PLAYER VERDICTS: Not a lot to cheer about

Peterborough United's players let themselves down badly in today's (April 8) League One defeat at bottom club Coventry City.

Saturday, 8th April 2017, 5:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:25 pm
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Posh defended reasonably well, but were pitiful going forward.

Luke McGee: It’s probably all very frustrating to watch from his position. Not called into direct action very often, but competent when required 6

Michael Smith: The stand-in skipper was often the best attacking outlet which is good from him, but not great for the team’s chances. Committed defensively. Decent performance compared to others 6.5

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Jerome Binnom-Williams: Needs to learn how to weight his crosses. Defended okay, often against two, substituted as Posh chased the game 6

Jack Baldwin: Committed to the cause as always. Few problems defensively 6.5

Michael Bostwick: The usual mix of strong defending, powerful heading and shot-blocking 6.5

Anthony Grant: A solid job in front of the back four. Sacrificed for more attacking options after Posh fell behind 6.5

Leo Da Silva Lopes: Tried hard to make things happen, but there was precious little attacking intent from those in front of him 5.5

Martin Samuelsen: One terrific dribble led to the Posh penalty. Quiet apart from heading a second half chance wide of goal 5

Marcus Maddison: A disappointment after last weekend’s heroics. Couldn’t find his range when passing, shooting or crossing 5

Junior Morias: Unleashed a thunderbolt to hit a post 20 minutes from time, but he was otherwise missing in action 5

Craig Mackail-Smith: A woeful day for the club legend capped by seeing his penalty saved. Substituted in second half 4.5


Tom Nichols: (for Mackail-Smith, 65 mins).

Chris Forrester: (for Grant, 65 mins).

Paul Taylor: (for Binnom-Williams, 72 mins).

Brad Inman: (not used).

Ryan Tafazolli: (not used).

Mark Tyler: (not used).

Andrew Hughes: (not used).