LivePortsmouth 0 Accrington 1: Recap as Blues let top-six spot slip to Oxford on final day

The moment has arrived for Pompey.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 3:36 pm
Pompey entertain Accrington on the final day of the season at Fratton Park

Today is the day the Blues decide their play-off fate on the final day of the season at Fratton Park.

Accrington Stanley provide the opposition after giving Danny Cowley’s men a stern examination of their qualities, in the 3-3 draw at the Crown Ground last week.

Only a win is likely to do for Pompey, with rivals Oxford United hosting Burton Albion while champions Hull City go to Charlton.

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We will be building up to kick-off with plenty of insight and analysis and all the breaking news.

Then it’s the team news at 11am, reaction and video before we bring live commentary of the high-noon shootout – and of course the latest crucial events from elsewhere.

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Pompey 0 Accrington 1

Last updated: Sunday, 09 May, 2021, 13:41

  • Phillips open scoring (23 min)
  • Oxford beating Burton 2-0
  • Oxford 3-0 up

Daniels to the byline, decent cutback but it’s cleared.

Daniels on for Williams

Harness and Hiwula try to conjure some threat but it’s a goal kick

Naylor can’t direct his header on target from a corner

15 mins to go plus stoppages

Pompey asking the questions now but lacking that final pass

It’s better from Pompey this half but all feels a bit panicked. Need a cool head and a moment of quality.

Brown corner easy for Savin

Curtis shot deflected for a corner

Just over 20 minutes remaining

Hiwula chases a lost cause but eventually fouls Nottingham

Oxford 3 Burton 0

Scully on for Russell after a Marquis shot is blocked

Scully on for Russell after a Marquis shot is blocked

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