nPower Championship at Fratton Park on Monday January 1, 2011.
Jamie Ashdown - Left exposed - 6
Greg Halford - Excellent again - 8
Aaron Mokoena - Some errors - 6
Ricardo Rocha* - Injury casualty - 6
Carl Dickinson - Poor distribution - 6
Hayden Mullins - Heart and soul - 8
Liam Lawrence - Always makes an impact - 8
John Utaka*** - Caused problems - 7
David Nugent - Ran hard - 7
Kanu** - Missed chances - 7
Dave Kitson - Tireless effort - 7
Hermann Hreidarsson* (25 mins) - Did okay – 6
Joel Ward** (76 mins)
Ibrahima Sonko*** (90 mins)
Subs not used: Darryl Flahavan, Nadir Ciftci, Tom Kilbey.
Brad Guzan - Kept Hull in it - 8
Nobby Solano - Trouble at times - 6
Kamil Zayatte - Powerful presence - 8
Anthony Gerrard - Stood firm - 7
Andy Dawson - Reliable display - 7
Ian Ashbee - Did the dirty work - 7
James Harper - Non-stop - 7
Jimmy Bullard - Always creative - 7
Cameron Stewart** - Bought penalty - 6
Jay Simpson* - No impact - 5
Aaron McLean - Not firing - 6
Matty Fryatt* (60 mins) What an impact – 7
Nicky Barmby** (70 mins) Classy finish – 6
Subs not used: Mark Oxley, Liam Cooper, Jamie Devitt, Mark Cullen.
STAR MAN: Hayden Mullins
Controlled midfield from start to finish and didn't deserve to be on the losing side.
Kanu's sublime first-half drag back which saw two Hull defenders skid past him.
LET'S 'AVE HIM:Brad Guzan
On-loan keeper kept Pompey at bay with excellent saves and outstanding positional sense.
HE'S ALL YOURS: Jay Simpson
Comfortably marshalled by Blues, his substitution proved the turning point.
THE BOSS: Nigel Pearson
Watched his side get outplayed, yet somehow come away with victory.