How Portsmouth fans have reacted to starting Xi for Wigan game

Pompey fans have taken to social media to share their views on today’s starting XI for the game against Wigan.

Monday, 5th April 2021, 2:24 pm
Updated Monday, 5th April 2021, 2:26 pm
Ben Close continues his central midfield partnership with Tom Naylor.

Head coach Danny Cowley has stuck with the same line-up that beat Rochdale on Good Friday, meaning another start for Ben Close in the middle of the Park, while Ronan Curtis and Ryan Williams will continue playing up front in the absence of any recognised strikers.

There’s plenty of support for the team – but there’s also some fans concerned about fatigue, especially after the boss mentioned how the players were running out of steam at the end of the Rochdale game.

Here’s a selection of the views shared...

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@FrattonEnder201: Surprising. Cowley said we'd run out of steam after 70 minutes on Friday, so expected to see a couple of changes to combat fatigue.

@Hilly69er: We don't have that luxury much at the moment for wingers and strikers at least

@MattPFC: If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.

@PFCEllis: 4-1 writen all over it

@frattonendblog: Cowley mentioned the team had run out of steam towards the 70th minute of Friday's game so I hope they have rested...

@blakepfc: Good team. Don’t change a winning team as they say.

@al3xmacdonald_: Beautiful stuff.

@SamWilliamsPFC: Wonderful up the blues

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