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2017-18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Ryan Taylor (27')
  • Graham Carey (90'+2' PEN)
  • Jack Marriott (9')
  • Liam Shephard (75')
  • Steven Taylor (90'+1')

Graham Carey nets late penalty winner as Plymouth edge nine-man Peterborough

Plymouth playmaker Graham Carey tucked away a stoppage-time penalty winner as Argyle came back from 1-0 down to beat League One play-off rivals Peterborough United 2-1 at Home Park.
The Posh went ahead when the league's leading scorer Jack Marriott took his tally to 26 goals with a superb 10th-minute finish as he pounced on a bouncing through ball to lob stand-in goalkeeper Kyle Letheren.
Argyle's best move of the first half resulted in their leveller.
The greens swept the ball down the left wing and skipper Gary Sawyer's pinpoint pacey cross to the near post was deftly headed into the far corner - past goalkeeper Conor O'Malley - by Argyle target man Ryan Taylor.
Plymouth's Portuguese playmaker Ruben Lameiras' measured shot was deflected on to the post and out for a corner after 48 minutes.
Peterborough were reduced to 10 men in the 75th-minute when right back Liam Shephard was shown a straight red card for violent conduct.
At the death, the Posh, who were already down to 10 men, had Steven Taylor dismissed for a second bookable offence as he tried delaying Carey's spot-kick which was awarded for a foul on full-back Oscar Threlkeld.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Rotherham United 19 +21 38
2 Wigan Athletic 18 +18 38
3 Wycombe Wanderers 20 +9 38
4 Plymouth Argyle 20 +11 36
5 Sunderland 18 +7 35
6 Milton Keynes Dons 19 +13 34
7 Sheffield Wednesday 20 +7 33
8 Oxford United 18 +11 32
9 Portsmouth 20 +4 32
10 Burton Albion 20 -1 28
11 Ipswich Town 20 +6 27
12 Cheltenham Town 19 -4 27
13 Bolton Wanderers 20 0 26
14 Accrington Stanley 19 -13 24
15 Charlton Athletic 20 -1 23
16 Cambridge United 20 -8 23
17 AFC Wimbledon 18 -4 21
18 Lincoln City 19 -4 21
19 Shrewsbury Town 19 -7 19
20 Morecambe 19 -8 19
21 Gillingham 20 -11 17
22 Fleetwood Town 18 -4 15
23 Doncaster Rovers 19 -23 13
24 Crewe Alexandra 20 -19 12