Pompey 1 Bristol Rovers 0: Match ratings

Man-of-the-match Jack Whatmough
Man-of-the-match Jack Whatmough
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Jack Whatmough was named The News’ man of the match from last night’s Checkatrade Trophy win against Bristol Rovers.

Chief sports writer Neil Allen described the defender’s performance as ‘composed and controlled’ as the centre-half made the most of a rare Blues outing following injury.

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Match ratings:

Liam O’Brien: Solid – 7

Drew Talbot: Encouraging return – 7

Tom Davies: Showed battling qualities – 7

Jack Whatmough: Made it look so easy – 8

Adam Buxton (2): Steady enough – 7

Ben Close (1): Thrived with captaincy – 8

Amine Linganzi: Covered so much ground – 8

Milan Lalkovic: Disappointing in possession – 6

Kyle Bennett (3): Couldn’t get involved – 6

Kal Naismith: Another wonder goal – 8

Michael Smith: Desperately needs a boost – 5

Subs:

(1) Danny Rose (73min): Added steel – 6

(2) Gareth Evans (73min): Little time to get involved – 5

(3) Noel Hunt (77min)