Peterborough set up trip to Chelsea – report & highlights

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Highlights: Peterborough 2-0 Notts County

League One side Peterborough scored two first-half goals to beat Notts County in an FA Cup second-round replay and set up a third-round tie at Chelsea.

Gwion Edwards headed Posh in front from six yards out inside two minutes.

Paul Taylor ran from the halfway line before firing in from 25 yards out to double the hosts’ advantage.

Notts striker Jon Stead had a penalty saved, while Jonathan Forte chipped against the bar, but the Magpies could not find a way past keeper Luke McGee.

Peterborough’s third-round game against Premier League leaders Chelsea will take place at Stamford Bridge on 8 January.

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Match ends, Peterborough United 2, Notts County 0.

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 2, Notts County 0.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Forte (Notts County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United).

Vadaine Oliver (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution, Peterborough United. Jerome Binnom-Williams replaces Gwion Edwards.

Attempt missed. Thierry Audel (Notts County) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Robert Milsom with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Luke McGee.

Attempt saved. Robert Milsom (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Tootle.

Foul by Gwion Edwards (Peterborough United).

Richard Duffy (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Michael Bostwick following a corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Scott Loach.

Attempt blocked. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bradden Inman.

Attempt missed. Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Chris Forrester with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Attempt blocked. Gwion Edwards (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Bradden Inman.

Offside, Notts County. Robert Milsom tries a through ball, but Vadaine Oliver is caught offside.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Peterborough United).

Haydn Hollis (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Peterborough United. Nathan Oduwa replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Milsom (Notts County).

Substitution, Notts County. Aaron Collins replaces Alan Smith.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Michael Smith.

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution, Notts County. Vadaine Oliver replaces Jon Stead.

Attempt missed. Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Chris Forrester with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Scott Loach.

Attempt saved. Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Forrester with a cross.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Matt Tootle.

Offside, Notts County. Alan Smith tries a through ball, but Jonathan Forte is caught offside.

Jonathan Forte (Notts County) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Robert Milsom.

Substitution, Notts County. Adam Campbell replaces Jordan Richards.

Attempt missed. Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Gwion Edwards.

Attempt saved. Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Chris Forrester with a cross.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Attempt saved. Jon Stead (Notts County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thierry Audel with a headed pass.

Foul by Chris Forrester (Peterborough United).

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