Pitiful Posh are smacked for six
ripped Posh apart. The final scoreline didn’t flatter them and those in blue who contributed to a record-equalling competitivehomedefeat were subjected to an angry post-matchtiradefrommildmannered manager Grant McCann.
It was the first time Posh had conceded six goals at homeinacompetitivematch in the club’s Football League era. Only twice in the last 56 years have they lost by a fivegoal margin on their own turf. The Checkatrade Trophy And all to a team containcouldn’t be any more uning one 28 year-old Frenchloved if Piers Morgan rolled man and 10 players aged 21 up to present the highlights years and under. package. No wo nd e r Mc C a n n
And that’s a view only tossed around words like hardened by this pitiful ef‘arrogant’, ‘embarrassing’ fort from a Posh team made and ‘unacceptable’ after the up of seemingly disinterestgame, althoughhisclaimthat ed fringe players andtheodd a revampedcompetitionwas first-team regular. a priority for his team this
The young Canaries season was rather under- mined by the seven changes he made to his line-up.
Oneoftheminvolvedplaying central defender Ricardo Santos at right-back, a tough ask for a big man against the fleet-f0otedyoungmeninthe visiting line-up.
Three of the Norwich goals arrived following cutbacks from the right-hand side of the Posh defence, but atleastSantosofferscommitment, something not everyone could say with complete honesty.
Experienced Frenchman Tony Andreu - so much for thecompetitiongivingyoung Englishmen the chance to shine - bagged a hat-trick, Josh Murphy scored twice and James Maddison also netted albeit with the help of a huge deflection.
Jermaine Anderson scoredforPoshfromaSantos crossbeforeTomNicholssaw a late penalty easily saved.