Pompey 1 Bristol Rovers 0: Post-match thoughts

Sports writer Jeff Marshman shares his thoughts on Pompey's 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers.

Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 1:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Pompey players congratulate Kal Naismith, second from right, after his winning goal in the Checkatrade Trophy against Bristol Rovers Picture: Joe Pepler

Kal Naismith’s late strike proved the difference as the Blues earned a stay of execution in the Checkatrade Trophy.

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Paul Cook’s side will now be casting their attention to Yeovil and Reading under-23s’ tie on Wednesday night - with a win for the Royals’ youngsters the result required to seal Pompey’s progress.

Pompey players congratulate Kal Naismith, second from right, after his winning goal in the Checkatrade Trophy against Bristol Rovers Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey players congratulate Kal Naismith, second from right, after his winning goal in the Checkatrade Trophy against Bristol Rovers Picture: Joe Pepler