Here are best pictures from Portsmouth’s unforgettable draw with AC Milan – 10 years on

Glen Johnson is held back by AC Milan's Luca Antonini as they battle for the ball. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Wire.
Glen Johnson is held back by AC Milan's Luca Antonini as they battle for the ball. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Wire.
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It is 10 years to the day since one of the most famous nights at Fratton Park as Pompey took on European giants AC Milan. 

The famous tie saw the Italian star studded side, including Ronaldinho and Kaka, head to the South Coast on November 27, 2008 to take on Portsmouth in a UEFA Cup clash that would go on to live long in the memories of fans. 

READ MORE: When Portsmouth scared Ronaldinho and the AC Milan all-stars at Fratton Park

The Pompey side managed by Tony Adams raced to a 2-0 lead on the night thanks – with Younes Kaboul opening the scoring, heading in after a pin-point cross from Glen Johnson before Kanu doubled the lead from close range. 

However AC Milan fought back and Filippo Inzaghi struck a late equaliser to break the hearts of fans at Fratton Park on that November night. 

READ MORE: Little: Liverpool, Manchester United and Newcastle – sorry, but Portsmouth’s atmosphere was the finest

To help fans relive that famous night we’ve dug through The News archive to find the best pictures from the match. Click the link at the top to view the gallery.