Class act in potentially last game… gave Blues more balance – how Portsmouth’s players rated in the play-off second leg against Sunderland

Matt Clarke was rated The News’ man of the match in Pompey’s League One play-off second leg against Sunderland.

Thursday, 16th May 2019, 11:55 pm
Pompey dejected after crashing out of the play-offs to Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler

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Barely involved
Rock solid

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Comfortably dealt with Sunderlands attacks
Class act in potentially his final game
Gave Blues far more balance
Couldnt be faulted defensively
Not on the ball enough
Golden first-half chance thwarted
Struggled to make an impact
Pace caused the occasional problem
Had some good moments
Lack spark (replaced Viv Solomon-Otabor 52 mins)
Excellent off the bench (replaced Oli Hawkins 68 mins)