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  • Date:10 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:25,948
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  • Tomlin (70)
Goal!

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91:59 +1.59

Steve Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Alcock. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

89:29

The ball is delivered by Lee Peltier, clearance by Ryan Bennett.

87:26

Lee Peltier produces a cross, save by Joe Lewis.

84:04

Foul by Lee Tomlin on Souleymane Bamba, free kick awarded. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

82:11

Lloyd Dyer produces a cross, Gabriel Zakuani makes a clearance.

80:18

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by George Boyd, clearance made by Andy King.

78:29

Richie Wellens fouled by George Boyd, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Konchesky, Tommy Rowe manages to make a clearance.

77:25

The ball is sent over by Craig Alcock.

75:06

Steve Howard replaces David Nugent. Jeffery Schlupp comes on in place of Jermaine Beckford.

74:51

The ball is sent over by Neil Danns, clearance by Ryan Bennett.

73:15

Shot from deep inside the area by Jermaine Beckford clears the crossbar.

72:01

Souleymane Bamba receives a yellow card.

70:21

Neil Danns comes on in place of Paul Gallagher. Lee Tomlin finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Leicester 1-1 Peterborough.The assist for the goal came from Emile Sinclair.

67:44

Joe Newell comes on in place of Lee Frecklington.

65:47

Lee Tomlin fouled by Paul Konchesky, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Tomlin delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

62:57

Unfair challenge on George Boyd by Lee Peltier results in a free kick. George Boyd takes the free kick.

61:05

The referee shows David Nugent a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

56:10

Paul Gallagher gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Peterborough.Corner from the right by-line taken by Lee Tomlin, assist on the goal came from David Nugent. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Daniel Kearns coming on for Grant McCann. Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

53:41

Corner taken short by Paul Gallagher.

52:25

Paul Gallagher crosses the ball.

51:39

Grant McCann has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

49:11

Andy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Boyd. Joe Lewis restarts play with the free kick.

47:05

Richie Wellens has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

45:38

Paul Gallagher takes a outswinging corner.

45:36 +0.36

Ryan Bennett challenges Jermaine Beckford unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

45:36

Emile Sinclair takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel. Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, Tommy Rowe manages to make a clearance.

45:14 +0.14

The ball is crossed by Paul Gallagher, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.

42:02

Paul Konchesky delivers the ball, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.

41:20

Paul Konchesky concedes a free kick for a foul on Emile Sinclair. Paul Konchesky shown a yellow card. Grant McCann crosses the ball in from the free kick, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.

40:12

Centre by Lee Tomlin, clearance made by Souleymane Bamba.

38:02

Jermaine Beckford has an effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that bounces off the post.

34:52

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

32:07

The assistant referee signals for offside against George Boyd. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

30:46

Paul Gallagher crosses the ball.

30:39

Paul Gallagher delivers the ball, Grant McCann manages to make a clearance.

29:05

Paul Gallagher delivers the ball, Tommy Rowe manages to make a clearance.

28:56

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Header from close in by Souleymane Bamba misses to the left of the target.

27:50

The ball is swung over by Lee Frecklington.

23:53

Andy King fouled by Craig Alcock, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Paul Gallagher from left channel, Corner from right by-line taken by Paul Gallagher. Clearance made by Ryan Bennett. Corner from the right by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, Close range headed effort by Souleymane Bamba misses to the right of the target.

22:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Peltier by Lee Tomlin. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.

19:50

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann.

19:29

The ball is swung over by Paul Konchesky, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.

15:39

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer.

15:29

Centre by Lee Peltier.

14:46

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.

14:01

Jermaine Beckford concedes a free kick for a foul on Gabriel Zakuani. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

12:00

Header from close range by Jermaine Beckford misses to the right of the target.

11:07

Lee Frecklington has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

10:43

Paul Konchesky delivers the ball, clearance made by Grant McCann.

8:44

Lee Tomlin challenges Lee Peltier unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick. The ball is crossed by Lloyd Dyer, Gabriel Zakuani makes a clearance.

8:22

The ball is swung over by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Ryan Bennett.

6:47

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Gallagher, Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, clearance by Lee Frecklington. Corner from the right by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Lee Frecklington.

6:32

Andy King crosses the ball, clearance made by Tommy Rowe.

6:24

Lloyd Dyer sends in a cross, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.

5:42

Souleymane Bamba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Frecklington. Direct free kick taken by Lee Frecklington.

3:26

Craig Alcock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

2:56

The ball is crossed by Paul Konchesky, Ryan Bennett makes a clearance.

1:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba by Paul Taylor. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

0:51

George Boyd fouled by Lee Peltier, the ref awards a free kick. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Foxes missing Mills Leicester captain Matt Mills is suspended for the visit of Peterborough. Mills was sent off for the second time this season during the 2-1 defeat at Hull last weekend and will begin a two-match ban, having previously seen red during the loss at Birmingham in October. Republic of Ireland international Sean St Ledger is likely to replace Mills and partner Sol Bamba at the heart of the City defence, although Aleksandar Tunchev is also an option for manager Nigel Pearson. Tunchev has been out with a groin injury since returning from a loan spell at Crystal Palace - the Bulgarian's first sustained period of first-team football since making his comeback from a long-term knee injury in the spring. He has trained successfully for a week, though, and, having featured in a reserve-team match, could challenge St Ledger for a starting role. Peterborough have problems at left-back. Current incumbent Tom Kennedy is ineligible as he is on loan from the Foxes, while Mark Little, who he replaced, will be out until mid-January having underwent surgery on a groin injury this week. Craig Alcock, who has spent much of the season on the left-hand side of the defence, is likely to stay at right-back after midfielder Tommy Rowe was outstanding in the final half-hour against Barnsley last weekend when he switched to left-back. Rowe will probably remain in the position, although manager Darren Ferguson admits he is also weighing up a surprise selection. "It is very likely Tommy Rowe will play there. I've been pleased with Tommy's last two performances, but Nathan Ralph and Kgosi Ntlhe are two young players who could do a job for us at left-back as well," said Ferguson, who confirmed Joe Lewis will remain in goal despite conceding four times on his return to the first-team against Barnsley after seven months out with a knee injury. "Kgosi came back from injury to play in the FA Youth Cup in midweek so it might be too soon for him, but it's possible Nathan could be involved."

Formation:4312Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 4312Manager: Darren Ferguson

Peterborough

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Lee Peltier
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Richie Wellens
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Andy King
  • Jermaine Beckford
  • David Nugent
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Steve Howard
  • Neil Danns
  • Gelson Fernandes
  • Jeffery Schlupp

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Match Report

Tomlin tames Foxes Leicester drew at home for the first time in the npower Championship this season after Peterborough hit back to ensure a 1-1 final scoreline at the King Power Stadium. Paul Gallacher marked his recall to the Leicester team with the opening goal after 56 minutes, but Lee Tomlin brought the visitors level in the 71st minute. With captain Matt Mills suspended following his red card in the defeat at Hull last weekend, Republic of Ireland international Sean St Ledger was recalled to partner Sol Bamba at the heart of the Leicester defence. And manager Nigel Pearson made a second change, with Gallacher replacing Neil Danns in midfield. On-loan full-back Tom Kennedy was ineligible for Peterborough against his parent club so a defensive reshuffle saw Tommy Rowe fill in at left-back as Lee Frecklington was recalled in midfield in the only change for Posh. Leicester dominated early on and might have taken the lead through headed efforts from Jermaine Beckford and Bamba, but both players missed the target from six yards out when it seemed easier to do better. Joe Lewis, recalled in goal last week following seven months out with a knee injury, kept his place despite Peterborough conceding four goals in the defeat to Barnsley last weekend. He fumbled a long-range shot from Lloyd Dyer after 15 minutes, though, giving Leicester some hope. Beckford was unlucky to see a shot from the edge of the area strike a post seven minutes before half-time. Home stopper Kasper Schmeichel was called into action at the start of the second half to block a volley from Emile Sinclair. Leicester then deservedly went ahead after 56 minutes. Gallacher took a short corner to David Nugent, whose attempted cross ricocheted back into the path of the Scot and he drilled a right-foot shot past Lewis at the near post. Peterborough improved after that and got themselves level midway through the second half. Sinclair used his pace to get free down the right-hand side and his cross was headed home by Lee Tomlin diving into the six-yard box. Beckford had a chance to restore Leicester`s lead soon afterwards but the former Everton and Leeds striker shot over the crossbar when again it looked simpler to hit the target. At the other end, Lewis did well to handle a fiercely-struck shot from Lee Peltier with 10 minutes remaining, but neither side was able to create a decent enough chance to win the game. endM

Form Guide

    WLWDWL
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Peterborough
  • LWDDLL

Last Meetings

  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 10/04/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Peterborough
  • 15/09/2009
  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 19/12/1993
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Peterborough
  • 14/08/1993
  • Peterborough
  • 3 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 24/04/1993
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 2
  • Peterborough
  • 18/10/1992

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • D Nugent 6
  • A King 4
  • P Konchesky 2
  • D Vassell 2
  • P Gallagher 2
  • J Beckford 2
  • R Wellens 1
  • N Danns 1
  • L Dyer 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • G Fernandes 1
  • J Schlupp 1
  • Y Abe 1

Peterborough

  • G McCann 6
  • P Taylor 6
  • L Frecklington 5
  • E Sinclair 5
  • G Boyd 4
  • L Tomlin 4
  • T Rowe 2
  • G Zakuani 1
  • M Little 1
  • R Bennett 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 49
    • Goals per game 27
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Peterborough

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 39
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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