Piti­ful Posh are smacked for six

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Sport -

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.

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