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League One: Peterborough United 2 Colchester United 0

2 April 2014 23:10

Wembley winners Peterborough United boosted their League One play-off hopes with a 2-0 home win over Colchester United on Wednesday.

Peterborough, who won the Football League Trophy at the English national stadium on Sunday, moved four points clear of seventh-placed Swindon Town and Darren Ferguson's men still have a game in hand.

It was a workmanlike display from the hosts, who scored in either half through Tommy Rowe and Britt Assombalonga to put back-to-back league defeats behind them.

A third defeat in a row leaves Colchester just three points above the relegation zone in a congested bottom seven.

Rowe opened the scoring with a well-placed header from Grant McCann's 26th-minute corner and the visitors struggled to mount any meaningful response.

Colchester were the architects of their own downfall for the second, which effectively ended the match as a contest, with a defensive error handing Assombalonga his 29th goal of the campaign.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 6 +19 16
2 6 +15 16
3 6 +7 13
4 6 +5 11
5 6 +1 11
6 6 -1 11
7 6 +2 9
8 6 +1 9
9 6 +1 9
10 5 +0 8
11 6 -1 8
12 5 -1 7
13 6 -2 7
14 6 -7 7
15 6 -4 5
16 6 -5 5
17 6 -3 4
18 6 -7 4
19 6 -7 3
20 6 -13 0

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