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Sky Bet League 1

Meadow Lane Stadium (ATT 6,582) 10th August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Duncan

Notts Co Notts County vs Peterborough United Peterboro

Notts Co 2

D Leacock (26)
Y Arquin (pen 90+3)

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Peterboro 4

T Rowe (30)
T Barnett (54)
G McCann (pen 58)
B Assombalonga (71)

Posh put four past Magpies

Last Updated: 10/08/13 6:07pm

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Tommy Rowe: Grabbed Posh's first goal

Tommy Rowe: Grabbed Posh's first goal

Peterborough continued their 100% start to the season after beating Notts County 4-2 in a thrilling encounter at Meadow Lane.

The hosts took the lead somewhat against the run of play after 26 minutes when Mustapha Dumbuya's terrific cross was powered home by Magpies skipper Dean Leacock.

However, the lead did not last long as Posh captain Tommy Rowe replied in kind, glancing in a Lee Tomlin corner to make it 1-1.

Posh, who triumphed 5-1 at Colchester in the Capital One Cup in midweek, took the lead in the 54th minute as Rowe slipped in Tyrone Barnett, who had time to control and stroke the ball past Bartosz Bialkowski.

The visitors stretched their lead further after 58 minutes when Grant McCann cheekily chipped home a penalty after Mark Fotheringham had upended Tomlin.

After County had been denied a clear penalty for handball, the game was effectively over in the 71st minute when a defensive lapse saw Britt Assombalonga smash the ball home.

The hosts finally did receive a spot-kick for handball in added time, which allowed substitute Yoann Arquin to score, but it was too little, too late as the Magpies fell to back-to-back league defeats.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 93
2 Brentford 42 87
3 Leyton Orient 42 80
4 Rotherham United 42 79
5 Preston North End 42 79
6 Peterborough United 42 67
7 Swindon Town 42 60
8 Milton Keynes Dons 42 58
9 Port Vale 42 57
10 Walsall 42 56
11 Sheffield United 41 56
12 Crawley Town 41 52
13 Bradford City 42 50
14 Bristol City 42 50
15 Coventry City 42 49
16 Gillingham 42 48
17 Oldham Athletic 41 47
18 Colchester United 42 46
19 Tranmere Rovers 42 46
20 Notts County 42 43
21 Carlisle United 41 43
22 Crewe Alexandra 42 43
23 Shrewsbury Town 42 41
24 Stevenage 42 39