucial goal for Coventry at Rochdale.
Former Posh striker Matt Godden scored a crucial goal for Coventry at Rochdale.

Posh were without a fixture and watched the top three Rotherham (2-1 at Accrington), Coventry City (2-1 at Rochdale) and Wycombe Wanderers (3-1 v Tranmere) all win to move further clear. Former Posh striker Matt Godden scored the decisive goal for Coventry.

Sunderland also beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at the Stadium of Light to move above Posh into fourth.

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Posh are currently fifth, but coul drop out of the top six on Tuesday (April 25) if the results of Sunderland v Fleetwood and Portsmouth v MK Dons go against them.

Fleetwood beat Pompey 1-0 today to move a point behind Posh with two games in hand. Portsmouth are two points behind Posh with two games in hand.

The other big play-off battle today was won 1-0 by Oxford at Ipswich. Oxford host Accrington on Tuesday when a win would them to within a point of Posh.

Posh are five points behind the top two, Coventry and Rotherham, who meet at St Andrews on Tuesday.

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Posh are next in action at Burton Albion next Saturday (February 29).

Other play-off candidates Gillingham (0-0 at Lincoln) and Doncaster (0-1) at Shrewsbury suffered poor results.

LEAGUE ONE STANDINGS

1 Rotherham P32 Pts60

2 Coventry P31 Pts60

3 Wycombe P33 Pts59

4 Sunderland P32 Pts57

5 POSH P33 Pts55

6 Fleetwood P31 Pts54

7 Portsmouth P31 Pts53

8 Ipswich P33 Pts52

9 Oxford P32 Pts51

10 Gillingham P33 Pts50

11 Doncaster P32 Pts48

12 Burton P31 Pts46