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  • Date:17 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:London Road Ground
  • Attendance:7,901
  • Sinclair (2) Sinclair (37)
  • Treacy (44)
Goal!

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94:24 +4.24

The ball is swung over by Keith Treacy.

93:38 +3.38

A cross is delivered by Brian Easton, Craig Alcock makes a clearance.

92:32 +2.32

The referee gives a free kick against Kieran Trippier for handball. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

91:27 +1.27

Paul Taylor goes into the book for time wasting.

89:24

The referee blows for offside. Paul Jones takes the free kick.

88:36

Foul by Tommy Rowe on Chris McCann, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

86:20

The referee books Scott Wootton for time wasting.

84:30

Keith Treacy challenges Lee Frecklington unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Wootton is brought on as a substitute for Lee Frecklington. Grant McCann fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Junior Stanislas gets a block in.

83:52

Kieran Trippier sends in a cross, clearance made by Gabriel Zakuani.

83:04

The ball is swung over by Junior Stanislas, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.

82:25

A cross is delivered by Marvin Bartley, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.

81:15

Corner taken left-footed by Keith Treacy from the right by-line, save by Paul Jones.

80:02

Chris McCann fouled by Lee Frecklington, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.

79:00

Brian Easton takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.

77:37

Corner taken by Junior Stanislas from the left by-line to the near post.

77:21

Charlie Austin takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

76:17

Paul Taylor comes on in place of George Boyd.

75:06

Brian Easton produces a cross, Effort from inside the area by Keith Treacy misses to the right of the goal.

72:35

George Boyd produces a cross, Emile Sinclair takes a shot. Marvin Bartley gets a block in.

71:35

(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Marvin Bartley coming on for Dean Marney.

71:05

Brian Easton crosses the ball, Craig Alcock makes a clearance.

70:11

Junior Stanislas takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Bennett.

68:19

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant McCann, save by Lee Grant.

68:12

Centre by George Boyd, blocked by Kieran Trippier.

66:12

The ball is swung over by Keith Treacy.

65:50

Lee Frecklington takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant.

64:10

Keith Treacy sends in a cross, Effort from the edge of the area by Junior Stanislas goes wide of the right-hand post.

62:45

Emile Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

61:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Rodriguez on Tommy Rowe. Free kick taken by Paul Jones.

60:44

(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Junior Stanislas coming on for Ross Wallace.

58:39

Tommy Rowe replaces Lee Tomlin.

58:03

Emile Sinclair takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.

56:57

Shot from just outside the box by Lee Tomlin misses to the right of the target.

56:02

Grant McCann takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand post.

54:56

Jay Rodriguez has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

52:26

The ball is delivered by Keith Treacy, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.

51:28

Corner taken right-footed by Lee Tomlin, Brian Easton makes a clearance.

51:08

The referee blows for offside. Paul Jones takes the free kick.

50:02

Ross Wallace produces a cross, clearance by Ryan Bennett.

49:30

Lee Tomlin produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

46:08

The official flags Jay Rodriguez offside. Free kick taken by Paul Jones.

45:26

Kieran Trippier fouled by George Boyd, the ref awards a free kick. David Edgar takes the direct free kick.

45:24 +0.24

Emile Sinclair fouled by Ross Wallace, the ref awards a free kick. Grant McCann fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

45:06

Foul by George Boyd on Chris McCann, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brian Easton.

44:18

Keith Treacy finds the net with a goal from outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 2-1 Burnley.

43:37

Keith Treacy delivers the ball, Paul Jones makes a save.

40:47

Jay Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Frecklington. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

39:48

A cross is delivered by Emile Sinclair, clearance made by David Edgar.

39:13

Centre by Lee Tomlin, clearance made by David Edgar.

37:12

Emile Sinclair finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 2-0 Burnley.

35:34

Mark Little produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

33:51

The ball is swung over by Keith Treacy.

31:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Tomlin on Chris McCann. Ben Mee takes the free kick.

30:47

The ball is swung over by Chris McCann, Shot by Jay Rodriguez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

28:32

Jay Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Frecklington. Paul Jones takes the direct free kick.

27:15

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.

26:05

Chris McCann produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

23:45

George Boyd has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

23:01

Centre by Kieran Trippier, Lee Frecklington manages to make a clearance.

20:59

Chris McCann takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross Wallace, Craig Alcock makes a clearance. David Edgar takes a shot. Corner from right by-line taken by Ross Wallace. Save by Paul Jones. Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

20:40

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

19:40

Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Gabriel Zakuani.

19:18

The ball is crossed by Brian Easton, Charlie Austin takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

17:54

Kieran Trippier delivers the ball, clearance by Lee Frecklington.

16:12

Lee Grant joins the action as a substitute, replacing Brian Jensen.

16:04

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier.

13:37

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Grant McCann, Ryan Tunnicliffe has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

12:54

Jay Rodriguez challenges Craig Alcock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

12:09

Kieran Trippier takes a short corner.

11:52

Charlie Austin produces a cross, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.

10:42

Mark Little challenges Ben Mee unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

9:26

Lee Tomlin is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

7:55

Grant McCann takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Ryan Bennett has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

7:30

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the left by-line to the near post.

7:18

Emile Sinclair takes a shot. Ben Mee gets a block in.

6:13

Keith Treacy is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Jones.

6:01

The ball is delivered by Keith Treacy, Craig Alcock makes a clearance.

3:22

Foul by Ben Mee on Lee Frecklington, free kick awarded. Ben Mee receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Grant McCann, save by Brian Jensen.

2:07

Emile Sinclair grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 1-0 Burnley.Assist on the goal came from Lee Tomlin.

1:07

Keith Treacy concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Frecklington. Direct free kick taken by George Boyd.

Match Preview

Zakuani fighting fit for Posh Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson expects Gabriel Zakuani to play against Burnley. The defender has been nursing a toe injury and was forced off early in the second half of the home defeat to Hull last weekend. However, it is not thought to be a recurrence of the problem and Congolese should keep his place. Long-term absentee David Hibbert (knee) aside, Ferguson has a full complement of players to choose from. Goalkeeper Joe Lewis, on-loan defenders Josh Thompson and Ben Gordon, recent signing Danny Kearns and fellow forward Nicky Ajose kept match-sharp with 90 minutes for the reserves this week. It remains to be seen how many of them come into Ferguson`s plans after the 5-1 defeat to Coventry. Striker Emile Sinclair will hope to make his first start after making his Posh debut as a second-half substitute against Hull. Burnley boss Eddie Howe is without a trio of players for his side's journey south. Martin Paterson (thigh), Michael Duff (knee) and Danny Ings (cartilage) remain sidelined but the Clarets have no other major concerns. Howe admits that finding ready-made additions from the loan market is not proving easy and is likely to travel to London Road with just 17 first-team players. He has been scouring the loan market for potential reinforcements following the close of the August transfer window. But, having been unable to land his top targets, the Clarets chief is happy to bide his time as he seeks to find the right players. He said: "I have to make sure I don't just take someone and then sit them on our bench. That's not going to do anyone any good."

Formation:442Manager: Darren Ferguson

Peterborough

Formation: 442Manager: Eddie Howe

Burnley

  • Paul Jones
  • Mark Little
  • Ryan Bennett
  • Gabriel Zakuani
  • Craig Alcock
  • Lee Frecklington
  • Ryan Tunnicliffe
  • Grant McCann
  • George Boyd
  • Emile Sinclair
  • Lee Tomlin
  • SUBS
  • Joe Lewis
  • Scott Wootton
  • Tommy Rowe
  • Daniel Kearns
  • Paul Taylor

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Match Report

Sinclair at the double for Posh Emile Sinclair bagged a first-half brace as Peterborough took the points 2-1 in a pulsating encounter with Burnley at London Road. Sinclair, a deadline-day signing from Macclesfield, opened his Peterborough account with three minutes on the clock and capitalised on a mistake from Burnley centre-back David Edgar to double his tally seven minutes before half-time. Keith Treacy reduced the arrears with a sensational strike on the stroke of the interval but, despite contributing fully to an open game, Burnley's final ball let them down on numerous occasions. And when they did find a way through, Peterborough goalkeeper Paul Jones was in inspired form. As a result the hosts were able to hold out for a first victory in four games since dismantling Ipswich 7-1 last month. Eddie Howe's Burnley are now without a clean sheet in 20 matches and have a solitary win to show for their endeavours this term. Peterborough made the perfect start when Sinclair collected Lee Tomlin's pass to find the bottom corner from the edge of the area. The home side were rampant in the opening exchanges and defenders Ryan Bennett and Ryan Tunnicliffe both headed off target from Grant McCann corners. When retrieving the ball after the latter set play in the 14th minute, Burnley keeper Brian Jensen slipped and suffered an apparent groin injury that ended his involvement. Despite that blow the Clarets started to feel their way back into the contest, forcing Jones to make a quartet of impressive saves in quick succession from Charlie Austin, Jay Rodriguez, Chris McCann and Edgar as winger Ross Wallace came to the fore in much of the visitors' work. Burnley were controlling possession in attractive fashion as half wore on only for an individual error to undermine their efforts in the 38th minute. Edgar clumsily surrendered possession to Sinclair who was able to carry the ball into the box and fire past substitute goalkeeper Lee Grant. Treacy capped an entertaining half with a magnificent strike that dragged Burnley back into the contest. The former Blackburn winger cut in from the left and unleashed a right-footed piledriver from 25 yards into the top corner. Sinclair had the chance to complete his hat-trick shortly before the hour when Tomlin and McCann combined down the Burnley right, but he directed his shot into Grant's midriff. The Peterborough forward spurned a clearer opportunity moments later when he touched Bennett's long ball away from Edgar and raced towards the Burnley box, only to fire wide on the half volley. The visitors felt they might have had a penalty after Rodriguez chased down Treacy's pass to get goalside of Craig Alcock before taking a tumble in the box. Referee Jock Waugh was uninterested. Austin then unleashed a fierce left-footed drive, but Jones was once again equal to the task as he tipped over.

Form Guide

    WLDWLL
  • Peterborough
  • VS
  • Burnley
  • DLDWL

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Peterborough

  • L Tomlin 3
  • P Taylor 3
  • G McCann 2
  • G Boyd 1
  • L Frecklington 1

Burnley

  • C Austin 4
  • K Treacy 1

Goals

Peterborough

    • Total goals 21
    • Goals per game 12
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Burnley

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 5
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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