Tubbs' hot streak warms Red Devils

Matt Tubbs hit his fifth goal in five games to secure Crawley a 1-0 victory against play-off chasing Peterborough.

Last Updated: 01/03/14 at 19:03

Matt Tubbs: Got the winner

Matt Tubbs: Got the winner

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Striker Tubbs, on loan from Bournemouth, coolly scored from the penalty spot five minutes from time after substitute Jack Baldwin had handled a free-kick by Andy Drury.

Crawley, who have up to six games in hand on some of their League One rivals, threatened after only two minutes when Dannie Bulman released Tubbs and the latter's fierce shot was turned round the post by Posh goalkeeper Bobby Olejnik.

Olejnik produced a similar save to deny debutant striker Sullay Kaikai, who swung in a testing free-kick from 20 yards.

Crawley goalkeeper Paul Jones was well-positioned to hold a powerful low drive from Michael Bostwick after a free-kick was worked to him.

Posh came out of their shell to threaten when Mark Little burst down the wing, but skipper Tommy Rowe wastefully put his cross over the bar.

Ben Nugent had a goalbound header saved for Peterborough before Tubbs had a shot taken low down at the other end by Olejnik.

Bostwick fired narrowly wide shortly after the break after Mike Jones had gone close for Crawley with a mis-hit cross, which flew over the bar.

Britt Assombalonga forced Jones to block his shot and Posh again went close when Rowe put a low shot wide, before Tubbs' effort was saved on the goalline by Olejnik.

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

There are no results at present.

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Barnsley 0 0 0
2 Bradford 0 0 0
3 Bristol C 0 0 0
4 Chesterfld 0 0 0
5 Colchester 0 0 0
6 Coventry 0 0 0
7 Crawley 0 0 0
8 Crewe 0 0 0
9 Doncaster 0 0 0
10 Fleetwood 0 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0 0
12 Leyton Or 0 0 0
13 MK Dons 0 0 0
14 Notts Co 0 0 0
15 Oldham 0 0 0
16 Peterboro 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0 0
20 Scunthorpe 0 0 0
21 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
22 Swindon 0 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0 0
24 Yeovil 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Footer 365

Champions League: Henning Berg hopeful of Legia Warsaw's chances against Celtic

Legia Warsaw boss Henning Berg hopes his side can get a positive result against Celtic in their Champions League tie.

Premier League: Ross Barkley signs new four-year contract at Everton

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year deal with the club.

Transfer news: Southampton's chairman says Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin will stay

Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin will not be sold, according to Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger.

Mail Box

Youth Development Has To Be The Future

A varied Mailbox has thoughts on transfer targets, youth development, the obsession over 3-5-2, some innovative Blackpool suggestions and why Real bought Kroos...

Don't You Worry About Southampton...

We can't help but agree with one mailboxer who tries to calm the crisis-mongers gathering around Southampton, while we have mails on Man United's squad...

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