LIVE: READING v PETERBOROUGH UNITED: Three second half goals from Reading sees off Posh

Peterborough United seek redemption in Reading tonight (September 14, 8pm kick off).

Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 10:04 pm
Ronnie Edwards starts. Photo: Joe Dent.

Posh need a positive result and performance to erase the memory of Saturday’s 6-2 drubbing at Sheffield United.

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LIVE BLOG: Reading vs Posh

Last updated: Tuesday, 14 September, 2021, 21:54

  • 3-1 FT
  • Posh still looking for first away points of the season and stay 23rd
  • 0-0 at the break with Posh having the better of the play
  • Two goals in three second half minutes sees Posh trail 2-0
  • Thompson header from a Ward free-kick gives Posh hope
  • Dele-Bashiru kills off the game late by making it 3-1

What a disappointment.

Just the matter of playing out time now, Posh look like they’re still trying but too little too late.

Dele-Bashiru given the freedom of the stadium on the edge of the box, no pressure on him. He takes his time to line up his shot, Taylor gives to block it, it hits him and ricochets in. Pym rooted to the spot.

game over

Posh need some inspiration here, a lot of the ball but not a lot of ideas. Reading sitting deep

Butler off, Tomlinson on

Posh trying to build some momentum and Reading starting to retreat. Butler puts in a great ball right onto the head of JCH, he has time to ready himself but still plants the header well wide.

Szmodics does come on, a frustrating blow.

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