LIVE: PETERBOROUGH UNITED v BIRMINGHAM CITY: Super Posh win against Birmingham in style

Peterborough United host Birmingham City in a Championship fixture at the Weston Homes Stadium today (September 18, 3pm).

By Ben Jones
Saturday, 18th September 2021, 6:54 pm
Jonson Clarke-Harris of Peterborough United celebrates scoring his goal against Birmingham City - Mandatory by-line: Joe Dent/JMP.
Jonson Clarke-Harris of Peterborough United celebrates scoring his goal against Birmingham City - Mandatory by-line: Joe Dent/JMP.

Posh have lost their last four Championship matches. The Blues could give a first start to transfer deadline day signing Troy Deeney.

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LIVE BLOG: Posh vs Birmingham

Last updated: Saturday, 18 September, 2021, 17:01

  • 3-0 L
  • Ferguson takes charge of record 492nd Posh match
  • Posh looking to break spell of four successive league defeats
  • All of Posh’s four points have come at home
  • Marriott ruled out with long-term hamstring injury, Randall out for 10 weeks
  • Birmingham sit 7th on 11 points
  • Troy Deeney could make first start for the Blues

The intensity of Birmingham’s press has dropped considerably, Posh finding it easier in possession but are trying a few too many things for my liking and giving it away needlessly.

Just before that, Birmingham just kept dropping off JCH and he took the invitation to drive into the penalty area, just as he tried to pull the trigger Sanderson gets a foot in to clear. Posh have kept on coming to their credit.

Dembele off for Burrows

Grant off for Szmodics.

Absolutely deserved standing ovations for the both.

Grant looks like he’s tiring. Might be a good time to get the energy of Szmodics on for the last ten. Lazy pass to Ward, which he already delayed when he wrongly thought Ward was offside.

The minutes continue to tick on. Still finding it hard to relax but Posh have played some excellent stuff to get out of defence. Edwards, Norburn, Coventry and Kent all involved

Aneke clatters Kent, gets his revenge but also a yellow card for his troubles.

First change and it’s Coventry for Taylor. like for like and gives Taylor a rest.

Free-kick from Woods put in, headed out but Pedersen is there on the rebound and swings a dangerous ball right into the danger area, Aneke peels off Kent and it is hard for him because of a big bounce but all he can do it hit the ball into the turf and it bounces over the bar, good chance.

Pish don;t need to get silly here. Kent makes a poor sliding challenge on Aneke and gets a yellow card.

Posh nearly get 4. Edwards on half way finds Thompson on the right, he just charges past Pedersen and and Dean, could have just shot himself but he looked got Ward in the middle, who was actually in less space and he gets crowded out.

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