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2017-18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Jack Marriott (90'+2')

Jack Marriott stuns Bury as Peterborough move into play-off places

Peterborough claimed a stoppage-time winner at Bury to snatch a 1-0 victory and move into the League One play-off places.
Posh had the better of the first half while rock-bottom Bury dominated proceedings after the break.
But Jack Marriott stunned the hosts at the death to give Steve Evans his second win in two games as Posh boss.
Bury's Jay O'Shea fired wide early on but Posh replied with Marriott having a shot saved by Connor Ripley.
George Miller then tested visiting keeper Jonathan Bond but Posh finished the half strongly.
Marriott's goal-bound strike was blocked by Peter Clarke before Ripley kept out a Danny Lloyd shot.
Bury regrouped at half-time and within three minutes of the restart Greg Leigh crossed for Neil Danns and his close-range header was gathered by Bond at the second attempt.
The Shakers remained on top, with Danny Mayor and Rohan Ince firing wide before Bond denied O'Shea and Clarke.
But Marcus Maddison played in Marriott, who lobbed Ripley to leave Bury nine points from safety.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Coventry City 34 +18 67
2 Rotherham United 35 +23 62
3 Wycombe Wanderers 34 +5 59
4 Oxford United 35 +24 60
5 Portsmouth 35 +17 60
6 Fleetwood Town 35 +13 60
7 Peterborough United 35 +28 59
8 Sunderland 36 +16 59
9 Doncaster Rovers 34 +18 54
10 Gillingham 35 +8 51
11 Ipswich Town 36 +10 52
12 Burton Albion 35 0 48
13 Blackpool 35 +1 45
14 Bristol Rovers 35 -11 45
15 Shrewsbury Town 34 -11 41
16 Lincoln City 35 -2 42
17 Accrington Stanley 35 -6 40
18 Rochdale 34 -18 36
19 Milton Keynes Dons 35 -11 37
20 AFC Wimbledon 35 -13 35
21 Tranmere Rovers 34 -24 32
22 Southend United 35 -46 19
23 Bolton Wanderers 34 -39 14