Portsmouth boss taking nothing for granted against struggling Bradford

Pompey won't be underestimating Bradford when they travel to Valley Parade on Saturday

Thursday, 1st November 2018, 12:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st November 2018, 1:55 pm
Pompey boss Kenny Jackett

The weekend fixture sees top-of-the-table Blues take on the Bantams, who are rooted firmly to the bottom of the League One table.

Jackett's side sit at the summit '“ two points clear of nearest challengers Peterborough, with only one league defeat all season.

Bradford, on the other hand, sit 24th, with only three wins all season.

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Pompey boss Kenny Jackett

In fact, David Hopkin's side have lost their past six games, have won just one of their past 14 matches and suffered a 4-0 defeat last time out against Gillingham.

It's doesn't make for pretty reading, but Jackett insisted his troops won't be expecting an easy afternoon in West Yorkshire.

Jackett said: 'We won't be doing that obviously (underestimating Bradford).

'You know, you look through their squad and they have a lot of experience, and whether they are a genuine big club, you never underestimate anybody.

'But, similarly, mainly, we concentrate on ourselves '“  I'm looking at last week, how we started, what we need to improve on.

'We've set good standards so far in terms of our work ethic, our commitment, our organisation - we want to continue with that but also build and improve, and as the season goes on, see if we can grow.'