25 of the best pictures from Portsmouth's Carabao Cup win against Birmingham City

POMPEY cruised into the second round of the Carabao Cup with a 3-0 win over Birmingham City under the lights at Fratton Park.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 11:43 am
Pompey midfielder Ben Close celebrates his goal Picture: Barry Zee

Summer recruit Ellis Harrison bagged a double while Ben Close also added a long range effort as the Blues saw off the Championship side last night.

Ellis Harrison is mobbed by his Pompey team-mate after netting his second goal against Birmingham.
Ellis Harrison opened the scoring for Pompey 30 minutes into his Fratton Park debut

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Ellis Harrison, right, and Tom Naylor celebrate Pompey's win over Birmingham.
Ellis Harrison was denied a hat-trick against Birmingham. Picture: Robin Jones.
Goalmouth scramble during the match
Craig MacGillvray dives for the ball
Craig MacGillivray collects the ball
Harrison competes for the ball
Harrison is involved in a dispute
Ronan Curtis acts as a mediator
Kenny Jackett talks to Joe Gallen during the match
Anton Walkes competes with Steve Seddon for the ball
Ben Close is congratulated by Lee Brown following his strike against Birmingham
Ben Close celebrates scoring Pompey's second goal
Brett Pitman applauds the fans
Marcus Harness in action
Harrison in action last night
Lee Brown's shot is saved by David Stockdale
Marcus Harness competes for the ball
Harrison is marked by Josh Dacres-Cogley
Marcus Harness on the ball
Ben Close in action
Andy Cannon is tackled
Tom Naylor heads the ball
Ellis Harrison nets his second goal against Birmingham.