Pompey 1 Cambridge 2 RECAP as boos ring around Fratton with Blues falling to fourth defeat on spin

Pompey return to Fratton Park after a 32-day absence against Cambridge United today.

Saturday, 18th September 2021, 5:01 pm
Pompey v Cambridge
Pompey v Cambridge

And Danny Cowley’s men will be hoping home comforts will aid them as they bid to end their league goal drought.

It’s 358 minutes since the Blues last scored in League One action, and they are out to avoid equalling their worst barren league run of the 21st century.

We will be building up to the game as Pompey look to end a run of three defeats on the spin, which has seen their strong start to the campaign slow.

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FT Pompey 1 Cambridge United 2

Last updated: Saturday, 18 September, 2021, 16:58

  • Five changes for Pompey
  • Downing, Azeez, Harrison, Curtis and Romeo come in for the injured Robertson, Morrell, Hackett-Fairchild, Marquis and Freeman.
  • 38: Ironside heads visitors in front against run of play
  • 69: O’Neil doubles visitors’s lead

Full-time: Pompey 1 Cambridge 2

Mitov just gets to a ball in the box before Hirst’s head

Raggett heads wide from the free-kick

Harness wins an attacking free-kick down the right

Seven minutes stoppage time

Mitov dramatic rolling around after being caught by Marquis, slows play down as he receives treatment

Melee among both sets of players set off by an altercation between Brown and Williams. Both men booked

Pompey pressing now as Harness wins a corner

Hirst’s shot on the turn from the edge of the box is gathered

Fratton rocking as that goal lifts spirits of fans

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