Nottingham Forest v Pompey: Hot or not?

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Pompey midfielder Adam May

Young Pompey midfield pairing out to show they can cut it

nPower Championship at the City Ground, Nottingham on Saturday January 15, 2011.

POMPEY

Jamie Ashdown - Top saves - 8

Ritchie de Laet - Encouraging debut - 8

Ibrahima Sonko - Gutsy display - 8

Aaron Mokoena - Battled hard - 6

Carl Dickinson - Good game - 7

Liam Lawrence - Never stopped - 6

Joel Ward - Excellent first half - 7

Hayden Mullins - Gave everything - 7

David Nugent - Unstoppable at times - 7

Kanu** - Great finish - 7

John Utaka* - Threatened -7

SUBSTITUTES

Tom Kilbey* (72 mins) Tried hard – 4

Hermann Hreidarsson** (81 mins)

Subs not used: Darryl Flahavan, Ricardo Rocha.

NOTTINGHAM FOREST

Lee Camp - Competent - 7

Chris Gunter - Composed - 7

Luke Chambers - Shaky at times - 6

Wes Morgan - Powerful presence -7

Joel Lynch - Struggled defensively - 5

Paul Anderson*** - Erratic delivery - 6

Guy Moussi - Everywhere - 7

Radoslaw Majewski* - Passed him by - 5

Chris Cohen - Neat and tidy - 7

Robert Earnshaw** - Good movement - 7

Marcus Tudgay - Big threat - 8

SUBSTITUTES

Nathan Tyson* (57 mins) - Added legs – 6

Lewis McGugan** (57 mins) - Big impact – 8

Ade Adebola*** (72 mins) - Battering ram – 5

Subs not used: Paul Smith, Brendan Moloney, Paul McKenna, David McGoldrick.

STAR MAN: Ibrahima Sonko

Own goal should not be allowed to blot a magnificent defensive display.

MAGIC MOMENT:

Kanu's wonderfully composed finish to give Pompey a shock lead.

LET'S 'AVE HIM: Lewis McGugan

Introduction as substitute changed the match, having a hand in both goals in Forest's late, late comeback.

HE'S ALL YOURS: Radoslaw Majewski

Powder puff and ineffective, little surprise he was substituted early.

THE BOSS: Billy Davies

Substitutions got his side out of jail.

MAN IN THE MIDDLE: Kevin Friend (Leics)

Not bad - 6