Portsmouth 1 Shrewsbury 0 RECAP as Blues go top as 100 per cent start continues

Football under the lights returns to Fratton Park tonight as Shrewsbury Town arrive at PO4.

Danny Cowley’s men will look to make it three wins out of three against Salop, who have failed to pick up a point from their first two league encounters.

The match will also mark the return to Fratton Park of Steve Cotterill, with the former Blues manager now back in the dugout after a lengthy battle with Covid-19.

We will bring you all the talking points and development as the Blues look to maintain their promising start to the campaign.

Then it’s team news at 6.45pm, reaction and video as we build-up to live blow-by-blow commentary of the clash.

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Pompey v Shrewsbury

LIVE: Pompey 1 Shrewsbury 0

Last updated: Tuesday, 17 August, 2021, 21:48

  • Tunnicliffe 1-0 (3min)
  • Pompey unchanged

Harrison replaces Marquis

Harrison being readied

Marquis gifts possession in the box and the cross is met by Pierre but Bazunu saves superbly

Visitors pushing for that leveller now as Ogilvie clears a cross. Lots of balls into the box

Good claim from Bazunu from Bennett’s cross

Pompey clear a second corner and Curtis nearly gets clear before Ogbeta gets a foot in

Brown forced to concede a corner as the visitors push

Ogbeta on for Daniels

Shrewsbury change imminent

Looks like Ogbeta coming on

Curtis breaks clear and Pennington goes into the back of the Irishman. Ref bizarrely says no free-kick

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