The former MK Dons attacking midfielder turned in a magnificent Fratton Park showing to suggest he’ll be a big hit for the Blues this season.
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David Forde: Given nothing to do – 6
Drew Talbot: Showed plenty of heart – 7
Christian Burgess: Magnificent in the air – 7
Jack Whatmough: Recovered after early mistake – 6
Enda Stevens: Pick of the defence – 8
Michael Doyle: As neat and tidy as ever – 7
Danny Rose (3): Unfortunate to strike post – 7
Carl Baker: Looks a class act at this level – 9
Gary Roberts: Maintained pre-season promise – 8
Milan Lalkovic (1): Lively on occasions – 7
Michael Smith (2): Couldn’t make an impact – 5
(1) Kyle Bennett (68min): Buzzed around – 6
(2) Conor Chaplin (68min): Too many balls in air – 5
(3) Noel Hunt (82min)