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Prenton Park (ATT 4,592) 24th August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: J Simpson

Tranmere Tranmere Rovers vs Peterborough United Peterboro

Tranmere 0

A Jones (S/O 38)

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Peterboro 5

T Rowe (14)
T Barnett (34)
G McCann (pen 38)
B Assombalonga (59)
M Little (68)

Posh power to emphatic victory

Last Updated: 24/08/13 8:50pm

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Britt Assombalonga: Amongst the goals

Britt Assombalonga: Amongst the goals

Britt Assombalonga grabbed his fourth Peterborough goal as Posh thrashed 10-man Tranmere Rovers 5-0 at Prenton Park.

Tommy Rowe scored for the third time in four games to put the visitors ahead on 14 minutes when Lee Tomlin charged down Stephen Foster's clearance and his cut back was dummied by Tyrone Barnett, allowing the captain to find the top corner.

Good work from Michael Bostwick on 34 minutes allowed Barnett to extend United's lead before Andrai Jones saw red for bringing down the scorer four minutes later, with Grant McCann slotting home the resulting penalty.

Assombalonga pounced to stab home Danny Kearns' free-kick just before the hour mark and substitute Mark Little rifled in his side's fifth on 68 minutes, with Tranmere supporters greeting the end of the match with a chorus of boos.

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Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 39 84
2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
6 Rochdale 38 56
7 Barnsley 39 56
8 Peterborough United 39 56
9 Chesterfield 38 54
10 Bradford City 37 54
11 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
12 Fleetwood Town 39 53
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
16 Walsall 38 46
17 Coventry City 39 46
18 Crewe Alexandra 39 45
19 Scunthorpe United 38 44
20 Notts County 38 43
21 Crawley Town 39 43
22 Leyton Orient 38 42
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 39 33