Football League roundup: Peterborough close on playoffs with win over Derby

25 March 2023 17:30
Posh a point off top six after Nathanael Ogbeta seals winPortsmouth battle back to draw 2-2 at home to Port ValePeterborough claimed a crucial victory in the race for the League One playoffs by beating fellow promotion hopefuls Derby 2-0. Second-half goals from Ephron Mason-Clark and Nathanael Ogbeta settled the contest and moved Darren Ferguson’s men to within a point of the top six.Derby, who kicked off four points clear of their hosts, had the only attempt on target of the first half when Conor Hourihane was denied by the boot of keeper Will Norris. It was a different story after the break, though, as Mason-Clark rifled a 52nd-minute opener past Joe Wildsmith, and Ogbeta made sure of the points in the 82nd. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian