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Vital Posh MOTM Results -Vs- Middlesbrough

Vital Posh MOTM Results -Vs- Middlesbrough


Despite Posh suffering yet another defeat, there were plenty of signs that Posh are going back to their old ways of trying to score more goals than the opposition rather than trying to keep a clean sheet!

The match also saw last season`s Player of the Year, Gaby Zakuani, finally break back into the starting line-up. It also saw captain Tommy Rowe play in the unaccustomed central midfield role in place of former captain Grant McCann who dropped down to the bench.

The lackluster displays that Posh have shown recently went out the window and it was replaced by a more energetic display with players closing down the opposition and looking lively when in possession.

Fergie`s substitutions are still strange and it is surprising how Lee Tomlin stays on the pitch week after week. He often has a good first 45 minutes but his influence on the pitch in the second half of games has been minimal. With the two Danny`s sitting on the bench, either Swanson or Kearns could easily come on to replace Tomlin as they both have the energy and skill to make a difference in matches.

What happens this weekend against the 100% home form of Cardiff City is unknown as Posh fans have often seen a promising performance followed by a poor one. Could Posh do the unexpected and be the first team this season to come away with any points? You can cast your vote on the right hand-side of this page.

One person that could help Posh cause an upset is Dwight Gayle, the loanee striker from Dagenham and Redbridge, who scored a brace of goals against Middlesbrough.

Who won the Man of the Match?

The top three players as voted by you in the Man of the Match for the Middlesbrough match were:

3rd Place: 22% George Boyd

George Boyd



2nd Place: 23% Bobby Olejnik



1st Place: 33% DWIGHT GAYLE


Dwight Gayle



Another Poll is up and running on the right hand-side of the page. Do you think Posh can get any points at Cardiff City this weekend?

Man of the Match Results for the 2012/13 season are as follows:

Man of the Match Results
DateOppositionH/AScore1st2nd3rd
08/12/2012MiddlesbroughH2 - 3
01/12/2012BlackpoolH1 - 4 George Thorne 2
27/11/2012CharltonA0 - 2 George Thorne 2
24/11/2012IpswichA1 - 1 George Thorne 2
17/11/2012BlackburnH1 - 4
10/11/2012Crystal PalaceH1 - 2
06/11/2012BrightonA0 - 1
03/11/2012Sheff WedsA1 - 2
27/10/2012Derby CountyH3 - 0
23/10/2012Huddersfield TownH3 - 1
20/10/2012WatfordA0 - 1
06/10/2012Nottingham ForestH0 - 1
29/09/2012BarnsleyA2 - 0
29/09/2012Hull CityA3 - 1
22/09/2012WolvesH0 - 2
18/09/2012Bristol CityH1 - 2
15/09/2012BurnleyA5 - 2
01/09/2012BirminghamA0 - 1
28/08/2012ReadingA2 - 3
25/08/2012Leeds UnitedH1 - 2
21/08/2012MillwallH1 - 2
18/08/2012Leicester CityA0 - 2
14/08/2012Southend UnitedH4 - 0


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Date:Friday December 14 2012
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