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Ferguson happy with Posh power

Darren Ferguson hailed Peterborough's fire-power after seeing his side ease to a 5-1 Capital One Cup victory at Colchester.

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Darren Ferguson: Reaction to equaliser was excellent

Darren Ferguson: Reaction to equaliser was excellent

Lee Tomlin was the two-goal hero as Posh cruised into the second round, while Gabriel Zakuani, Tyrone Barnett and Tommy Rowe were also on target in a landslide victory.

Ferguson said: "Our work ethic was very good in the first half, but some of our simple passing was sloppy.

"We couldn't have made a worse start to the second half, conceding an equaliser, but our reaction after that was excellent.

"Colchester tried to get in our faces, but we played very well and, in the end, it could have been more than five.

"Our attacking play was excellent and we looked fit, quick and powerful. In the end they couldn't live with us.

"On Saturday we weren't ruthless enough, despite playing at such a high tempo, but here there's no question that we were.

"We watched Colchester on Saturday. They've got some very good players and they try to play a similar way to us, passing the ball forward from the back.

"On this performance, my lads were very good."

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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