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Inswinging corner taken by Agustin Battipiedi from the left by-line.
Agustin Battipiedi takes a shot. Save made by Joe Lewis.
Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Mendez-Laing by Ashley Barnes results in a free kick. Joe Lewis takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Cristian Baz from the right by-line.
Corner taken right-footed by Marcos Painter, Header from deep inside the area by Agustin Battipiedi goes over the bar.
Agustin Battipiedi takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.
A cross is delivered by Mark Little.
Centre by Elliott Bennett, clearance by Mark Little.
Grant McCann produces a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Craig Mackail-Smith clears the bar.
Chris Whelpdale produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Cristian Baz produces a cross, Mark Little makes a clearance.
Charlie Lee concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliott Bennett. Free kick taken by Inigo Calderon.
A cross is delivered by Cristian Baz, save made by Joe Lewis.
Chris Whelpdale crosses the ball, clearance by Gordon Greer.
Radostin Kishishev leaves the field to be replaced by Agustin Battipiedi.
Centre by Gary Dicker, blocked by Chris Whelpdale.
Cristian Baz has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Cristian Baz is brought on as a substitute for Glenn Murray.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam El-Abd on Craig Mackail-Smith. Joe Lewis restarts play with the free kick.
Elliott Bennett produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Save made by Joe Lewis.
Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Little by Elliott Bennett. Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi restarts play with the free kick.
Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Wesolowski.
Inigo Calderon crosses the ball, Charlie Lee manages to make a clearance.
Joe Lewis goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Ashley Barnes scores a penalty. Peterborough 0-3 Brighton.Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett by Joe Lewis.
The ball is sent over by Gary Dicker, blocked by James Wesolowski.
A cross is delivered by Mark Little, save by Casper Ankergren.
Mark Little produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Wesolowski by Adam El-Abd. Mark Little takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliott Bennett played to the near post, save made by Joe Lewis.
A cross is delivered by Ashley Barnes, Radostin Kishishev takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.
Chris Whelpdale is brought on as a substitute for Lee Frecklington.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line, Ryan Bennett has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Centre by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Adam El-Abd gets a block in.
Corner taken right-footed by Marcos Painter from the right by-line, Liam Bridcutt takes a shot. Save made by Joe Lewis.
The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett, clearance by Ryan Bennett.
Glenn Murray is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Glenn Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Charlie Lee. Joe Lewis takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Gary Dicker.
Marcos Painter crosses the ball, clearance by Mark Little.
The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett, clearance made by Mark Little.
Corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ashley Barnes.
Effort from inside the area by Craig Mackail-Smith misses to the left of the target.
Elliott Bennett takes a shot. Casper Ankergren makes a comfortable save.
Unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Radostin Kishishev results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.
Unfair challenge on Lee Frecklington by Ashley Barnes results in a free kick. Charlie Lee takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Elliott Bennett, Foul by Ashley Barnes on Charlie Lee, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Lewis.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcos Painter on Mark Little. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.
Inigo Calderon finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-2 Brighton.Elliott Bennett takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Glenn Murray provided the assist for the goal.
Booking for Grant McCann for unsporting behaviour. Aaron Mclean leaves the field to be replaced by Lee Frecklington. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Painter by Craig Mackail-Smith. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Painter.
The referee shows Ryan Bennett a yellow card. Elliott Bennett fouled by Ryan Bennett, the ref awards a Penalty. Penalty taken by Elliott Bennett saved by Joe Lewis. Peterborough 0-1 Brighton.
The referee shows George Boyd a red card.
Unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett by Grant McCann results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Elliott Bennett.
Foul by Marcos Painter on Craig Mackail-Smith, free kick awarded. Grant McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Charlie Lee is given a yellow card. Charlie Lee challenges Ashley Barnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gary Dicker, Adam El-Abd manages to make a clearance.
Centre by George Boyd.
Ashley Barnes delivers the ball, Shot from inside the area by Glenn Murray clears the bar.
The ball is sent over by Gary Dicker.
Glenn Murray takes a shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.
Ashley Barnes fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-1 Brighton.Mark Little concedes a free kick for a foul on Glenn Murray. Assist by Elliott Bennett.
Inigo Calderon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant McCann. Joe Lewis takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line, Charlie Lee makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Grant McCann by Glenn Murray results in a free kick. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett.
The ball is sent over by Inigo Calderon, Mark Little makes a clearance.
Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Radostin Kishishev gets a block in.
Elliott Bennett takes the inswinging corner, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.
Elliott Bennett decides to take the corner short, Liam Bridcutt takes a shot. Save made by Joe Lewis.
Centre by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Casper Ankergren makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Charlie Lee.
The game gets underway.
It is the end of the first-half.
The referee starts the second half.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Posh rue Rowe absence
Peterborough will be without winger Tommy Rowe for the visit of League One leaders Brighton.
Rowe - who has been playing at full-back under Gary Johnson this season - picked up a groin injury at Brentford last weekend and is ruled out.
Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi is favourite to fill in at left-back as Johnson has everyone else fit.
Record signing Ryan Bennett has fully recovered from illness and Gabriel Zakuani played the full 90 minutes last weekend after an arm injury.
Forward Lee Tomlin is still suspended as he serves the final game of his three-match ban but midfielder James Wesolowski is back from a knee injury as Posh look for a win to cut the gap on Brighton.
Brighton duo Matt Sparrow and Adam El-Abd have been passed fit for the trip.
Midfielder Sparrow missed last Saturday's win over Yeovil with a groin problem but has trained this week.
Centre-half El-Abd suffered a broken nose against the Glovers but was back in training just two days later and should reclaim his place in the starting line-up.
Manager Gus Poyet therefore has a virtually full-strength squad for the table-topping clash with midfielder Alan Navarro the only absentee.
Navarro is continuing his rehabilitation from a ruptured cruciate ligament and has targeted a return in February.
The Seagulls are six points clear at the top of the table on the back of a 10-game unbeaten run.
Seagulls fly high at Posh
Table-topping Brighton cruised past 10-man Peterborough 3-0 in a battle of the League One big guns.
Ashley Barnes glanced them into a 16th-minute lead when being picked out by Elliott Bennett's free-kick from the left - and the goalscorer continued to be a pivotal figure.
He was involved in a tangle on the deck with George Boyd that led to the Posh man being shown a red card.
Brighton Bennett being scythed down by Ryan Bennett three minutes later, but the same Seagulls man saw his penalty saved by Joe Lewis - the best in a bunch of fine stops from the Posh keeper.
Brighton did soon double their advantage in the 33rd minute when Inigo Calderon was able to convert a Bennett corner from point-blank range at the second attempt to strike for the third time in as many matches.
Livewire wideman Bennett earned another spot-kick when hauled down by Lewis in the 62nd minute but handed over responsibilities to Barnes who stroked the ball into the corner.
But the Albion frontman was left with head in hands moments later when twice denied a hat-trick. His first effort was blocked by defender Kelvin Langmead before he blazed the rebound against the bar.
And Barnes again missed out on a treble when striking the bar for a second time in the dying moments.
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