'Keeps growing into first-team role... Pompey's brightest attacking player' - Neil Allen's Portsmouth player ratings from the 4-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Southampton

Pompey’s run in the Carabao Cup was ended by south-coast enemies Southampton at Fratton Park.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 12:22 am
Pompey players are downbeat after conceding against arch-rivals Southampton

A double from Danny Ings in the first 45 minutes was followed by efforts from Cedric Soares and substitute Nathan Redmond in the second half as the Blues were beaten 4-0 by their biggest rivals. Here’s how Neil Allen rated the performances of the Pompey players in the south-coast derby encounter.

Confident showing, display cannot be faulted - 6
Stuck to his task well - 7

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(replaced by Paul Downing 59 mins) Another composed showing before injury - 8
Good showing throughout - 7
Keeps growing into first-team role - 7
Pompeys heartbeat and never gave up - 8
Couldn't get a foothold in game - 6
Pompeys brightest attacking player - 8
Could have been so different with early chance - 7
Energy, passion but not his night - 6
Fed off scraps - 6
(replaced Oli Hawkins on 59 mins) Found it tough - 6