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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 Hull City 42 +40 82
2 Peterborough United 41 +34 79
3 Sunderland 41 +27 71
4 Lincoln City 40 +20 69
5 Blackpool 40 +18 68
6 Oxford United 42 +15 65
7 Portsmouth 41 +14 65
8 Charlton Athletic 40 +6 63
9 Ipswich Town 41 0 61
10 Doncaster Rovers 40 +2 60
11 Gillingham 42 +1 59
12 Milton Keynes Dons 42 -2 58
13 Accrington Stanley 41 -7 58
14 Fleetwood Town 41 +9 56
15 Crewe Alexandra 41 -9 55
16 Plymouth Argyle 42 -16 53
17 Burton Albion 41 -10 52
18 Shrewsbury Town 40 -4 50
19 AFC Wimbledon 41 -15 45
20 Wigan Athletic 42 -21 44
21 Northampton Town 42 -26 40
22 Rochdale 41 -20 39
23 Bristol Rovers 42 -25 38
24 Swindon Town 42 -31 37