'They owe us!': Peterborough owner Darragh MacAnthony has this promotion message after Sunderland draw

Peterborough United owner Darragh MacAnthony says some of his ‘big players’ owe the side after missing some big chances in the draw with Sunderland.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 3:00 pm

Aiden McGeady’s late free-kick saw the Black Cats take a point from London Road, but MacAnthony felt his side could have secured the three points long before that as they squandered some real chances.

He did, however, concede that a draw was a fair result in the end.

Speaking on his Instagram page, MacAnthony said: "I thought Sunderland dominated possession in the first half.

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“Such a big game, for us not to show up in the first half – I thought that was disappointing.

"We got our act together in the second half and created the best chances of the game. We should have won the game, some big players missed some big chances – so they owe us in the next seven games, because to win promotion you have to put those chances away.

"Obviously a great goal from Dembs [Siriki Dembele], nice to see him come on.

"Then a silly free-kick at the end and then conceding. Sunderland ran all over us the last ten minutes and they had the momentum. But overall, the best chances [went to Peterborough].

"If we want to win this promotion we’re probably going to have to win six or seven games on the spin. That's what the lads have got to do.

"We’ve got to go for it, attack, and probably score a lot of goals in doing it. Fun times ahead, we’re in the heat of the battle and this is what it’s all about.

"1-1, fair result in the end.”

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