Winger Boyd stars in Posh win

Winger George Boyd netted to ensure Peterborough stretched their unbeaten League One run to 13 matches with a 2-1 win over Colchester United.

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Boyd: Netted winner

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The former Stevenage star carved out the home side's opening goal and then struck the winner as the plucky U's were brushed aside.

Boyd picked out prolific frontman Craig Mackail-Smith to break the deadlock in first-half stoppage time - the 14-goal striker clipping the ball over defender Johnnie Jackson before finishing smartly.

Colchester rallied and hauled themselves level in the 61st minute when former Posh striker Clive Platt netted on his return to London Road.

The big striker powered home a deep David Perkins cross with a close-range header - but Colchester's celebrations were cut short when Posh struck again moments later.

Boyd clinically fired into the bottom corner from 12 yards after goalkeeper Dean Gerken had kept out Gabby Zakuani's far-post header.

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4 MK Dons 12 12 23
5 Notts Co 13 8 23
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7 Swindon 12 10 22
8 Oldham 14 5 22
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10 Chesterfld 13 3 19
11 Fleetwood 14 2 19
12 Bradford 14 0 19
13 Crawley 14 -10 17
14 Colchester 14 -1 16
15 Leyton Or 13 0 15
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17 Doncaster 12 -8 14
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19 Gillingham 14 -7 13
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23 Walsall 14 -4 12
24 Scunthrpe 14 -11 12

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