Posh edge five-goal O's thriller

Peterborough had to battle for their eighth away win of the season as they overcame a brave Leyton Orient side 3-2 at Brisbane Road.

Last Updated: 04/03/09 at 00:17 Post Comment

Martin: Netted winner

Martin: Netted winner

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

High-flying Posh had already cleared off the goal-line from Orient strikers Simon Church and Scott McGleish when they raced into a 2-0 lead.

Chris Whelpdale met a cross from Paul Coutts to head them in front and Aaron Mclean set up midfielder Sergio Torres to fire in a shot that eluded the grasp of Orient goalkeeper Jamie Jones.

McGleish reduced the arrears from the penalty spot after Charlie Lee had handled, only for captain Russ Martin to restore Peterborough's two-goal lead when he headed home Coutt's cross in first-half added time.

Orient replied through McGleish following a Jason Demetriou free-kick.

The home side matched their opponents in most areas and had more possession during the closing stages of an entertaining, windswept game, but it was not enough to save them from their ninth home defeat of the season.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Sunday, 24 May 2015
17:30
Preston 4-0 Swindon Report
Monday, 11 May 2015
19:45
Swindon 5-5 Sheff Utd  
Sunday, 10 May 2015
12:15
Preston 3-0 Chesterfld Report
Thursday, 07 May 2015
19:45
Chesterfld 0-1 Preston Report
Sheff Utd 1-2 Swindon Report
Sunday, 03 May 2015
12:15
Barnsley 5-0 Rochdale Report
Bristol C 8-2 Walsall Report
Colchester 1-0 Preston Report
Crawley 1-2 Coventry Report
Crewe 0-1 Bradford Report

Footer 365

Gundogan yet to make decision on future

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan could yet join Manchester United this summer, according to a report from Germany.

Liverpool close in on Milner - Report

Want-away Man City midfielder James Milner could be announced as a Liverpool player by the end of the week, according to reports.

Atleti, Arsenal and Liverpool target Vietto

Villarreal are reportedly attempting to renegotiate Luciano Vietto's contract to ward off interest from Atletico Madrid, Arsenal and Liverpool.

Mail Box

James Milner: Jose's Perfect Player?

Probably. But presumably he would not swap one bench for another. We have mails on over-hyped players, Arsenal enthusiasm, UEFA, FIFA and naked dudes...

Francis Is Coq Of The North (London)

There is more praise for Mesut Ozil, but it's Francis Coquelin who gets the big love in the Mails. Plus Lazio, Wilshere swears (who cares?) and an over-capped England...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company