Fleetwood 1 Portsmouth 0: RECAP as Blues fall out of play-off places after 1-0 loss at wind-battered Highbury Stadium

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Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 2:02 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 5:00 pm
Fleetwood v Pompey

Pompey are looking to continue their promotion charge against Joey Barton’s in-form side.

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Pompey 1 Fleetwood 0

Last updated: Saturday, 22 February, 2020, 20:02

  • Pompey make two changes from Exeter win - Marquis and Bolton start in place of Close and McCrorie
  • Extremely windy conditions as Storm Ellen hits Highbury Stadium
  • Connolly heads opening goal 

******* LATE POMPEY CHANGE **********

Hawkins comes in for Harrison with Evans on the bench. Harrison of course has been battling to beat the dead leg picked up against Exeter

The players are on the pitch at Highbury Stadium after a hailstorm!

Kick-off moments away

Fleetwood get the game underway with the strong wind at their backs. Pompey defending the end housing their 900 or so fans

Pompey lining up in a 4-2-3-1 with Hawkins leading the line and Marquis behind him in the 10 position

Looks a 4-2-3-1 for Fleetwood as they clear a deep Seddon free-kick

Pompey comfortable defend a Fleetwood thrown down the right

Naylor penalised for a foul on Whelan 35 yards out left flank. McGeehan defends the freekick

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