Toothless Lions no match for a rampant Posh side
Posh ended Millwall’s unbeaten start to the season in emphatic style with this thumping victory.
Neil Harris’ Millwall side - who were losing finalists in the League Oneplay-offs last season - looked completely out-of-sorts fromstart to finish butthatshouldn’tdetract fromasuperball-roundPosh performance.
MarcusMaddison’ssixthminute opener had an element of fortune about it as his cross from the right touchline evaded the Lions defenders andsailed into the net.
Yet Paul Taylor’s finish, just 90 seconds later, was more emphatic as he drilled alowshotpastJordanArcher after good work from strike partner Tom Nichols.
Nichols’ was also the provider for goal number three. as his deft chip allowed Edwards to head past Archer on 20 minutes.
Thesamepair combined to put the game to bed on 52 minutes, as Edwards tucked away Nichols’ cross fromclose range.
Nichols then got his reward for three assists when he slotted in the rebound after Archer failed to hold Jermaine Anderson’s shot.
Steve Morison grabbed a late goal for the visitors firing through the legs of goalkeeper Ben Alnwick from closerange, yet it was hardly any consolation. Grant McCann’s men ran riot at times and could have easily scored more than the five they managed.
Tom Nichols celebrates scoring his goal.