Pompey 1 Notts County 2: Match ratings

Michael Doyle

Michael Doyle

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Michael Doyle was named The News’ Pompey man of the match from yesterday’s defeat at the hands of Notts County.

The Blues skipper put in another disciplined performance on a difficult afternoon at Fratton Park.

But do you agree with chief sports writer Neil Allen’s choice and the rest of his rankings?

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Match ratings:

David Forde: Left exposed by defence – 7

Gareth Evans: Gave it everything – 6

Christian Burgess: Frustrating afternoon – 6

Tom Davies: Didn’t click – 6

Enda Stevens (1): Forced off by hamstring concern – 7

Michael Doyle: Mopped up superbly – 8
Amine Linganzi: Encouraging performance – 8

Carl Baker: Thwarted by late save – 7

Gary Roberts: Yet another assist – 7

Kyle Bennett (3): Faded in the second period – 6

Conor Chaaplin (2): Mixed bag of finishing – 7


(1) Kal Naismith (59min): Let down by crossing – 5

(2) Curtis Main (70min): Put himself about – 6

(3) Milan Lalkovic (74min): Did okay – 6

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