Pompey v Hull City: Hot or not?

Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. Picture: Joe Pepler

Jackett lauds Pompey fans after Dons win

nPower Championship at Fratton Park on Monday January 1, 2011.

POMPEY

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

SUBSTITUTES

Hermann Hreidarsson* (25 mins) - Did okay – 6

Joel Ward** (76 mins)

Ibrahima Sonko*** (90 mins)

Subs not used: Darryl Flahavan, Nadir Ciftci, Tom Kilbey.

HULL CITY

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

SUBSTITUTES

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.

MAGIC MOMENT:

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.