Michael Doyle topped chief sports writer Neil Allen’s match ratings for yesterday’s 1-0 defeat to Leyton Orient.
On an afternoon to forget for Pompey, it was the skipper who emerged with most credit as he got The News’ vote for man of the match.
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Ryan Fulton: Looking the real deal despite age – 7
Kieron Freeman: Looked rusty of Pompey debut – 5
Christian Burgess: Did best to drive Blues forward from defence – 7
Matt Clarke: Did okay – 6
Enda Stevens: A rare off-day for the left-back – 6
Ben Close: Neat and tidy as ever – 6
Michael Doyle: Put his heart into trying to motivate Pompey – 7
Kyle Bennett***: Couldn’t get involved enough – 5
Gary Roberts: Just not going for him at present – 5
Marc McNulty**: -Gave so much effort to the cause – 7
Michael Smith*: Didn’t shine on home debut – 5
Subs: *Gareth Evans (60 min): Gave vital width - 6
**Adam McGurk (73 min): Tried his best - 5
*** Conor Chaplin (73 min): Pepped things up – 6