Jackett salutes storming Portsmouth effort to overcome Fleetwood challenge

Kenny Jackett saluted a '˜storming' second-half display from Pompey to destroy Fleetwood.

Saturday, 29th December 2018, 4:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:11 am
Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. (Photo by Daniel Chesterton/phcimages.com)

The Blues will start 2019 top of League One as they opened up a three-point gap over Luton with a 5-2 win at Highbury Stadium.

Jackett felt his team had to deal with a robust approach from the home side and handled that well.

He said: '˜We came through a lot.

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'˜Different tests were thrown at us and we dealt with them well.

'˜Fleetwood have some good attacking players.

'˜We had to overcome some decisions, but I'm glad we did that with a storming second-half performance.'