Peterborough V Brighton at London Road Ground : Match Preview

15 April 2013 05:01
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Little misses out for Posh

Mark Little will miss Peterborough's home game against Brighton.

Little may be ruled out for the remaining four matches of the season after suffering a hamstring strain towards the end of the first half of Posh's 3-2 victory over promotion-chasing Watford at London Road on Saturday.

The right wing-back will undergo a scan to determine the full extent of the damage but manager Darren Ferguson is preparing himself for the worst.

"It doesn't look good for Mark, which is a shame as he's had a really good season," said Ferguson.

Michael Bostwick remains unavailable and his season could also be over after suffering a setback last week in his recovery from a hamstring injury, while fellow midfielder Jack Payne (ankle) will continue to be assessed.

Peterborough's run of nine matches without defeat is the longest current unbeaten streak in the Championship.

If Posh avoid defeat on Tuesday night, it will be the club's longest run without a loss at this level since the 1992-1993 season.

Brighton boss Gus Poyet has a goalkeeping dilemma ahead of his side's trip.

Poyet must decide whether to stick with Casper Ankergren or recall regular number one Tomasz Kuszczak after his recovery from an elbow injury.

Ankergren kept a clean sheet on his first-team return at Middlesbrough on Saturday, leaving his manager with food for thought.

Wingers Kazenga LuaLua and Will Buckley (both hamstring) are also closing in on a return to the squad and could be named among the substitutes.

Right-back Bruno is also recovering well from a calf problem but Tuesday's match is expected to come too soon for him.

The Seagulls are unbeaten in their last five league matches and are two points clear of the chasing pack in the play-off places.

Source: PA

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