Pompey 4-1 Fleetwood: Match ratings

Brett Pitman was named The News' man of the match from yesterday's victory against Fleetwood.

Sunday, 17th September 2017, 11:51 am
Updated Sunday, 17th September 2017, 11:52 am
Pompey skipper Brett Pitman Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey skipper Brett Pitman Picture: Joe Pepler

Here’s how our chief sports writer, Neil Allen, rated the captain’s performance and the rest of his Blues team-mates.

Pitman scored twice in the 4-1 win – as did team-mate Jamal Lowe.

Match ratings:

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Luke McGee: Helpless to prevent Cole goal – 7

Nathan Thompson: Very solid – and on hand to help the attack – 7

Christian Burgess: Dominant showing – 8

Matt Clarke: Barely put a foot wrong – 7

Damien McCrory (1): Injury ended involvement – 6

Ben Close: Used the ball wonderfully well – 8

Stuart O’Keefe: Developing into a key driving force – 8

Jamal Lowe: Cannot keep him out of the goals long – 8

Brett Pitman (3): Two very different finishes, but striking class – 9

Matty Kennedy: Very quiet – 6

Conor Chaplin (2): An assist but not involved enough – 6

Subs:

(1) Dion Donohue (21mins): Did well – 7

(2) Gareth Evans (73mins): Full of attacking thrust – 7

(3) Oliver Hawkins (86 mins):