Jackett salutes moment of Portsmouth quality

Kenny Jackett lauded Pompey's moment of set-piece quality as they extended their lead at the top of League One

Saturday, 20th October 2018, 6:08 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th October 2018, 7:15 pm
Tom Naylor headed the ball back for Oli Hawkins to head home against Fleetwood Picture: Joe Pepler

The 50th-minute effort proved crucial in a game where Jackett's side held off the visitors and restricted them from having a shot on target.

Jackett said: '˜It was a comprehensive and well-deserved 1-0 win.

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Tom Naylor headed the ball back for Oli Hawkins to head home against Fleetwood Picture: Joe Pepler

'˜We're pleased, if it's a tight game, that we have that quality moment.

'˜We won the first header from the corner and had our centre-forward finishing it off on the line, which is good to see.

'˜That's his job and it was a crucial moment.

'˜We had a good enough delivery and timing to make sure we got there.

'˜Then defensively we were very sound and saw it out very well.'