Portsmouth reserves fall to defeat at Aston Villa

Pompey reserves fell to a 6-0 defeat at Aston Villa in the Premier League Cup last night.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 9:32 am
Matt Casey skippered the reserves at Aston Villa. Picture: Habibur Rahman

The Blues’ team was mainly made up of academy players, although Luke McGee was in goal and first-year professional Matt Casey was skipper at Bodymoor Heath.

But Villa’s under-23 side’s experienced told, with Jacob Ramsey and Cameron Archer giving them a 2-0 lead at half-time.

Pompey then conceded four more goals in the second period against the Category One academy.

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The reserves are back in Premier League Cup action when they host Exeter at Westleigh Park on Thursday, January 9.

Pompey: McGee; Kavanagh (Bruce 75), Casey, Dandy, Rew; Bridgman (Bell 54), Storey (Brook 66); Teggart, Flint, Maloney; Stanley.Subs not used: Durin, Kelly