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London Road Ground (ATT 5,707) 23rd November 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Peterboro Peterborough United vs Stevenage Stevenage

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Stevenage 1

L Akins (20)
J Smith (S/O 64)

Akins adds to Posh woes

Last Updated: 23/11/13 7:37pm

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Lucas Akins: Got the winner

Lucas Akins: Got the winner

Lucas Akins grabbed the only goal of the game as Stevenage heaped more misery on Peterborough with a 1-0 victory at London Road.

The winger fired his first league goal of the season in some style with a stunning 20-yard curler after being picked out by a pass from Michael Doughty after 20 minutes.

And that proved to be enough to send out-of-form Posh reeling to a fourth successive League One loss.

Stevenage saw it out despite having midfielder Jimmy Smith sent off in the 64th minute for collecting a second yellow card from referee Mike Jones after cynically body-checking Hogan Ephraim. The visitors also had five other players booked.

Ephraim, on loan from QPR, failed to convert Posh's two best chances. He was denied by a fine Chris Day save late in the first half and saw another good opportunity blocked by defender Luke Jones early in the second period.

Posh skipper Tommy Rowe saw a dipping 25-yard volley hit the top of the crossbar, but the hosts were unable to prevent their slump from continuing as they went down with a whimper.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Fleetwood Town 3 9
2 Bradford City 3 7
3 Bristol City 3 7
4 Milton Keynes Dons 3 6
5 Peterborough United 3 6
6 Chesterfield 3 6
7 Crawley Town 3 6
8 Preston North End 3 5
9 Port Vale 3 5
10 Doncaster Rovers 3 4
11 Swindon Town 3 4
12 Leyton Orient 3 4
13 Gillingham 3 4
14 Coventry City 3 4
15 Barnsley 3 4
16 Notts County 3 4
17 Rochdale 3 3
18 Sheffield United 3 3
19 Yeovil Town 3 3
20 Walsall 3 2
21 Oldham Athletic 3 2
22 Colchester United 3 1
23 Crewe Alexandra 3 0
24 Scunthorpe United 3 0