Plymouth 1-0 Pompey: Match ratings

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News chief sports writer Neil Allen gives his player ratings after the Blues’ 1-0 defeat at Plymouth.

The loss means Paul Cook’s side miss out on the League Two play-off final, after drawing 2-2 at Fratton Park on Thursday night.

Match ratings

Ryan Allsop: Did okay - 7

Ben Davies: Reined in attacking forays - 6

Christian Burgess: The pick of the defence - 8

Adam Barton: So comfortable on the ball - 7

Enda Stevens: Very solid - 7

Michael Doyle: Covered every blade - 7

Danny Hollands (2): Influence ended early - 6

Gareth Evans (1): Early injury - 5

Gary Roberts: Forced to chase lost causes - 7

Kyle Bennett (3): Pompey’s best chance of creativity - 7

Marc McNulty: Given very few opportunities - 7

Substitutes

Adam McGurk (1): Little went for him – 5

Ben Close (2): Look very composed - 7

Conor Chaplin (3)

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