LivePortsmouth 1 Burton Albion 2: Recap as the Cowley honeymoon period ends

Pompey aim for their fifth win on the bounce under Danny Cowley at Fratton Park today.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 5:19 pm

That would further cement their play-off credentials at Fratton Park against Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side.

The match marks the start of a hectic run of fixtures for the Blues, with mid-week fixtures to come over the next three weeks.

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Pompey v Burton Albion

Join us for build-up today’s clash before the team news arrives at 2pm.

Then there’s more build-up and discussion before we bring you live commentary from 3pm.

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Portsmouth 1 Burton Albion 2

Last updated: Saturday, 10 April, 2021, 16:35

  • One change for Pompey - Cannon in for injured Jacobs
  • Fondop opens scoring (46min)
  • Powell doubles lead (47min)
  • Daniels pulls one back 88min

Bolton also coming on

Harvey White being readied

Hemmings and Rowe on for Fondop and Powell

Curtis shot on the turn is blocked and gathered by Garratt

No sign of a Pompey sub but Hemmings and Rowe being readied for Burton

Harness almost frees Curtis but he just nods the ball too far in front of himself and Brayford clears

Johnson brings the ball forward and then passes straight into touch.

Cowley just signalling for another Pompey sub

Looks like Nicolaisen has been detailed to step out with the ball at every opportunity, to get another body forward

Passing looking laboured from Pompey today. Needs to be quicker to open up this Burton side

Still a 4-2-3-1 for Pompey with Byers in the hole

Double change as Nicolaisen and Byers replace Cannon and Raggett

Burton double their lead with a superb free-kick from Powell after Raggett concedes a free-kick and the Burton man smashes home a 25 yarder after a short passa

Burton restart the game

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