Peterborough’s victory against Derby was as dramatic as they come, with Harrison Burrows and Siriki Dembele scoring in stoppage time to earn their side a 2-1 comeback victory.
United were facing a second loss in a row to begin the new league campaign, having gone down 2-0 to Luton Town the week before, after Jack Stretton had given County the lead.
Thanks to their incredible late double, though, the Posh are off the mark with their first three points since earning promotion back to the second tier.
Darren Ferguson’s men will now be eager to build some momentum heading into a run of games with Cardiff, Preston North End and West Bromwich Albion before the end of the month.
Cardiff have the same aim, of course, having eased to victory at Bloomfield Road on Saturday to make it four points from their opening two games.
City were a little underwhelming in their 1-1 opening game draw with Barnsley, but they were good value for their victory against Blackpool and are one of 10 teams on four points.
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Leandro Bacuna headed the Welsh side in front on the seaside and Kieffer Moore added a late second for what Mick McCarthy will hope is the first of 20-plus goals this term.
This will be the first midweek league game of 2021-22 for both sides, and Cardiff have a good record on Tuesdays, losing just one of their last 10 games on that day of the week.
Each of Peterborough’s last four Championship games on a Tuesday have ended level, meanwhile, with the last two ending goalless