Bristol City 3 Portsmouth 3: Norwich striker Gassan Ahadme bags brace while ex-Man Utd midfielder features

Pompey continue their pre-season preparations as they face Bristol City this afternoon (2pm).

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 4:45 pm
Danny Cowley's Pompey take on Bristol City. Picture: Paul Collins

The Blues face the Championship outfit at their Robins High Performance Centre.

It’ll be a tough test for Danny Cowley’s side, but one they’ll relish ahead of a renewed League One promotion push.

The Pompey head coach is expected to again field a number of triallists as he continues his summer overhaul.

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Norwich striker Gassan Ahadme – who netted a hat-trick against the Hawks – is one set to be involved.

The likes of ex-Doncaster midfielder Madger Gomes and former Swindon defender Akin Odemayo could also be involved.

However, Jake Hesketh – previously of Southampton – has been let go by Cowley.

We’ll be bringing you all the live updates of the clash throughout the afternoon.

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Bristol City 3 Pompey 3

Last updated: Tuesday, 20 July, 2021, 16:42

  • Blues take on Championship outfit in pre-season friendly
  • Triallists set to feature - including Norwich’s Ahadme
  • Gassan Ahadme puts Blues in front on seven minutes
  • Coventry’s Brandon Mason on for injured Lee Brown
  • Adadme doubles Pompey’s lead in second-half stoppage-time
  • Andreas Weimann reduces Pompey’s advantage in 57th minute
  • Kasey Palmer equalises for City
  • Chris Martin puts Robins ahead on 78th minute
  • Marlee Francois gets Pompey back level

Bristol City 3 Pompey 3.

A good runout for Pompey in the baking sun. Gassan Ahadme with a double, while Marlee Francois - who the Blues borrowed from Bristol City - was also on target.

Game again gone flat with not too much happening. Think everyone is just waiting for the final whistle, in truth!

Pompey’s latest triallist lucky to avoid a yellow card with a foul in the middle of the park.

Pompey equalise through Marlee Francois - who Bristol City have leant the Blues due to the injury of Lee Brown.

Triallist Jayden Reid breaks at pace and slips in Francois, who slots home.

Brandon MAson has come off for Pompey and Bristol City have leant them Marlee Francois to get through the additional 30 minutes.

Back under way for the final 30 minutes of the game

Bristol City 3 Pompey 2.

However, we still have another 30 minutes to go, with Bristol City now making a raft of changes

Game gone a bit flat in truth. Not much happening for either side, really. Still another 30 in this friendly.

Jay Mingi and Sam Habergham featuring for #Pompey on trial again. Looks like Jayden Reid may also be on the left-wing. New lad wearing No21 shirt as well

Chris Martin tucks home the penalty to give Bristol City the lead.

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