Football - Taylor takes plus points

Peter Taylor looked to take the positives out of Gillingham's 2-2 draw with high-flying Peterborough despite conceding a dramatic last-gasp leveller.

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Britt Assombalonga's 97th-minute backheel earned the visitors a share of the spoils at Priestfield.

In-form Assombalonga had earlier slotted home his 14th goal of the season to put Posh in front but they were pegged back after half-time by Joe Martin's free-kick.

And when Cody McDonald put the hosts in front it looked like Peterborough were going home with nothing, until Assombalonga bagged his second in dramatic style.

"Our effort was fantastic, which I'm very, very pleased with. But a win is never in the bag," Taylor said.

"They're a very good passing team, Darren's building a good team there. We had to hang on in there and it was never comfortable.

"Joe's goal was a great goal, and that was good for us. We knew we had to fight like mad to get back in the game. To be fair I wasn't too unhappy with our first-half performance and we had our chances. I was disappointed with their first goal but we kept on going.

"The late goal hurt, but saying that I think Stuart Nelson also pulled off a couple of brilliant saves. As much as we're disappointed it was such a late equaliser, Peterborough opened us a lot of times and there was some last-ditch defending.

"We've got to get a few more of our decisions right when we're tired."

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