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Peterborough Utd's Tyrone Barnett scores his sides first goal

Peterborough Utd's Tyrone Barnett scores his sides first goal

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A POOR week for The Seasiders ends with them slipping out of the play-offs with a defeat at Peterborough.

Blackpool found themselves two goals down at the break after goals from Tyrone Barnett and Paul Taylor.

Nouah Dicko did hand Blackpool a lifeline on 80 minutes with a good header after coming on as sub, but George Boyd sealed the defeat five minutes later.

FULL TIME: PETERBOROUGH 3 BLACKPOOL 1

86 mins: Sadly you have to say the home side have deserved this today, Blackpool have had an day, and a week, to forget.

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85 mins: GOAL FOR PETERBOROUGH!!

George Boyd seals the win for the home side with a decent left-footed strike through the legs of Matt Gilks.

81 mins: Have to say that goal came out of nowhere and has given Blackpool a lifelife.

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80 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!!

Nouah Dicko heads home from four yards after a superb cross by Taylor-Fletcher from the right. Game on?

76 mins: Last throw of the dice for Blackpool. Nouah Dicko replaces Matt Phillips.

68 mins: Tom Ince, who’s struggled today, is replaced by Roman Bednar.

68 mins: Paul Taylor has been superb for Posh today, he’s run Blackpool’s back four all over the place.

64 mins: Kevin Phillips comes on to replace the poor Lualua.

63 mins: George Boyd could have put the game beyond Blackpool’s reach, Gilks makes a decent save.

58 mins: Much better spell from Blackpool, need a goal soon though.

58 mins: Ludo Sylvestre has a free-kick deflected wide from 25 yards. Decent strike by the midfielder.

50 mins: It’s not getting any better for Blackpool here. Matt Phillips claws a Gabriel Zakuani header off the line.

47 mins: Matt Gilks keeps Blackpool in the game by beating away Lee Freckleton’s effort as he was clean through on goal.

46 mins: Lualua tries an acrobatic effort from 5 yards. He got on the end of a Taylor-Fletcher long throw. His overhead kick drifted over.

45 mins: Blackpool kick-off the second half.

HALF TIME: PETERBOROUGH 2 BLACKPOOL 0

46 mins: Blackpool have been very average here so far, the defending for the second was terrible. BIG improvement needed.

45 mins: Two minutes time added on.

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44 mins: GOAL FOR PETERBOROUGH!

Terrible defending from Blackpool allows Paul Taylor to put the home side two-up. Barnett broke down the right before laying it off into the path of Taylor.

36 mins: Paul Taylor forces a decent save out of Matt Gilks from a 22 yard free-kick.

35 mins: Not a great spell for Blackpool who are struggling to get into their flow.

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28 mins: GOAL FOR PETERBROUGH!!

A deep free-kick is lifted into the box and Tyrone Barnett crept in behind Ian Evatt to head home from a tight angle.

17 mins: Ludo Sylvestre floats one over the far post after he found a bit of space at the edge of the box. Never looked like going in.

12 mins: Very open game here, great to watch as both teams look to attack everytime they get the ball.

4 mins: Another chance for Peterborough. This time former Pool target Tyrone Barnett drags his shot wide from just inside the box.

2 mins: In a frantic start to the game, Posh could have again taken the lead. This time Lee Tomlin’s effort was superbly blocked by Craig Cathcart. Crazy defending from both sides.

2 mins: Lualua misses a massive chance for the Seasiders. Matt Phillips burst down the right before cutting it back into the path of Lualua who scuffed his shot. Should have scored.

2 mins: Paul Taylor gave Blackpool a huge scare as he raced towards goal, only for Alex Baptiste to get back and block his effort at the last moment.

1 min: Peterborough kick-off the first half.

2:54pm: Here come the teams. Good noise from the travelling Blackpool fans already.

Pre-Match: Blackpool have picked a very strong looking side today. Lets hope we can get back to winning ways this afternoon.

Team news: Ian Holloway makes six changes to the side that lost at Derby on Tuesday.

Ian Evatt, Craig Cathcart, Ludo Sylvestre, Gary Taylor-Fltcer, Lomana Lualua and Matt Phillips all return to the starting line-up.

Keith Southern and Brett Ormerod are left out of the 16.

Pool: Gilks, Crainey, Baptiste, Evatt, Cathcart, Slyvestre, Ferguson, Taylor-Fletcher, Ince, Lualua and M Phillips.

Subs: Bednar, Eardley, Angel, Dicko and K Phillips.