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Lee Tomlin fires in a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 7-1 Ipswich.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant McCann, Shot from just outside the box by Lee Tomlin misses to the right of the goal.
Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Tunnicliffe misses to the right of the goal.
Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.
Ryan Tunnicliffe has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Grant McCann is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Stockdale.
Keith Andrews takes a shot from 35+ yards. Save made by Paul Jones.
The referee blows for offside against George Boyd. David Stockdale takes the free kick.
Ryan Tunnicliffe takes a shot.
Michael Chopra leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Ellington.
Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter.
Keith Andrews challenges George Boyd unfairly and gives away a free kick. Grant McCann fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by David Stockdale.
Craig Alcock takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.
Corner taken right-footed by Grant McCann, clearance by Aaron Cresswell.
Corner taken by Grant McCann from the left by-line.
George Boyd takes a shot. Save made by David Stockdale.
Corner taken right-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line, George Boyd has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Lee Frecklington leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Tunnicliffe.
Corner taken right-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line, Jack Ainsley makes a clearance.
Scott Wootton takes a shot. David Stockdale makes a save.
George Boyd takes a shot.
Grant McCann takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.
Outswinging corner taken by Grant McCann.
George Boyd takes a shot. Fantastic save by David Stockdale.
Ben Gordon comes on in place of Mark Little.
Grant McCann fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Peterborough 6-1 Ipswich.
Mark Kennedy is brought on as a substitute for Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
Outswinging corner taken by Paul Taylor, Grant McCann has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.
Lee Frecklington concedes a free kick for a foul on Damien Delaney. Lee Frecklington goes into the book. Damien Delaney goes into the referee's book. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann.
Assist on the goal came from Lee Tomlin.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Tommy Rowe. David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line.
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Jones.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Tommy Rowe. Indirect free kick taken by David Stockdale.
Mark Little takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.
Tommy Smith challenges Lee Tomlin unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Tommy Smith is sent off. Grant McCann scores a power penalty. Peterborough 5-1 Ipswich.
Josh Carson goes off and Tommy Smith comes on.
Lee Martin concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Little. Lee Martin is sent off. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.
Booking for Lee Tomlin.
Lee Tomlin fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 4-1 Ipswich.The assist for the goal came from Grant McCann.
Paul Taylor fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Peterborough 3-1 Ipswich.
The official flags Paul Taylor offside. Aaron Cresswell takes the indirect free kick.
Lee Tomlin gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Peterborough 2-1 Ipswich.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Boyd by Michael Chopra. Scott Wootton takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Alcock by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas. Free kick taken by Lee Frecklington.
Lee Tomlin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Taylor gets on the score sheet with a goal from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Peterborough 1-1 Ipswich.Assist on the goal came from Mark Little.
Mark Little is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Stockdale takes the indirect free kick.
Paul Taylor has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Grant Leadbitter concedes a free kick for a foul on George Boyd. Direct free kick taken by Scott Wootton.
Keith Andrews finds the net with a goal from long distance to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 0-1 Ipswich.
Corner taken by Grant McCann.
Lee Martin concedes a free kick for a foul on George Boyd. George Boyd restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas on Craig Alcock, free kick awarded. Craig Alcock takes the free kick.
Grant McCann produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
George Boyd concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Andrews. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from deep inside the area by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas misses to the right of the target.
Lee Frecklington fouled by Grant Leadbitter, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Grant Leadbitter. Direct free kick taken by Grant McCann.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Lee Tomlin. David Stockdale takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann, Scott Wootton takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.
Grant McCann produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Lee Tomlin fouled by Carlos Edwards, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.
Gordon set for Posh bow
New signing Ben Gordon could be in line for his Peterborough debut when Ipswich visit London Road.
The left-back, 20, joined Posh on loan from Chelsea this week and will be included in Darren Ferguson`s squad after arriving too late to be involved against Millwall on Wednesday night.
Fellow defender Gabriel Zakuani will be assessed on Friday after missing the last two matches with a toe problem.
Striker Paul Taylor staked his claim for a start after coming off the bench to make one goal and score the equaliser as Posh came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Millwall.
Nicky Ajose will remain on the sidelines. The former Manchester United trainee was forced out of the opening-day victory over Crystal Palace after just 27 minutes due to a hamstring injury.
Another striker, Dave Hibbert, and goalkeeper Joe Lewis are still recovering from knee injuries.
Ipswich manager Paul Jewell will be pondering changes to his starting XI.
The Town boss was furious after Tuesday`s 5-2 home defeat to Southampton, especially with his side`s defending after they found themselves three-nil down at the break.
Lee Martin and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas both came on at half-time and made positive contributions, strengthening their claims to start at London Road while the likes of Nathan Ellington must also be in with a shout.
Left-back Aaron Cresswell and central midfielder Grant Leadbitter played a large part of the midweek mauling operating in the wide positions and they could well revert back to their favoured slots to accommodate Martin and Emmanuel-Thomas.
Jewell`s cause is not expected to be helped by the likely continued absence of centre-back Ivar Ingimarsson due to a thigh injury.
Tomlin treble caps Posh masterclass
Lee Tomlin scored the first senior hat-trick of his career as Peterborough destroyed nine-man Ipswich in a remarkable 7-1 npower Championship victory at London Road.
Midfielder Keith Andrews put the Tractor Boys ahead in the 23rd minute but Darren Ferguson`s men hit back in stunning fashion to lead 4-1 at the break.
Paul Taylor - making his first start for Peterborough - drew them level in the 30th minute, Tomlin scored eight minutes later and both men found the net again in quick succession to put the hosts in total control.
Paul Jewell`s side were dealt another hammer blow on the stroke of half-time when midfielder Lee Martin was shown a straight red card for a foul on Mark Little.
Ipswich defender Tommy Smith was then sent off for a professional foul shortly after the restart and Grant McCann scored twice, the first a penalty, before Tomlin completed his treble late on.
The result condemned Ipswich to a third defeat from their opening four games and left them looking anything but the serious promotion contenders they were tipped to be.
After a lively opening in which chances came and went, Ipswich led in the 23rd minute when Andrews collected possession and hit a stunning volley into the top corner.
But the lead last just seven minutes as Taylor connected with Little`s cross and hit a superb 25-yard strike into the top corner.
Ipswich struggled thereafter and found themselves 2-1 down in the 38th minute when Tomlin showed delightful skill before drilling home his first from 12 yards.
Remarkably, the hosts struck again two minutes later when Taylor swept a right-footed shot into the net and it soon got worse for Ipswich.
Peterborough went 4-1 up in the 42nd minute when McCann found Tomlin with a fine pass and the attacking midfielder broke clear to drill a right-foot shot into the net.
The visitors were on the ropes and their frustrations boiled over on the stroke of half-time when Martin caught Little with a late tackle and was promptly shown a red card.
Shortly after the restart, Ipswich substitute Smith fouled Tomlin on the edge of the 18-yard box as he threatened to burst clear.
Referee Graham Scott showed Smith a red card and pointed to the penalty spot, with McCann stepping up to fire home left-footed with a fine spot kick which gave David Stockdale no chance.
Posh claimed number six in the 56th minute when McCann hit a low shot from 12 yards which deflected into the net.
Ipswich knew the game was up but it could have got worse for them in the 57th minute when George Boyd hit a fine shot which drew a brilliant save from Stockdale in the Ipswich goal.
Stockdale denied Boyd again in the 64th minute and 10 minutes later Posh came close to a seventh when substitute Ryan Tunnicliffe fired against the crossbar from six yards.
There was more misery for Ipswich late on, though, when Tomlin completed his treble with a neat right-footed finish from close range.
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