Peterborough United entertain local rivals Leicester City at London Road on Saturday looking for three vital points that will go a long way towards Championship safety.
After surrendering to a competent West Ham side on Tuesday night, Posh are desperate to get back to winning ways.
Leicester also failed to win on Tuesday, but they did pick up a point when drawing 0-0 with lowly Nottingham Forest.
After putting up a good 45 minute first half performance on Tuesday against West Ham, Posh lacked any sort of belief that they could get anything out of the game after going a goal behind eventually going down 2-0. That was Posh`s fifth defeat in seven games!
Posh currently occupy 18th place in the Championship with 44 points from 39 games and are just 9 points from the relegation positions with 6 games remaining of the season.
So far this season at home, Posh have won nine, drawn two and lost eight. They have netted 37 times while conceding 32 goals.
Paul Taylor is the top League scorer for Posh this season with 10 goals. Emile Sinclair and Grant McCann both have 8 goals each while Lee Tomlin and George Boyd are close behind on seven goals. Tyrone Barnett [pictured below] has 17 League goals which includes four goals for Posh.
Posh have now gone 114 games since they last finished a League game goalless! That was away at Ipswich on 8th December 2009.
Recent home form: LWLWWL
|Last Six Home Results|
|Tue 27 Mar||Peterborough||0||–||2||West Ham|
|Tue 20 Mar||Peterborough||3||–||1||Reading|
|Sat 10 Mar||Peterborough||3||–||1||Blackpool|
|Tue 06 Mar||Peterborough||0||–||3||Millwall|
|Sat 18 Feb||Peterborough||3||–||0||Bristol City|
|Sat 28 Jan||Peterborough||0||–||3||Portsmouth|
The Foxes are in 11th place in the npower Championship with 56 points from 39 games and are within touching distance of the play-offs. They are just four points away from Birmingham City who occupy the last play-off place.
They have scored 25 goals away from home while conceding 28 times in their 19 away League games.
Leicester`s last away match finished in a 3-3 draw at Blackpool. They have won five times away from home this season while drawing six and losing eight times.
David Nugent is the leading goalscorer in the League this season with 14 goals. Jermaine Beckford has 8 League goals with Paul Gallagher on 7 goals.
Recent away form: LLWLLD
|Last Six Away Results|
|Wed 21 Mar||Blackpool||3||–||3||Leicester|
|Sat 10 Mar||Reading||3||–||1||Leicester|
|Tue 6 Mar||Bristol City||3||–||2||Leicester|
|Thu 23 Feb||Derby||0||–||1||Leicester|
|Tue 14 Mar||Watford||3||–||2||Leicester|
|Sat 04 Feb||Brighton||1||–||0||Leicester|
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