Hartlepool 0-2 Pompey: Match ratings

Pompey keeper Brian Murphy Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey keeper Brian Murphy Picture: Joe Pepler
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Brian Murphy was named The News’ man of the match for his display in the 2-0 win against Hartlepool.

He was chief sports writer Neil Allen’s top choice after making two important saves to deny the Pools any chance of a comeback at Victoria Park.

But do you agree with Neil’s choice and the result of his match ratings?

Match ratings

Brian Murphy: Two superb blocks at crucial times – 8

Kieron Freeman: Plenty of energy – 7

Christian Burgess (3): Such an important presence – 7

Adam Barton: Unflappable in unfamiliar role – 8

Enda Stevens: Very reliable – 7

Michael Doyle: Kept things simple – 7

Danny Hollands: Put body on the line – 7

Gareth Evans: Assist for opener capped decent showing – 7

Gary Roberts: Always capable of creating – 7

Kal Naismith (1): Classy finish – 7

Michael Smith (2): Gave everything on final appearance – 7

Subs

(1) Adam McGurk (64min): Little inroad – 6

(2) Conor Chaplin (73min): Clinical as ever – 7

(3) Jack Whatmough (90min)