Jackett disappointed Portsmouth didn't hang on for victory against Wycombe WanderersÂ

Kenny Jackett admitted he was disappointed Pompey didn't clinch three points against Wycombe Wanderers.

Saturday, 22nd September 2018, 6:04 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 9:23 am
Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. Picture: Joe Pepler

Brett Pitman thought he'd nicked a late winner with an 86th-minute header to give the Blues a 2-1 lead.

Gareth Evans had equalised for the hosts to cancel out Bryn Morris' first-half opener.

But Joe Jacobson netted a penalty three minutes later to grab his side a 2-2 draw.

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Jackett was pleased with the application his troops displayed to battle back from behind.

But he was disheartened Pompey couldn't hang on to win the match. 

The Blues boss said: '˜We worked really hard to get back into the game.

'˜We were 2-1 up on 88 minutes and disappointed not to have seen the game out.

'˜Defensively it was a tough one to get a clean sheet '“ there were too many free-kicks against and then as they're putting balls into our box there's some danger.

'˜We repeatedly got attracted and drawn to the header too many times and, ultimately, it has cost us.

'˜It was then tough for us to then handle that situation.'