Cherries pinch point from Posh

A mistake from Peterborough keeper Joe Lewis allowed Bournemouth to snatch a stoppage-time equaliser in a League One thriller which ended 3-3.

Last Updated: 01/04/11 at 22:41 Post Comment

Smith: Late leveller

Smith: Late leveller

Lewis contrived to let a last-gasp drive from Cherries full-back Adam Smith creep under his body as Bournemouth completed a stirring second-half fightback in the dying moments at London Road. Earlier a couple of goals from League One top scorer Craig Mackail-Smith had left them on course for a victory that would have lifted them to within a point of the automatic promotion places.

Mackail-Smith broke the deadlock in the 11th minute when collecting a searching Grant McCann pass and firing past Shwan Jalal from the edge of the box, admittedly with the help of a deflection, but Posh didn't need any assistance to double their advantage four minutes later as Tommy Rowe thumped past Jalal after bursting into the box.

Bournemouth halved their arrears 10 minutes before the break when Danny Ings poked the ball home after Lewis had flapped at a corner, but the two-goal cushion was restored three minutes before the break when Mackail-Smith pounced from point-blank range after Ryan Bennett had flicked a McCann corner into his path.

It stayed that way until veteran substitute Steve Fletcher breathed life into Bournemouth with a fine header from the tightest of angles after being picked out by Liam Feeney's deep cross with 19 minutes to go.

That strike set up a nervy finale which came complete with a late twist as Spurs-loanee Smith grabbed his first Cherries goal. There was still time for Posh to win it at the other end but McCann slammed a volley down into the ground and over the bar.

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.

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

More Match Results

Friday, 18 April 2014
19:45
Bradford 1-0 Peterboro Report
Sheff Utd 1-0 Stevenage Report
15:00
Brentford 1-0 Preston Report
Bristol C 2-1 Notts Co Report
Carlisle 1-1 Walsall Report
Colchester 0-1 Oldham Report
Coventry 1-2 Swindon Report
Crawley 2-1 Leyton Or Report
Gillingham 2-0 Tranmere Report
Port Vale 1-0 MK Dons Report

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Wolves 43 53 96
2 Brentford 43 30 90
3 Leyton Or 43 38 80
4 Rotherham 43 26 79
5 Preston 43 22 79
6 Peterboro 43 9 67
7 Swindon 43 6 63
8 Port Vale 43 -12 60
9 Sheff Utd 42 0 59
10 MK Dons 43 0 58
11 Walsall 43 2 57
12 Crawley 42 -4 55
13 Bradford 43 2 53
14 Bristol C 43 1 53
15 Gillingham 43 -17 51
16 Oldham 42 -10 50
17 Coventry 43 -2 49
18 Colchester 43 -12 46
19 Tranmere 43 -24 46
20 Crewe 43 -27 46
21 Carlisle 42 -26 44
22 Notts Co 43 -16 43
23 Shrewsbury 43 -16 41
24 Stevenage 43 -23 39

Updated Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Footer 365

Transfer News: Gareth Barry to decide on Everton future at the end of the season

Gareth Barry has stated that a top-four place will not affect his decision whether to sign a permanent deal at Everton.

Premier League: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has a five-year plan

Brendan Rodgers has a five-year plan and he considers Liverpool to 'be a destination rather than just a stop-off'.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce pays tribute to Dylan Tombides

Sam Allardyce has paid tribute to Dylan Tombides who died on Friday at the age of 20 following a battle with cancer.

Mail Box

That's Why We Didn't Want Jose At United

There is plenty of reaction to Mourinho's antics (Isn't that exactly what he wanted?) plus thoughts on Connor Wickham, Fabio Borini, beach balls and Tim Sherwood...

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property