Tough August sees mixed bag of results
Peterborough faced a tough first month with seven games coming in thick and fast in both the Sky Bet League 1
and the Capital One Cup
Rochdale 1 - 3 Peterborough United
- The first game of the season came against Rochdale and Peterborough found themselves getting off to a superb start this season. In the 6th minute Jack Collison
opened the scoring, before Rochdale's Matty Lund equalised 15 minutes later. Jack got his second goal of the game in the 40th minute giving his side a 2-1 lead before the break. Forward Joe Gormley completed the days events with a goal on the 84th minute.
Dagenham & Redbridge 1 - 3 Peterborough United (Capital One Cup 1st Round)
- Joe Gormley
scored the first goal of the game in the 7th minute, before Dag's veteran defender Nyron Nosworthy equalised 9 minutes later. Within the next thirteen minutes, Conor Washington
scored and Jon Taylor
converted a penalty to see P'boro move on to the next round.
Peterborough United 1 - 2 Colchester
- 'Boro opened the scoring through defender Gabriel Zakuani
early on into the game, but Colchester player Callum Harriot equalised a few minutes later. Darren Ambrose secured Colchester the win in the 34th minute.
Peterborough United 1 - 1 Sheffield United
- Sheffield United took the lead in the 6th minute through Chris Basham, but 'Boro striker Conor Washington
secured the draw 18 minutes later.
Burton Albion 0 - 1 Peterborough United
- A long fought game between two evenly matched sides saw the first bit of action come in the 79th minute, when defender Gabriel Zakuani
was sent off. Midfielder Harry Beautyman
scored in the 85th minute to give Peterborough the win.
Cardiff City 3 - 0 Peterborough United (Capital One Cup 2nd Round)
- Peterborough were outclassed by better opposition in the second round of the cup, as a Kenwyne Jones brace in the 6th and 36th minutes, as well as a goal from Scott Malone just after the second half sent United out of the competition.
Peterborough United 2 - 2 Gillingham
- A game in which all of the action happened relatively early on. Gillingham had the lead through Rory Donnelly in the third minute, but Michael Bostwick
equalised by slotting home a penalty in the 12th. Gillingham went ahead again after Cody McDonald scored just three minutes later. The games scoring was done after forward Joe Gormley
finished in the 21st minute.