Report: Blackpool 3 Peterborough United 1
Blackpool got back to winning ways in a thrilling 3-1 victory over Peterborough United.
Goals from Keshi Anderson, Sonny Carey and Jerry Yates ensured Blackpool got a big three points and a deserved win in front of the home crowd.
The visitors took the lead on ten minutes. A well-timed ball forward was collected by Siriki Dembele, who timed his run well to beat the offside trap and round the goalkeeper to slot into an empty net.
Despite going behind early on, Blackpool continued to dominate the opening stages, with efforts from Shayne Lavery and Keshi Anderson having half chances on goal.
The crucial equaliser came just before 30 minutes, as Josh Bowler's cross into the mix from the right hand side was tucked away by Anderson from around ten yards out to giver the Seasiders their equaliser.
Blackpool were in the ascendancy and were looking for that goal to give them the lead before the interval, but it didn't arrive and the siders went in at half-time level.
Half-time: Blackpool 1 Peterborough United 1
It was proving to be a scrappy second half, although Blackpool thought they'd scored just before 60 minutes. A cross from Ryan Wintle was met by Gary Madine, who steered the ball towards goal, but it was held by the Peterborough United goalkeeper.
Neil Critchley opted to change the forward line as the second half progressed, brining on Sonny Carey and Jerry Yates for Shayne Lavery and Gary Madine, hoping some fresh legs would split Peterborough open.
The drop made an incredible impact, with a goal each ion the final minutes. First, Sonny Carey grabbed his first Blackpool goal to the Seasiders the lead with five minutes to go. Keshi Anderson won possession, turned his man in the box and passed the ball to unmarked Carey in the middle, who smashed it home.
With Blackpool in a buoyant mood, they finished thew game off in added time with Jerry Yates clever little finish inside the area securing a well-deserved three points going into the Christmas period.
Full-time: Blackpool 3 Peterborough United 1
Starting XI: Grimshaw, Gabriel, Ekpiteta, Husband, James, Wintle (87' Connolly), Dougall, Bowler, Anderson, Lavery (71' Carey), Madine (71' Yates).
Substitutes Not Used: Moore, Sterling, Gretarsson, Dale.