Portsmouth 0 West Ham U21 1 RECAP as Blues young guns give decent account but long Trophy unbeaten run comes to close

Pompey take on West Ham United’s under-21s tonight in their last Southern Group A match of this season’s Papa John’s Trophy.

By Jordan Cross
Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 8:56 pm
Pompey take on the under-21s of West Ham United in the Papa John's Trophy tonight
Pompey take on the under-21s of West Ham United in the Papa John's Trophy tonight

The Blues have already made it through to the knockout stages of the competition following wins against Colchester and Southend.

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So with Monday’s night league trip to Plymouth in mind, Kenny Jackett looks set to go with youth as he plots the Hammers’ downfall.

You can keep up to date with all of tonight’s action here with the help of our big-match runner,

Pompey 0 West Ham U21s 1

Last updated: Tuesday, 10 November, 2020, 20:53

  • Corbett gives visitors early breakthrough (4min)
  • Pompey looking to maintain impressive unbeaten record in the EFL Trophy
  • The Blues are set to name a youthful side for the visit of the Hammers
  • Teggart, Rew, Stanley, Kavanagh and Storey all to feature

Full-time: Pompey 0 West Ham U21 1

West Ham running the clock down well in the corner here

Four minutes’ stoppage time

Downing has a nightmare and loses possession unpressured allowing Corbett to drive through and crack a 20 yarder off the bar

Bass claims Corbett’s 25-yard drive at the second attempt

Promising build-up from Pompey but it’s well over the top from 20 yards by Morris

Adarkwa replaces Swyer 

Morris wins the ball but takes too long to replace Rew and the left-back is closed down when the cross comes in

Forbes replaces Rosa

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