'Finest Pompey game yet... big impact in both boxes' - Neil Allen's Portsmouth player ratings from win over Lincoln

Pompey picked up a much-needed three points courtesy of a 1-0 victory against Lincoln at Fratton Park.

By Lewis Mason
Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 11:27 pm
John Marquis celebrates firing Pompey in front against Lincoln
John Marquis celebrates firing Pompey in front against Lincoln

Striker John Marquis grabbed the only goal, poking home after 28 minutes to hand Kenny Jackett’s troops just a fourth League One triumph of the season. The Blues had to grind it out, but will be relieved to have come out on top against Michael Appleton’s men. Here are chief sports writer Neil Allen’s Pompey player ratings from the win over Lincoln.

So commanding - 7
Understandably looking uncomfortable at times - 7

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Big impact in both boxes - 8
Loves to defend - 7
Steady enough - 7
Helped Blues dig in well at times - 7
Had bit between his teeth from first minute - 9
Finest Pompey game yet, with pace an exceptional work-rate - 7
Spot on with dead-ball delivery, which proved crucial - 7
(replaced by Ronan Curtis on 68 minutes) Some good moments - 7
Back to scoring and richly deserved for his effort - 7
Lifted Blues with left-sided presence - 7