Neil Allen's match ratings: Exeter 1 Pompey 1

Chief sports writer Neil Allen gives his ratings after Pompey were denied victory by a late Exeter equaliser.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 11:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 11:34 am
Pompey were denied victory by a late Exeter goal. Picture: Joe Pepler


Ryan Fulton - Again cruelly denied clean sheet 7

Ben Davies - Defensively solid 6

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Christian Burgess - Stood firm 7

Adam Webster - Another marvellous display 8

Enda Stevens - Looked back to his normal self 7

Kal Naismith - Ran himself ragged 6

Michael Doyle - Hassled and harried 7

Danny Hollands - Superb once again 8

Kyle Bennett (82 mins Adam Barton) - In and out of the game 6

Marc McNulty - Could make it stick 6

Conor Chaplin (79 mins Gareth Evans) - Lovely goal 8


Bobby Olejnik - Not tested enough 6

Christian Riberio (79 mins Clinton Morrison) - Great delivery down the right 7

Troy Brown (65 mins Joel Grant - Injected pace 6) - Did okay 6

Jordan Moore-Taylor - Pick of the defence 7

Craig Woodman - Steady Eddie 7

Matt Oakley - Kept it very simple 7

Ollie Watkins - Superb late leveller 8

Alex Nicholls - Had his moments 8

David Wheeler - Couldn’t get involved 6

Lee Holmes - Always a threat with delivery 7

Jayden Stockley (65 mins David Noble - Kept possession well 7) - Missed guilt-edged chances 5

Referee; Brendan Malone (Wiltshire) - Very good 8

Attendance; 3,855 (695 away).

Man of the Match; Danny Hollands - Another biting display in the centre of midfield full of chasing and harrying in an attempt to stop Exeter’s lengthy periods of second-half possession.

We Want Him; Ollie Watkins - Exeter need inspiration from somewhere and they got it from the youngster, conjuring up a leveller out of nothing to win a point.

We Don’t Want Him; Jayden Stockley - Wasted two headed opportunities and looked well off the pace as he struggled to shine against the club he served on loan.

Magic Moment; Conor Chaplin’s 31st minute strike was a touch of quality, created by superb control and finished in his usual calm and collected manner.

Their Manager; Paul Tisdale - Side deserved to grab a late point as they retained second-half possession to put the visitors under constant pressure.