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29 August 2015

Gills boss reflects on 1-1 draw with Peterborough at the ABAX Stadium

Justin Edinburgh said there were plenty of positives to take from the 1-1 draw with Peterborough on Saturday.

Jon Taylor struck in the last minute of normal time to snatch a point for the hosts, with Deji Oshilaja having opened the scoring minutes before.

Justin felt his side had the best chances but felt the equaliser was offside.

He said: “I think we grew into the game in the second half and probably had the better chances when Luke Norris skimmed the post from a header and hit one onto the crossbar.

“In general play I think their Manager will reflect on it as their best performance of the season and deserved something out of it.

“The goal is offside and shouldn’t stand; we have introduced a new law this year where if somebody is an offside position and affects the goalkeeper’s eye line – everyone is quite clear it was an offside goal.

“They have introduced a new rule but perhaps not sticking to it.

“We probably weren’t as good as we should be with the ball but you’re not going to get that every week.”

Doug Loft, Cody McDonald and Emmanuel Osadebe all featured having recovered from injury and Edinburgh is pleased to be close to a fully fit squad.

He added: “It’s the strongest since I’ve been here and today looking at the starting XI and the subs it was as strong as we could get with only Bradley Garmston and Aaron Morris missing.

“Bradley had a bit of a sore calf from Birmingham so with what we had coming back we had no need to take the risk.

“There are a lot of positives and we go into a free week now with back to back home games, five of our seven matches have been away so let’s not under estimate what we have done so far.”

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